Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.
Jon Pierik Retired former NSW Supreme Court chief judge James Wood to head independent review of Cycling Australia.
Jon Pierik Queensland Cricket hopes to attract a record crowd when it hosts the opening Australia and South Africa test.
Jon Pierik Channel Nine says marquee series of season should be during the peak of summer.
Jon Pierik CHANNEL Nine says South Africa's decision to not tour over the Christmas and New Year period is less than ideal, declaring the marquee cricket series of the season should be held in the peak of...
Jon Pierik Cycling Australia president will urge board to authorise investigation of current staff.
Jon Pierik and Roy Masters Channel Nine's bid to remain a sports broadcasting power is likely to be shaped at a crucial meeting today.
Jon Pierik More work and education is needed to weed out corruption in cricket.
Jon Pierik Managing director Jeff Browne remains hopeful of retaining rights to international cricket.
Jon Pierik Finally with a fit roster on the floor, Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey now has two key issues to deal with when the NBL’s pre-season tournament tips off on Thursday.
Jon Pierik While Channel Nine insists there won't be a shake-up, an injection of fresh faces means life in its commentary box could become a tight squeeze if it secures a new agreement with Cricket Australia.
Jon Pierik Determined to again become a basketball force, the Melbourne Tigers yesterday secured two men they hope will play a key role in this resurrection, but it has come at the cost of import Ron Dorsey.
Jon Pierik Lauren Jackson brushes aside claims US faces no tough competition at Olympics.
Jon Pierik Basketball great Lauren Jackson has brushed aside claims the United States would only face tough competition at next month's Olympic Games if it fielded a second team, declaring the Opals were aiming...
Jon Pierik Joe Ingles is ready for some bigger challenges, writes Jon Pierik.
Jon Pierik Aleks Maric has even more reason to help the Boomers to their their first Olympic medal.
Jon Pierik Rookie Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey has vowed the club will be a legitimate challenger for the National Basketball League championship next season as he attempts to help usher it out of a...
Jon Pierik There are some moments on the sporting field that resonate through the ages.
Jon Pierik The rebuilding of basketball continues apace with the reinstatement of the All-Star game.
Jon Pierik Cricket Australia has revealed it is set to overhaul its financial model and venue arrangements.
Jon Pierik Former NSW premier understands more than most what it is like to face a major challenge.