Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.
Michael Lynch Black Caviar may well be the best of all time, although different styles, training methods and even the way horses are fed and treated make it difficult to compare her with champions of different...
Michael Lynch Wonder horse Black Caviar to be booted out of Caulfield stables if local councillors get their way.
Michael Lynch Leading V8 Supercar driver signs on to drive a Ferrari in the classic French motor race.
Michael Lynch For years the critics have argued that the 2500 metres of the Victoria Derby is too far.
Michael Lynch Western Sydney will go into next weekend's derby with Sydney FC in buoyant mood.
Michael Lynch On a day when the temperatures dropped and cool autumnal showers threatened to turn the Australian Grand Prix into a lottery, it was appropriate that the man nicknamed the Iceman kept calm and...
Michael Lynch Lotus driver produces a superbly timed run to claim his second Australian Grand Prix.
Michael Lynch For much of the clash at Allianz Stadium, it looked as if Victory would contrive to claim a win.
Michael Lynch Western Sydney Wanderers within touching distance of an astonishing premiership triumph.
Michael Lynch The Western Sydney Wanderers are within touching distance of an astonishing premiership triumph in their debut A-League season after all but ending Melbourne Heart's flickering finals hopes with a...
Michael Lynch Western Sydney coach Tony Popovic paid tribute to his table-topping team for ''dominating'' a desperate Melbourne Heart.
Michael Lynch Few people celebrate a winner with quite as much gusto as the Gelagotis brothers from Moe.
Michael Lynch Victory is having to do without three of its key players in at the most critical point of the year.
Michael Lynch Sebastian Vettel began the new formula one season as he means to go on - establishing himself on Friday as the man to beat.
Michael Lynch Bid to increase acceptors per race and encourage owners and trainers to race their horses more.
Michael Lynch Coach John Aloisi demanding his older men stand up and be counted.
Michael Lynch Heart coach laments team's lack of fight after its 2-0 home loss to Adelaide United.
Michael Lynch Goal in each half enough to give Adelaide its first away win in almost four months.
Michael Lynch For the first time all season, Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi walked away from a training session on Sunday at the club's Latrobe University base almost content with the number of players he has...
Michael Lynch Star three-year-old enters elite company by defeating a field of proven older horses.