Peter Hanlon has worked at The Age since 1995, initially as deputy sports editor, subsequently as editor of the Saturday and Sunday Age sports sections, and since 2007 as a senior sports writer. He writes extensively on the AFL, and has also covered the Beijing Olympics and Delhi Commonwealth Games.
Peter Hanlon Ronda Rousey stormed onto the stage, hopped on and off the scales, then charged at Holm, who was doing nothing more antagonistic than sipping the sponsor's product.
Peter Hanlon A familiar face wins the Oaks, and a veteran bows out with a smile.
Peter Hanlon Darren Weir, trainer of Melbourne Cup winner Prince Of Penzance, dreamed when he started out of winning a Stawell Cup, a Ballarat Cup, a Swan Hill Cup – because that was the nearest...
Peter Hanlon Ed Dunlop and Red Cadeaux are back, and this year he doubles his chances of a longed-for victory in a place he first visited at a time of great sadness.
Peter Hanlon Some familiar old faces are smiling as Flemington's big week begins.
Peter Hanlon A couple of no-fuss West Australians are on a mission to take home the Victoria Derby.
Peter Hanlon The loss of two runners left an indelible mark on last year's Melbourne Cup – and those connected with the horses.
Peter Hanlon This day had been coming, so it was fitting that it arrived with a whoosh that threatened to scorch the Moonee Valley turf.
Peter Hanlon An owner of Trip To Paris threatens to upstage the Cup winner and go one better in the big one.
Peter Hanlon A racing journey that began in Ireland generations ago could produce a fairytale at Caulfield on Saturday.
Peter Hanlon Size isn't everything for a Cranbourne trainer who loves a long shot.
Peter Hanlon James Cummings was on the front of the Turnbull Stakes Day racebook on Sunday, but his grandfather was everywhere else. A tone has been set for the first spring carnival AB: After Bart.
Peter Hanlon Victorian fast bowler takes remodelled action to India.
Peter Hanlon A son remembers his father's cricket career and the pain it caused.
Peter Hanlon Aaron Finch backs Jason Gillespie to turn England around.
Peter Hanlon Aaron Finch has emerged from a summer like no other more determined than ever to realise his childhood dream.
Peter Hanlon Irish jockey wins over jumps and flat as Ciaron Maher and Darren Weir again leave their mark on Warrnambool.
Peter Hanlon Mick Fanning has survived a heartbreaking challenge from Brazilian Adriano de Souza to win a thrilling Rip Curl Pro final that was decided on a countback after the surfers' best two wave scores...
Peter Hanlon Brazilian teenager sets the pace as big names stay alive at Bells.
Peter Hanlon It went on and on, but there was plenty to like in cricket's one-day championships