Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Heads, we lose - and it's all downhill from there for the hosts

Graeme Smith

Richard Hinds THE smallest measurable increment of time is that between the appearance of a red carpet and Brynne Edelsten plonking a Manolo Blahnik on the Berber.

Dossier moments needed

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Richard Hinds It is one thing to publish a dossier, quite another to assume the bowlers will read it.

A huge test but also an insight into Ashes bid

Richard Hinds For the home team there is, quite literally, nothing to lose.

The closer you are, the more you lose focus

Richard Hinds The 'show must go on' mentality trivialises the potential gravity of the allegations.

Worlds apart but the song remains the same

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Richard Hinds Those facing the allegations are defended as ferociously as a rottweiler's puppy. They are, we are told by the reflexively supportive insiders, ''honourable'' and ''beyond reproach''.

Soccer

Del Piero draws crowds but not the win

Alessandro Del Piero

Richard Hinds Sydney FC left searching for first win of season after going down 3-2 to Newcastle.

The peloton of truth catches up with Armstrong

Lance Armstrong

Richard Hinds FOR those who had aired doubts about the legitimacy of Lance Armstrong's success, it is tempting to say, ''I told you so''.

The peloton of truth catches up with Armstrong

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Richard Hinds For those of who had aired doubts about the legitimacy of Lance Armstrong's success, it is tempting to say "I told you so".

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Real success drives women's coverage

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Richard Hinds During her withering parliamentary speech, Julia Gillard suggested Tony Abbott would find sexism and misogyny by looking in a mirror. When you've finished Tony, can you pass that mirror on?

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Look at the rap sheet, Tomic deserves a serve

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Richard Hinds As a testament to Tony Roche's sanguine nature, when he mentored Ivan Lendl, the Czech was the more expressive of the pair.

Soccer

Del Piero keeps on kicking goals

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Richard Hinds Les Murray was at Sydney FC training. Which, under normal circumstances, would be like the Pope popping into a suburban parish to watch the local priest conduct holy communion.

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Football

Del Piero keeps on kicking goals

Richard Hinds Les Murray was at Sydney FC training. Which, under normal circumstances, would be like the Pope popping into a suburban parish to watch the local priest conduct holy communion.

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Tennis

Murray finally delivers in grand style

Richard Hinds It is tempting to declare this a shameful day for English sport. To claim that, 76 years after that country produced its last male grand slam winner, even cross-border rival Scotland has one.

'Enough is enough': the fall of cycling's superhero

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Richard Hinds Finally, Lance Armstrong has stopped saying it ain’t so.

Golf

Shark echoes in Scott's demise

Australia's Adam Scott of Australia reacts to a missed par putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club.

Richard Hinds In the hollow aftermath to Adam Scott's calamitous capitulation at Royal Lytham and St Annes, it was tempting to suggest that, having grown up idolising fellow Queenslander Greg Norman, such a grim...

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Scott's way or just post-traumatic stress?

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Richard Hinds As a teenager, Adam Scott wept when Greg Norman fell apart at the 1996 Masters.

Shades of Norman, but all to play for

Ernie Els kisses the Claret Jug after winning the British Open.

Richard Hinds, Lytham Adam Scott aware his four-bogey finish one of the most ignominious collapses.

Good guy Scott will have to wear the choker tag

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Richard Hinds In the hollow aftermath to Adam Scott's capitulation at Royal Lytham, it was tempting to suggest that, having grown up idolising fellow Queenslander Greg Norman, such a grim fate on the closing...

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My collapse will be compared to Norman's: Scott

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Richard Hinds Even as the magnitude of his capitulation was still sinking in, Adam Scott was aware his calamitous four bogey finish to the British Open would be considered one of the most ignominious collapses in...

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Scott squanders his chance at major glory

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Richard Hinds Evoking painful memories of some of Greg Norman's infamous collapses, Australian golfer Adam Scott has squandered a four-shot back-nine lead to hand the British Open to South African Ernie Els.

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