Online sports editor for The Age. Began his full-time career at The Age as an online sports reporter in 1999 before joining Sportal as the Deputy Editor of the AFL-Telstra online network in 2002. Rejoined the online desk at The Age in 2006. Has covered the Sydney Olympics, numerous Australian Open tennis tournaments and several AFL grand finals. Reads the back page first. Hack golfer. Wannabe tennis star.
Scott Spits Follow rolling coverage of the Australian Open on day four at Melbourne Park as local hopes Lleyton Hewitt, Sam Stosur and Casey Dellacqua all look to join their compatriots in the third round.
Scott Spits and Daniel Cherny Follow rolling coverage on day three as six Australian men look to grab a berth in the third round and leading men Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic all take to the court.
Scott Spits Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis has defeated 11th seed, Latvia's Ernests Gulbis, to go through to the second round of the Australian Open.
Scott Spits "Golf is a good walk spoiled." – Mark Twain, or perhaps any casual golfer frustrated by arguably the most infuriating sport of all. Well, they’d have been saved by the views at Olinda.
Scott Spits Nick Bollettieri has a simple message for one-time Australian wunderkind Bernard Tomic: it’s time to wake up.
Scott Spits It's been a happy new year for Tennis Australia and the men's contingent, with only two Australians drawing seeded players in the first round of the 2015 Australian Open
Scott Spits It's finally here. After months of anticipation the Asian Cup finally hits our shores. The Socceroos play host to Kuwait in the opening match of the three-week tournament.
Scott Spits Last year’s Australian Open runner-up Rafael Nadal has moved to quash reports that injuries could force him to miss this year’s grand slam.
Scott Spits The day-before scratching of one of Lloyd Williams’ two major hopes, Sea Moon, has failed to have a big impact on Melbourne Cup markets even though punters are leaning towards Australian-bred...
Scott Spits Welcome to our rolling Cox Plate 2014 coverage. Stay with us for tips, whispers, odds and updates from our trackside experts, plus our roving eye on all the fashion, glamour and fun.
Scott Spits Australian Open organisers have increased prize money for the men's and women's winners by 10 per cent, with each winner to pocket a cool $3 million as the tournament champion next January.
Scott Spits Nothing rouses footy fans more than a seemingly unfair or contrived winning environment. All AFL season the jokes about the "Bondi Billionaires" and Sydney's potential dominance of the AFL...
Scott Spits Brazil's latest poster boy for all things World Cup, Neymar da Silva Santos Junior - aka Neymar - has already made a big impact at this tournament after scoring twice in the home team's opening match...
Scott Spits It's time for the A-League finals. Glamour clubs Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC clash in an elimination final.
Scott Spits Track all the action from Australia's opening match against Pakistan at the World T20 in Bangladesh.
Scott Spits, Matt Bungard Full, live coverage of the series-deciding Test against South Africa in Cape Town.
Scott Spits Some of the main events to watch on day nine of the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
Scott Spits Enthusiasm is high after the success of Torah Bright in the halfpipe.
Scott Spits Three spectacular offerings from the fifth day of competition at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.
Scott Spits Australia's Torah Bright is gunning for the first leg of what would be a stunning three-peat in Sochi.