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 You know a marquee and heavily-promoted sporting event has meandered to a predictable and tedious finish when fans are left remembering the post-race interviews as their highlight of the day.
Scott Spits The pivotal (or just light-hearted) moments that shaped the outcome of the 2015 Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix at Albert Park.
Scott Spits It seems some in Kabul may still need a little more education about cricket. Well, the Americans in Kabul, at least.
Scott Spits There were times during this topsy-turvy Australian Open final when eventual champion Novak Djokovic looked like a boxer on his last legs.
Scott Spits Follow our live coverage of the 2015 Australian Open men's final between four-time winner and world No.1 Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, a player who has now reached a fourth final at Melbourne Park.
Scott Spits Follow our coverage as Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych fight it out for a place in the Australian Open men's final.
Scott Spits Follow our live coverage as defending champion Stan Wawrinka takes on Japanese fifth seed Kei Nishikori.
Scott Spits It's one of the most highly-anticipated matches involved a local male at the Australian Open for some years - a 19-year-old in the quarter-finals.
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...