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Simon White

Simon White wears many hats at WAtoday, among them occasional (and often random) writing.

Perth heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori set to take on David Haye in comeback

Simon White Perth heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori has finally secured the big-time, big-money fight he has been dreaming about - a clash with British former WBA champion David Haye.

No NBL suspension for Brian Conklin for breaking Wildcat Damian Martin's jaw

Damian Martin is expected to miss six to eight weeks of basketball due to a broken jaw

Simon White Townsville Crocodiles forward Brian Conklin has escaped penalty for the elbow which broke Damian Martin's jaw and will rule the Perth Wildcats captain out of NBL action for up to 11 weeks.

2015 Melbourne Cup: seven top tips to pick a winner

Class act: Hugh Bowman returns on Preferment after winning the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington on Sunday.

Ray Sparvell and Simon White We're still basking in the glory of picking Protectionist as the winner of the 2014 Melbourne Cup - so we figured it was time to run our statistical rule over Tuesday's race that stops the nation.

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Perth boxer Danny Green to announce fight in Melbourne on December 2

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 21:  Danny Green of Australia prepares to fight in his world title bout between Danny Green of Australia and Shane Cameron of New Zealand at Hisense Arena on November 21, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Simon White Perth boxer Danny Green will on Thursday announce the next fight in his comeback - a bout against a yet-to-be-named opponent in Melbourne on December 2.

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Perth heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori splits with boxing promoter Don King

Mark de Mori and Don King.

Simon White Perth heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori has split with famed US promoter Don King and will go his own way as he continues to chase a shot at a world title.

Perth boxer Danny Green wins over Roberto Bolonti, stays coy on Anthony Mundine

Danny Green v Roberto Bolonti

Simon White Perth boxing champ Danny Green has emerged victorious from his first fight in almost three years against Argentina's Roberto Bolonti.

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Amazing story of two-time heart transplant golfer Erik Compton in new twist

Twice the recipient of a heart donation, Erik Compton has survived to forge a career on the PGA Tour.

Simon White US golfer Erik Compton has already overcome incredible odds - and a pair of heart transplants - to succeed on the PGA Tour. But his story now has an incredible new twist.

Boxing: Danny Green and Anthony Mundine square off...on Facebook

Danny Green and Anthony Mundine after their bout in 2006.

Simon White If Danny Green and Anthony Mundine do end up fighting each other again it will have to be a decent bout to be more entertaining than their social media interaction over the WA Day long weekend.

Comments 2 Friday Sports Forecast - May 29, 2015

Friday Forecast

David Prestipino & Simon White Friday forecast: best bets, ladder analysis, teams, insights. Get it all and more, right here.

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'World-first': OptiGolfWA to host Perth pro-am...indoors

ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER  27  Jarrod Moseley of Australia finds trouble with the famous 'Road Hole' bunker on the 17th green, he scored a quadruple eight during the third round of the Dunhill Links Championship on September 27, 2003 on the Old Course, St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images).

Simon White I'm standing on the tee at St Andrews' famous 17th, The Road Hole, pondering how I'm possibly going to find the fairway. Friday Sports Forecast - May 8, 2015

Friday Forecast

David Prestipino & Simon White Fremantle faces a Saturday night Bombers raid, a wounded West Coast takes on Port at the fortress and the fallout continues from the Floyd Mayweather / Manny Pacquiao bout but hey, a week's a long...

Comments 2 Friday Sports Forecast - May 1, 2015

Friday Forecast

David Prestipino & Simon White We're back for a fifth Friday forecast, with Whitey cock-a-hoop after picking two winners in a row but Presto still on a roll, having not missed a bet...

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David Prestipino & Simon White We're back for the second Friday Forecast ahead of a glorious western derby weekend. Friday Sports Forecast - April 10, 2015

Friday Forecast

David Prestipino & Simon White We're back for the second Friday Forecast ahead of a heavily-armoured weekend of thrilling sport.

Comments 1 Friday Sports Forecast - April 2, 2015

Friday Forecast

Simon White & David Prestipino Weekend Whereabouts:

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Have gloves, will travel: Boxer Mark de Mori back in Perth briefly but home is where career takes him

Mark de Mori works out in Rockingham during his visit back to Perth.

Simon White He's the seventh-ranked heavyweight in the world by the WBA. But Perth's Mark de Mori doesn't mind going unrecognised in his home town as he chases a lucrative crack at a world title.

Perth boxer Mark de Mori poised for Don King Las Vegas fight in January

Mark de Mori

Simon White Perth heavyweight boxer Mark de Mori has the bright lights of Las Vegas in his sights, as he waits on a work visa that would allow him to take up a big-fight offer in the USA in January.

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Sportsvine: 20 memorable, moving moments from sport in 2014

Sporting year in review.

David Prestipino and Simon White The best (and worst) of 2014 in sport - told in a brief few lines and 20 moving vines.

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Perth heavyweight Mark de Mori wins again, eyes world title shot

Mark de Mori has bulked up to 110 kilograms since his move to Europe last year.

Simon White Perth heavyweight boxing product Mark de Mori has continued his progress towards a potential world title fight in 2015, with an easy win over Zeljko Bojica in Split, Croatia on the weekend.

Justin Langer 'too upset to talk' about Phil Hughes

Justin Langer couldn't hide his disappointment about not having the likes of Marsh and Coulter-Nile at his dispossal

Simon White As Australia prays for critically injured South Australia batsman Phil Hughes, Test legend and WA coach Justin Langer summed up the shock felt by many within the cricket community.