Stathi Paxinos covers rugby league, rugby union, boxing, swimming and Australian Rules football for The Age. He has covered numerous major sporting events including the Sydney Olympic Games (boxing), the 2003 Rugby World Cup, state of origin contests and NRL finals, world title fights and national swimming championships. Stathi also covered boxing and aquatics at the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games.
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Stathi Paxinos Boxing's history is full of so-called mega-fights - bouts that transcend the boundaries of the rapidly shrinking ranks of genuine fans and pique the interest of the wider public.
Stathi Paxinos Returning swimming great Grant Hackett would be welcomed into the Australian team in any capacity despite his personal struggles since his 2008 retirement, head coach Jacco Verhaeren has said.
Stathi Paxinos A timely Getty Images picture of Mile Jedinak's sensational free kick to give Australia a 2-1 lead over world champions Germany shows that it could have been an even better strike than first thought.
Stathi Paxinos South Korea’s four-time Olympic swimming medallist Park Tae-hwan was lucky he had the chance to compete at next year’s Olympic Games after failing a doping test, returning champion Grant...
Stathi Paxinos Former England batsman Mark Butcher has predicted a "absolutely dreadful" upcoming year for the national team and advised fans not to bother watching what he predicts would be an Ashes hammering at...
Stathi Paxinos The cricket World Cup is less than a week old but it has already delivered moments of joy, anguish, despair and humiliation. Here are six of the best so far.
Stathi Paxinos Australia's most successful Paralympian, Matt Cowdrey, has announced his retirement.
Stathi Paxinos Swimming Australia's crusade to rebuild the national team by next year's Rio Olympic Games has been rocked by the sudden exit of its high performance director Michael Scott.
Stathi Paxinos Things will be a bit different for this year. It will be the first time in her senior career that the 20-year-old will start a swimming year firmly entrenched among the world's freestyle sprinting...
Stathi Paxinos The Australian Open has come and almost gone for another year. It is around this time as the tournament heads into the finals stages that the crowds and interest migrate with the big name players to...
Stathi Paxinos Australian racing authorities have dismissed out of hand a Sydney University proposal to conduct a study that would used thermographic cameras to determine if whip use caused pain and injury on a...
Patrick Bartley and Stathi Paxinos Acute heart failure has been identified as the cause of the death of Melbourne Cup favourite Admire Rakti in the minutes after the race on Tuesday.
Stathi Paxinos I remember the first time I placed a bet on the Melbourne Cup. It was two bets in fact that my parents put a couple of dollars towards for me.
Stathi Paxinos Olympic champion Nathan Adrian says he has respect but no fear of dual world champion James Magnussen.
Stathi Paxinos There was a time, not so long ago, when playing sport was a lonely pursuit for Matt Haanappel and Sean Roberts.
Stathi Paxinos No one would have blamed Matt Abood if, during the course of his unlucky journey, he decided that was all too hard and he gave swimming away.
Stathi Paxinos When Emily Seebohm looks at her Australian teammates preparing for the Commonwealth Games, she cannot help but feel one of those twinges that come with the passing of time.
Stathi Paxinos Australian head coach questions how to keeps talented swimmers in the pool for as long as possible and in a good position to for their post-career lives.
Stathi Paxinos Squad members hope coming out provides former Olympic champion with some comfort in his personal life.