Peter Hanlon has worked at The Age since 1995, initially as deputy sports editor, subsequently as editor of the Saturday and Sunday Age sports sections, and since 2007 as a senior sports writer. He writes extensively on the AFL, and has also covered the Beijing Olympics and Delhi Commonwealth Games.
Peter Hanlon Zac Shaw had just returned home from becoming a junior world champion for the second year running when he drove down Colac's main street and saw a group of old school mates.
Peter Hanlon For most of Sally Shipard's stellar career, she has been haunted by an insidious disease.
Peter Hanlon A son opening for Australia and buying their own oval made it a bumper year for the Rogers family.
Peter Hanlon Michael Klinger speaks with the benefit of a lifetime of cricket learning, and the optimism of the boy who still lurks beneath the flecks of grey.
Peter Hanlon Tim Anderson soon realised he wasn't going to have the cricket career of his dreams but feels privileged to have still forged a life in the game.
Peter Hanlon Michael Clarke and Brad Haddin captained Australia's under-19 cricket team, but so did many others who, for myriad reasons, didn't keep living the dream.
Peter Hanlon Being good enough to captain the Australian under-19 team is no guarantee of later success in the national team.
Peter Hanlon Jaron Morgan captained the Australian team in October, but is more interested in South Africa.
Peter Hanlon Being good enough to captain the Australian under-19 cricket team is no guarantee of later success at national level. Peter Hanlon spoke to five men who held the post.
Peter Hanlon Simon O'Donnell is the last to be a VFL/AFL footballer and Test cricketer rolled into one.
Peter Hanlon AS HER world champion teammates return home from India on Tuesday, and Lisa Sthalekar unrolls her towel on a Goa beach, she will reflect not only on a career well batted and bowled, but a...
Peter Hanlon Value of consistent top-order batting underscored by veteran national team door-knocker.
Peter Hanlon Australia's World Cup campaign is suffering from tardiness in bringing on the next wave of players, says veteran coach Miron Bleiberg, and even if the Socceroos qualify for Brazil, whatever they...
Peter Hanlon World Cup campaign suffering from tardiness in bringing on next wave of players.
Peter Hanlon Mark Webber had his chance. But he served up a gentle full toss, which Sebastian Vettel cracked straight back over his head.