Michael Lynch, The Age's expert on soccer, has had extensive experience of high level journalism in the UK and Australia. Michael has covered the Socceroos through Asia, Europe and South America in their past three World Cup campaigns. He has also reported on Grands Prix and top class motor sport from Asia and Europe. He has won several national media awards for both sports and industry journalism.
Michael Lynch In Australian racing, the fashion in recent times has been to favour younger jockeys. But the tide in Melbourne may be turning.
Michael Lynch Some horses are fantastic at one course, and awful everywhere else.
Michael Lynch The Atlantic Jewel bubble burst in agonisingly narrow fashion at Caulfield on Saturday when Kiwi raider Its a Dundeel ran her down in the shadows of the post to score a brilliant victory in the Group...
Michael Lynch The market is often reckoned to be the best guide in two year old races.
Michael Lynch Black Caviar's young half-brother All Too Hard bursts the bubble of hitherto unbeaten Pierro.
Michael Lynch It's fair to say that not too many Australian racehorse trainers would be familiar with the literary works and achievements of a Russian dissident and Nobel Prize-winning writer.
Michael Lynch John Hickmott was beaming when his son Robert prepared Green Moon to win the Melbourne Cup.
Michael Lynch JOHN HICKMOTT was beaming with pleasure when his son Robert prepared Green Moon to score in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup, and he got his own moment in the spotlight on the Flemington undercard on Thursday...
Michael Lynch Majority of owner's bloodstock interests will be sold at Magic Millions complex.
Michael Lynch Apprentice poised to put his name in the record books as first jockey to win both Sydney and Melbourne metropolitan apprentices championships.
Michael Lynch The bubble might have burst for Black Caviar's half-brother All Too Hard yesterday.