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 There's nothing like going out undefeated at the top to preserve your legend and status as an immortal, and Black Caviar has certainly done that after official world thoroughbred rankings released...
Michael Lynch There's nothing like going out undefeated to preserve your legend and status as an immortal.
Michael Lynch and Chris Roots Like Jim Pike and Phar Lap, Luke Nolen, the rider who partnered Black Caviar to 22 of her 25 successes, will forever be associated with the great mare.
Michael Lynch Jockey of the moment Tommy Berry added the Doncaster Mile to his Golden Slipper triumph when he brought home outsider Sacred Falls to victory in the $2 million Randwick classic on Saturday afternoon.
Michael Lynch Anything you can do I can do better. That might have been the message from Chris Waller's crack filly Royal Descent to last week's Australian Derby winner It's A Dundeel after she spreadeagled the...
Michael Lynch Think of the Sydney autumn carnival and what are the race names that come to mind?
Michael Lynch Think of the Sydney autumn carnival and what are the races that come to mind?
Michael Lynch It's hard to resist the temptation of a $330,000 first prize, and the Chris Waller stable will take the next few days to decide whether to go for a jackpot in the $550,000 Australian Oaks with...
Michael Lynch Guy Walter's progressive gelding Toydini stamped himself as a serious Queensland carnival prospect with an easy win in the group 3 Carbine Club Stakes (1600 metres) under a confident Blake Shinn ride.
Michael Lynch and Patrick Bartley Sydney galloper on target for Australian Cup after giving Dwayne Dunn his second winner.
Michael Lynch While German racing doesn't have the reputation of other European nations, it's improving.
Michael Lynch Glen Boss has ticked almost all the boxes in a career in the saddle that began in the mid-1980s in country Queensland when he landed his first winner as a teenager at Gympie.
Michael Lynch Kelinni keeps the Cup dream alive for Sydney's premier trainer Chris Waller.
Michael Lynch He's Sydney's premier trainer and he has made an enormous impact on Australian racing since leaving New Zealand for his first hit-and-run raid Down Under 14 years ago.
Michael Lynch Buying overseas is paying off for Chris Waller.
Michael Lynch Reputation of Lexus Stakes as a tip-top form reference for the Melbourne Cup boosted.
Patrick Bartley and Michael Lynch Jockey will have to wait until end of month to find out if his appeal is successful.
Michael Lynch Simon O'Donnell, Terry Henderson and the OTI horse-racing syndicate know exactly how Tantalus felt.