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 For all sport, drugs are a problem. For racing, they could become an existential one.
Michael Lynch Having set the betting dog running, the stewards have no option but to pursue the quarry.
Patrick Bartley and Michael Lynch Jockey will have to wait until end of month to find out if his appeal is successful.
Michael Lynch Racing Victoria is looking at what happens when the spring carnival is over.
Michael Lynch Racing Victoria chief executive Rob Hines today called for the statutory authority to be given greater powers to weed out race fixers and wrong doers.
Michael Lynch Chief executive Rob Hines seeks greater powers to weed out race fixers and wrong doers.
Michael Lynch Two horses die at Flemington meeting, and two jockeys suffer falls.
Michael Lynch Two horses killed and leading apprentice taken to hospital after a fall.