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 Mother Nature provided the biggest controversy at the 2014 Australian Open.
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 Venus Williams undone by eight double faults and 56 unforced errors.
Peter Hanlon The eccentric reading of Australian Open weather conditions means play could continue through Melbourne's seemingly annual tennis heatwave, but while organisers prepare for a negative effect on...
Peter Hanlon The eccentric reading of Australian Open weather conditions means play could continue through Melbourne's seemingly annual tennis heatwave, but while organisers brace for a negative impact on crowds,...
Peter Hanlon Simona Halep finished 2013 as the most improved player on the women's tour.
Peter Hanlon Canadian Frank Dancevic knew he was in trouble when he saw Snoopy. 'I was starting to hallucinate a bit towards the end of the first set.'
Peter Hanlon Not so long ago, Nikolay Davydenko got the red carpet treatment of the tennis elite.
Peter Hanlon Andy Murray's dire prediction that someone could have a heart attack in the heat didn't fall on deaf ears at one of Melbourne Park's newest spectator areas on Wednesday.
Peter Hanlon Camila and Sergio Giorgi dismiss reports of dubious dealings, writes Peter Hanlon.
Peter Hanlon Behind Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis a multicultural melting pot is on the rise.
Peter Hanlon Many are convinced Grigor Dimitrov won't simply make up the numbers but rise all the way to the top.
Peter Hanlon Change is afoot as Agnieszka Radwanska aims for the next step.
Peter Hanlon For most of Sally Shipard's stellar career, she has been haunted by an insidious disease.
Peter Hanlon Stacey Keating, who used to practise by car headlights, triumphs on the world golf stage.
Peter Hanlon Tuesday was the first time Jarrod Lyle set foot on a golf course since February.
Peter Hanlon WHEN Paul-Henri Mathieu first stood on the other side of the net from a world No.1, it was Pete Sampras.
Peter Hanlon AFTER another lamentable afternoon of the 1989 Ashes series, England captain David Gower was so exasperated to be fielding the same question asked yet another tedious way that he let his head fall...
Peter Hanlon Caroline Wozniacki walked onto Hisense Arena on Thursday just as her boyfriend, Rory McIlroy, was playing the second hole of his opening round at the HSBC Championships in Abu Dhabi.
Peter Hanlon Through no fault of her own, the Dane occupies an odd place in the game.