Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds

Richard Hinds is the Chief Sports Columnist for The Sydney Morning Herald

Masters of their domain

Richard Hinds Adam Scott's appetite for success might be gauged by performance at Australian Masters

Golf

Scott puts frustrating year behind him with panache

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Richard Hinds There must be times when Adam Scott feels like a concert violinist playing the bongos.

Golf

Yellow jacket will serve as bright reminder of ability to stay cool

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Richard Hinds There must be times when Adam Scott feels like a concert violinist playing the bongoes. There is such a fierce spotlight on the things he cannot do - putt with sufficient reliability, win a major -...

Plenty left in tank for champagne Sharapova

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Richard Hinds IF MARIA SHARAPOVA looks particularly fresh when she walks onto the court for her Australian Open semi-final against Li Na on Thursday, do not give credit to the lotions from which the lavishly...

Golf

Great Scott: Aussie Adam leads the way at British Open

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Richard Hinds Adam Scott turned 32 last Monday and, somewhat strangely, his parents gave him a golf bag. That is about the only thing that has not gone to plan for the Queenslander at Royal Lytham and St Annes so...

Golf

Adam Scott one shot off lead

Adam Scott on the fifth hole at the British Open.

Richard Hinds Adam Scott could hardly have a better chance to win the British Open victory. After opening rounds of 64-67, the Australian was just one shot behind the surprise leader, American Brandt Snedeker, and...

Tennis

Murray finally delivers in grand style

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Richard Hinds It is tempting to declare this a shameful day for English sport. To claim that, 76 years after that country produced its last male grand slam winner, even cross-border rival Scotland has one.

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Look at the rap sheet, Tomic deserves a serve

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Richard Hinds As a testament to Tony Roche's sanguine nature, when he mentored Ivan Lendl, the Czech was the more expressive of the pair.