Gloom but not doom awaits punters challenging the time-honoured Doomben 10,000 meeting this Saturday. Tips please.
This week Crio asks; When does ‘learning how to win’ become a culture of failure? How much does the attitude to succeed play in learning from loss?
It’s Goodwood Day at Morphettville – SA’s best race of the year. Crio ponders what’s the premiere race for each state as he casts an eye across this weekend’s offerings.
Crio asks about the practice of retiring player numbers and the different reasons in different sports.
It was a big week in Warrnambool and afterthawing out Crio is off to see the fresh new Bulldogs.
Listening to Matt Hill call footy has Crio calling for comments on those who have been able to pull it off.
Crio can handle a wet track… but the NSW floods are a challenge for any punter. Here’s the latest tips for this weekend’s races, from Melbourne, up to Queensland, through Alice Springs and down to Morphettville.
Getting flogged on the training track for hours on end in boggy conditions on cold wintery nights are a thing of the past for modern-day professional footballers. With this week’s question, Crio wants to know which time-honoured training drills and skills might be things of the past in the modern era.
Form guides and play money at the ready, Crio takes a look at the weekend’s thoroughbred racing. This Saturday: get out the shorts and t-shirts punters, we’re off to the Gold Coast Turf Club
Crio draws our attention to head injuries and their looming influence on football (of various codes). Players, lawyers, administrators, supporters – we’re all involved.
Crio certainly didn’t foresee the cracking Group 1 action in Sydney, some nostalgic old favourites in Adelaide, and a batch of rich VOBIS races backending a long, mostly very good day at Caulfield. Revitalised, the old call is back – Tips please!
A beauty of a question from Crio this week. There’s the old footy maxim: It’s easier to sack one coach than 18 players and a recruiting office. Are we expecting too much of the men in the coaching hot-seat? At what point does a holistic analysis of coaching performance come into play?
This week’s racing spotlight falls squarely on Royal Randwick with more Autumn group racing action. And for the purists, there’s also the gruelling Grand National festival from Aintree in England, culminating in the Grand National Steeplechase on Sunday morning.
For his question this week, Crio taps into the Easter message of Resurrection. We all love a good back-from-the dead narrative in sports, but what about when comebacks don’t work?
Wall-to-wall group racing at Royal Randwick beckons this weekend. Amidst the noise from the start of the AFL season, Crio looks at some winners on one of the Turf’s biggest days of the year.
Justin Langer and Kevin Muscat have begun singing from a remarkably different hymn sheet since leaving their playing days for coaching careers. Crio looks at sporting leopards who change their spots
As the Rosehill festival winds up, Crio muses on where racing is heading as winter approaches. And he looks for winners at the Valley tonight, Mornington tomorrow and the Balnarring picnics.
The remarkable conclusion to yesterday’s Brisbane Roar vs Wellington Phoenix game in the A-League has sent Crio down memory lane for some of the most bizarre conclusions to sporting contests you’ve seen or been involved in – nature enforced, or otherwise.
Crio highlights the “gold, gold, gold” on offer for 2yo’s in the Slipper on Saturday. Melbourne punters will journey to the Bendigo goldfields for their share of the spoils. Tips please.
‘Cage Fighting’ is a new sport, a new activity. Crio is trying to get his head around the debate over it.