Almanac (Sporting) Life: Lyndon ‘Beefy’ Andrews – A Lifetime Watching

Lyndon ‘Beefy’ Andrews and his wife Marilyn have attended an abundance of sporting events across Australia and around the world from toad Races to World Cup Finals.

Formula One: Spin! Spin! Spin! Round! Round! Round! Remembering Murray Walker

An icon of sporting commentary and fixture of Formula One for an era, Dennis Gedling pays tribute to the voice of F1, Murray Walker.

The 2020 Sir Stirling Moss Cup – Round 5

Earl O’Neill surveys the weekend games from AFL Round 5 and mourns the loss of another sporting great. [Ed: Thanks for imagining what the season could have been like Earl!]
Trivia question – who finished runners up more times than Collingwood between 1958 and 1990?

Almanac History – On This Day: What happened on January 16?

After a bit of encouragement, Ian Hauser continues his ‘What Happened on…?’ series. January 16th throws up the usual mix of images and memories.

A Lifetime Passion For Motor Sport – by KB Hill

It sounds as if Jeff Whitten has oil running through his veins! KB Hill traces the motor-racing adventures of the Whitten of Wangaratta.

Je m’en fous

As always, Earl O’Neill presents his thought provoking comments on sport, and other odds’n’ends, in his carefree and inimitable style as you will see.

Bathurst 500: Your memories.

The Bathurst 500 (old school) – or Bathurst – is a festival day in Australian life. Give us your memories. And what is the model of car in the old photograph?

The 2018 No Zones Cup – Grand Final

Before Earl launches into the Sydney spring, he pauses for some post-Grand Final azalea/motor sport appreciation.

Almanac Other Sports – Great Sporting Weekend for Aussies and American Haters

Peter Baulderstone wakens to a beautiful set of numbers on Monday morning. Australian victories in golf and motor racing all over the world. Throw in a couple of Brits and an Italian (and the Eagles and Swan Districts). Not an American in sight. What’s not to like?

Vale Ivan Mauger – New Zealand Sport’s Literal Golden Boy

Dennis Gedling on his father’s hero, speedway rider the late Ivan Mauger.

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 5): The road trip Home

The big race is over and IronMike20 makes his way home…

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 4): The road trip Sunday

On a cold and wet Sunday, Ironmike20 continues his Bathurst report about the trials and tribulations of the great race.

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 3): The road trip Saturday

Matt Watson has made it through to Saturday, even if his mate’s jocks are a bit worse for wear.

Almanac Motor Racing – Bathurst (Part 2): The road trip Friday

Matt Watson is now on the mountain and taking in the day’s practice – albeit surprisingly light on provisions.

Almanac Flashback – Bathurst 2017 (Part 1): The road trip Thursday

Footy Almanac reprises Matt Watson’s first piece in a series of articles which chronicle his 2017 Bathurst 1000 adventure. First things first: a road trip to get there.

Almanac Motor-racing: Remembering Ayrton Senna

Neil Drysdale reflects on a legend.

Almanac Weekend Sports Rewind 7th March

All the Sporting results that matter.

MOTORSPORT: 2015 Australian F1 Grand Prix Audio

Keiran Deck’s audio summary of the 2015 Australian Formula One Grand Prix, in which… well, not a lot – outside of the Sauber car exceeding expectations – actually happened.

Almanac Motorsport – I Like Your Old Stuff Better Than Your New Stuff

The Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix has the sporting spotlight this weekend, but Stone Cold Steve Baker – a self-confessed F1 fan – struggles to find much to get excited about in the season opener.

The 2014 Jack Miller Cup

A little off-season update from Earl O’Neill. Cricket’s stuffed; NFL’s great but bikes and music are better. Oh, and there have been a few changes on the home front (did my invite get lost in the mail – Ed?)