Almanac Tennis – Wimbledon 2020: Seeing Lew Hoad in a Dream

Mike Sexton reminds us we’re coming into Wimbledon fortnight. He remembers the cavalier character Lew Hoad.

Almanac Cycling: Humble Australian Sporting Heroes

On sitting down to watch the Paris-Roubaix, Willow Wilson wasn’t expecting to discover a humble Aussie sporting champion. But that’s exactly what crossed the finish line first at the Roubaix velodrome

To Be Or Not To Be … Yourself, in Defeat or Victory?

Gregor Lewis celebrates Wimbledon, Silverstone, the Tour de Yorkshire – and, above all, the human strength and courage to succeed. Greatness reached for and grasped. While in Brazil the fear of loss has subdued the beautiful game.

Young Tennis Guns III – This Ain’t No Sequel

Kyrgios, Dimitrov, Raonic. Rumbling thunder, horsepower. Speed demons. Gregor Lewis takes us through the Wimbledon men’s quarter finals.

Sunday Musings – Is it just me or is AFL your 5th favourite sport too?

Peter Baulderstone had a great sporting weekend. AFL did not feature high on his list. Are others struggling to maintain the passion when local footy and elite international sport offers so much?

So where should I go this week?

by Joey Agerholm As a kid I expected to grow up and play sport for a living, now I’d be happy enough just being able to watch it full time. This morning I lay on the couch and imagined myself as a fairly successful sportswriter who gets to pick and choose events to visit and [Read more]

Wimbledon 2010 Forum

70-68. That’s a basketball score right? Or a Saints v Sydney game? Vital statistics Match duration: 11 hours, five minutes Fifth set duration: Eight hours, 11 minutes Total number of games: 183 Fifth set number of games: 138 Total number of points: 980 Isner aces: 112 Mahut aces: 103 Combined aces: 215 Isner winners: 246 [Read more]