February 20, 2013 1
The report into culture and administration at Swimming Australia is damning. There was a critical failure of leadership, under a system that doesn't put the best in charge, writes sports researcher Dr James Connor.
September 13, 2012
New research on TV audience share for August states Ten had the "worst since the turn of the century" and that more people watched Foxtel during the Olympics. Which is like comparing apples and blue cheese.
September 3, 2012 6
Australia Post took dozens of its largest clients and their partners to the London Games, with the largesse including business-class airfares and accommodation a five-star hotels.
August 15, 2012 1
Market capitalisation of listed companies is arguably the best public measure of who is creating private wealth in our globalised world -- and it correlates reasonably well against the Olympics medal count.
August 15, 2012 3
An interesting sidelight to the efforts of Julia Assange to avoid extradition to Sweden ...
August 15, 2012
Perhaps director Danny Boyle set the bar too high with his brilliant coordination of the Olympics Opening Ceremony. The Closing Ceremony was messy and wit-less, saved only by the spectacle of good old fashioned fireworks, writes Alan Davies.
August 14, 2012
In today's Media Briefs:Jewish News defiant over boat people op-ed .... Front Page of the Day ... London Olympics a TV hit. Shock. ... MasterChef to find a new home ... The legacy of Helen Gurley Brown ...
August 14, 2012
Comparing and judging cities on the basis of their planning for the Oymplics is a fraught exercise, writes Alan Davies, responding to a SMH story about how London allegedly prepared for the Games better than Sydney.
August 13, 2012 7
My God, the Olympics ... something the hell is happening; outside there's fireworks or mad bombing, and it's on the TV screen too, so ahhhh, it must be the Olympics closing ceremony.
August 13, 2012 5
There's no doubt Channel Nine's head honchos will feel bruised by the bollocking their station's Olympic Games coverage has copped from journalists and social media users over the past two weeks.