Crikey February 20, 2013 1 Comment
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.
Glenn Dyer 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.
Adam Schwab September 3, 2012 6 Comments
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.
Stephen Mayne August 15, 2012 1 Comment
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.
Richard Farmer August 15, 2012 3 Comments
An interesting sidelight to the efforts of Julia Assange to avoid extradition to Sweden ...
Crikey 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.
Crikey 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 ...
Crikey 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.
Guy Rundle August 13, 2012 7 Comments
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.
Matthew Knott August 13, 2012 5 Comments
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.