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Peter Coster

Show BioHide BioPETER COSTER is a former editor and foreign correspondent who has covered a range of international sports, including world championship fights and the Olympic Games in Los Angeles.

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When Festival Hall roared with raw ringside racket

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IT WAS a TV hit in more ways than one. TV Ringside brought boxing bouts right into the family loungeroom and launched some champion Australian fighters on to the world stage. PETER COSTER looks back on the gory, glory days at the old House of Stoush. More »

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Where there’s smoke there’s Formula One

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THE INTRIGUE continues as Formula One bosses plot their driving line-ups for the coming seasons. PETER COSTER reports: LET’S SEE when the white smoke comes out of the chimney,” was how Mercedes boss Toto Wolff answered questions about his team’s chances of sig... More »

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The blood red history of Ferrari

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SEBASTIAN Vettel is being paid an unprecedented $150 million over three seasons to drive for Ferrari, which must have the Commendatore spinning his wheels in his grave. PETER COSTER reports. More »

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The menacing Russian who hammered our man in Monaco

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WHEN THE young boxer from Slacks Creek in Queensland stepped into the ring in Monaco he was in for a brief but brutal experience, as PETER COSTER recounts: A BUNCH OF Russians looking like a bunch of Russians in dinner suits stood around looking just as danger... More »