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Rod Nicholson

Show BioHide BioROD NICHOLSON is one of Australia’s best-known sports journalists. He reported cricket, football, racing and other sports for 47 years for The Herald and The Herald Sun.

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IT took 14 tries to triumph

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THE MELBOURNE to Warrnambool cycling classic has had many heroes over its long history. ROD NICHOLSON meets one who rode and rode and rode & eventually won! More »

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On a roll with the racing roadshow

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IT IS all about wheels within wheels when it comes to organising, promoting, overseeing and completing a successful cycling event. Last week ROD NICHOLSON joined promotor John Craven on the five-day, 500 km Tour of the Great South Coast to discover the behind-... More »

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Peter Moody reaches a new peak

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WHAT can a “retired” champion horse trainer do for a little recreation? Well, he can climb another mountain, as ROD NICHOLSON reports: PETER Moody has climbed more mountains (figuratively in the past) than he cares to remember. From a kid in the wilderness of ... More »

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The chief must urgently end this ugly battle

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ROD NICHOLSON tries to steer a path towards peace in the increasingly bitter cricket pay dispute:   CRICKET AUSTRALIA chief executive James Sutherland is likely to be the biggest loser in the bitter public spat between CA and the Australian Cricketers Associat... More »