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Ron Reed

Show BioHide BioRON REED has spent more than 50 years as a sportswriter or sports editor, mainly at The Herald and Herald Sun. He has covered just about every sport at local, national and international level, including multiple assignments at the Olympic and Commonwealth games, cricket tours, the Tour de France, America’s Cup yachting, tennis and golf majors and world title fights.

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FAREWELL DEANO, BETTER THAN MOST

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THIS weekly offering is being shared more widely for reasons that bring no-one, certainly not me, any joy. Newspaper journalists often become accustomed to writing people’s obituaries and I am certainly no exception. There were dozens I had to do about famous ... More »

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BIG WELCOME HOME FOR BLING

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AUSTRALIAN road cycling team Mitchelton Scott has pulled off a recruiting coup by luring back a familiar face. RON REED and JOHN TREVORROW report. More »

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ONLY ONE FLAG FOR SON OF A GUN

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: Kostya Tszyu did a lot for Australian boxing, including siring a new champion in the making, but he was never quite at home here, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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SILLY SEASON VOTES PILE UP

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: IN a crowded field, the Tiger singalong sinners have put in a three-voter for the dumbest performance of a bizarre footy year, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

Don Scott at the footy
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GREAT SCOTT – HE’S BACK AGAIN

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: You don’t hear from him all that often but the old Hawk heavyweight suddenly can’t stay out of the news, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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SHANE TUCK’S PROUD FIGHTBACK

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: Few people saw an old Tiger’s disastrous entry into the fight game, or knew why he was doing it, but Chief Writer RON REED was there – and didn’t enjoy what he saw. More »

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Diamond days for a golden era great

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SEVEN DAYS IN SPORT: Virus crisis can’t obliterate six decades of memories for one of Australian tennis’s most prolific contributors, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »