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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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Keeping it in the family

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THE WEEK THAT WAS: Doting Dads are always proud when their sons turn out to be high achievers, especially when it is doing the same thing they do themselves. It’s been a big few days for that, Chief Writer RON REED reports: More »

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Thumbs up for the Socceroos – so far

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AUSTRALIA’S soccer team have emerged relatively unscathed from their highly challenging World Cup qualifier in Honduras, but the job is far from complete yet, writes RON REED. More »

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Oops, my mistakes – by Test captain Steve Smith

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THERE IS NO bigger job in Australian sport than captaining the Test cricket team, especially against England – and the incumbent Steve Smith does not deny he is a work in progress. Chief Writer RON REED delves into Smith’s newly-published autobiography. More »

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Why Glenn Maxwell might be better off batting down the list

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Everyone associated with Victorian cricket would love to see colourful all-rounder Glenn Maxwell retain his tenuous grip on his spot in the Test team for the Ashes and will give him all the help they can – but are they going about it the right way? Chief write... More »