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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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Big Bomber still kicking goals

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THERE haven’t been many better or more durable footballers than Essendon ruckman Simon Madden, who is still contributing strongly long after kicking his last goal. Chief writer RON REED finds out over lunch what keeps him going. More »

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Right on! Horn’s great escape

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AUSTRALIA’S best contemporary boxer Jeff Horn’s career remains alive after one of the most extraordinary fights in recent boxing history, says Chief Writer RON REED. More »

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Getting inside Don Bradman’s head

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THERE was much more to the legendary cricketer Don Bradman than an unprecedented capacity for scoring runs, according to an insightful new book. Chief writer RON REED reports. More »

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Footy failed a great man, says Magpie hero

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MICK McGuane looks back in sorrow at the unfair treatment he believes was dished out to his celebrated opponent James Hird. Chief Writer RON REED sits down to lunch with him:MICK McGuane looks back in sorrow at the unfair treatment he believes was dished out t... More »