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.
IT’S BEEN A long time since the gifted cricketers of the Caribbean ruled the world – but they might be going from bad to worse, says Chief Writer RON REED: ARE THE WEST INDIES now the worst Test cricket team in memory? Well, at least – flippancy alert! – they ... More »
HE WAS ONE of the greatest tennis players of his generation and also one of the most difficult characters to control. So, what was that all about? JOHN McENROE explains in a new autobiography, which RON REED has found to be a very good read. More »
A LOT GOES ON behind the scenes of any professional cycling team but it is rarely put out there for public consumption. Australia’s only elite team Orica-Scott has changed that. Chief writer RON REED finds out how and why from the man responsible: More »
THE WEEK THAT WAS: Champion sprinter Betty Cuthbert’s death was a reminder that female athletes have always punched above their weight in Australia’s proud Olympic history but a surprisingly large number of them have had to take the bad times with the good, wr... More »
THERE IS NO mistaking the stand-out Bomber in the No 43 guernsey – he can do it all, writes RON REED ANTHONY McDONALD-TIPUNGWUTI has been the most recognisable footballer in the AFL from the moment he played his first game with Essendon last year. There are se... More »