Respect, reconnection and renewal might just lead to an Australian Rugby Renaissance. After several years of discipline and hard work, the Queensland Reds have undergone a resurgence establishing themselves as a Club that prides itself on policy and play, and one that is powered by people and principle. It’s a format that’s yielding results, on and off the field.
Tennis, at the elite level, is a gruelling, unforgiving sport. It demands a personal, physical and psychological commitment as exacting, if not more so, than any other sport.
It would be hard to have missed the ferocious and peculiarly personal siege that has erupted against Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President, John Coates. Coates is one of the most respected and capable individuals in the world of sport yet this sudden onslaught seems to have little sense of the import of the international regard with which Coates is held.