Author: Chris Lesley

Rice Queen

Rice Queen

Whilst Michael Phelps was undoubtedly the King of the pool, the choice of the Queen is just as easy to clarify. Stephanie Rice won every event she competed in the games, adding 3 Golds...

Book Review: Can I Keep My Jersey?

Book Review: Can I Keep My Jersey?

It’s an all too familiar situation that an Agent will encounter: The Journeyman. Paul Shirley is not a household name, yet he has played for multiple NBA teams…albeit, if it’s in “junk time” as...

Kicking The Habit

Kicking The Habit

It’s an all too common scenario facing student athletes these days: As the emphasis moves from skill to athletic ability, students are often faced with a choice of what sport to pursue professionally. In...

6+5 = Opportunity?

6+5 = Opportunity?

Just before Euro 2008 began taking over our TV sets, FIFA announced the proposal of a new rule, quite simply dubbed the ‘6+5’ rule. This would mean that football teams may only be allowed...

I Want My Money Back!

I Want My Money Back!

Late last week, economist Bruce Chapman brought up an idea for Australian athletes. The proposal was to make Australian athletes pay back their scholarships from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) under a HECS...

(CB)A – League

(CB)A – League

Good news today as the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) and the Football Federation Australia (FFA) came to a historic agreement: The first A-League CBA. [FFA create bargaining agreement] The A-League has been in operation...