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India is often described as the final frontier. In that respect, it is much like space in Star Trek.
The most remarkable aspect of Australia’s dominant win over India in the first Test yesterday is that their batsmen and spinners utilised better techniques for the spinning conditions than the home team.
Sixteen years ago this week Australia was celebrating a massive victory in India.
Yesterday was a great day for Sydney-based competitors. None more so than Steve O’Keefe, Steve Smith, and the mighty Winx.
There were talks of India winning the Border–Gavaskar Trophy 4-0 in India, triumphing in the first Test in Pune by a huge margin.
The love between the city of Perth and Rob Beveridge is genuine, which is why there is mixed feelings on both sides as he leads his Illawarra Hawks into the NBL grand final against the Wildcats.
The showdown between skippers Steve Smith and Virat Kohli was billed as the battle that will all but decide Australia’s bid for a boilover in India.
Former Wallabies international James O’Connor has spent the night in a Paris cell after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to buy cocaine.
It has taken less than three days of play for Australia to record a Test win that, before the first ball, the world at large agreed was bordering on the impossible.
The Melbourne Demons have kept themselves in the mix for the AFL Women’s grand final, winning a tight thriller against the Carlton Blues on Saturday morning.
Geelong captain Joel Selwood was been booked for speeding on Friday afternoon, and will lose his license for a month after going 127km per hour in a 100km per hour zone.
Josh Dugan may be on the move to another NRL club or even French rugby, according to reports from the Nine Network on Friday night that he is unhappy with his contract offer from the Dragons.
Australia are in a prime position to win their first Test in India since 2004 after scything through the home side’s batting line-up thanks to a phenomenal six-wicket spell by Steve O’Keefe.
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I am quite happy to admit I have substantial egg on my face. In fairness though, I am not an orphan.
Melbourne City, visibly eager to begin the first stage of their ‘Ruin Sydney’s Premiership’ project, swaddled themselves in a pre-match huddle.
When Mitchell Starc sent Cheteshwar Pujara packing at Pune yesterday, India was in some strife chasing Australia’s 260 in the first Test.
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Round 1 of Super Rugby has been completed, some good, some bad and unfortunately some ugly across the opening weekend.
Australia have not only surprised everyone by not being pummelled in the first Test match of the series – they actually won? And boy did they win big.
Round 1 of Super Rugby 2017 comes to a close with a traditional grudge match between two of South Africa’s biggest rivals, the Stormers and the Bulls. Join The Roar from 4:30am (AEDT) for live scores from the match, and a live blog of the game.
Yesterday afternoon, Matthew Renshaw covered himself, and the Australian dressing room toilets, in glory. A fine innings of 68 on debut in India was briefly interrupted by the undeniable call of nature.
This time of year is a great time of year. It’s a time of hope when each fan can still dream that his team is going to win the NRL premiership.
The 2017 NRL season is just around the corner. Here is what I think the ladder will look like at season’s end.
So what can Australia make of the quite extraordinary outcome in Pune?
After crashing out of last September in straight sets, and trading away two club legends during the off-season, one wonders how or whether the Hawks will bounce back in 2017.
For Valtteri Bottas, 2017 could very well be the crux on which his entire career in Formula One hinges.
Allan Border hails from a time when men were men. Well, Queenslanders were men. Others could earn begrudging male status through feats of strength, or alcoholism.
On day two of the first Test in Pune, Australia’s Steve O’Keefe ripped through the Indian batting line-up to roll them for 105 runs and collect himself figures of 6/35.
The Kings will be looking to kick-start their 2017 Super Rugby campaign with a winning start when they take on Argentina’s Jaguares on Saturday at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores from the game, starting from 2:15am AEDT.
Mother Nature attempted to steal the show at Randwick yesterday, but the Queen of the Turf in Winx gave her and her Chipping Norton Stakes (1600m) rivals the cold shoulder.
The Lions are the favourites to get their 2017 Super Rugby campaign started with some winning form when they take on the Cheetahs. Join The Roar for live scores from the match, starting from 12:05am AEDT.
The Perth Glory and Western Sydney Wanderers will be fighting to maintain their place in the top six when they clash on at nib Stadium Saturday night. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 10pm (AEDT).
Match result: It has taken less than three days of play for Australia to record a Test win that, before the first ball, the world at large agreed was bordering on impossible.
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