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V8 Supercars entered into its new-look television landscape last weekend at the season-opening Clipsal 500 Adelaide. And the results in terms of viewers were to be expected.
When West Coast’s Eric McKenzie and Bulldog Tom Liberatore had their seasons ruined by crumpled knees in the first round of AFL practices matches last weekend, many began questioning the worth of holding a pre-season competition at all.
I have always been Shane Watson’s greatest defender. Amid all the ridicule, the opprobrium and abuse, I stood by this brave, blonde man.
It’s always a great race day when we’re greeted with a Group 1 for three-year-olds over the classic mile distance. It’s a confusing and disappointing day when we’re greeted with two.
In the aftermath of my SMH column and the interviews I gave last week regarding the illicit drug scandal, I’ve noticed a recurrent debate: are athletes role models?
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Season 2015 is just moments away from starting and I can’t wait. Like all of you, I’m dreaming that this year my boys will get to the last day of the season and win the grand final.
I was lucky enough to have another winner this week with Lucky Black in Ipswich. The strike-rate for the stable is getting up there, and at this stage it’s just been a matter of having the right horse in the right race.
In case you missed it, the MCG earlier this week waved the white flag in its battle with Tullamarine Airport for the title of Worst-Value Eatery in Melbourne.
It is extremely revelatory to learn that the withering demands on NRL players that we read about every second day may not be the faults of international football and the World Club Series after all.
Four games into this World Cup campaign, and Michael Clarke has faced 18 balls. In fact, after sending down five overs against Afghanistan, he’s bowled more than he’s hit.
Yet more improvements from the experts in Round 3, with three of us snagging seven out of a possible eight points, and the other three netting six points.
The normally expressionless NRL boss Dave Smith should have a huge smile after the season started at Suncorp last night with a bang. Premiers South Sydney treated league fans to a 36-6 romp over the Broncos.
For all of Formula One’s communicative strengths – its huge potential audience reach and its many marketing dollars – it leaves much to be desired when it comes to speaking off-script.
Sportswriters Brett McKay and Ryan O’Connell are recycling old jokes and trying new formats in Episode 64 of the Cheap Seats podcast.
Melbourne Victory coach Kevin Muscat has urged his team to swap their tag of the A-League’s great performers and become ruthless winners ahead of their table-topping meeting with Perth.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says it will be “hard” – but not impossible – for Karmichael Hunt to force his way back into Rugby World Cup calculations.
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The second game of Round 1 sees the Parramatta Eels take on the Manly Sea Eagles from Pirtek Stadium in Parramatta. Join The Roar from 7:30pm (AEDT) for what is sure to be an exciting game.
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Defending champions India are a win away from being the second team after hosts New Zealand to book their spot in the quarter finals, while the West Indies will be looking to get a win after the mauling they received in Sydney from South Africa. Join The Roar for live scores and updates from 5:30pm […]
I’m a one-eyed Manly fan. There, it’s out of the way. Now, let me put something out there: last night’s loss wasn’t a fluke.
The AFL’s father-son rule, however archaic, is a feature of the game which must be preserved, not abolished or limited under the guise of equalisation.
The Afghanistan team stood side by side, arms around each other, eyes shut, belting out every word of their national anthem.
Brisbane appear to have intensified their ‘moving cage’ game plan, which involves flooding around the ball and then sprinting back into an open forward line when they rebound.
It’s late August 2014, and the Spanish Football League spits out the fixture list for season 2014-15.
Countless articles are being written regarding the biggest and richest fight in boxing history. But the world could be witnessing a boring match in Las Vegas, Nevada come May 2.
On an overcast Saturday, a friend and I were trading jokes, trying to make other laugh. He triumphed with six simple words: “I’ll tell you a joke: England.”
The World Cup is on its way and as per usual New Zealand are firming as the front-runners to lift the Webb Ellis Cup.
It’s nice to be able to write about my team in a good light, and the New York Rangers were one of the big winners during the 2015 NHL trade period.
If the English Premier League has taught Australian football anything, it’s that within the next couple of broadcast-deal cycles the centre of power will shift to the A-League’s clubs.
Expansion of the A-League is a much-discussed topic, with franchises from Canberra, Geelong, Tasmania and Wollongong suggested. But what about Liverpool?
Tasmanian three-year-old Admiral ventures north of his home state for the first time to take on the big guns at Flemington in the Australian Guineas.
With the NHL trade deadline closed, who came out looking worse for wear?
99.94 – the four digits that best describe the remarkable cricketing career of Sir Donald George Bradman, who is widely regarded as Australia’s greatest ever sportsperson, and was lauded by former Prime Minister John Howard as the “greatest living Australian.”
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