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Almost five years to the day, my friend Gus Johnston shared a remarkably candid video on YouTube that laid bare the harsh reality of homophobia in sport.
Australia have arrived in South Africa with their weakest-ever ODI pace line-up. On Tuesday they kick off their tour with a quartet of pace bowlers who are not even among the ten best 50-over quicks in the country.
It was one of the greatest matches that football fans have ever seen, ending in a thrilling victory to the Western Bulldogs by just a single goal. Check out all our talking points from yesterday’s preliminary final.
Australia have arrived in South Africa with their weakest-ever ODI pace line-up.
Kevin Chappell has never won a USPGA tournament, but his consistency sees the 30-year-old American in with a big chance to win the Tour Championship at his first attempt.
The Melbourne Storm have advanced to another grand final, with Cameron Smith and Cooper Cronk guiding them over a gallant Canberra Raiders outfit by two points in what was an excellent game of football.
The Melbourne Storm will play off against the Cronulla Sharks for the 2016 NRL premiership after those two sides won through to the decider on preliminary final weekend.
A 55-year drought is over as the Western Bulldogs are on their way to their first grand final since 1961. In a preliminary final for the ages, the Dogs clawed their way to a 6-point victory against the heavily favored Giants to book a place against the Sydney Swans next week.
The Western Bulldogs will make their first appearance in the AFL Grand Final since 1961 against the Sydney Swans, after the two teams won their way through to the decider on preliminary final weekend.
Greg Inglis, Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson have warmed up for Australia’s Four Nations rugby league campaign, each scoring try doubles in the PM XIII’s 58-0 defeat of Papua New Guinea.
Cronulla halfback Chad Townsend claims his confidence never suffered after his NRL qualifying-finals sacking, despite disagreeing with coach Shane Flanagan’s decision to hook him during the win over Canberra.
I am irrationally excited about this game. The market says a Dogs loss is all-but assured, but they’ve said that every week.
The Sydney Swans are through to the grand final for the third time in this still-young decade, after blowing the Geelong Cats away early last night.
By the time you read this, the County Championship trophy will have been decided.
Jason Day withdrew from the rich FedExCup finale in Atlanta today, complaining of back pain.
Coach Paul Green believes North Queensland dealt well with the pressure of being NRL premiers.
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Arsenal will be looking to claim second spot on the Premier League table when they host Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium. Join The Roar from 2:30am AEST for live scores.
The Melbourne Storm have marched into their first grand final since 2012, recording a clinical two-point victory over the Canberra Raiders in an excellent game of rugby league.
Match result: The Melbourne Storm are through to the 2016 NRL Grand Final where they will play the Cronulla Sharks after beating the Canberra Raiders by two points on Saturday night.
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Match result: The Western Bulldogs have won an epic preliminary final against the GWS Giants, entering their first grand final in more than half a century.
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With a strong top order effort in their second innings, India have moved themselves into a dominant position in the first Test against New Zealand who will need a massive turnaround after a poor finish yesterday. Join The Roar for live scores of Day 4 from 2pm (AEST).
Although the NRL grand final is won on the first Sunday in October, a season’s worth of hard work, form, luck and injuries all play their part in a team getting there.
Having been defeated in fairly emphatic fashion by the Swans in last night’s preliminary final, the next few weeks will undoubtedly turn to questions of what went wrong for Geelong, and what they need to do to go one step further next year.
With calls for an A-League second division reaching fever pitch, I’d like to make some observations about expansion into regional markets.
The Group 1 focus was at Caulfield on Saturday for the double header of the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes (1400m) and Underwood Stakes (1800m), and the punters got it spot on.
After the first match ended in an upset, with Pakistan beating world champions the West Indies in dominant style in Dubai, the players return just 24 hours later with the series victory on the line. Join The Roar for live scores of the second T20 from 2am (AEST).
Defending NRC champions Brisbane City will be searching for just their second win of the 2016 season when they host the Sydney Rays.
Match result: Melbourne Rising have added another win to their ledger with a 16-point victory over the UC Vikings on Sunday afternoon.
Very often in Test cricket we see excellent bowling dismissing the top half of the batting line-up, but then there is a dour rearguard action by the lower order batsmen. Nothing can be more frustrating to the bowling side.
After the second day of the Test was ended by rain, things have become a bit more even in this match between India and New Zealand as we prepare for Day 3. Join The Roar for live scores from the third day of the Test at Kanpur, beginning from 2pm (AEST).
The Cronulla Sharks are through to the NRL grand-final after a thumping 12-point win over the North Queensland Cowboys in the first NRL preliminary final.
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