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Trying to understand life is sometimes a futile pursuit. Yesterday provided another instance.
When Michael Cheika named his extended Wallaby squad of 40 for the Rugby Championship, he gave himself plenty of room to move.
There are not many surprises in Michael Cheika’s new look Wallaby train-on squad.
According to the Oxford Dictionary definition, for something to be great, it needs to be “considerably above the average” and “important or the most important.”
With the Australian Diamonds team named last week, the Netball World Cup is fast becoming a reality and the chance of it all being a very vivid, mass hallucination is growing less and less likely with each passing day.
What to make of Nick Kyrgios? Is he the most exciting new talent to crash the Australian tennis scene since Wally Masur, or is he just a boorish show-off who needs a good clip around the ear?
The best game that Brendon Goddard ever played is the worst thing that ever happened to him.
So, one game to go, and we’re all locked up at the top and we’re all locked up the bottom. Elisha is both safe in the middle and doomed to the bronze medal. Not even double points can help him.
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On Tuesday, Racing Victoria announced a handful of changes which should improve the Spring Carnival program. The most important was a reduction in distance for the A.J. Moir Stakes (Group 1, weight-for-age) from 1200 metres to 1000 metres.
The prestige of the Tour de France brings the world’s best riders to the starting line. More than any other race, it’s the focal point of the long road racing season, and unlike any other race, everyone arrives in absolute peak condition.
Faulkner is likely to be banned from Australia’s one-day series in England, where he had a passenger in the car when charged with drink-driving.
The AFL announced on Friday afternoon that in the wake of Adelaide Crows’ head coach Phil Walsh’s tragic passing, Sunday afternoon’s match between Adelaide and the Geelong Cats will not go ahead.
Head coach of the Adelaide Crows, Phil Walsh, has died following a domestic dispute at his home in Adelaide.
Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh is dead after a domestic dispute at his home. His son has been arrested.
13 years ago the AFL were issued with a warning that recreational drugs were commonplace at football clubs.
Ignore Mitch Marsh’s career batting average of 32. The statistic that really matters is this: since the start of the 2013-14 summer, the all-rounder has made 1257 first-class runs at an average of 52.
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The Richmond Tigers have been on an absolute tear in the AFL, but they’ll still need to bring their best if they’re to avoid an upset loss to the Greater Western Sydney Giants. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 1:40pm (AEST).
It’s always been a controversial idea – taking the top twelve drivers in the championship after twenty-six Sprint Cup Series races, and putting them in their own race-within-a-race, battling for the championship, eliminating drivers from contention every few races, as the rest of the forty three-car Sprint Cup Series field races for wins around them […]
As if the deaths of former Port Adelaide player John McCarthy, former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey and cricketer Phillip Hughes in the last three years hadn’t already rocked the South Australia sporting landscape, then the shock death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh will no doubt have hit the hardest.
A lot has been said about Nick Kyrgios’ attitude on the tennis court. Here is some more. He is pretty good.
The 102nd Tour de France starts with a 14km individual time trial (no it isn’t prologue) around the streets of the Dutch city of Utrecht.
Standing at 195 centimetres and tipping the scales at 120 kilograms, most people would judge Taqele Naiyaravoro to be a valuable addition to any rugby league team in the NRL.
Football is an unpredictable game, and watching it teaches you to expect the unexpected. But it cannot prepare you to deal with something like this.
On the eve of the Ashes, talk and anticipation is building around Australia. But over in England, nobody really cares.
Dear Kieran, from the bottom of my heart, thank you.
Formula One has finally given us something to get excited about.
Listening to the Channel Seven commentary team, you get the impression that, maybe they’re not the biggest fans of the red vest.
With all the hype surrounding Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor, mixed martial arts fans are forgetting that the UFC welterweight title will be defended on the same night.
UPDATE: The match has been suspended, play will continue at 11.30pm on No. 1 Court.
Quite aside from the on-track product – which was astounding before it became insane, with cars four and five wide, bumping wheels in big packs at over two hundred miles an hour – the turnout for Saturday’s MAVTV 500 at Auto Club Speedway Fontana was about three thousand.
I have not seen many comments on the structure of the upcoming Rugby Championship, and I recognise that with only one game against each country there is limited scope to make it absolutely fair.
Bernard Tomic continues his Wimbledon campaign tonight to play the top seed, the world number one and the toughest challenger in tennis; Novak Djokovic. Centre Court will host a cracking round three encounter between the Serb and the Aussie at midnight and be sure to join The Roar for all the action with live scores […]
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