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I watched the ABC’s Catalyst programme, which looked at how whips affect racehorses, on Tuesday night.
Australia’s recent glories in Test cricket have been the work of a core group of veterans.
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I have been a Greg Bird fan for much of his career, but no more. He has lost me as an admirer, most probably forever.
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With New Zealand already in the final, Australia and India faced off at the SCG in the second semi-final to see who would join them. (Spoiler: it’s Australia). Here are the ratings for that match.
Another decent round of tipping last week, with Biltongbek taking out Round 6 and establishing quite the handy lead.
For a man recently accustomed to dominating matches, Mitchell Johnson’s World Cup has cast him in a support role. He’s played without the aura that made him so feared.
As the Asian Champions met the World Champions on Wednesday night in Kaiserslautern, few could have predicted the dominance the Socceroos would impress on the match.
Steven Peter Devereux Smith was destined to haunt India all summer. His batting heroics reached a climax yesterday at the SCG with his fifth century in six games.
The Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival rolls on at Rosehill this Saturday with the BMW as the showcase event.
For the last eight years, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been considered one of the truly elite halfbacks in the NFL.
Somewhere in the hangover of the Australian Grand Prix, the relationship between Red Bull and Renault boiled over in an ugly way, scalding many in the process.
Crack open the peanuts and get a fresh cold one – baseball is back! This is the time of year when hope soars like a perfectly struck curveball, when every team has a chance at winning all 162 games, and indeed, of attaining World Series glory.
As far as the saying goes, ladies first. But today I’ve been asked to round out The Roar‘s top 50 AFL players, with the first 40 done and dusted.
When Steve Smith trudged off the SCG following a game-turning century in Australia’s Cricket World Cup semi-final, you could almost hear India’s relief at finally seeing the last of him.
Port Adelaide have extended coach Ken Hinkley’s contract by two years, cementing their stunning AFL success.
Skipper Mile Jedinak says the Socceroos’ performance against Germany will take belief gained from winning the Asian Cup to a whole new level.
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Moonee Valley is set to have a stunning end to their Summer Night racing series with the 90th running of the Group 1 William Reid Stakes. Join us for commentary before the race start time of 9:45pm (AEDT).
Perth Glory will be desperate to end their nine game winless streak when they host Western Sydney Wanderers at nib Stadium. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9:30pm (AEDT).
Melbourne Victory host the Central Coast Mariners at AAMI Park in Melbourne to kick of Round 23 of the A-League. Join The Roar for live scores from 7:40pm (AEDT) and leave your comments below.
Match Result A gutsy win for the Lions tonight, and they finish their season tour with three wins from four games.
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Match result: The Canterbury Bulldogs have moved into the top four on the NRL ladder with a golden point win over the West Tigers at ANZ Stadium tonight. CANTERBURY BULLDOGS 25 WEST TIGERS 24
Sydney rivals the Parramatta Eels and South Sydney Rabbitohs lock horns at Pirtek Stadium. Join The Roar from 7.30pm (AEDT) for all the action from this Friday night fixture.
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Match Result A comprehensive second half performance has given the Hurricanes a dominant 36-12 victory here in Wellington.
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Aussie Star Joe Ingles will be rested this summer and will not compete for Australia in international competition following a mutual agreement made between Jazz and Boomers management.
Concentration camps taught Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel that the opposite of love was not hate, but indifference. The two hottest topics in NSW sport this week are rooted in indifference.
Wise judges, including ex-Australian opener Matthew Hayden, believe the result of Sunday’s World Cup final is a foregone conclusion because the New Zealand game is not suited to the wide expanses of the MCG.
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The Rubicon has been crossed, gone are the old boring Socceroos, Australia now finds itself as a young upwardly mobile team in world football. First came Asian Cup success and now a confidence boosting 2-2 draw with Germany in their own backyard.
On Wednesday night, the A-League’s two most travelled teams met at Lang Park. Western Sydney Wanderers recorded a 4-1 win over the Brisbane Roar in front of just 6,813 spectators, as the fixture list build-up starts to affect both teams on and off the field.
With all the electrifying action in the World Cup, you could be forgiven for not noticing that the Sheffield Shield season came to a tame close on Wednesday afternoon.
Round 4 of the NRL season is nearly upon us, next week is Easter and the Cricket World Cup concludes on Sunday. The real footy season has turned up at last!
Having never been a real cricket fan, even I was all choked up seeing the Proteas fall yet again in the face of World Cup adversity.
The ‘Roos revival’ at Melbourne unraveled miserably towards the end of last season. As incredulous as it is that one team can be so bad for so long, there’s very little to suggest the Demons will be rising anytime soon.
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