From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Once again a contract in the world of elite sport has proven to be worth less than the paper it is written on when it comes to job stability and security.
While the Roosters had a game to forget last weekend, the Cowboys blew the Broncos away.
Look, you know and I know that rugby league is currently in rude health. Television ratings are high, standard of play is excellent, Jamal Idris is taller than ever, and crowds are occasionally present.
There’s a photo of a women’s cycling team in which the colour of their clothing and the lighting gave the appearance that the cyclists were semi nude. It went viral on the Internet.
The Grand Tours have finished for 2014 and we’re on the downhill run to the season’s finish.
“Connor has gone to heaven. He is in peace now.” It was the message we didn’t want to receive, although we knew it was coming.
Some of you commented that the views I expressed in the article I posted from the ground after Saturday’s Test between the Wallabies and Pumas were too negative – after all the Wallabies had just won another Test and now have a record of only one loss in their last eleven Tests.
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V8 Supercars has a new super team following the union of American giant Penske Racing with veteran local team Dick Johnson Racing and return of two-time champion Marcos Ambrose. But can we add Ford into the mix?
This morning, at the Museum of Contemporary Art at Circular Quay in Sydney, FFA CEO David Gallop will address the media on the current state of football.
The Roar‘s expert tipping panel is back once again with their tips and predictions for the 2014 AFL preliminary finals.
After resting up with the week off, the Sydney Swans face a must win preliminary final against the North Melbourne Kangaroos at ANZ Stadium on Friday night.
The world’s golfing elite will be closely watching Thursday’s Scottish Independence Referendum, with the fate of St Andrews at stake.
The first semi-final of the 2014 NRL finals competition will see the Sydney Roosterstake on the red-hot North Queensland Cowboysat Allianz Stadium, Sydney.
It was fantastic to see so many NRC games streamed over the last weekend. Brett McKay has been raving ever since about the quality of the BarTV stream, so we’ve kept him on ice again for the preview this week.
Western Sydney sit in the box seat to make the Asian Champions League decider, holding FC Seoul to a scoreless draw in the first leg of their semi-final clash in South Korea.
Jerome Boateng has struck a last-minute goal for five-time European champions Bayern Munich in a 1-0 win over Manchester City while 2012 winners Chelsea were held by Schalke in Anglo-German duels in the Champions League.
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I was shocked to read comments on a recent Roar article claiming Ray Warren is past it.
Mick Potter has been shunted from the Tigers. The news comes days after Marina Go, Lucio Di Bartolomeo and Rosemary Sinclair were elected to a new-look Tigers board.
Following Fremantle’s straight sets exit from the finals there has been talk on The Roar of the Dockers’ premiership window being slammed shut.
The search for Paul Roos’s number two is heating up and widely anticipated with many teams reaching the end of their seasons.
Viking Park in Erindale. A cold Tuesday night in the nation’s capital, and five thousand football starved Canberrans left their jobs and packed into the ground that resembles that of a League One side in England for the city’s first FFA Cup match.
For years, the nude hued frock has been a staple of the red carpet. But put a flesh-coloured panel on a chick’s cycling uniform and all hell breaks loose.
India looked like a boxer that had taken too many blows by the time their five-Test series against England had come to an end.
Kostas Mitroglou scored a very tidy goal in Olympiacos’s thrilling 3-2 victory over Spanish champions Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night.
When the BBL starts, Brad Hogg at age 43 will be exhibiting the game’s most underused art. Sadly, there appears to be very few left-arm chinaman bowlers on the horizon to replace him.
Gary Ablett is undeniably the best player of his generation. In becoming the first player to make eight consecutive All-Australian teams, his case for the title of greatest AFL player ever is strengthened.
Football fans hear it constantly, the AFL is a business. Players say it. Coaches say it. Administrators say it. The clubs say it. This is not just sport, this is business.
Last week we reviewed the first eight teams to be eliminated from the NRL, with teams 16 to 13 first, and then teams 12 to nine.
If predicting the outcome of a match is bullet-proof, you could hold the prize-giving first at Newlands next weekend, give the trophy to the Springboks and hold the game afterwards.
I have been equal parts bemused and annoyed by a lot of recent commentary of The Roar community regarding the performance and suitability of the Wallaby loose forwards.
If there was any doubt as to the ruthless nature of the AFL coaching profession, those doubts were answered with the sacking of Brenton Sanderson by Adelaide.
Admire Rakti is going to have to defy history to replicate the efforts of fellow Japanese horse Delta Blues, who won the Melbourne Cup in 2006.
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