Kate Smart Roar Guru

Kate Smart

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About

Freelance sports writer, mainly cycling and tennis. Sometimes other sports, AFL, Swimming and Olympics.

Master of Journalism/Comms student.

Follow me on twitter @katesmart12

Member Since:
June 2012
Based In:
Melbourne
Favourite Sporting Team:
Essendon
Favourite Sports:
AFL, Cycling, Tennis,

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Is the IPTL good for tennis?

Is the IPTL good for tennis?

5 Mar 2014

The International Premier Tennis League held its maiden draw in Dubai over the weekend as it begins preparing for its first exhibition matches at the end of the formal tennis season. The concept isn’t dissimilar to the IPL cricket league, in that the tournament will pay some big name players, past and present, big bucks […]

Drapac’s Ben Johnson out of the NZ Cycle Classic after collision

Drapac’s Ben Johnson out of the NZ Cycle Classic after collision

29 Jan 2014

Ben Johnson of Drapac Professional Cycling will miss this week’s New Zealand Cycle Classic after a training accident over the weekend. While out on a training ride on the Sunshine Coast he was involved in a collision with a vehicle towing a caravan. Johnson suffered a deep gash on his left elbow, requiring six stitches […]

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 6 live blog, updates

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 6 live blog, updates

26 Jan 2014

How exciting has this edition of the Tour Down Under been? The crowds have been fantastic and Tour de France director, Christian Prudhomme, has called the race the ‘Tour de France of January”. I think a big congratulations should also go out there for Aussie cycling fans who are embracing road cycling with such passion. […]

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 4 live blog, updates

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 4 live blog, updates

24 Jan 2014

It’s impossible to not still be buzzing from Cadel Evans’ magnificent win on the Corkscrew during yesterday’s Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under. We’ll have live updates of Stage 4 from 2.00pm AEDT. Stage 4 will provide Evans and his fellow GC contenders with a day off, so to speak, as the sprinters come […]

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 2 live blog, updates

2014 Tour Down Under: Stage 2 live blog, updates

22 Jan 2014

The 2014 Tour Down Under continues this afternoon with a 150km stage from Prospect to Stirling. Join me at 1.30pm AEDT for live coverage of the BikeExchange Stage 2. The stage will take riders through the Adelaide Hills and through the picturesque town of Hanhdorf before finishing at Stirling. With Australia’s Simon Gerrans sitting pretty […]

National Road Championships: Gracie Elvin interview

National Road Championships: Gracie Elvin interview

15 Jan 2014

Gracie Elvin is quickly establishing herself as one of Australia’s premier road cyclists with her back-to-back victory in Saturday’s Women’s Road Race in Buninyong. The 25-year-old from Canberra spoke to The Roar about her weekend victory and her goals for the 2014 season. The Roar: Congratulations, Gracie on your victory on Saturday. Two National Road […]

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