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ESPN sparked controversy over the weekend, reporting that the ROX Tigers would disband to chase lucrative deals in North America and China.
The 15-year-old daughter of US Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been killed after being caught in an exchange of gunfire between two vehicles outside of a Kentucky restaurant.
Now are the times that try men’s souls. And by “men”, I mean me.
We’ve all heard that post match interview. “I can’t describe how it feels. I’m speechless mate…”
Rio Olympic and Paralympic stars feature prominently among nominations for the major award at the Sport Australia Hall Of Fame annual dinner.
Award-winning sports journalist Rebecca Wilson has died in Sydney from breast cancer, aged 54.
Now is the season. We’ve just had the NRL and AFL grand finals, but the two big codes aren’t the only players giving major spoils to the victors.
Australia’s most decorated gymnast Lauren Mitchell has announced her retirement, saying she leaves the sport with no regrets after squeezing every ounce of talent out of her body.
Golfing icon Arnold Palmer has passed away, aged 87 in a hospital in Pittsburgh.
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.
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.
Four more Australian athletes including Olympic swim star Cate Campbell and world champion canoeist Jessica Fox have had their confidential medical information leaked by cyber espionage group Fancy Bears.
Jason Day withdrew from the rich FedExCup finale in Atlanta today, complaining of back pain.
Australian Heroes of the Storm team, Reborn, will be set for the biggest challenge of their eSports career when they head to California for BlizzCon 2016 next month.
The FedExCup finale teed off this morning at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta, with the last Ryder Cup position up for grabs from Team USA captain Davis Love III.
The international cycling community is in mourning after an athlete died in competition for the first time in Paralympic Games history.
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Thankfully the Essendon Football Club sports supplements saga has come to an end, but it was just another major example of poor governance at a professional sporting club.
Is 2016 the year of the fairytale?
The League of Legends 2016 World Championships are in full swing in North America and there have been some surprising storylines developing.
The majority of team-sports competitions have been run and won for the year of 2016. We’ve seen some great stories, but which was the best?
After a phenomenal season, it’s time for the Global Champions Tour final. This is where the championship will be decided, and there are two riders who are in the running, Australian Edwina Tops-Alexander and Swede Rolf-Göran Bengtsson.
The power of language is something that is celebrated every day on The Roar. When combined with one of the most passionate human endeavours, sport, magic can happen.
Calisthenics sporting tournaments are quickly growing around the world. Australia is beginning to catch on, but lags behind other countries due to some unique barriers.
Dylan Alcott became the first Australian athlete to win two gold medals at the Rio Paralympics but more noteworthy is that he has won gold medals in two different sports.
Every week we look at a number of practices that are common in both eSports and traditional sports. In previous weeks, we looked at player structure/spines, and the coaching staff behind successful teams.
Cyber hackers Fancy Bears have done the sporting world a service by opening a conversation on the alarming growth – and secrecy – of the Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) system in elite sport.
This year I witnessed one of the most captivating moments of sporting competition I’ve ever seen, and it took place on an entirely digital playing field.
In watching Australian athletes at the Rio Paralympics, I have been immensely impressed with their attitude towards fellow competitors, and their appreciation of the support of coaches, family and friends.
In last week’s eSports Parallels, we looked at how eSports are integrating successful strategies from traditional sports, starting with building around a ‘spine’, a core group of players that drastically improve an entire team’s performance when playing together.
Paracanoe and paratriathlon make their debuts on the Paralympic Games program at Rio. Australia has a strong medal history in canoeing and triathlon at the Olympics and it looks like this will continue at the Paralympics.
After the Rio Olympics, there has been much discussion of why the Australian Team did not meet medal expectations.
On Thursday morning the second biggest, but most amazing sporting event will finally get underway.
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