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Single-minded Sally Pearson insists a sickening compound fracture won’t thwart her historic quest for back-to-back Olympic gold medals.
He may miss out on the title he desperately wants but Australian Open fans can send retiring Lleyton Hewitt out a winner with special celebrations planned for his final ever tournament.
It’s too late for Rio but Volleyball Australia is hoping a private cash injection will help get their women’s team back on to the Olympic stage for the 2020 Games.
There’s a new, global sport that’s becoming a pretty big deal. Australia has been a little late to the party, and we’re not particularly good at it.
Already one of the world’s best goalkeepers, Sharni Layton is eyeing another role for Australia’s netball Test series against New Zealand this month.
Jason Day would love the chance battle head to head with world No.1 Jordan Spieth in this week’s Presidents Cup, but he accepts team strategy may rule out the mouth-watering match up.
Perpetual LOYAL owner Anthony Bell has recruited former Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke and two top-notch sailors, as he chases a second Sydney to Hobart line honours win.
Resuscitated by businessman Larry Kestelman, the National Basketball league must now deliver the goods and turn a feelgood pre-season vibe into tangible success.
Here are the best and worst moments from the world of sport on Thursday October 1, 2015.
Squash is often a bit of a neglected sport in the chock-full Australian sporting landscape. We often forget that, along with golf and tennis, is a very high participation sport in this country.
If you’re looking to see Jarryd Hayne turn his fortunes around on and looking for information on how to live stream or watch on TV in Australia – look no further.
Thanasi Kokkinakis has been bundled out of the St Petersburg Open in the first round by Spaniard Marcel Granollers.
Australian netball coach Lisa Alexander is confident she has the depth in her world champion side to cover the retirement of some key players heading into their series next month against New Zealand.
Multi-media personality Mike Gibson died today, aged 75.
TV sports commentator and journalist Mike Gibson has died, aged 75. Gibson is best known for his work on Channel Nine’s Wide World of Sports, as well as hosting sports show The Back Page on Fox Sports until 2012.
The Brisbane Bullets have been revived and will return to the NBL for the 2016-17 season after a seven-year absence.
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Australia Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander has named her 12-player squad for the Constellation Cup Series against the New Zealand Silver Ferns.
The International team is in with a wonderful opportunity to win the Presidents Cup on the final day. Join The Roar for a live blog of all the action from the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea from 12:30pm AEDT.
Barely a week after North Korea’s dear leader Kim Jong-un reportedly blasted 807 not out in a cricket match, Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the bar for what world leaders are capable of in sport.
The President Cup might not be as legendary or prestigious as the Ryder Cup, but given the dominance of Australian and South African golfers in past couple of years the 2015 tournament promises to be one of the most closely contested yet.
I this morning renewed my 2016 membership for my favourite NRL team – I’m not exactly sure of their membership target, but I assume it would be around 20,000 (as it was for 2015).
Like most sports mad kids of my generation I was first introduced to Mike Gibson via the television in his role as host of Wide World of Sports on Channel Nine.
It was the 2011 Australian Open press conference after the semi-final in which Novak Djokovic had defeated Roger Federer in straight sets.
With the final series well underway in two football codes, a battle for our Davis Cup team, the anticipation of the A-League season and the Rugby World Cup, I found myself over the weekend overcome with Aussie pride.
The recent world championship results from Kazan were the brightest news Swimming Australia has received for years.
Match Result: Great Britain is into the final for the first time since 1978 after Andy Murray defeated Bernard Tomic in straight sets to defeat Australia
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Match Result: Great Britain are one rubber away from the Davis Cup final after winning an epic five set battle against Australia at Glasgow. BRITAIN 4 6 6 6 6 AUSTRALIA 6 3 4 7 4
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Beijing 4×200 metre freestyle gold medallist Kylie Palmer breathed a sigh of relief this week, when the status of her on-again off-again doping violation from the 2013 world titles dissolved to an official reprimand, freeing her to compete at the Rio Olympics.
As a mad NBA fan (Go Grizzlies!) for years I have been particularly jealous of their variety of merchandise. Of course it is available to me, but the shipping prices are astronomical, so I turn to eBay to purchase supporters gear for my favourite American sporting teams.
The British Davis Cup team are half Scottish, and the semis are to be held in Glasgow. With front man Andy Murray born and raised in this very city, the Brits have a huge home-court advantage.
Match Result: Australia and Great Britain are level after day 1 with both teams winning a rubber in the semi-final tie between the two.
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We’re all aware of the narrative. Jarryd Hayne is a national treasure and has opened the US to a litany of awful Australian impressions that end up drifting between English, New Zealander and South African (think Leonardo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond).