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Veteran boxing judge Bruce McTavish believes Australian welterweight Jeff Horn has “no real talent” and would be no chance of beating Manny Pacquiao if their planned April bout goes ahead.
Just three years ago, Esteban Chaves was a promising Colombian cyclist with a badly-damaged right arm who spoke no English.
In April, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is expected to fight Jeff Horn, a former Brisbane-based PE teacher, in sunny Queensland.
For the most populated state in Australia, the sporting achievements of NSW and Sydney are well below par, with the exception of Moises Henriques, and Graham Arnold.
The bidding war for Australia’s biggest ever boxing event is underway with Brisbane the early frontrunner to host Jeff Horn’s blockbuster fight with Manny Pacquiao.
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will fight in Australia for the first time, with a bout between the Pacman and Brisbane’s Jeff Horn to be held on April 23 for the WBO welterweight title.
Not since Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, and Tom Watson put golf on the international sporting map has there been a galaxy of stars in the same era.
Danny Green has dismissed talk of a weight mismatch in his long-awaited boxing rematch with old foe Anthony Mundine.
Jeff Horn is preparing to fight boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao amid speculation the pair will step into the ring at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
There have been far more sporting highs than lows looking back on 2016.
2016. For me, it’s a year I’ll remember for the fairy tales.
The nervous wait is almost over for Jim Delegat and the crew of Giacomo who will soon be named overall winners of the Sydney to Hobart.
The hesitant toe-dipping, transitionary step for any sub-culture to make into the mainstream consciousness is an unimaginably confusing and complex process that runs on a purely case-to-case basis.
The 72nd edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been run and won with Perpetual Loyal cruising to the finish for the win at around 2:30am (AEDT) this morning, smashing the race record by almost five hours.
Anthony Bell won’t defend Perpetual LOYAL’s record-breaking Sydney to Hobart race title, with the owner-skipper instead pointing toward a “new and hot” sailing challenge.
A dejected Mark Richards wants Wild Oats XI to again contest the Sydney to Hobart after a mechanical failure ended the boat’s latest campaign.
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Bernie Portenski has been slowed at last; the legendary Kiwi runner is consigned to a Wellington hospital bed, planning her own funeral.
Going to a birthday party at the house of a member of my under 8s rugby league team, I remember being amazed at the number of trophies the boy had acquired in a few short years of competitive sport.
It’s summer time again and many of us are thinking what to do in the future to tick of that bucket list, well today I nine things for you to do.
Historically, much has been made of the so-called Aussie battler. Not easy to define, yet some sort of quirky homage to the less talented, the vertically or horizontally challenged or those facing seemingly insurmountable odds.
It’s business time in the Australian Baseball League – Major Leaguers are pouring onto rosters around the country, local players are all trying to get a spot on the Team Australia roster for the World Baseball Classic in March and the standard of play is as high as it has ever been.
The Hi-Rez Expo kicks off in the US today with the third season of the Smite World Championship being held at the event, and there is one team of Aussies looking to take it all.
The turn of the calendar brings a new year to the sport of golf. Kicking off in January, professionals around the world will be vying to make money lists, claim tournaments and win majors.
A new wave of female journalists and sports presenters has arrived and our screens and columns are littered with their offerings.
I’m going to nail my colours to the mast. I couldn’t care less about the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. And I’ll go out on a limb and say not many other folks do either.
At 1pm AEDT on Boxing Day, as lunch is taken at the MCG, the gun will fire to signal the start of the 72nd Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Join The Roar for live updates from the race.
The romance of sports is not always in the moment of victory, but often in that second of madness that denies the moment.
So the World Championships I have found for you all so far don’t exactly need much skill or sporting prowess and in your 2017 quest to be a world champion, it just may be your skills that might get you over the line.
It was announced yesterday that Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt will make his return to the Octagon facing former heavyweight challenger Alistair Overeem.
The alphabet soup of boxing titles offered by the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO can be difficult for the average boxing fan to follow.
There were several significant Australian athletes, coaches, administrators and journalists that died in 2016. This list is not exhaustive as it does not include the many contributors at the state and local level.
The WWE have held a press conference at London’s O2 arena, announcing the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament to be held on January 14 and 15.
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