From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
eSports is a global phenomenon, embraced and fuelled by the incessant creative energy and drive that its predominately young, male audience brings.
This article is designed to be a part of the initial foray of research by slightly older sports fans into understanding the world of competitive gaming, or as it will be referred to throughout this piece – eSports.
Grant Hackett needs “tough love” to emerge from the personal demons that have led to his latest indiscretion, says Australian Swimmers’ Association boss Daniel Kowalski.
Former Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett has been arrested on the Gold Coast after a “disturbance” at his parents’ house on the Gold Coast.
So far only Sebastian Coe, the head of the IAAF (track and field’s governing body), has had the balls to ban Russia from all competitions until the country cleans up its widespread doping scandals.
Dire Wolves are a team who are not bashful about how they play. There are no hidden agendas in their pick/ban, no entendre in their out of game personas, and certainly no lack of mechanical skill.
There’s nothing more exciting in sport than watching a teenager like Riley Day emerge as a potential superstar.
Usain Bolt and his All Stars have completed a clean sweep of the inaugural Nitro Athletics series after overcoming an an impressive young Australian team including teen sprint sensation Riley Day.
When Josh Hazlewood was run out at the bowler’s end at Eden Park three weeks ago with Australia needing just six runs to win, it was by far the most unbeatable dumbest moment of the sporting year.
Close calls between players across fog-of-war, multi-man surprise team fights, a pendulum-like oscillation of comebacks and clutch saves, and solo lane kills are many aspects that can define an exciting game of League of Legends to the average viewer.
Departing ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt has warned Australian sport faces an ongoing and more sophisticated threat of doping.
If you’re interested in the online strategy card game Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, then you’ll no doubt be interested in the upcoming Hearthstone global games, announced by developer Blizzard last week.
The fall-out from Friday night’s boxing bout between Danny Green and Anthony Mundine has continued with Mundine suggesting he may appeal the result and also calling Green a “bitch.”
Usain Bolt head-to-head against a schoolgirl from Queensland. Luke Mathews and Genevieve LaCaze claiming a thrilling victory in the mixed three-minute challenge. Elimination miles. A near-capacity crowd.
Danny Green was seeing double. His legs were jelly. All he could hear was a numb whirring.
Tiger Woods has major problems, and it’s not even the US Masters – yet.
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The Ironman finals series will be held between Friday and Sunday this week at Cronulla.
This time last year, I was watching everything I could get my hands on for the teams taking part in International Extreme Masters Katowice.
Former UFC Welterweight Champion and one of the most revered mixed martial artists of all time Georges St Pierre officially announced his impending return to the Octagon last week.
Hockey in Western Australia is about to face its biggest ever challenge.
If you read these regularly you’re probably sick of hearing me gush about Cloud9 and FlyQuest but that series was so good! FlyQuest’s blind Zed pick and Nidalee in game three were questionable, but it was so much fun from both sides.
Over the last six months, women’s sport has created far more headlines than normal.
It is now time in Australia for our very own version of the Hockey Indian League.
The Australian sporting landscape is becoming incredibly crowded, especially with national women’s comps starting in most of the major sports.
Week three, and the LCS is finding its groove. We still have a lot of ties, but the standings are starting to shake themselves out.
In a surprise move, the National Basketball Association and 2K Sports have teamed up for an official eSports league.
What is sport and why does it matter? Is it about the quality of the competition and the occasion?
History may or may not judge Anthony Mundine a better fighter than Danny Green.
UFC Fight Night 104 is going down on Sunday the fifth. There’s plenty of action across the full fight card, with the main card starting at 1:00pm EST. The headline event pits Dennis Bermudez against Chan Sung Jung.
Here’s a warning from Jeff Horn’s trainer to Manny Pacquiao – the Brisbane Bomber eats southpaws for breakfast.
Move aside Floyd Mayweather. Manny Pacquiao is about to steal one away from you.
February. One of two months of the year where the winter footballs and cricket have little, if anything going on for them in Australia.