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FBI controls doping whistleblower: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused US agencies of manipulating evidence from the main whistleblower on doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

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Price is right for her SuperFoiler test

Olympian Olivia Price has been officially unveiled as the skipper of the Kleenmaid SuperFoiler, and she’s excited about being the only female steerer in sailing’s version of Twenty20 cricket.

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The Roar Podcast: What makes T20 cricket the best short format sport?

Twenty20 cricket has been the undisputed leader of short format sports for more than a decade.

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Russia banned from 2018 Winter Games after “unprecedented attack”

The Russian Olympic Committee has been banned from sending a team to the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee has announced.

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Gfinity Challenger Series announced: open competition with $15k monthly prize pool

eSports promoter Gfinity have announced the inaugural edition of the Challenger Series in Australia, allowing gamers from across the country to compete for the chance to be drafted by an Elite Series eSports franchise.

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News Corp Australia will boycott the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and the Winter Olympics in a rights dispute over coverage of the events.

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Gaze calls out NBL over refs

An exasperated Andrew Gaze has pleaded with the NBL for more transparency in the way games are being refereed following his Sydney Kings’ tenth loss of the season.

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Tiger Woods impresses on latest injury comeback

Tiger Woods did not take long to display his vintage fist pump on his much-anticipated return to competition at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

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How Steven Bradbury became the most famous Aussie winter Olympian

It’s one of the most iconic moments in Australian sport but the full story behind Steven Bradbury’s road to Olympic gold is extraordinary.

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Cameron Davis’ stunning Australian Open victory

There’s no way Australian golfer Cameron Davis will be ranked 1494 in the world ever again.

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Little known golfer Cameron Davis sets cracking pace at the Australian Open

With all eyes on former world number ones Jordan Spieth and Jason Day during the opening round of the 102nd Australian Open, 22-year-old Cameron Davis stole the show.

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World’s best sailors confirmed for revolutionary new racing series

It’s already been labelled sailing on steroids and it’s now been confirmed that the world’s best will be tested in the inaugural SuperFoiler Grand Prix (SFGP).

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Battlefront’s Star Card debacle an insight into what separates eSports from video games

Electronic Arts’ second stab at a Star Wars-themed online multiplayer game was a long shot at best of cracking into the world of eSports. But the stunning rise and fall of the game’s public approval gives us a valuable look at what distinguishes eSports from normal video games.

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Gallant BlizzCon efforts put Australian eSports on the map

California’s Anaheim Convention Centre – just a stone’s throw from Disneyland – saw an action-packed weekend of incredible eSports action. Going up against some of the world’s behemothic nations, the boys from down under did themselves proud.

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Overwatch World Cup live stream: How to watch BlizzCon live or online

The Overwatch World Cup is set to take place at the Anaheim Convention Centre in California on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 (AEDT). This is The Roar’s ultimate guide to catching the eSports action live.

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When is the Overwatch World Cup? Canada vs Australia start time, teams, key game information

The Overwatch World Cup Finals begin this Saturday, November 4 (AEDT), with Australia facing off against Canada in the second quarterfinal. The match is set to begin at 8:00am (AEDT).

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Dire Wolves League of Legends

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The athletes from the Russian Federation entering the stadium at the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Volskaya Foundry Heroes of the Storm

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The athletes from the Russian Federation entering the stadium at the opening ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympics.

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Dire Wolves League of Legends OPL

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Destiny 2 esports

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League of Legends Worlds

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Dean Mercer

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Neutral athletes: Russia, drugs and the Olympics

By Binoy Kampmark, 18 Dec 2017
Neutral athletes: Russia, drugs and the Olympics

Being a moralist in the Olympics doesn’t carry you very far. Turn one way and there are enterprising drug cheats, turn the other and there are wads of cash in envelopes.

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A new Order comes to the Oceanic Pro League

The Oceanic Pro League contract database has confirmed a new team emerging from the ruins of Regicide.

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NA LCS team update

By Jess Carruthers, 16 Dec 2017
NA LCS team update

The 2017 League of Legends All-Stars tournament last weekend had just the right mix of players meeting expectations, surprises, and incredible games.

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Australians all let us rejoice international sporting success in 2017

With the year coming to an end, it is worth reflecting on Australians international sporting performances during the year.

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Why Australia must embrace Global Warning in 2018

By Nicholas D'Urbano, 12 Dec 2017
Why Australia must embrace Global Warning in 2018

Imagine it: a fully packed Melbourne Cricket Ground on a pristine spring night. Tens of thousands of fans packed into Australia’s own colosseum to witness its first-ever live World Wrestling Entertainment pay-per-view.

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League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

By Jess Carruthers, 8 Dec 2017
League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

With all the recent roster excitement, it’s almost been easy to forget that the premier off-season League of Legends event is on this weekend.

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NA LCS team announcements coming thick and fast

By Jess Carruthers, 4 Dec 2017
NA LCS team announcements coming thick and fast

In the extra week since I last took a look at the changes coming to the North American League of Legends Championship Series, we have had so many announcements and rumours that it’s been hard to keep track!

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You crazy, Chris? Froome should not attempt the Giro-Tour double in 2018

Chris Froome has had an extraordinary year. In September, he became the first cyclist since Bernard Hinault in 1978 to complete the Tour de France-Vuelta a Espana double.

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Oztag champions heading to Auckland

By John Coomer, 28 Nov 2017

Australian and New Zealand’s best Oztag teams are heading to Auckland to compete in a three-day Challenge Cup carnival starting this Friday.

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Tai Tuivasa making waves

By Gareth Hunter, 21 Nov 2017

Debuting for the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world, UFC, and winning by KO in the first round is a fairytale start. South Sydney heavy hitter Tai Tuivasa lived that fairytale in his hometown of Sydney at UFC: Werdum vs Tybura.

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League of Legends all-star teams finalised

By Jess Carruthers, 18 Nov 2017
League of Legends all-star teams finalised

While there are no Riot tournaments for a few more weeks, things are still ticking over in the League of Legends scene.

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Elite boxing championship Week 10: The finale

By Darren McCosker, 18 Nov 2017
Elite boxing championship Week 10: The finale

Well here we are – the finale of the first complete season of Elite Boxing on Australian TV in history.

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Australian sports biographies of 2017

By Greg Blood, 14 Nov 2017
Australian sports biographies of 2017

Another batch of autobiographies and biographies on significant Australian sportspeople have been released in 2017, providing insights into their journeys both on and off the sporting field.

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Aaron Frankcomb sheds light on the dynamic state of squash in Australia

Despite being a somewhat obscure sport to the average Australian, the country’s reputation is far from obscure in the world of squash.

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Rumour mill keeps churning in the League of Legends offseason

Samsung Galaxy’s stunning 3-0 win over SK Telecom T1 on Sunday marked the end of the 2017 League of Legends Season in spectacular fashion, and even though this year is over, there is still so much to be excited for.

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Elite boxing championship Week 9

By Darren McCosker, 9 Nov 2017
Elite boxing championship Week 9

Well, it’s the penultimate week. A round of applause to all the people who worked behind and in front of the scenes to bring this to life.

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Overwatch World Cup Cosplay

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The teams Misfits Gaming and G2 Esports compete in final of the 'LCS', the first European division of the video game 'League of Legends', at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris on September 3, 2017.

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick throws during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)

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The MCG Melbourne Cricket Ground at night

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The crowd cheers as Maryville University wins the championship in the League of Legends College Championship at the NA LCS Studio at Riot Games Arena on May 28, 2017 in Santa Monica, California.

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