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James Courtney has won a pulsating Clipsal 500, backing up his 2014 victory and claiming the lead in the V8 Supercar championship.
James Courtney has declared Holden Racing Team ready to win an elusive V8 Supercars championship after a dominant drive in the Clipsal 500.
The billionaire backer behind Marcos Ambrose’s return to V8 Supercars has revealed his low expectations for the former champion during the 2015 season.
Jamie Whincup has warned the V8 Supercars field he’s in no mood to give up his crown, earning the first two poles of the season at the Clipsal 500.
The countdown is well and truly on. Today marks 16 days until the first Formula One race of the year – or 14 days until a Formula One car takes to the race track, if you’re feeling particularly keen.
Australia’s No.1 men’s tennis player Nick Kyrgios has withdrawn from next week’s Davis Cup tie in the Czech Republic.
Few have dominated their chosen sports like Jamie Whincup, a record-breaking, six-time V8 Supercars champion looking for a fifth consecutive title in 2015.
World No.1 Lydia Ko says her triumph in the Australian Open at Royal Melbourne will give her confidence for a tilt at the majors this year.
Daniel Ricciardo says his Red Bull will get even quicker before next month’s season-opening Australian Formula One Grand Prix.
Fox Sports has completed the motorsport set with the acquisition of Formula One rights from this season, leaving Network Ten with the scraps and Australian motorsport fans in search for a spare $50 to sign up for pay TV.
When you think Ferrari, words like ‘passion’ and ‘spirit’ are likely evoked from some deep recess of your consciousness.
Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt says he plans to retire in glory after the 2017 World Championships in London.
“The new deal is a great step forward for Formula One in Australia,” said Network Ten CEO Hamish McLennan on Friday morning. “It will ensure bigger and better coverage for motorsport fans.”
Fox Sports Australia has confirmed it will broadcast every session of the 2015 Formula One season as the pay television channel further bolsters its motorsport portfolio.
Australians Daniel Ricciardo and Stephanie Gilmore are in the running for gongs at April’s Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai.
It was inevitable that the controversial date clash between the Bathurst 12 Hour and V8 Supercars pre-season test was going to lead to incessant chest beating over television ratings and crowd figures.
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A new season brings with it a new broadcast agreement with Fox Sports and Ten, which means a shuffle of commentators, experts and hosts between the two networks.
Match result: James Courtney has won back to back Clipsal 500’s, winning Race 3 of the V8 Supercars championship, after an enthralling battle with Shane Van Gisbergen in the final few laps.
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Can anyone stop Jamie Whincup winning Races 1 and 2 of the V8 Supercar Championship? Find out as The Roar live blogs Race 1 and 2 of the Clipsal 500 from 2:15pm AEDT.
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Match result: Jamie Whincup has secured pole position for the opening two races of the Clipsal 500 after two blistering laps in qualifying this afternoon.
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If you’re a V8 Supercar fan and have Foxtel, you’re pretty happy. The pay television broadcaster will televise, live and commercial-free (except at Bathurst) the entire 2015 V8 Supercar Championship Series.
The Formula One pre-season testing continued over the weekend, with another four-day run this time at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Another Australian summer of tennis is over, but for the first time in a long time fans have a reason to celebrate and be proud of the Australian contingent’s effort.
Thank you to my fellow Roarers who participated in my series of Sheek’s best teams in soccer (football), cricket, tennis, Australian football, rugby league and rugby union.
If life is but a crack of light between two infinite walls of darkness – according to Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov – then how depressingly short is a career in sport?
Formula One has joined the Australian pay-television family. It’s a day which many knew was inevitable, but nobody anticipated it as soon as this season.
If you’re a motor racing fan and you happen to have Foxtel, then you’re probably as happy as a pig in you-know-what, for the subscription television provider announced on Friday morning that they had secured broadcast rights to the entire formula one season, beginning in 2015.
I would like to think that taxes are utilised effectively, including when it comes to promoting drug free sport.
In 1985 Boris Becker, an unseeded 17-year-old, served his way to the Wimbledon title, beating eighth seed Kevin Curren in the final.
When I was first exposed to tennis in the mid-60s, Australia had ruled the tennis world for the entire 10 years of my life – plus a few years before as well.
Say what you will about the amount of caution flags and laps behind the Mercedes Benz safety car at Mt Panorama on Sunday, because at the end of the day no one will remember the first eleven and a half hours.
Formula One fans can never be sure of what information to conclude from pre-season testing.