From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Australia’s Cameron Bairstow has landed a three-year NBA deal with the Chicago Bulls.
It was a double celebration for the McIlroy family at Hoylake overnight.A decade ago, Rory’s father Gerry and three mates pooled 400 pounds at 500-1 that Rory would win the British Open by the time he was 26.
Nico Rosberg completed a memorable week for himself and his nation on Sunday when he cruised to his first win in his home German Grand Prix.
Fernando Alonso heaped praise on youngster Daniel Ricciardo on Sunday after he held the Australian off in a thrilling scrap to take fifth place for Ferrari in the German Grand Prix.
Adam Scott was left to rue a mid-tournament lull and a hefty slice of bad luck after having to settle for a third successive top-five finish at the British Open.
Valiant American Rickie Fowler said he couldn’t be disappointed after a superb week in which he came within two shots of catching British Open champion Rory McIlroy and a first major title on Sunday.
Marc Leishman is building an impressive golfing resume and growing in belief he can become Australia’s next major champion.
Danish rookie Kevin Magnussen hit back at Felipe Massa’s claim on Sunday that he was to blame for their first corner collision at the German Grand Prix, saying he had nowhere to go.
Rory McIlroy has three of the four majors safely in the bag and he is already thinking about adding the final piece of golfing’s crown jewels at Augusta National next April.
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has won her fourth LPGA tour event, coming from behind to win the Marathon Classic in Ohio.
An on-fire Rory McIlroy will take a commanding six-shot lead over Rickie Fowler into the final round of the 143rd British Open tonight.
Tiger Woods showed glimpses of his former greatness during a crafted opening three-under 69 at the British Open, but said it could have been lower if not for cameras clicking and mobile phones going off during his round.
Submerged under the World Cup, Wimbledon, Tour de France and now the British Open, these Commonwealth Games could well be dubbed the Obscure Games.
Grant Hackett reckons former swimming teammate Ian Thorpe retired early because of the emotional burden of keeping secret the fact he was gay.
Number 1 draft pick, Andrew Wiggins, has been putting his highly touted skills on display in the NBA’s Summer League this week.
This column is a little later and more rushed than usual, because I’m sport shifting. And time shifting. I’m preparing to fly out to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this weekend.
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Upon his appointment at Red Bull in place of countryman Mark Webber, the individual known primarily for sporting an eternal rictus grin wasn’t given much hope of competing with, much less routinely enjoying the measure of, his four-time World Champion teammate.
This Sunday afternoon (AEST), Australia’s Daniel Geale will attempt to conquer one of the most dangerous fighters in boxing when he takes on the undefeated Gennady Golovkin.
The NFL season is almost here! Buffalo has kicked off their training camp, with the rest of the NFL franchises to soon follow suit.
In general, I usually have no idea what I’m talking about. When it comes to American Football, this couldn’t be more true.
Two home races for Mercedes’ drivers, and two home victories for Mercedes’ drivers.
Lewis Hamilton may have been celebrating on home soil at the British Grand Prix, but it’s time for the German Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg’s home race at Hockenheim. Join The Roar for live race coverage from 9:30pm (AEST).
Rory McIlroy has taken command of the 143rd British Open at Hoylake with back to back 66s.
Let’s assume there are two realistic suitors for Kevin Love – Golden State and Cleveland. One is being asked to give up a streaky shooting guard and solid offensive power forward, and one the #1 pick in the recent draft and potentially the most explosive two-way player in the game.
Reports emerging this week that Medicare is cracking down on professional sportspeople incorrectly claiming hundreds of thousands of dollars have sent shockwaves through all major sports codes in Australia.
July 2004. Ferrari and Michael Schumacher have won 10 of an optimum 11 races on the way to their sixth and fifth consecutive titles respectively.
Over the past two weeks there has been much talk about FRIC in Formula One. You might be thinking, what the frick is going on with FRIC.
Australian basketball is booming, at least in some senses.
When LeBron James left the city of Cleveland standing at the altar four years ago he took a lot more away from the city than just his basketball talents.
As much as I love the IndyCar Series, I’m a realist. I know the series is struggling to break into the mainstream consciousness in America, and is so far behind NASCAR that the open wheel series will probably never get back to the popularity it garnered in the mid-1990s.
Following on from a previous article on the decline of Australian running since 2000, this article discusses the recent performance of Australia’s walkers and field event athletes.
Championship leader Nico Rosberg has committed his immediate future to Mercedes, agreeing a multi-year extension with the outfit.