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Jeff Horn has “no real talent” according to veteran boxing judge

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.

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‘Aussie’ Chaves to shine at Tour Down Under

Just three years ago, Esteban Chaves was a promising Colombian cyclist with a badly-damaged right arm who spoke no English.

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Chasing Pac-Man: Can Jeff Horn beat Manny Pacquiao?

In April, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is expected to fight Jeff Horn, a former Brisbane-based PE teacher, in sunny Queensland.

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NSW can be very grateful to Moises and Arnie

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.

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Pacquiao vs Horn: Queensland not splashing Pacquiao cash yet

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.

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CONFIRMED: Manny Pacquiao to take on Jeff Horn

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.

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Buckle up for 2017, the mother of all golfing years

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.

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Green brushes off concerns over Mundine fight

Danny Green has dismissed talk of a weight mismatch in his long-awaited boxing rematch with old foe Anthony Mundine.

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Jeff Horn preparing for dream bout against Manny Pacquiao

Jeff Horn is preparing to fight boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao amid speculation the pair will step into the ring at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.

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My take on 2016 sport? More highs than lows

There have been far more sporting highs than lows looking back on 2016.

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2016 was an incredible year for women in sport

2016. For me, it’s a year I’ll remember for the fairy tales.

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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.

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Seeing the future of CS:GO through MMA’s reflection

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.

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Perpetual Loyal smokes Sydney to Hobart race record

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.

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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.

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Richards wants Wild Oats back for another crack at Hobart

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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CYCA Trophy Series 2013 - Wild Oats XI chases Giacomo

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CYCA Trophy Series 2013 - Wild Oats XI chases Giacomo

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Sydney To Hobart yacht race

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Paul Gallen Cronulla Sharks NRL Finals Rugby League 2016

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Sharks' Paul Gallen

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Usain Bolt men's 4x100m relay Rio 2016 Olympic Games Athletics

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CSGO played on Dust

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Australian players react after losing the group A match between Australia and Spain

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Heavyweight boxer Anthony Joshua

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The Roar of the crowd

Your sports opinion. Write your own article

Bernie Portenski has been slowed at last; the legendary Kiwi runner is consigned to a Wellington hospital bed, planning her own funeral.

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The ‘everyone wins a prize’ mentality is killing kids sport

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.

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Nine Aussie sporting events to add to your bucket list

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.

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Better than battlers: Australia’s greatest over-achievers

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.

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ABL week seven: Previews and predictions

By AJ Mithen, 6 Jan 2017
ABL week seven: Previews and predictions

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.

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Aussie teams set to light up the Hi-Rez Expo as SMITE continues to grow

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.

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Ten predictions for golf in 2017

By dylgolf, 2 Jan 2017
Ten predictions for golf in 2017

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.

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The rise and rise of female sports commentary

By Stuart Thomas, 31 Dec 2016
The rise and rise of female sports commentary

A new wave of female journalists and sports presenters has arrived and our screens and columns are littered with their offerings.

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Is the Sydney to Hobart Australia’s most irrelevant event?

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.

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Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2016: Sailing live blog, updates

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.

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The good, the bad and the sad: Sporting moments from 2016

The romance of sports is not always in the moment of victory, but often in that second of madness that denies the moment.

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So you want to be a world champion? Try some of these sports (Part 3)

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.

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Mark Hunt returns to face Alistair Overeem at UFC 209

It was announced yesterday that Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt will make his return to the Octagon facing former heavyweight challenger Alistair Overeem.

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2016 year in review: Boxing

By John Coomer, 21 Dec 2016
2016 year in review: Boxing

The alphabet soup of boxing titles offered by the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO can be difficult for the average boxing fan to follow.

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Notable Australian sports deaths of 2016

By Greg Blood, 18 Dec 2016
Notable Australian sports deaths of 2016

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.

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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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The Oman Air Extreme Sailing Series team in full flight during the final round in Sydney.

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Is it time for a boxing world seniors circuit?

By john macdonald, 8 Dec 2016
A bleeding Anthony Mundine

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Crokinole World Champs.

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Nick Kyrgios

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Air Guitar World Champs.

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grey-cup

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Henry Burris CFL Canada football Canadian Football League American football college football NFL

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Anthony Mundine defeated Belarusian Sergey Rabchenko

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