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Now or never for a Casey Stoner MotoGP return

Two-time MotoGP world champion Casey Stoner is in his third year of retirement, after walking away from the premier motorbike racing series aged 27, at the peak of his powers.

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Sebastian Vettel’s victory in Malaysia has made Fernando Alonso’s decision to leave Ferrari look bad, says fellow Formula One star Daniel Ricciardo.

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A gutted Craig Lowndes missed a golden chance to make history and sweep the V8 Supercars round at Symmons Plains.

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It was the decision that left V8 Supercars fans cold and stunned the racing grid.

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World champion Lewis Hamilton was unbeatable even in a misfiring car as he topped practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix despite mechanical problems on Friday.

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Engine-maker Renault said it was considering quitting Formula One on Friday after its previously successful partnership with Red Bull descended into mud-slinging.

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Lewis Hamilton scoffed at Red Bull as “funny” on Thursday after the former F1 dominators called for measures to rein in runaway Mercedes.

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Red Bull doesn’t give Formula One wings

Somewhere in the hangover of the Australian Grand Prix, the relationship between Red Bull and Renault boiled over in an ugly way, scalding many in the process.

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Why an Australian cricket woe would suit V8 Supercars

This weekend’s second V8 Supercars championship event of the season at Symmons Plains Raceway in Tasmania is the litmus test of the series’ new television deal.

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Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso is set to return to the track for the second Grand Prix of the season in Malaysia, his McLaren-Honda team has confirmed.

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Are customer cars the Formula One fix-all?

The world of motorsport descended upon Melbourne last week, and with it was a small sideshow called Formula One.

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Will Bangladesh cricket end up performing better than Italian rugby?

Bangladesh was invited to join the elite ODI cricket nations in 1986, while Italy joined the Six Nations in 2000. But both are still minnows, still feeling their way despite the sands of time.

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Why Marcos Ambrose has walked away from his comeback

Two events in and Marcos Ambrose has taken the shock decision to step out of the #17 DJR Team Penske entry until the endurance events, prematurely ending his much-hyped return to V8 Supercars.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger cheers on Eddie Hall as he sets new deadlift world record

The 2015 Arnold Classic in Melbourne did not disappoint. In front of a raucous crowd including bodybuilding immortal Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eddie Hall broke the deadlift world record – setting a new mark of 1,018 pounds/462 kg.

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Kokkinakis wins through to 4th round at Indian Wells

Australian teenager Thanasi Kokkinakis has burst into the fourth round of the Indian Wells Masters with a hard-fought victory over Juan Monaco.

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Red Bull advisor Helmut Marko has warned the team could pull out of Formula One over its rules and organisation after a disappointing opening race in Australia.

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Shane Warne tees off

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Daniel Ricciardo of Australia and Infiniti Red Bull Racing celebrates on the podium

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Adrian Sutil driving for Sauber at the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix

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The Roar of the crowd

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How Netflix can give traditional TV sport the flick

The most important thing about sports journalism is that is has to be current. Well, I’m an idiot – I’ve downright failed in that regard.

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Lewis Hamilton quits Formula One for career in rap

By Bayden Westerweller, 1 Apr 2015 Popular article!
Lewis Hamilton quits Formula One for career in rap

Lewis Hamilton has stunned the world following news that he is retiring from Formula One in order to pursue a career in rap.

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Game on in Malaysia as Vettel shocks the field

By Rodney Gordon, 31 Mar 2015
Game on in Malaysia as Vettel shocks the field

Two weeks ago at the Melbourne Grand Prix, Nico Rosberg taunted Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel by inviting him to sit in on Mercedes’ strategy meetings.

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Five thoughts from the V8 Supercar Tasmania SuperSprint

After the street festival that the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide has become, the V8 Supercar Series swapped the concrete canyons for the tight, fast Symmons Plains racetrack in Tasmania for the second championship event of the year.

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2015 Qatar Moto GP live blog, updates

By Shane Jones, 30 Mar 2015
2015 Qatar Moto GP live blog, updates

Can Ducati translate their qualifying form into race pace and stop Marc Marquez in his Repsol Honda? Find out as we live blog the start of the Moto GP season from Qatar at 5:00am AEDT.

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Malaysian F1 Grand Prix: Formula One live blog, updates

Defending world champions Mercedes AMG opened their account for 2015 with maximum points at the season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Can they follow it up at the Malaysian Grand Prix? Join The Roar from 5:30pm to find out.

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Can doping ever be an innocent mistake?

By Simon Smale, 26 Mar 2015
Can doping ever be an innocent mistake?

Swimmers Park Tae-hwan, Sun Yang and Cesar Cielo tested positive for various substances recently. However, upon closer inspection, these cases are not as clear cut as some would believe.

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Time is not running out: Nick Kyrgios and an impatient nation

By now, we all know the name Nick Kyrgios – if not for his spirited second-round loss at the 2014 Australian Open, then certainly his giant-killing run at that year’s Wimbledon, followed up by his quarter-final run at this year’s Australian.

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Dib vs Miura to be shown on Channel Nine

By Charles Paisley, 25 Mar 2015
Dib vs Miura to be shown on Channel Nine

Great news for Australian boxing fans with the announcement that Channel Nine will broadcast Billy Dib’s upcoming world title fight with Takashi Miura live on May 1.

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Quit moaning and let Mercedes AMG enjoy their success

Following last year’s Russian Grand Prix, after Mercedes AMG had clinched their first constructors’ championship under the Mercedes-Benz marque, I wrote a piece explaining and admiring their arduous road to 2014.

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Most Australian motorsports scribes have got it all wrong. When looking for Aussies who are making it in motorsport, we are looking in the wrong direction.

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Is it time for the big codes to show some balls?

After yet another embarrassing display by a couple of injured rugby league players, surely the time has come for Australia’s major sporting organisations to show some balls and take some real action.

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao: The drug testing debacle

Throughout the last week we have heard a lot of rumours around the Fight of the Century’s drug testing regime.

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Men’s tennis headed to the doldrums if no one steps up to the Big 4

The Indian Wells final will feature two players the world of tennis, indeed sport, is far too familiar with: Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.

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China and the Philippines compete for 2019 Basketball World Cup

The International Basketball Federation, commonly known as FIBA, is once again bringing the world’s biggest basketball tournament to Asia following the success of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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Drugs in sport: Set them free

By DingoGray, 20 Mar 2015
Drugs in sport: Set them free

Drugs in sport. It continues to become more and more of an issue in this modern age of science and professionalism.

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Marcos Ambrose is returning to the V8 Supercars

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Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP stands on the podium with Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP and Sebastian Vettel

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Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain and Mercedes GP stands on the podium with Nico Rosberg of Germany and Mercedes GP and Sebastian Vettel

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Roger Federer congratulates Rafael Nadal after their Australian Open match

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Ellyse Perry is tackled

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Flemington Racecourse

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CM Punk in his time at WWE

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Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 2

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