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Dustin Johnson 1-0 USGA Officials

Dustin Johnson had existed around the periphery of golfing royalty for a while now without ever really gaining access to the inner circle.

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Honey Badger unlikely to reach Olympics

Cult Wallabies winger Nick Cummins is unlikely to make the Rio Olympics after being ruled out of a crucial training camp with a knee injury.

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Update: McIlroy misses the cut, Day moving up the leaderboard

World No.3 Rory McIlroy missed the US Open cut, and he had plenty of mates.

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Kookaburras reach Hockey Champions Trophy final

The Kookaburras have secured a spot in the final of hockey’s Champions Trophy after an uninspiring 2-0 win over Belgium.

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Oakmont will give the elite US Open field nightmares

“It’s the hardest course we have ever played,” was how Phil Mickelson described Oakmont Country Club in Pennsylvania, the oldest top-ranked course in the USA, built in 1903 by designer Henry Foundes with a crew of 150 and two dozen mule teams.

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Amazing images: Surfers take on 15-foot waves in Sydney storm for Red Bull’s Cape Fear

It was a rough weekend for the east coast of Australia, so the folk at Red Bull decided that when life gives you crazy, ridiculous surf, you hold a crazy, ridiculous surfing competition.

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World No.1 Jason Day has opened the door to being another high profile exit from the Rio Olympic Games.

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The Day, Spieth, McIlroy shoot-out at Jack’s place

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, and Rory McIlroy tee off on Friday in the opening round of Jack Nicklaus’ Memorial tournament at Muirfield.

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The new National Netball League: The questions we need to ask

The worst kept secret in netball has finally been officially revealed, with Netball Australia (NA) today confirming that the current Trans-Tasman Netball League (TTNL) will be disbanded at the end of this season and the two countries will form their own leagues for the 2017 season.

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Live and primetime netball on free-to-air: Netball Australia seals landmark TV deal

Netball Australia have announced a groundbreaking TV deal with Channel Nine, ensuring as of 2017 netball will be seen both live and in primetime on Australian free-to-air TV.

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The greatest runners-up in Australian sporting history

Over the weekend, Australia celebrated their inexplicable presence at The Eurovision Song Contest with a noble second place finish.

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Jason Day adds The Players Championship to his expanding CV

Jason Day won the Players Championship in Florida, his seventh success in 17 starts, but not before some of his countless fans had their hearts in their mouths.

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Australian boxer Lucas Browne is considering his legal options after the WBA stripped him of their regular heavyweight world boxing title and suspended him for six months.

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Trans-Tasman netball split on the cards

“Roy Masters broke the netball internet” is not a sentence I ever imagined penning, and yet here we are.

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Australian netball dreams big: Gunning for free-to-air, prime time with rights deal

The Australian netball landscape, and potentially women’s sport in this country, could be transformed next season, as the television rights deal for the sport is being negotiated.

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Melbourne to host Australia’s largest fighting game tournament ‘BAM8’

Australia’s largest fighting game event, Battle Arena Melbourne 8 (Bam8), is back on event guides this weekend for the annual National Major. The tournament will feature all the big games and top level play.

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Gilmore

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Tiger Woods

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Queensland Firebirds players standing arm in arm

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The Queensland Firebirds celebrate after winning the Netball grand final

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Brazil Stadium Collapse

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Australia's Sally Pearson celebrates

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Australian athletes model the new kit ahead of Rio

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John Bertrand America's Cup win

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The Roar of the crowd

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India on path to hockey redemption

By Aravind P L, 24 Jun 2016 New author!

Once the land where stick skills were synonymous with hockey skills, India has been struggling to identify as one of the strong contenders in recent times.

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Last time India won a major hockey tournament was the 1975 World Cup, in Kuala Lumpur, under the captainship of Ajit Pal Singh.

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Edwina Tops-Alexander has still got a long career ahead, but in her ten years in international showjumping she has managed to achieve amazing things.

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US Open final round: Golf live updates, blog

Eight out of the top ten players will need to finish their Round 3 before commencing the final round on the last day of the US Open. Join The Roar for live updates from the final day of the US Open.

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Golfers face a tough course at the US Open

As Ben Hogan once said, “Golf is not about the number of good shots you hit, it is about restricting your bad ones”. Hogan theory will certainly be present at the US Open that begins at the treacherous Oakmont Golf Club.

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Midlife crisis on the canvas: My journey into Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

I can remember a point in my early thirties that all of a sudden my love for contact sports began to backfire.

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Well here is my first article on The Roar. Hopefully I can find some people who agree with me!

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Strange moments make up our lowlights of the week

German manager Joachim Low has been caught on camera doing weird things before but at the Euro Championships he outdid himself.

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US Open golf preview: Has Day’s time arrived?

The 2016 US open returns to the fearsome Oakmont Country Club for its 116th edition. Oakmont’s lightning fast undulating greens and extensive bunkering make it arguably the toughest test in US golf.

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Is eSports the next big revolution in the sporting market? With Spanish club Valencia set to announce their new eSports division, it looks like big European sporting clubs are looking at eSports to be something worth investing in.

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Check out these incredible sporting lowlights of the week

From funny golf shots to dodgy coin tosses and a rugby league player who bared all. It’s been another interesting week of sport where the lowlights were just as entertaining as the highlights.

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Climate change set to force all sports – yes, all sports – indoors

The first athletes to really notice the impact of climate change were those engaged in winter sports.

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Taj Burrow set for final farewell at Fiji Pro

The Fiji Pro is the fifth stop on the 2016 World Surf League tour. The women have just completed their event with France’s Johanne Defay defeating Hawaiian Carissa Moore to claim her second World Tour Event.

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Laura Geitz on her way to netball greatness

By Jason Dowlin, 7 Jun 2016
Laura Geitz on her way to netball greatness

What does it take to be an elite defender in netball? Agility? Speed? Long arms? Anticipation? Work ethic? You need all of the above to reach the top and Laura Geitz has all of them and more.

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Muhammad Ali: Forever great

By Adam Daunt, 6 Jun 2016
Muhammad Ali: Forever great

On the fourth of June 2016, the world mourned the passing of Muhammad Ali, who passed away after a long and well-documented battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

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When We Were Kings changed my life

By Adam Julian, 6 Jun 2016
When We Were Kings changed my life

Muhammad Ali’s last fight was against Trevor Berbick in 1981, five years before I was born.

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USA's Jordan Spieth

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Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy leads the British Open

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Adam Scott, of Australia, waves to the crowd after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament with a 9-under-par, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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University of New South Wales UNSW League of Legends eSports 2016

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An Australian national netball competition is on the way (Photo via www.anz-championship.com)

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Netball Grand Final - Queensland Firebirds vs Northern Mystics

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Jason Day

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