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International endeavours or domestic success? That’s the dilemma for Australian athletes in global sports.
Anthony Mundine plans to play the role of matador to Joshua Clottey’s bull next week and insists his boxing career could last for two more years.
The tattoo on former teen swimming star Daniel Smith’s stomach says it all: “Regret nothing”.
Journeyman Steven Bowditch held on like grim death to win his first USPGA tournament on Sunday, taking out the Texas Open at San Antonio by one shot after a bogey at the last.
Anti-homophobia campaigners will achieve the rare feat of getting the heads of all major football codes to publicly unite behind a cause and have assembled a dazzling cast of sports stars as supporters.
The Adelaide 36ers bludgeoned their way into their first grand final in 12 years with a series-clinching 102-63 belting of the Melbourne Tigers in game three of their NBL semi-final series at Adelaide Arena on Tuesday night.
Brace yourselves – former Australian swimming bad boy James Magnussen wants to be a team mentor.
I don’t think I’m showing my age too much, but surely you remember when swimming was Australia’s ‘it’ sport.
Can anyone stop the Red Bulls of Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup?
Novak Djokovic dominated in all phases of play to win his fourth career title at the Miami Masters 6-3 6-3 on Sunday at the expense of top seed Rafael Nadal.
Red Bull’s Daniel Ricciardo has been handed a 10-place grid penalty for next weekend’s Bahrain Grand Prix following a pit stop error that led to his retirement from the race in Malaysia.
The instruction from team owner Roland Dane was clear: don’t do it again.
It might not be the biggest he’s won, but Sebastian Vettel says it’s undoubtedly one of the most special.
Red Bull’s drivers in Formula One and V8 Supercars, the dominant forces in both these categories, are under pressure.
Dunedin police are investigating after death threats were made against former Australia netball coach Norma Plummer.
Watching Adam Scott butcher the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill on Monday morning brought back all the nightmares Greg Norman’s devoted fans have experienced over the years.
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Two interesting pieces of news from the NBL this week. Firstly, the Perth Wildcats announced a $1 million dollar profit for their franchise. The Australian Financial Review covered the story and revealed that the Wildcat players are required to undertake 350 hours of community engagement.
The final race of the famous 1976 Formula One season should’ve been abandoned because of rain. It went ahead, however, because of the massive television deal that had been arranged.
In an emotionally charged week, it was only fitting that Mercedes deliver a one-two finish in the home country of their Malaysian sponsor Petronas.
One of the very few pure delights left in the world for me on a competitive sporting paddock is a game of golf with my mates.
“Your battery is running low. Box this lap.” Many fans fear that this is the future of Formula One, especially with the introduction of hybrid power-units, and Energy Recovery Systems over the past few years.
After many years of people wanting the old Indycar Triple Crown to be reinstated, the powers-that-be at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway have listened. The venerable old competition-within-a-championship is now back in a big way for 2014.
An anti-bullying campaign, a music video for a chart-topping song and an ever-growing fan-base.
Thunderstorms, monsoon rain and Sepang Sundaes – it must mean we are ready for the second round of the 2014 Formula One season. Join The Roar for live race coverage from 7:00pm (AEST).
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The Australian Gridiron League kicked off this weekend with the Queensland Sundevils dominating the ACT Monarchs in a 54-0 win in Brisbane.
There are no doubts about it now – ‘The Prodigy’ is back. It was announced late last year that B.J. Penn would be coaching an upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter alongside long-time rival Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar.
Following the successful Major League Baseball series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondback at the SCG, the hallowed turf was lauded by broadcaster Vin Scully and Diamondbacks star Paul Goldschmidt as being as good as any ballpark in America.
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better.”
March 26, 2004, Roger Federer had just won the first two majors of his career and was settling in as the new World No. 1.
The Formula One circus makes the annual trip from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur this weekend, as we head into the second round of the 2014 Formula One world championship.
For too long, sports fans have been given no choice at all when it comes to live commentary. We are accustomed to having unlimited choice in entertainment, however traditional sports commentary has become monotonous and boring.
Foxtel is well placed to assume Network Ten’s mantle as the “Home of Motorsport”, having broadcast all MotoGP categories as of last weekend’s season opening Qatar Grand Prix and with V8 Supercars to come next season.
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