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The return of the King: LeBron goes home

The best basketballer on the planet, LeBron James, has made the decision to return to the franchise he started his career with, the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has split from coach Simon Rea two weeks after stunning top-ranked Rafael Nadal to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.

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“I’m coming home” – LeBron bringing his talents back to Cleveland

LeBron James announced Friday that he will rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, returning to the hometown club he spurned in 2010 after sparking the Miami Heat to two NBA titles.

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Daniel Geale is set to make a childhood dream come true later this month when he fights Gennady Golovkin at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

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As we continue to hear about high-profile swimming and diving stars battling personal problems outside of the pool, is it fair to ask if there’s something in the water?

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The new battle for Bathurst: The 12 hour or 1000km?

Mount Panorama, Bathurst, is a sacred site for Australian motorsport. And like many sacred sites, it’s often the scene of fighting to claim its precious land.

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Samantha Stosur has ensured a happy ending to a frustrating Wimbledon campaign after claiming the fifth grand slam doubles title of her career.

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Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic went back to the top of the world rankings on Monday while Andy Murray slipped to No.10, his lowest place for six years.

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Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer turn in an epic Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic had to play the tennis of his life to beat a gallant Roger Federer overnight to capture a second Wimbledon singles crown and a seventh Grand Slam.

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Novak Djokovic has finally rediscovered his grand slam mojo by withstanding a stirring Roger Federer fightback to claim a second Wimbledon title.

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Bridesmaid honours have again gone to James Magnussen but the world swimming champion will still head to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games full of confidence.

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On his way home from a dirty V8 Supercar weekend in Townsville, Craig Lowndes might be cursing the age-old Queensland tourism slogan.

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Australian Daniel Ricciardo is celebrating the “best third place” of his career after claiming a well-taken podium finish in the British Grand Prix.

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Petra Kvitova stormed to her second Wimbledon title in the shortest women’s final at the All England Club since 1983 as the Czech sixth seed crushed Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard 6-3 6-0 on Saturday.

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The Golden Bear and the Rockhampton Rocket side by side at Wimbledon

A first in the Royal Box at Wimbledon, the Holy of Holies, with Jack Nicklaus and Rod Laver side-by-side watching the men’s semis.

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Hamilton back on top before failure

Lewis Hamilton topped the time sheets for Mercedes ahead of his team-mate and championship leader Nico Rosberg in Friday’s second practice session for Sunday’s British Grand Prix.

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2014 Canadian F1 GP (Photo: Mercedes)

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Nick Kyrgios celebrates his win over Richard Gasquet at Wimbledon

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Nick Kyrgios celebrates winning

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The Roar of the crowd

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Daniel Ricciardo’s rictus grin becoming a victor’s grin

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.

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Can Geale dethrone the middleweight king?

By Daniel Nichols, 23 Jul 2014
Can Geale dethrone the middleweight king?

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.

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10 rookies to monitor during NFL training camps

By Nigel Wakeley, 23 Jul 2014
10 rookies to monitor during NFL training camps

The NFL season is almost here! Buffalo has kicked off their training camp, with the rest of the NFL franchises to soon follow suit.

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In general, I usually have no idea what I’m talking about. When it comes to American Football, this couldn’t be more true.

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2014 German Grand Prix: Rosberg’s perfect week

Two home races for Mercedes’ drivers, and two home victories for Mercedes’ drivers.

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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).

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McIlroy the magnificent at the British Open

By David Lord, 19 Jul 2014
McIlroy the magnificent at the British Open

Rory McIlroy has taken command of the 143rd British Open at Hoylake with back to back 66s.

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Where will Kevin Love end up?

By Steven Paice, 19 Jul 2014
Where will Kevin Love end up?

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.

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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.

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Fixing Ferrari: actions speak far louder than words

By Bayden Westerweller, 18 Jul 2014
Fixing Ferrari: actions speak far louder than words

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.

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Formula One: What the frick is going on with FRIC?

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.

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Is the time right for Australian basketball to Boom?

Australian basketball is booming, at least in some senses.

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LeBron’s homecoming: more straightforward than you’d think

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.

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How to improve the IndyCar series

By Andrew Kitchener, 17 Jul 2014
How to improve the IndyCar series

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.

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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.

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Rosberg commits to Mercedes

By Bayden Westerweller, 17 Jul 2014

Championship leader Nico Rosberg has committed his immediate future to Mercedes, agreeing a multi-year extension with the outfit.

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Australia's Anna Meares prepares to compete

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AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano  - Kimi Raikkonen

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Lebron James takes the ball up for the Miami Heat.

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. of US (L) throws a right as he slips a punch from Canelo Alvarez of Mexico (R) during their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight the MGM Grand Garden Arena, September 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. FP PHOTO / John GURZINSKI

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