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Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. Any sporting code in the country needs strong teams in each market to thrive, and the NBL has not had that for almost a decade.
Anthony Mundine wound back the clock to outclass Belarusian boxer Sergey Rabchenko and keep alive his dream of another world title.
The fans of cash-strapped Caterham have stumped up STG1 million ($A1.8 million) in 48 hours in response to the team’s attempt to secure funds to race in the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
You don’t have to be glued to SportsCentre or constantly scrolling through NFL.com to know there’s been a lot of hype around the Dallas Cowboys this season.
Kei Nishikori made a dream start to his ATP Tour Finals debut as the Japanese star clinched a surprise 6-4 6-4 victory over Andy Murray on Sunday.
The Kookaburras have been delt a stinging reality check ahead of the Champions Trophy in the form of a 3-1 series defeat to India.
Australians won five of their eight contests at an action-packed Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts card on Saturday in Sydney.
Ricky Hatton conquered one Australian all-time boxing great, in Kostya Tszyu and believes he has potentially unearthed another, in Damien Hooper.
In 2011 Lewis Hamilton was talking to the press ahead of the penultimate race of the most disappointing season of his Formula One career.
A Mercedes-Benz grand prix driver will win the 2014 Formula One world championship. But we won’t know whether it’ll be Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg until the season finale in Abu Dhabi.
The NBL has been treading water and desperately searching for an identity ever since its heyday of the mid-1990s, but becoming a breeding ground for players to fine tune their games before heading to the NBA could be the answer – and perhaps already is.
Australia’s Utah Jazz duo Dante Exum and Joe Ingles are facing disciplinary action for behaviour ahead of their recent game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
It will be remembered as the greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history.
Muhammad Ali’s doctor has said he cannot be certain that the boxing great’s remarkable career in the ring contributed to the former world heavyweight champion suffering from Parkinson’s Disease.
Successful dual sports star Anthony Mundine reckons Jarryd Hayne will find it a lot easier to make the transition from rugby league to the NFL than if he was switching to a sport for individuals.
Tom Brady won the battle of the marquee quarterbacks over Peyton Manning, while the Arizona Cardinals knocked off the Dallas Cowboys to claim the NFC’s best record.
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When Rich Franklin took on Anderson Silva, it signalled a changing of the guard.
Can Jamie Whincup create history today and wrap up his sixth V8 Supercar championship in seven years? Join The Roar for live blog and commentary of qualifying and races 33 and 34 in the championship from 11:40am (AEDT).
I have come to know – perhaps better than most – that fans of Lewis Hamilton are a special breed.
A few weeks ago, AFL and football fans learnt that the AFL had blocked the FFA’s attempt to pre-book oval venues, the MCG and Etihad Stadium, for the A-League grand final on May 17.
Mark Hunt’s career could be written along the same lines as James J Braddock The Cinderella Man, played by Australia’s own Russell Crowe in the title role.
Anthony Mundine breathed new life into his boxing career with an impressive split decision win over Sergey Rabchenko in Melbourne.
It’s hard to deny that the SEC West is the premier conference in college football.
November brings a flurry of good fights to the boxing world. By the time this goes to print we will know the result of the Mundine-Rabchenko fight (Mundine won on points).
I buried a mate last Friday, way ahead of his time. And in doing so, the sporting world that all of us on The Roar inhabit, became a little poorer.
Fight results MUNDINE WINS! SPLIT DECISION! Official cards after 12 rounds of boxing: 115-113 Rabchenko, 115-113 Mundine, 116-112 Mundine!
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I watched Cathy Freeman win the gold in Sydney and I watched Justin Harrison steal the lineout throw against the Lions in 2001.
The AFC North is currently the closest division race in the NFL, with all four teams within just one win of each other.
I note with interest a story published on the weekend in Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post, in which South Africa’s greatest ever golfer, Gary Player, claims how he was attacked at a US tournament because of his “opposition” to apartheid.
In a spectacular turnaround from Lewis Hamilton’s five previous race wins, Nico Rosberg found the necessary momentum to bring the championship down to the wire.
The curtain has fallen on the 2014 MotoGP season and already the teams and riders have begun their preparation for the new year, with the post-season test at Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia.
New team, same dream. With every passing season, the massive turnover of players at the Sydney Kings continues; each season’s playing roster barely recognisable compared to the last.