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Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt says he plans to retire in glory after the 2017 World Championships in London.
“The new deal is a great step forward for Formula One in Australia,” said Network Ten CEO Hamish McLennan on Friday morning. “It will ensure bigger and better coverage for motorsport fans.”
Fox Sports Australia has confirmed it will broadcast every session of the 2015 Formula One season as the pay television channel further bolsters its motorsport portfolio.
Australians Daniel Ricciardo and Stephanie Gilmore are in the running for gongs at April’s Laureus Sports Awards in Shanghai.
It was inevitable that the controversial date clash between the Bathurst 12 Hour and V8 Supercars pre-season test was going to lead to incessant chest beating over television ratings and crowd figures.
Lleyton Hewitt has been given a wild card entry into this year’s Queen’s Club tournament, where he has won four times.
Australian Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo has taken to the track in a Suzuki Liana for Top Gear‘s ‘Star in a Reasonably Priced Car’ challenge.
Australian captain Alicia Molik has urged her players to keep believing a drought-breaking Fed Cup title is within reach despite another disappointing World Group exit.
Marussia’s attempts to compete in this year’s Formula One world championship have suffered a major setback after rejection of their request to use last year’s car in 2015.
If success is measured in Olympic gold medals, grand slam tennis titles, golf majors and world championships, then Serena Williams just may wind up as the greatest women’s athlete history has ever known.
It’s one of the most contentious date clashes in the history of Australian motorsport. And this weekend the Bathurst 12 Hour and V8 Supercars pre-season test day at Sydney Motorsport Park go head-to-head.
When Prime Minister Tony Abbott described himself as “captain of the coalition”, and made a “captain’s pick” on knighthoods, the former Sydney University rugby player and boxer, and current surfer and long distance cyclist, came within the radar of The Roar as a sporting website.
When I first came across Twitter in 2009, I must admit to not fully understanding what all the fuss was about.
In almost perfect weather, a record 703,899 spectators flocked to see the Australian Open at Melbourne Park, smashing the previous record of 686,006, which was set in 2012.
Novak Djokovic insists there was no play-acting, just more “cat and mouse” tennis, in his latest Australian Open final triumph over perennial runner-up Andy Murray.
Novak Djokovic’s mental toughness was the key to his 7-6 6-7 6-3 6-0 win over Andy Murray last night.
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The Clipsal 500 is the second-best race weekend in V8 Supercars, only behind the mighty Bathurst 1000.
With the Formula One pre-season having wrapped up, our attention shifts to the first race of the season.
Finally. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have finally signed on to face each other in Las Vegas.
A new season brings with it a new broadcast agreement with Fox Sports and Ten, which means a shuffle of commentators, experts and hosts between the two networks.
Match result: James Courtney has won back to back Clipsal 500’s, winning Race 3 of the V8 Supercars championship, after an enthralling battle with Shane Van Gisbergen in the final few laps.
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Can anyone stop Jamie Whincup winning Races 1 and 2 of the V8 Supercar Championship? Find out as The Roar live blogs Race 1 and 2 of the Clipsal 500 from 2:15pm AEDT.
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Match result: Jamie Whincup has secured pole position for the opening two races of the Clipsal 500 after two blistering laps in qualifying this afternoon.
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If you’re a V8 Supercar fan and have Foxtel, you’re pretty happy. The pay television broadcaster will televise, live and commercial-free (except at Bathurst) the entire 2015 V8 Supercar Championship Series.
The Formula One pre-season testing continued over the weekend, with another four-day run this time at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya.
Another Australian summer of tennis is over, but for the first time in a long time fans have a reason to celebrate and be proud of the Australian contingent’s effort.
Thank you to my fellow Roarers who participated in my series of Sheek’s best teams in soccer (football), cricket, tennis, Australian football, rugby league and rugby union.
If life is but a crack of light between two infinite walls of darkness – according to Russian novelist Vladimir Nabokov – then how depressingly short is a career in sport?
Formula One has joined the Australian pay-television family. It’s a day which many knew was inevitable, but nobody anticipated it as soon as this season.
If you’re a motor racing fan and you happen to have Foxtel, then you’re probably as happy as a pig in you-know-what, for the subscription television provider announced on Friday morning that they had secured broadcast rights to the entire formula one season, beginning in 2015.
I would like to think that taxes are utilised effectively, including when it comes to promoting drug free sport.
In 1985 Boris Becker, an unseeded 17-year-old, served his way to the Wimbledon title, beating eighth seed Kevin Curren in the final.