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Re-testing of hundreds of athletes’ samples collected at the London 2012 and Beijing 2008 Games is underway as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) bids to root out cheats ahead of Rio 2016.
World Anti-Doping Agency President Craig Reedie says the public’s confidence in sport has hit an all-time low in the wake of match fixing scandals, corruption and drug cheating.
“This kid can really play,” was Jordan Spieth’s comment as playing partner Lee McCoy birdied the first two holes on the final day of the Valspar Championship in Florida.
Lucas Browne is the new heavyweight champion of the world and the first Australian ever to take the title after knocking out Ruslan Chagaev in the tenth round early on Sunday morning.
Australia has its first world heavyweight boxing champion with Sydney’s Lucas Browne scoring a 10th-round stoppage of WBA regular champion Ruslan Chagaev in Grozny, Chechnya.
Buoyed by a tidal wave of social media support, Lucas Browne is confident he can become Australia’s first heavyweight boxing world champion.
Sarah Tait, a silver medallist at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has passed away. She was 33.
The Laureus World Sports Awards, which celebrate the best of the best in sports will be announced in Berlin on April 18. The nominations though have been released, with Australians Jason Day and Mick Fanning featuring on the list.
A team of refugees that will compete at this year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics could number as many as 10 athletes, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach on Wednesday.
Australian UFC flyweight fighter and iconic big wave surfer, Richie ‘Vas’ Vaculik has spoken to The Roar about who he thinks will win on the massive UFC 196 card.
French squash player Mathieu Castagnet produced an incredible retrievel shot to win a crucial point against Englishman Daryl Selby at the Windy City Open, in Chicago.
Good preparation is one of the keys to success for any athlete, no matter what sport they play. The Roar talked with four different athletes to find out how they reach the peak of their performance.
After a 16-year career as a professional, making it to a career-high ranking of number three in the world, Irish squash player Madeline Perry has made the move to Australia to take up the role of head professional at East Coast Squash Academy.
It was high time Adam Scott got his act together yesterday to show Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson and Rickie Fowler he deserves to be in the front-line mix to win the tournaments that count.
Padraig Harrington had a nightmarish day at the Honda Classic.
With 43 days to the US Masters, only Bubba Watson is in top form of the big five. Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Rickie Fowler are struggling in the biggest year ever for the little white ball sport.
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With the nine weeks of the regular season now behind us, the League Championship Series (LCS) regions of North America and Europe are about to begin their playoff rounds.
The teams of the League of Legends Oceanic Pro League have duked it out and we’re down to the final two. The Chiefs Esports Club go up against their rivals, Legacy Esports. Here’s what you need to know about the OPL grand finals and the two teams competing for the lion’s share of the $32,000 […]
Let’s face it, sport and intelligence don’t always mix.
It’s taken 15 years for the Indian Wells tennis tournament to put a racism row behind it.
At first, it reads like the kind of good news story the Rio de Janeiro Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (ROCOG) and IOC need in the face of swarming Zika mosquitos and rumours of unfinished velodromes.
The GCT, or Global Champions Tour, is the pinnacle of Showjumping. It attracts celebrities, global brands, and since its launch in 2006, has captured the eye of the general public.
The Australian sports industry continues through an interesting period of flux, as products and services evolve, and increased engagement opportunities make reaching fans more difficult than ever.
You’ve got to hand it to FIFA. Soccer’s ‘governing’ body has finally admitted that World Cups have been bought with bribes. But only because there might be a buck in it.
No one will beat the traditional haka made famous by the All Blacks, but it doesn’t stop people from trying.
Nearly three years ago, in late 2013, Bob and Sandy Oatley of Wild Oats XI fame became the official challengers of record for the 35th Americas Cup to be held in 2017.
Time will tell how significant Nate Diaz’s upset win over Conor McGregor will rank among all-time greats, but it should be of little surprise.
It’s pretty unlikely that with the current set of Australia’s quarantine laws that a five star Showjumping event will be held on our shores for quite some time. But if you could take those rules away, what would be the ultimate location for a five star Showjumping event in Australia?
There are rumours in the world of netball that New Zealand are readying to end their association with Netball Australia and the trans-Tasman competition.
A Sunday morning train ride out of Wellington city heading to the northern suburbs is usually a sedate affair.
Fight result: Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne is the new heavyweight champion of the world after knocking out Ruslan Chagaev in the tenth round on Sunday morning.
Quarantine laws make it hard for international riders to import their horses and compete in Ausrtalia, which means there are there are no five-star equestrian events held here.