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Golf legend Bobby Jones once said – “Golf is mainly played on a five-and-a-half-inch course – the space between your ears”.
With ambitious aims of a top-five finish and mindful of Brazil’s high crime rate, the AOC is warning Australia’s Olympic hopefuls they’ll be in Rio de Janeiro for business not pleasure next year.
When he sprayed champagne in the face of an unwilling Chinese podium girl, Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton single-handedly reignited the podium girl debate.
Remember the pandamonium that struck when Tony Hawk became the first man to land a 900-degree spin on a skateboard? Well Billy Morgan just doubled that on a snowboard, becoming the first man to ever land a 1800 quad cork.
For a Masters that promised so much, if left the Australian stars Jason Day and Adam Scott flat and frustrated.
Jordan Spieth is in record-breaking mode at Augusta, setting a new mark of 130 at 14-under for 36 holes, breaking Raymond Floyd’s all-time record of 131, set in 1976.
A picture with Grant Hackett first inspired Mack Horton to take swimming seriously.
The World Endurance Championship (WEC), the premier sportscar category, has made the bold move to ban grid girls from the series for its 2015 season.
In the 28 years since the first official world rankings were released on April 26, 1986, Tiger Woods is the only incumbent world number one to win the US Masters.
The world’s best golfers are queueing up to try and stop Rory McIlroy from joining the elite of the elite – becoming a career Grand Slam champion.
Grant Hackett’s coach is backing the comeback veteran to swim faster than ever.
Having drawn inspiration from the sporting success of his father and his mates to become a Stawell Gift champion, Murray Goodwin is now eyeing the Rio Olympics.
When Grant Hackett and Daniel Smith step onto the blocks for the 200-metre freestyle final at the Australian Swimming Championships in Sydney tonight, there will be a lot more at stake than medals.
Swim legend Grant Hackett defied the sands of time to win bronze in the 400m freestyle at the national swimming titles in Sydney on Friday night, six years after retiring.
Try as he might, Grant Hackett can no longer deny he is making a comeback after claiming a stunning 400m freestyle bronze medal at the national swimming titles in Sydney.
It seems like only yesterday that Rory McIlroy was the hunter. Next week when he tees off in what will be his seventh Masters he is quite clearly the hunted.
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Thanasi Kokkinakis has arrived at the All England Club for 2015 where tonight the young gun will take on the Argentinian maestro and 24th seed Leonardo Mayer.
Match Results: Liam Broady 5 4 6 6 6 Marinko Matosevic 7 6 3 2 3
Match Result: Nick Kyrgios has advanced through to the second round at Wimbledon with a straight-sets win against Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman.
The 2015 Wimbledon Championships start on Monday as players look to win the title at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club. In the 129th edition of the tournament 256 players will be dwindled down to one male winner and one female winner.
Sporting journalists will wax lyrical about golden eras in sport; that such-and-such decade was greater than our present cycle, and champions of a bygone era held themselves with greater poise and dignity than the current crop currently on offer.
The third Grand Slam of the year is upon us, with Wimbledon starting for the 129th time on Monday at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet club.
The men’s and women’s draws for Wimbledon 2015 have been released and there will be some interesting matches to look forward to as Novak Djokovic and Petra Kvitova seek to successfully defend their titles.
The 2015 Wimbledon Championships are approaching very fast, and there are plenty of storylines to follow over the course of the fortnight at the All England Club at SW19.
Last Wednesday popular Western Australian boxer Danny ‘The Green Machine’ Green announced his first scheduled bout since 2012. The 42-year-old Green (33W, 28KO, 5L) will be returning to Melbourne’s Hisense Arena to face 38-year-old Slovakian Tamas Kovacs (26W, 15KO, 1L).
The draw for the 2015 Championships at Wimbledon were released overnight with some interesting match-ups. Here are my predictions.
In an interview with Fairfax Media this week, Pat Rafter opened up on his issues with the Tomic family, saying, “This whole thing with the Tomics has been going on pretty much since I got involved with Davis Cup…
Sport is all about those experiences that make us jump out of our seats and make us look on in awe. It provides unique drama that not even the grandest Hollywood blockbusters can conjure.
The world’s most prestigious Grand Slam tournament, Wimbledon, is now less than a week away and given the form that some of the world’s top men have shown so far this year, it will be hard to predict a winner with any real confidence.
According to Victor Conte, who now offers ideas about how to diminish banned dug use in sport after serving time in prison in 2005 for distributing steroids to top athletes, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) “cares more about their sponsorship dollars than they do about athletes using PEDs” (performance enhancing drugs).
The world’s most prestigious Grand Slam tournament, Wimbledon, is now less than a week away and given the form that Serena Williams has shown so far this year, it will be hard to see anyone other than her going all the way at the All England Club.
Brisbane and Melbourne risk wasting millions in state and federal funding if they are successful in bidding for upcoming Olympics.