From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
Italian boat Lino Sonego Team Italia capsized while repaired Australian entry 33 South Racing was denied a return by powerful winds during Friday’s dramatic Extreme Sailing Series round on Sydney Harbour.
Baseball antics are the best type of antics.
He’s dominated competition, then felt like he was making up the numbers, punched a shark and most recently helped save another surfer from drowning.
Australian teenager Jack Hale won the Under 18 Australian All Schools Championships 100m final in Melbourne to remain the country’s fastest schoolboy.
Goals from Kookaburra young guns Jeremy Hayward and Matthew Dawson sealed a maiden World League hockey crown for Australia with a 2-1 win over Belgium in Raipur.
Australian Nathan Holman overcame a double bogey start and a bogey-bogey finish to win the Australian PGA at Royal Pines yesterday in a playoff over American Harold Varner 111, and South African Dylan Frittelli.
Victorian Nathan Holman has won the Australian PGA Championship, edging American Harold Varner III and South African Dylan Frittelli in a riveting playoff on Sunday.
Harold Varner III is on the brink of a career-defining tournament win at the Australian PGA at Royal Pines.
In May 2012, Lismore-born Rhein Gibson carded a world record 16-under 55 at the River Oaks course in Oklahoma.
Mick Fanning has broken his Hawaiian duck at the best possible time as he prepares for the World Surf League decider.
In the world of sport this week there was a mix of epic fails and the odd piece of individual brilliance that caught our attention.
Oscar Pistorius is facing a 15-year prison term after South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal threw out his manslaughter conviction, instead finding him guilty of murder.
Australian PGA Championship favourite Brandt Snedeker started bogey, bogey, double, triple on his way to a career-worst 84 in the opening round at Royal Pines yesterday.
The ‘Beer-Mile’ World Championships were held in Austin, Texas and the records flowed as quickly as the liquor.
Hawaiian Carissa Moore has claimed her third women’s World Surf League title and celebrated in style with the best competition barrel of her life in a spectacular victory over Australian Sally Fitzgibbons in the final of the Maui Pro.
The Kookaburras have advanced to the semi-finals of the Hockey World League Final with a 4-1 win over Germany that was set up in the opening five minutes when Jeremy Hayward and Jamie Dwyer scored in quick succession.
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Match Result: The Diamonds have continued their dominance over the Silver Ferns with Caitlin Bassett landing 38 goals in the six goal victory in Christchurch.
Moustaches. Is there any more beloved part of sport? Just think of the likes of Merv Hughes, Robert Dipierdomenico, or Mitchell Johnson.
Australia Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander has named her 12-player squad for the Constellation Cup Series against the New Zealand Silver Ferns.
The International team is in with a wonderful opportunity to win the Presidents Cup on the final day. Join The Roar for a live blog of all the action from the Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea from 12:30pm AEDT.
Barely a week after North Korea’s dear leader Kim Jong-un reportedly blasted 807 not out in a cricket match, Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the bar for what world leaders are capable of in sport.
The President Cup might not be as legendary or prestigious as the Ryder Cup, but given the dominance of Australian and South African golfers in past couple of years the 2015 tournament promises to be one of the most closely contested yet.
I this morning renewed my 2016 membership for my favourite NRL team – I’m not exactly sure of their membership target, but I assume it would be around 20,000 (as it was for 2015).
Like most sports mad kids of my generation I was first introduced to Mike Gibson via the television in his role as host of Wide World of Sports on Channel Nine.
With the final series well underway in two football codes, a battle for our Davis Cup team, the anticipation of the A-League season and the Rugby World Cup, I found myself over the weekend overcome with Aussie pride.
The recent world championship results from Kazan were the brightest news Swimming Australia has received for years.
Beijing 4×200 metre freestyle gold medallist Kylie Palmer breathed a sigh of relief this week, when the status of her on-again off-again doping violation from the 2013 world titles dissolved to an official reprimand, freeing her to compete at the Rio Olympics.
As a mad NBA fan (Go Grizzlies!) for years I have been particularly jealous of their variety of merchandise. Of course it is available to me, but the shipping prices are astronomical, so I turn to eBay to purchase supporters gear for my favourite American sporting teams.
The British Davis Cup team are half Scottish, and the semis are to be held in Glasgow. With front man Andy Murray born and raised in this very city, the Brits have a huge home-court advantage.
Match Result: Australia and Great Britain are level after day 1 with both teams winning a rubber in the semi-final tie between the two.
261 Have your say
We’re all aware of the narrative. Jarryd Hayne is a national treasure and has opened the US to a litany of awful Australian impressions that end up drifting between English, New Zealander and South African (think Leonardo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond).
Some of the world’s best athletes are described as freaks. They do things on the field that defy belief.