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In December, Tiger Woods played a round of golf with Donald Trump – then US President-elect’s son Donald Jr and granddaughter Kai completing the foursome – at the Trump International course at West Palm Beach, Florida.
To people who have not grown up in, or fully integrated the globalising elements of the information age, explaining eSports is a tough proposition.
Veteran boxing judge Bruce McTavish believes Australian welterweight Jeff Horn has “no real talent” and would be no chance of beating Manny Pacquiao if their planned April bout goes ahead.
In April, Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao is expected to fight Jeff Horn, a former Brisbane-based PE teacher, in sunny Queensland.
For the most populated state in Australia, the sporting achievements of NSW and Sydney are well below par, with the exception of Moises Henriques, and Graham Arnold.
The bidding war for Australia’s biggest ever boxing event is underway with Brisbane the early frontrunner to host Jeff Horn’s blockbuster fight with Manny Pacquiao.
Boxing icon Manny Pacquiao will fight in Australia for the first time, with a bout between the Pacman and Brisbane’s Jeff Horn to be held on April 23 for the WBO welterweight title.
Not since Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player, Lee Trevino, and Tom Watson put golf on the international sporting map has there been a galaxy of stars in the same era.
Danny Green has dismissed talk of a weight mismatch in his long-awaited boxing rematch with old foe Anthony Mundine.
Jeff Horn is preparing to fight boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao amid speculation the pair will step into the ring at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium.
There have been far more sporting highs than lows looking back on 2016.
2016. For me, it’s a year I’ll remember for the fairy tales.
The nervous wait is almost over for Jim Delegat and the crew of Giacomo who will soon be named overall winners of the Sydney to Hobart.
The hesitant toe-dipping, transitionary step for any sub-culture to make into the mainstream consciousness is an unimaginably confusing and complex process that runs on a purely case-to-case basis.
The 72nd edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race has been run and won with Perpetual Loyal cruising to the finish for the win at around 2:30am (AEDT) this morning, smashing the race record by almost five hours.
Anthony Bell won’t defend Perpetual LOYAL’s record-breaking Sydney to Hobart race title, with the owner-skipper instead pointing toward a “new and hot” sailing challenge.
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The alphabet soup of boxing titles offered by the WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO can be difficult for the average boxing fan to follow.
There were several significant Australian athletes, coaches, administrators and journalists that died in 2016. This list is not exhaustive as it does not include the many contributors at the state and local level.
The WWE have held a press conference at London’s O2 arena, announcing the WWE United Kingdom Championship Tournament to be held on January 14 and 15.
When people think of extreme sports they often picture cliff diving, snowboarding out of a helicopter or base jumping from the edge of space, but few will have heard of the Extreme Sailing Series.
There is an Indian who is unplayable on green tops and his name is not Kapil Dev, Javagal Srinath, Mohammed Shami or Bhuvi Kumar.
Ladeez and gentleman, in the seniors’ corner, weighing in at 140kg and at 67 years old, the one, the only, genial George Foreman.
So the first taste of World Championship prospects I put out there hasn’t quite tantalised your taste buds completely?
With the end of 2016 in sight it is worth reflecting on some of the issues that that Australian sporting administrators have had to deal with.
When watching any type of sporting endeavour, the more athletic types among us have all said, or at least loudly thought to ourselves “I could do that!”
The 2016 edition of the venerable Grey Cup, Canadian football’s championship-decider, is a true David versus Goliath story featuring the all-conquering Calgary Stampeders from the western conference against the underdogs from the east, the Ottawa Redblacks. Join The Roar on Monday morning from 10:30am for live blog coverage of the 104th Grey Cup.
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The 104th Grey Cup is coming up. Here’s what you need to know and a list of five players to watch.
February 3rd, 2017 will mark a standout night in Australian boxing history.
Donald Trump. He’s brash, unforgiving, misogynistic and completely insane. Yet he surprised everyone with a storming victory in the US Presidential election.
Twelve months before Rio, as athletes around the world geared up for peak training, the dream of winning an Olympic medal seemed to lie shattered by the wayside for a 19-year-old girl from Hyderabad, India.
2016 has been the year of big sporting moments. There have been droughts broken, triple repeats, the return of the Hayne Plane and many more.
Australia’s under 21 men’s hockey team has warmed up for December’s Junior World Cup by winning the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia.