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Australian boxer Lucas Browne is considering his legal options after the WBA stripped him of their regular heavyweight world boxing title and suspended him for six months.

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Trans-Tasman netball split on the cards

“Roy Masters broke the netball internet” is not a sentence I ever imagined penning, and yet here we are.

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Australian netball dreams big: Gunning for free-to-air, prime time with rights deal

The Australian netball landscape, and potentially women’s sport in this country, could be transformed next season, as the television rights deal for the sport is being negotiated.

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Melbourne to host Australia’s largest fighting game tournament ‘BAM8’

Australia’s largest fighting game event, Battle Arena Melbourne 8 (Bam8), is back on event guides this weekend for the annual National Major. The tournament will feature all the big games and top level play.

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WATCH: Aussie invited to ride ‘perfect’ barrels produced by Kelly Slater’s wave machine

Six-time surfing world champion Stephanie Gilmore has become one of the lucky few surfers in the world to ride the man-made barrels of Kelly Slater’s new wave machine.

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Tiger signs on for US Open, but will he start?

One of Tiger Woods’ adrenalin rushes comes from headlines, so the question has to be asked: is he pulling the media chain for some recognition?

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TTNL Round 4: UnTrans Tasman, ghosts and Oscar buzz

Well, what a week of trans-Tasman netball we had! Such an exciting week in fact, that there were actually no trans-Tasman matches played on the Anzac Day weekend and two teams had a bye for no conceivable reason.

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TTNL Round 3: Mathematics, reality shows and mental fitness

Another round of the Trans-Tasman Netball League is done and dusted and here we are again, left contemplating the fundamental nature of time and its propensity to pass.

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Australian swimming legend Dawn Fraser has lashed out at golfer Adam Scott over his decision to skip the Rio Olympics.

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The IOC could rue the day Rio was awarded the Olympics

In 2009, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was the popular President of Brazil who had lifted his country to become the world’s eighth largest economy.

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I’ll be ready for Olympic defence: Pearson

Sally Pearson is banking on her unshakeable belief and the big-race buzz to help deliver her historic back-to-back gold medals at the Rio Olympics.

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Australian Olympics team’s new kit revealed in Sydney

The Australian Olympic Team launched their new uniforms ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Master motivator John Bertrand behind Australia’s Rio resurgence

John Bertrand is the guiding light with the Australian swimming team poised for a potential gold rush at the Rio Olympics.

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Cameron McEvoy is worth his weight in pure gold

For the first time in Australian swimming history, someone has won the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle titles, and in world-class times.

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TTNL Round 2: Screaming, darts and wicked schedules for the west

Hi again Roarers, it’s that time of the week when we go through the ins and outs of each game of the Trans Tasman Netball League and definitively decide what will happen over the course of the season.

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Hope for Sharapova as WADA makes meldonium U-turn

Athletes who tested positive for meldonium before March 1 could have bans overturned less than four months before the Rio Olympics after WADA said it was unable to establish how quickly the drug, outlawed since January 1, cleared the human body.

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Melanie Schlanger, Cate and Bronte Campbell and Emma McKeon after winning the 4x100m relay

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Jordan Spieth of the US

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Manny Pacquiao

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Bernhard Langer

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The Roar of the crowd

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Is it all doom and gloom at the Melbourne Vixens?

The Vixens are scared, at least they should be. Collingwood football club president Eddie McGuire, holder of one of the new Netball Australia licences, has reportedly quipped to the members of the Australian Netball League team the Victorian Fury “Girls, you will be playing for us next year and we play more than the other mob.”

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What will be the impact of the death of the TTNL?

With today’s announcement of a stand alone Australian netball competition, Australian fans bid farewell to the Steel, Pulse, Tactix, Mystics and Magic and welcome three new Australian teams.

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Edwina Tops-Alexander is the most accomplished Australian showjumper of the 21st Century.

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Jason has a field day at the Players Championship

By Connor Bennett, 14 May 2016
Jason has a field day at the Players Championship

Aussie world number one Jason Day has carded a bogey-free round of 63 in the first round of the Players Championship, as other Aussies struggled on the course.

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The Renegades Counter-Strike: Global Offensive squad scored a massive opportunity when they qualified for a chance to compete at the next Counter-Strike major, after their impressive performance at the PGL Regional Minor Championship.

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WATCH: Amateur fighter delivers brutal MMA knockout

He’s only new to the sport of Mixed martial arts but Sheldon Reid certainly doesn’t lack any confidence.

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The CyberGamer Autumn LAN was held at Australian Technology Park in Redfern, and allowed pro gamers and organisations around Oceania to showcase their skills in four different games last week.

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Dhyan Chand: A hockey legend

By SAMBEET DASH, 27 Apr 2016

No prelude to the Olympics would be complete without discussing Dhyan Chand, India’s hockey legend.

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Saving swimming from the Olympic axe

By Brad Cooper, 26 Apr 2016
Saving swimming from the Olympic axe

When wrestling was dropped from the 2020 Olympic program in February 2013, the shock was as if wrestling itself had been scuttled. After all, if a sport which had participated in the birth of both the classical and modern Olympics could get the chop, was anything else safe?

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Boxers who remained in the sport far too long

Following Nick Blackwell’s recent scare – where he was left in a coma after a bruising encounter with Chris Eubank Jr – there have been calls for alterations to boxing’s rules, to prevent further incidents and safeguard professional fighters.

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A sad fall from grace for Grant Hackett

The sad fall from grace for Champion swimmer Grant Hackett was once again highlighted by his ‘plane rage’ incident on a flight from Adelaide to Melbourne after the Australian Swimming trials for the Rio Olympics.

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Is Salman Khan the right choice as Indian Olympic Association’s Goodwill Ambassador for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games?

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Pearson’s biggest rivals set for Eugene showdown

Five of the fastest women in the way of Sally Pearson defending her London 2012 100m hurdles gold will line up at the Prefontaine Classic on Saturday 28 May at Hayward Field, Eugene (USA).

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Are you too good for your home? Scott right, Fraser wrong in Olympic debate

Let’s get it out of the way straight off the bat: Adam Scott is ‘un-Australian’. At least, according to Dawn Fraser.

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The stakes are high in McGregor’s ‘quitgate’

By Brad Cooper Olympic Swimming Champion., 21 Apr 2016
The stakes are high in McGregor’s ‘quitgate’

Regardless of whether Conor McGregor fights in UFC 200 after this week’s controversial retirement tweet, UFC front man Dana White may want to tweak his king-making guidelines.

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Grant Hackett needs to have a conversation with the mirror

Grant Hackett should never have returned to swimming. The pool wasn’t the answer to his problems, it was only ever masking them.

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Jordan Spieth of the US

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Grant Hackett

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Mack and Jac take on Italian double act

By Brad Cooper, 17 Apr 2016

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Kobe Bryant smiles in last game

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Origen eSports

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Mathew Hayman Paris-Roubaix cycling

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James Magnussen wins the 50m/100m sprint double

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