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Jason Day will meet Rory McIlroy in a blockbusting semi-final tomorrow of the WGC-Dell Match Play in Austin, Florida.
Two lawn bowlers have been slapped with hefty bans for sparking an all-in brawl between two teams at a top-level game in Bendigo.
Hello Roarers and welcome back to another year of netball and of New Zealanders getting upset at me for pointing out that their teams aren’t very good.
Australia’s first heavyweight boxing world titleholder Lucas Browne says he is not a drug cheat but accepts he may be banned after testing positive to clenbuterol.
Australia’s first world heavyweight boxing champion Lucas ‘Big Daddy Browne has failed a drug test, and could be stripped of his hard-won title.
The man of the moment in Australian boxing circles is undoubtedly Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne. His historic victory in Grozny, Chechnya, for the WBA ‘regular’ heavyweight title, was a monumental moment in Australian sports history.
Team USA’s Kendall Williams has hit a photographer with a wayward attempt during the shot-put leg of the World Indoor Championships pentathlon.
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.
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Results: Cate Campbell has taken out the 100-metre freestyle by the smallest of margins over sister Bronte on night six of the Australian National Swimming Championships.
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It was announced on Monday in the Financial Review that Athletics Australia plan to launch a Big Bash League-style athletics series early next year.
When the men’s 50m freestyle final is swum at the Rio Olympic trials on Wednesday night, few will remember the mystique the race once promised.
Results: Cameron McEvoy has recorded an Australian and Commonwealth record to win the 100 metre freestyle at the Australian National Swimming Championships, with Kyle Chalmers taking the other spot on the plane to Rio.
A striking bonus of the rivers of public funding buoying recent Olympic swim stocks is champions pairing to spawn genetic super-dynasties.
The fairytale ending to a tremendous career that Grant Hackett so richly deserved sadly never came when he finished sixth in the first semi of the men’s 200m freestyle at the Rio Olympic swimming trials.
It was announced on Friday (8/4/16) that Sydney shooter and current World Champion Warren Potent has qualified for the Australian shooting team for the Rio Olympics.
Round Summary: The wind and fast greens played havoc during the second round of The Masters which brought Australia’s Jason Day right back into contention.
The Tactix ran into the defending champions in the Queensland Firebirds away from home in Round 1.
eSports in Australia has taken another boost with this weekend’s Call of Duty World League Challenge Division being held at the Crown Casino in Melbourne.
The first golf major of the year is here, with the pristine greens and fairways of Augusta National to play host to the US Masters. Join The Roar for live updates and a blog of the opening round from 7am (AEST).
Well, last Saturday was a day of upsets in both LCS regions. In Europe, sixth seed Fnatic beat out third seed Vitality 3-1, and Team Solomid did the same to Cloud9 in North America.
On the eve of her 50th game, Firebirds star Kimberley Ravaillion is looking forward and not to the past as the Firebirds hunt for back-to-back titles.
Distance swimmer Mack Horton used to be the next big thing in Australian sport. That was only last year, when at 18, he set world-leading times in 400m and 1500m freestyle at the Australian titles.
“There’s nothing wrong with staying in college… You don’t have to leave because your agent wants his money or your family want to freeload off of you. It’s alright to stay in college more than one year.”
Few have crafted a sporting ascendancy as stealthily as Brisbane backstroker Emily Seebohm, though the current world number one will be keen to show she is ready to convert at this week’s Australian Olympic trials in Adelaide.