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The Sunshine Coast Lightning are the inaugural Super Netball champions, defeating the Giants 65-48 in the grand final in Brisbane.

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Giants Netball showing the way forward on and off the court for women’s sport

Giants Netball will face off against the Sunshine Coast Lightning in netball’s night of nights, the Suncorp Super grand final tonight in Brisbane.

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StarCraft II’s region lock trap

StarCraft II esports is currently trapped in a brutal catch-22.

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Competition tight as the League of Legends OPL returns

With Worlds on the line, every Oceanic League of Legends team is out to impress in split two.

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The US Open tees off this week, featuring a fearsome field of former champs

The biggest sporting event of the week will be the 117th US Open at Erin Hills, where the world number one golfer, Dustin Johnson, will be defending his title.

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Women’s sport weekly wrap: Netball finals are here!

I have a confession to make. Netball has never been a sport I have taken much interest in.

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Tiger Woods arrested on drink driving charge

Former world No.1 golfer Tiger Woods has been arrested in South Florida on Monday morning on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, according to media reports.

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Alex Noren’s final-round 62 clinches the British PGA

While Swede Alex Noren was burning up the famous Wentworth course in England overnight, his challengers were burning cash.

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Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers to have heart surgery

Teenage Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers has pulled out of July’s world swimming championships and is to undergo surgery for a worsening heart condition.

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Why AFL’s Adelaide Crows are investing in esports

AFL’s Adelaide Crows recently announced their acquisition of staple Australian esports organisation Legacy Esports.

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How Athletico is bringing their own flair to the LoL OCS

Athletico Esports is making the jump to League of Legends, and they’re bringing with them a new way to play the esports game.

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Australian sport’s anti-doping agency has added its voice to a chorus of outrage at a gambling ad starring disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson.

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IEM Sydney: Australian CSGO’s ticket to the world

Even off the main stage, Australian CSGO was on show for the world to see during IEM Sydney.

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IEM and the AFL: Providing a great boost for Australian esports

The AFL has expressed interest in running an esports tournament, and that’s a great thing for Australian esports.

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RATHBONE: What does the future hold for sport?

A few weeks ago I was invited to speak as part of a panel hosted by The Roar entitled ‘The Future of Sport’.

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John Coates remains the right candidate for the AOC’s top job

Next Saturday will be one of the most intense moments in Australian sport for a long time when the Australian Olympic Committee presidency will be up for grabs between incumbent John Coates and challenger Danni Roche.

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The Collingwood Magpies prepare for their battle against the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Netball League.

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Anna Meares Australia Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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The Queensland Firebirds celebrate after winning the Netball grand final

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The Collingwood Magpies prepare for their battle against the Adelaide Thunderbirds in the Australian Netball League.

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The Collingwood Magpies and Adelaide Thunderbirds come together after their clash in the Australian Netball League

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Chiefs ESC Win CGPL 10 esports

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Blizzard Estadium

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Anna Meares Australia Rio 2016 Olympic Games

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The Roar of the crowd

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PGA Championship: Golf Final Round live blog

Kevin Kisner holds a one shot heading into the final round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, New Carolina. Join The Roar for a live blog of the final round from 5am AEST.

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Dark Sided’s roster change was not received well by the ANZ HotS community

Dark Sided’s latest Heroes of the Storm team roster change is making waves in the ANZ HotS scene.

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NA LCS promotion tournament: Can we even call it that anymore?

And just like that, all the regular season games for 2017 are finished for the North American LCS.

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Australia should host the 2023 Basketball World Cup

Basketball is this country’s sleeping giant, and it will remain that way unless Basketball Australia submits a bid to host the 2023 World Cup before the entries close at the end of August.

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Catching ultimate frisbee

By TheRev, 9 Aug 2017

The Ultimate Frisbee Asian Club Championship kicks off in a week and a half. Wanting to get to know some of the Australian teams ahead of the event, I headed down to Albert Park this weekend to meet some of the players and watch a few games in action.

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A tribute to Usain Bolt

By Ritesh Misra, 8 Aug 2017 Video
A tribute to Usain Bolt

Thousands will never dance again at a stadium to Bob Marley’s One Love. Millions will never see live on TV again the greatest sprinter the world has ever seen.

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Justin Gatlin, drug cheat or one of the great modern day sprinters?

Given the constant booing that was directed at Justin Gatlin by the London crowd at the 2017 World Athletics Championships – when he was introduced before races and after winning the 100m (beating Usain Bolt) – should Gatlin be treated as a drug cheat or respected as one of the greatest sprinters?

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Is it a bird, is it a plane? No, It’s Usain Bolt

The greatest sprinter in history goes again this weekend at the IAAF World Championships in London.

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Sharing my experience of sport and mental health issues

After reading other articles with people sharing their experiences of participating in sport while also dealing with mental health issues, it has made me feel comfortable enough to share my own experiences.

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World swimming championships are just as important as the Olympic Games

John Bertrand, the President of Swimming Australia, suggested on the ABC radio show The Ticket that any critical assessment of Australia’s performance at the 2017 World Swimming Championships should be downplayed on the basis that the 2020 Olympic Games is the ultimate aim. I disagree.

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NA LCS Summer Week 9: The end of the league as we know it

Not only are we moving into the last week of the split, it’s the last week of the season, and of the NA LCS in it’s current format.

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Introducing the very first Club Roar Awards guest judge: Steven Bradbury

Where were you when Steven Bradbury won the most unlikeliest of Olympic gold medals?

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NA LCS Summer Week 8: Let’s talk about Dardoch

By Jess Carruthers, 28 Jul 2017
NA LCS Summer Week 8: Let’s talk about Dardoch

This week saw a lot of important games played out across the rift. As the standings continue to shift with playoffs so close, rematches can be the difference between first and second, and having the opportunity to go to worlds or watching from home.

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British Open 2017: Final Round live blog

By gavjoshi, 23 Jul 2017 Video
British Open 2017: Final Round live blog

Jordan Spieth holds a three shot lead heading into the final round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale Course. Join The Roar for a live blog of the final round.

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Records smashed at The Open as Spieth closes in

After a rain and wind soaked second round of the British Open, the players were greeted by spectacular conditions to try and make their moves around the Royal Birkdale layout on moving day.

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What the Overwatch World Cup means for Australian esports

With the Overwatch World Cup kicking off today all eyes will be firmly glued to The Star casino in Sydney, which is hosting a leg of the group stages.

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Grassroots esports scenes matter just as much as the international circuits.

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Adam Scott, of Australia, waves to the crowd after winning the Honda Classic golf tournament with a 9-under-par, Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

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Grassroots esports scenes matter just as much as the international circuits.

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Shae Brown in action for the Collingwood Magpies

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Glen Boss rides Makybe Diva to win the 2005 Melbourne Cup

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