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A World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) commission has recommended athletics governing body IAAF suspend Russia from all competitions from 2016 following the results of an investigation into systematic doping in the country.
As I was belting out the laps at the David Thiele pool at the University of Queensland this morning, my mind wandered to thoughts of Thiele himself and his extraordinary achievements.
The Australian women’s golf tour (ALPG) nine-player team, captained by former LPGA star Rachel Hetherington, has been announced for a new match-play teams event in December in Japan.
As an outsider looking in, it’s hard not to get excited about the prospects of eSports. The role of technology in facilitating exponential growth means it can take weeks, not months or even years, for new ideas to take off.
Athletics and Russian sport will be attacked on Monday when a report is published concerning allegations of blackmail and doping scams.
Jordan Spieth has reclaimed golf’s world No.1 ranking from Jason Day at the WGC event in Shanghai won by Scotland’s Russell Knox on Sunday.
With all the misery and tragedies around the world, thank heavens for sport.
There have been three tournaments to kick-start the wrap around 2015-16 USPGA season, and three youngsters have become instant millionaires playing superb golf: Emiliano Grillo (23), Smylie Kaufman (24), and Justin Thomas (22).
Well, as I’ve said all along, the Silver Ferns are clearly the dominant force in world netball.
The New Zealand Silver Ferns have dominated Australia to win the fourth and final Constellation Cup match at Perth Arena, winning 58-47, but the Diamonds just retained the trophy.
After being made ‘inactive’ against the Seattle Seahawks, Jarryd Hayne looks likely to stay on the sidelines against the St Louis Rams on Monday morning (AEDT).
Well, the unthinkable has happened. New Zealand have won a game of netball.
After a horrifying 48 hours without netball, our Diamonds were back on court, looking to crush New Zealand’s spirit beyond repair.
After some animated banter around the office, and having laughed off the usual suggestions that the fittest of the fit play the sport you play, an expansive web search noted that cross-country skiers are the world’s fittest athletes.
Golfing star Jason Day has won Australian sport’s The Don award, two months after claiming his first major title.
After a gruelling two months, four days and 15 minutes without netball, the long suffering Australian supporters were finally rewarded by seeing our Diamonds back out on court for the Consolation (sorry, I mean Constellation) Cup.
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Can Victoria Azarenka book a spot in the semifinals or will Simona Halep be able to stop her from progressing at the US Open?
The live auction for the fourth edition of the prestigious Hockey India League (HIL) is set to take place on September 17 in downtown New Delhi, India.
Two players with a very even record in the past should provide us with another close game at the 2015 US Open in the third round when Canada’s Milos Raonic takes on Spain’s Feliciano Lopez.
Will Madison Keys be able to win at home over Agnieszka Radwanska in the battle of the seeds? Join The Roar for live scores from around 6:30am (AEST) following the completion of Jeremy Chardy and David Ferrer.
There has been yet another shock , as women’s fourth seed Caroline Wozniacki became the highest-seeded casualty to date, going down to the Czech Republic’s Petra Cetkovska in three thrilling sets.
The world number one and first seed for the 2015 US Open, Novak Djokovic continues his quest to win a third grand slam for the year when he takes on Italy’s Andreas Seppi in the third round.
This weekend, one of global sport’s great yet largely unknown spectacles will take place.
Ekaterina Makarova and Elina Svitolina will meet in one of the most important match-ups during the third round of the US Open. Join The Roar for live scores from around 1.00am (AEST).
Can qualifier Kateryna Bondarenko match it with second seed Simona Halep in the second round of the US Open? Join The Roar for live scores from around 3am (AEST) following the completion of Victoria Azarenka and Yanina Wickmayer.
The Williams sisters, defending champion Marin Cilic, world number one Novak Djokovic, and two-time champion Rafael Nadal are all safely through to the third round of the US Open after contrasting victories on Day 3.
After winning his first main-draw Grand Slam match earlier this week, Hyeon Chung will look to upset 2015 French Open champion Stan Wawrinka in the second round of the US Open. Join The Roar for live scores of the match from 2:30am (AEST).
Australian 22nd seed Samantha Stosur continues her quest to win a second US Open in a game she goes into as heavy favourite when she takes on Russian Evgeniya Rodina on the Louis Armstrong Court.
Bernard Tomic has advanced to the second round of the 2015 US Open with a four-set win against Damir Dzumhur.
Australia’s Jarmila Gajdosova will be looking to upset Flavia Pennetta when the duo face each other in the opening round of the US Open.
Match Result: Thanasi Kokkinakis is struggling to digest the most painful defeat of his burgeoning career after severe cramps cruelled his US Open campaign in New York.
The Swiss Master Roger Federer begins his quest for a sixth US Open when he takes on the Argentinian ranked 34th in the world Leonardo Mayer, in what shapes as an interesting contest.