From the expertsThe low down from those in the know
13 years ago the AFL were issued with a warning that recreational drugs were commonplace at football clubs.
The best game that Brendon Goddard ever played is the worst thing that ever happened to him.
Ignore Mitch Marsh’s career batting average of 32. The statistic that really matters is this: since the start of the 2013-14 summer, the all-rounder has made 1257 first-class runs at an average of 52.
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Ryan Buckland: Mr Rose, we’ve made it through the dreaded bye rounds, and we’re getting ready for the 10 week run home.
Tour Down Under race director Mike Turtur has one of the hardest jobs in Australian sport.
So, one game to go, and we’re all locked up at the top and we’re all locked up the bottom. Elisha is both safe in the middle and doomed to the bronze medal. Not even double points can help him.
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Welcome to the Friday Night Forecast for Round 14.
“Hope is not a strategy”.
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On Tuesday, Racing Victoria announced a handful of changes which should improve the Spring Carnival program. The most important was a reduction in distance for the A.J. Moir Stakes (Group 1, weight-for-age) from 1200 metres to 1000 metres.
Formula One may be a world championship, but few drivers have the opportunity to race before their home fans.
State Of Origin’s biggest strength, and its biggest weakness, is that at this time of year no-one is impartial.
Unpaid player wages, snubbing competitive football matches, an uncertain financial future and corporate sponsors fleeing. No, Gold Coast United have not returned to the A-League, welcome to the current daily existence of the Brisbane Roar.
It’s hard to imagine Cadel Evans raving about the parcours for the 2015 Grand Boucle. Likewise, Sir Bradley wouldn’t be salivating at riding this particular 3344km lap of France. And don’t even ask five-time winner Miguel Indurain.
The Tour de France is a monster, a rolling beast that steamrolls its way across France every July, watched by millions. A race at this sort of grand scale brings the logistical demands of a small army, much of it dedicated to presenting the race to a rapt audience.
Sir Donald Bradman has often been described as a strict disciplinarian, arrogant, hard-nosed, and difficult to get on with, but in the 30-odd meetings I was privileged to have with him he was exactly the opposite.
AFL star Jarryd Roughead must endure a nerve-wracking week before learning the extent of his skin cancer scare.
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Heading into the fifth Ashes chapter within just six years, I have taken a look at six big talking points in question with only a few days left before the first ball in Cardiff.
St Helens legend Paul Wellens announced his retirement last week due to a longstanding hip injury which requires immediate surgery.
Gael Monfils and Gilles Simon meet in the third round of Wimbledon in a battle of two of France’s best tennis players. Join The Roar for live scores from around 2.00am (AEST) following the completion of James Ward and Vasek Pospisil.
Can Andy Murray defeat Andreas Seppi to go a step closer to winning his second grand slam on home soil? Join The Roar for live scores from around 1.30am (AEST) following the completion of Jelena Jankovic and Petra Kvitova.
Match result: Nick Kyrgios is the only Australian remaining in singles at Wimbledon after Sam Groth lost to Roger Federer in the 3rd round. FEDERER 6 6 6 6 GROTH 4 4 7 2
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Casey Dellacqua will hope to keep Australia’s hopes alive when she meets with 13th seed Agnieszka Radwanska. Join The Roar for live scores from around 10.00pm (AEST) following the completion of Kristyna Pliskova and Monica Niculescu.
Stage results South Australian Rohan Dennis moves in the Maillot Jaune after claiming a surprise victory in the opening stage, an individual time trial, of the 2015 Tour de France.
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MATCH RESULT: North Queensland have won without their halves pairing as they defeated St George Illawarra 18-12 at WIN Stadium on Saturday night.
MATCH RESULT: After a slow start, the West Coast Eagles left Melbourne in their dust in the final quarter, recording a nine-goal win.
MATCH RESULT: A brave Carlton outfit could not stop the Bulldogs from getting their eighth win for the year, as they cemented their place in the top eight.
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MATCH RESULT: The Highlanders have claimed their first Super Rugby title with a 21-14 win over the heavily-favoured Hurricanes at Wellington’s Westpac Stadium.
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MATCH RESULT: Gold Coast have recorded their second win of the season with a stunning 55 point win over North Melbourne at Metricon Stadium.
MATCH RESULT: A five-goals-to-two final quarter has seen Richmond come from behind to record a win over Greater Western Sydney at the MCG.
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It’s always been a controversial idea – taking the top twelve drivers in the championship after twenty-six Sprint Cup Series races, and putting them in their own race-within-a-race.
As if the deaths of former Port Adelaide player John McCarthy, former Melbourne coach Dean Bailey and cricketer Phillip Hughes in the last three years hadn’t already rocked the South Australia sporting landscape, then the shock death of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh will no doubt have hit the hardest.
A lot has been said about Nick Kyrgios’ attitude on the tennis court. Here is some more. He is pretty good.
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