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Is the North trending ahead of the South?

Let’s forget the French for the moment – and for that matter, Italy too. The current resurgence enjoyed by the Northern Hemisphere is very clearly concentrated in the Home Unions of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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Obituary: The art of sledging is dead

The art of sledging has perished underneath a landslide of fatigued quips and peacocking. Out of respect, please turn to the person beside you and tell them to f*** off.

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Like anyone else, trans people should have the right to play

For a lot of the last two months, the one question I’ve been asked repeatedly is “why?”.

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The Socceroos are going to get ‘smashed’ in Russia

To all my Facebook friends, Twitter followers and acquaintances who have made contact post the FIFA World Cup draw predicting the shellacking that the Socceroos will receive in Russia, thank you.

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Cook and Root have let England down

England may have been denied the presence of their talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes in this Ashes series, but it is the lack of input from their two best batsmen which has crueled them.

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Rugby in 2017: Around the club scene and a new NRC Champion

With all bar a few Australian Sevens players now settling into a summer buffet of Ashes cricket action around the country, The Roar have asked me to wrap up the year in Australian rugby over the month of December.

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Has Steve Smith let England off the hook?

As David Warner and Cameron Bancroft ran off the field when England was dismissed for 227, Steve Smith obviously wasn’t going to enforce the follow on.

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A failed coup: The constructors stories of F1 2017

By design the 2017 season and its new regulations was supposed to end Mercedes’s three-year reign atop the sport, but by the year’s end both Lewis Hamilton and the Silver Arrows had claimed their fourth titles, respectively.

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Any success from this tournament belongs to the players

“So Fiji is actually a real place?”

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The Wrap: Rugby’s critical problem no closer to a solution

Wales’ 24-22 win over South Africa over the weekend highlights not only the continued decline of South Africa as a world rugby superpower but underlines the biggest problem facing the game – one that shows no sign of being solved in the foreseeable future.

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Have England psyched themselves out of the Ashes?

The lead-up to this summer’s Ashes series was relatively subdued compared to previous encounters, when the sledging, mind games and banter have usually began well in advance of the opening Test of the series.

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In the absence of leadership, it’s time for fans to support their game

Congratulations to the Central Coast Mariners, who not only moved into the top four with a 1-0 win over Perth Glory on Sunday, but did so in front of more than 8,000 fans in Gosford.

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Shaun Marsh defies his critics

Shaun Marsh has made 741 Test runs at an average of 53 over the past two years, yet few athletes in Australia are as maligned as the 34-year-old batsman.

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Stipe Miocic versus Francis Ngannou is a can’t-miss fight

If there was any doubt about the claim that monster-truck-sized heavyweight Francis Ngannou was the UFC’s scariest man, it was put to rest on Sunday.

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Exit music: Marc Gasol and the Grizzlies finally recede from relevance

Where they were once defiant they are now defeated; where they were once nostalgic they are now just buried.

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Encouraging signs, but it’s too late for the Sydney Kings

There was a lot to like about the Sydney Kings in Round 8 of the NBL. They couldn’t take a trick, though, and that’s precisely why the predicament they’ve put themselves in means it’s too late for them to impact the 2017-18 season.

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Marsh Handscomb

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Caitlin Moran

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World Cup Trophy

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Gareth Widdop England Rugby League World Cup 2017

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James Anderson (centre) of England reacts as Australian batsmen David Warner (left) and Cameron Bancroft (right) make runs on Day 5 of the First Ashes Test match between Australia and England at the Gabba in Brisbane, Monday, November 27, 2017.

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Jillaroos

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Steven Lowy

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England's Joe Root during day four of the the second Investec Test match at Headingley, Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday August 28, 2017. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: Nigel French/PA Wire.

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Virat Kohli’s legacy will be shaped by upcoming overseas tours

Virat Kohli took over the captaincy from MS Dhoni during the Australian tour in 2014/15 when the latter decided to retire in the middle of an overseas tour.

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Ashes: Australian batting by the numbers

By Maxwell Charlesworth, 9 Dec 2017
Ashes: Australian batting by the numbers

We are two Tests into the Ashes series. Here’s my profile of the Aussie batting lineup.

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Melbourne Victory vs Adelaide United: A-League highlights, live scores, blog

Melbourne Victory and Adelaide United meet in one of the traditional rivalries of the A-League. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 7:50pm (AEDT).

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Australia needs a fifth bowling option but it ain’t Mitch Marsh

The Australian cricket team is currently up 2-0 in the Ashes, while the Australian bowling line-up has been outstanding, the the batting line up has been shaky at times.

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A tale of two halves: Has Maloney’s move dealt a blow to Pearce’s Origin hopes?

As the NRL’s player merry-go-round hit superb heights within the last few weeks, questions can’t help being asked about a tournament just over six months away – State of Origin.

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The “Fierce Five” Olympics gymnastics team: The #Metoo movement and the legacy

Sports Illustrated heralded them as “America’s Game Changers.”

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Darcy Moore will star in defence

By Sam Bunn, 8 Dec 2017
Darcy Moore will star in defence

Make no mistakes about it, Darcy Moore will star playing as a key defender.

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AFLW 2018 team preview and predicted finish: Fremantle Dockers

Fremantle got spanked last season after most of WA’s outstanding talent left for interstate, and their second marquee midfielder did her ACL.

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Is Andrija Kaluderovic the most in-form A-League striker?

At the beginning of the season names such as Besart Berisha, Bobo, Roy O’Donovan, and Bruno Fornaroli were hotly tipped to win the Golden Boot, but after nine rounds there’s a surprise joint leader on the goalscoring charts.

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Separating the NFL’s pretenders from the contenders

Bill Belichick once said real football doesn’t start until after Thanksgiving and, in case you haven’t noticed, it’s that time of year.

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Q&A with Sydney FC star midfielder Josh Brillante

Ahead of the Sydney derby this week, I was joined on the Talking with TK podcast by Sydney FC’s star midfielder Josh Brillante.

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Sport’s 2017 TV ratings tell a promising tale for rugby league fans

The TV ratings for 2017 have just been released again and once again, rugby league has emerged as a winner.

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League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

By Jess Carruthers, 8 Dec 2017
League of Legends All-Star Event this weekend

With all the recent roster excitement, it’s almost been easy to forget that the premier off-season League of Legends event is on this weekend.

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Battlefield USA: Rugby union versus league

With the success of Canada’s first professional rugby league team and talks with more sides to join the English rugby league ranks, rugby union is looking to try and do one better.

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16-year-old shatters records to produce Afghanistan’s first win in their Test era

It’s just three days after they won a trophy. Yet they aren’t tired. War-torn Afghanistan keeps producing new talents who rise from the ashes.

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The Giant problem in New York

By Christopher Spinks, 8 Dec 2017
The Giant problem in New York

Over the past seven days, here in New York we have witnessed plenty.

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An artist's impression of the Allianz Stadium rebuild

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Michael Morgan makes a break against France

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Dawid Malan bats in the Ashes

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Luke Hodge Hawthorn Hawks AFL 2016

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England bowler James Anderson and Australian batsman Michael Clarke share words. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)

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Steve Smith reacts sad Ashes 2nd Test.

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