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Berlin Lewis Hamilton says he is not surprised that Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg is quitting Formula One after beating him for the world title.
With the end of the year comes the end of season awards, and in keeping with the spirit of the site you will decide who wins in The Roar‘s Sports Awards 2016.
Australian coach Michael Cheika has made four changes to his starting side for the final Test of the year against England at Twickenham in the early hours of Sunday morning (AEDT).
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Melbourne City’s FFA Cup win is good for the game, particularly if it helps establish the club as a genuine title contender.
Faux-clusive: Cricket Australia medical staff have instructed Pat Cummins to withdraw from the upcoming Chappell-Hadlee series so he may be available for national selection after he retires.
Welcome to The Roar’s women’s sport weekly wrap – a space where I’ll introduce you to personalities in women’s sport and share some of the biggest talking points from the past week.
The most important result confirmed at the season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix had nothing to do with who won the driver’s championship — indeed the driver’s championship table has nothing to do with it at all.
That was the question I was asked two days ago, and my immediate reaction was Garfield Sobers or Jacques Kallis, with a soft spot for Keith Miller, Richie Benaud, and Alan Davidson.
It took years for me to warm up to Shaun Marsh as a Test player. Maybe my expectations were too high.
Australia’s code wars took a turn for the worse this week with the furore over a ‘joke’ coined by a comedian with a penchant for Aussie rules.
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Young batsmen trying to find their feet in the Test side should be getting out in the middle as much as possible.
He came, he scored, he went off with an injury.
The fix is in from the British rugby establishment going into the England vs Australia Test at Twickenham at the weekend.
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There’s been talk of Sydney FC going unbeaten this season, but such notions were always premature, and their last three performances including last night’s will leave Graham Arnold with plenty to ponder.
Lewis Hamilton’s antics during the season finale at Abu Dhabi have attracted the ire of his team and polarised popular opinion.
Now the FFA Cup is done and dusted for another year, football in Australia is purely focused back on the A-League, which means we’re back with another round of expert tips and predictions.
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Match result: Adelaide United have gotten themselves into the winners circle, recording a 2-0 win at home over the Wellington Phoenix.
Match result: Sydney FC continue to build an advantage at the top of the table, going two wins clear with a 2-0 victory over the Newcastle Jets on Sunday.
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Match result: Melbourne United recorded a big-margin win over the New Zealand Breakers on Sunday afternoon, coming away the victors by 24 points.
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England has defeated Australia by a comfortable margin at Twickenham by 37 points to 21, the hosts outscoring the visitors by four tries to two in a hotly contested match.
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Nico Rosberg might be the first reigning World Champion to end his career since Alain Prost in 1993, but there’s something more to take from that than just pure statistics.
There is no clearer example that Cricket Australia and the senior group who deemed it fit to fine Glenn Maxwell for his comments have lost the plot.
For Olympic 200m swimmers it’s the third lap that counts, the gut busting push back up the pool before pure adrenaline commandeers the body for the final sprint home. For 400m runners it’s on the final bend where the race is invariably won or lost.
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‘The Don’ here. Just thought I’d pop down and give my 99.96’s worth on Adam Voges
Match result: Australia gave up some early advantages on Sunday morning (AEDT) and were ultimately outpaced in the second half by a victorious English outfit, finishing with a scoreline of 21-37.
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Two of the English Premier League’s heavyweights clash in a blockbuster clash this Saturday, as Chelsea travel to title rivals Manchester City. Join The Roar for live scores and commentary from 11:30pm (AEDT).
Match result: Neither side came out the victory when Melbourne City and the Brisbane Roar met on Saturday night, with the final score being a 1-1 tie.
Match result: The Western Sydney Wanderers have claimed their second win of the A-League season, defeating the Central Coast Mariners on the road 4-1.
Not long ago, AFL and NRL nearly exclusively monopolised the rights to the words football and footy – so long as you knew which state you were standing in.
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Sachin Tendulkar may have just nailed it.
After at last securing the 2016 Formula One world championship, Nico Rosberg has announced his retirement from the sport – and no, this is not an early April Fool’s joke.
With the end of 2016 in sight it is worth reflecting on some of the issues that that Australian sporting administrators have had to deal with.
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