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Losing to the same team twice in four matches in a tournament – including the final – should be enough to put the coach of Australia at grave risk of losing his job.
There is a French rugby idiom that comes into play when the national side plays at home: ‘l’esprit de clocher‘.
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As Alan Milliner put the whistle to his lips for the final time on Friday night, occupants of Hunter Stadium let out raucous boos.
The Wallabies burst coach Michael Cheika’s bubble at Stade de France by handing France a 29-26 victory thanks to a litany of fundamental errors.
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Shaun Johnson’s magic feet, his deceptive speed and his brilliant football brain spearheaded the Kiwis’ 22-18 win over the Kangaroos on Saturday night to capture the Four Nations tournament in windy Wellington.
Shaun Johnson belongs in rugby league’s business class of halfbacks after Saturday night’s mesmeriser for New Zealand in their 22-18 win over Australia.
Leg spin is back in the headlines for a multitude of reasons. First, there’s the fact Australia’s batsmen were flummoxed by Pakistan’s rookie wrist spinner Yasir Shah in the two Tests in the UAE.
It was a game of several halves in the first of five one-day internationals between Australia and South Africa.
We had a decision to make. The 2013 winner of the Taiwan KOM Challenge had arrived on the start line of the race fresh from a doping suspension, causing heated debate on internet as to the validity of his victory.
Virat Kohli is extremely fortunate still to be in the Indian Test team.
My friends, we find ourselves in the midst of our War and Peace cricketing summer.
There’s a touch of the Stawell Gift about the A-League heading into this weekend’s sixth round.
With many riders already deep in the pre-season training we take a look at some of the biggest transfers ahead of the 2015 season – including Peter Sagan, Nicolas Roche and Bauke Mollema.
There’s been some really high-quality, tough-but-fair analysis of the Wallabies’ 33-28 win over Wales last weekend in Cardiff.
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In the same week where we remembered a true great of the game, Johnny Warren, perhaps the only man his equal said an emotional goodbye to the football public.
Formula One is a numbers game – and the sport’s penchant for numbers following dollar symbols is particularly well noted.
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Italy will host the might of South Africa at Stadio Euganeo, Padua for the third game of the Springbok’s end of year tour. Join The Roar from 1:00am (AEDT) for live scores and commentary.
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MATCH RESULT: Australia have secured a victory in their International Rules Test against the Irish in Perth with a 56-46 win.
MATCH RESULT: It was very close at the end but Sydney FC have held on to beat Melbourne City at AAMI Park.
MATCH RESULT: That’s six games without a win for the Western Sydney Wanderers, and seven for the Newcastle Jets, as the sides play out a 1-1 draw.
The Formula One record books will attribute the surname of the individual who is crowned the 2014 World Champion with two drivers’ titles following Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.
In a frightful turn of events SANZAR’s decision to expand Super Rugby into an 18-team competition involving Japan and Argentina has turned a significant number of Super Rugby fans English!
The Mick Malthouse Revolution, following on from the Fevolution, will have to wait some time before launching at Carlton.
In a recent interview querying Australia’s possibilities for their troublesome three position, Australian captain Michael Clarke declared “Steve Smith is a rising star, but he’s not a Test No. 3 just yet.”
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As discussions and negotiations begin to ramp up for the impending 2017 AFL media rights, the two overarching questions have to be how heavily negotiated is the social and online content of the deal – and will fans be the winners from the television side?
Sebastian Vettel. Formula One driver, four-time Formula One World Champion and one of the biggest exponents of ‘take my bat and ball and go home’ in sporting history.
The trade deadline is one of my favourite times of the NBA season for no other reason than I look forward to seeing what sort of crazy deals teams manage to pull together.
There has been some amazing cricket in the first four one day internationals between Australia and South Africa.
With 300 sleeps until the tournament’s kick-off, what’s the pecking order for the 2015 Rugby World Cup?
Throughout history, the fight game has always had ‘colourful characters’ who have talked the talk in an effort to self promote and/or hype up a pending contest. But have we started to put hype above skill?
When news.com.au decided to publish an inaccurate and potentially dangerous piece of clickbait yesterday, suggesting that US Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has had some sort of sordid affair, I saw social media respond overwhelmingly with the sort of intelligence and maturity lacking among the editors who published the article.
The Lakers picked up their third win of the season on Thursday, to sit comfortably beside their nine losses. But their latest opponents, the Houston Rockets (who have the third best record in the league) are no pushovers.
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