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It’s fair to say no one saw that coming. A BMC one-two to end Stage 3 of the Tour Down Under leaves Cadel Evans’ dream of a fairytale finish to his professional career facing the most unexpected obstacle.
Our Socceroos are watchable again, and appear to be on the rise, but a slip-up in Thursday night’s quarter final against a Chinese side that has been making quite the splash at this tournament would mean this campaign is rightly viewed as a failure, despite the early promise.
There’s no question that the rebuild of the Wallabies is a tougher job than what coach Michael Cheika realised when signing on the dotted line back in mid-October.
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On Thursday night, the Socceroos will play China on a pitch in Brisbane that is undeserving of an Asian Cup quarter final. It’s a scenario that should never again be repeated in this country.
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If they don’t choke. That is what many fans will say as they consider South Africa’s prospects at next month’s World Cup.
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Todd Woodbridge kick-started an eventful third day at the Australian Open by declaring on Channel Seven Lleyton Hewitt shouldn’t play singles against the Czech Republic at Ostrava on March 6-8.
In January 2011, I jumped on a bus in Waikiki bound for Aloha Stadium and the NFL Pro Bowl.
One of the most surprising aspects of Ford Australia’s decision to pull up stumps and end its funding of V8 Supercars at the end of 2015 is the on-track potential of its teams for the upcoming season.
You’ve got to love social media. People like to say anything, just because they can.
The two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl must feel like an eternity for the sports hungry US media.
When Alex Hales bludgeoned an unbeaten century against Sri Lanka in the 2014 World Twenty20, it provided England’s high point from a forgettable tournament.
Fans at the 2009 Tour Down Under got a glimpse of the frightening potential of Jack Bobridge when he launched an all-or-nothing attack in the final 30 kilometres of the opening stage.
Being behind the pack isn’t a situation I’ve spent a lot of time in during my career. That’s what happened to me, though, at the start of this year’s Nutri-Grain IronMan series.
“Brent,” the brave editor said only hours before the start of the first One-Day International of the summer, “I think it’s about time we started getting into rugby again.”
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Shaun Marsh and Cameron White appear to be in a two-man battle to take Michael Clarke’s World Cup spot if the Australian captain doesn’t regain fitness.
When Lleyton Hewitt played in his first Australian Open, Ze Zhang was a nine-year-old in short pants going to school in Nanjing, China.
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When the news came in that Kobe Bryant will miss the rest of the 2015 NBA season with a torn rotator cuff, suddenly the questions arose once more about his basketball mortality.
Are we all excited about the upcoming Cricket World Cup? Or has the glut of cricket lately overloaded our appetites?
MATCH RESULT: So that’s the end of the Big Bash League for 2014/15. For mine it was the best BBL ever, played in front of the biggest crowds ever.
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Novak Djokovic will be looking to continue a unique record at the Australian Open with a win against Milos Raonic tonight in their quarter final clash at Rod Laver Arena.
Can Dominika Cibulkova continue her impressive record by beating the world number 1, Serena Williams, in the quarter finals of the Australian Open? Join the Roar as we live blog the match from 12:30pm AEDT.
It is often regarded as the cradle of football in Australia. The oldest clubs in Australia reside there, and some of them have histories longer than the biggest European clubs.
Andrew Webster’s article in the Sydney Morning Herald on Tuesday painted at starling perspective of the ructions currently embedded in our national cricket team.
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The recent surge in Wallabies and All Blacks signing contracts to play in England and France was anticipated but it has still come with a sting. If this massive flow of players continues than more questions about how it will affect the future of Southern Hemisphere rugby are going to arise.
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After another dominant season in the fourth iteration of the Big Bash League, the Perth Scorchers appear primed to become the first side to win back-to-back finals.
In David Pocock’s absence, Michael Hooper has developed into Australia’s premier openside flanker, picking up a string of awards and glowing accolades from players and coaches past and present.
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While all eyes were on the return of Dissident on Saturday it was a horse bought at the 2009 Inglis Sales for $36,000 that again stole the show.
Australia is through to the Asian Cup final against South Korea after an inspired 2-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates in Newcastle.
The New Year means the Six Nations is just a few weeks away, which means a chance for the Northern Hemisphere to assess where they are at with less than nine months to go until the World Cup.
It’s that time of year again, the Super Bowl is under a week away and Australians are starting to come out of the woodwork, pretending they care about the sport of American Football.
Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard have a lot of work to do if they are to contend for Grand Slam titles in the near future.
For those who missed his comments on Monday, disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has been quoted as saying that if faced with the same situation as he was in in 1995, he “would probably do it [dope] again”.
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