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Athletico Esports is making the jump to League of Legends, and they’re bringing with them a new way to play the esports game.
Australian sport’s anti-doping agency has added its voice to a chorus of outrage at a gambling ad starring disgraced sprinter Ben Johnson.
Even off the main stage, Australian CSGO was on show for the world to see during IEM Sydney.
The AFL has expressed interest in running an esports tournament, and that’s a great thing for Australian esports.
A few weeks ago I was invited to speak as part of a panel hosted by The Roar entitled ‘The Future of Sport’.
Next Saturday will be one of the most intense moments in Australian sport for a long time when the Australian Olympic Committee presidency will be up for grabs between incumbent John Coates and challenger Danni Roche.
After a patchy start to the Super Netball season, Collingwood are finally living up to their star potential.
A crisis meeting of the Australian Olympic Committee board on Wednesday will be held amid fresh claims of bullying within the organisation.
Netballers past and present have thrown their passion behind the outcome of Netball Australia’s AGM meeting this week.
Super Netball players will consider industrial action after former national captain Kathryn Harby-Williams failed in her bid for re-election to the Netball Australia board.
When it comes to success stories in women’s sport in 2017, netball has been one of my favourites to talk about.
The weekend’s Super Netball fixtures are under a cloud as players contemplate strike action over a feud with Netball Australia.
Over the back half of 2016, many of the formerly great Australian CS:GO rosters were in flux.
When you think of esports in the Asia Pacific, you probably don’t think of Taiwan.
A Victorian bid for the 2030 Commonwealth Games is attempting to revitalise the stuttering event by hosting it across 11 regional cities.
Lessons learned from the Rio Olympics have steeled Emma McKeon to become Australian swimming’s Iron Maiden at the world titles in Budapest.
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With the group stage of the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational over nearly as quickly as it began, the top four teams at the tournament have made their mark.
The Sydney Ice Dogs faced the Newcastle North Stars on Sunday in a hard-fought game at Macquarie Ice Rink.
Well, the end of the 2017 League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational play-in stage was more or less as expected; the Flash Wolves thoroughly thrashed SuperMassive eSports in the first bracket stage, and while both Gigabyte Marines and SuperMassive had strong and weak moments, Gigabyte Marines won out 3-1 to progress to the MSI Group Stage.
It is a rarity in the world of netball, so much so that even the most adoring fan of Super Netball would be unsure if there is some sort of match review or tribunal process.
Now that we’ve had some hands on time to play through the highly anticipated launch of Heroes of the Storm 2.0, we can see just how the changes were received by the community and the professional scene.
Only a week into the League of Legends Mid-Season Invitational and already we’ve seen so much action!
Take the train to London Bridge station. Get off and walk under the shadow of the bashful Shard Tower.
With the end of the RLCS Season 3’s League Play just around the corner – and the soon-to-be arrival of the RLCS Season 3 World Championship Finals – it’s safe to say that a deeper analysis on what potential teams we could be seeing at the Finals is necessary.
After two rounds of qualifiers for the AOC Overwatch Cybergamer OCE Circuit, Monopoly Club, Scylla eSports, Masterminds (formerly known as Snakes), WillWEED, Plot1, Nemesis, Defuse and Thinking are the eight teams competing for a share of the huge $11,000 prize pool on offer.
It is that time of year again: the Stanley Cup playoffs are well underway and live hockey has returned to Australia through the ever-growing domestic competition in the AIHL.
What an awesome way to round out the NA playoffs over the weekend; both series went to five games, and the best talent in the region played for several hours.
A look at the biggest stories from our sporting world this week and the musical soundtrack they inspire.
I tried to avoid using the word ‘stomp’ last week, but that’s really the best word to describe both of the semifinal series. Both series went 3-0, not a single game was over 35 minutes long, and no losing team took more than three turrets.
And we think our Yankee friends can be a little insular…
The two series this weekend were everything so many of us expected, but completely the wrong way around. Team Dignitas and CounterLogic Gaming are both now finished their split, and will each receive ten championship points, while Phoenix1 and FlyQuest will progress to the semifinals.
The final round of the 2017 US Masters at Augusta is set for a thrilling and climactic end. Join The Roar for live score updates and a live blog of all the action from the final day, starting from 5am AEST.
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