Spectators should forgive Paul Sanderson if he takes a moment on Saturday night just to take it all in when the Australian men’s volleyball team takes on Serbia in Melbourne.
Australia's hopes of a World Championship remain alive after the nation's leading men's and women's pairs made it through to the second round of elimination matches in the Netherlands.
Australia will contest the bronze medal match against either Korea or New Zealand at the World League in Antwerp after going down 5-1 to the reigning world and Olympic champions, the Netherlands, in their semi-final encounter.
MOD PENT: Selected Rio 2016 athlete Max Esposito had a cruel equipment failure during the qualification phase of the World Championships in Berlin overnight.
The IOC's Coordination Commission for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 completed its second official visit to the Japanese capital, citing the Organising Committee’s adherence to key milestones, strong government support and its embrace of Olympic Agenda 2020 as highlights of the visit.
The Hockeyroos and Kookaburras will both qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games via the Hockey World League this week, irrespective of whether they finish in the top three or in fourth place
The Kookaburras marched into the semi-final of the Hockey World League after overcoming a dogged and physical Ireland 4-1 in an absorbing quarter-final in Antwerp.