Brazil will enjoy five days of non-stop partying, after Rio de Janeiro's Carnival officially opened.
RUGBY: Qantas Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John has lauded the attitude of his players after wins over Canada and England secured the Plate in Las Vegas.
BASKETBALL: Australian basketball legend Lindsay Gaze, who was part of seven Olympic campaigns as a player and coach, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Seventeen-year-old Nina Kennedy is the toast of international athletics after she performed the biggest ever leap by an under 20 aged athlete outdoors.
Australian slalom paddler Jessica Fox and Lucien Delfour each won K1 gold at the Australian Open in Penrith on Sunday.
Australia’s men and women’s water polo teams both face an early challenge in the group stages of the 2015 FINA World Championships in Russia.
FOOTBALL: The Matildas have ended the international tri series with two wins from their two matches.
Celebrations to mark one year to go to the Winter Youth Olympic Games Lillehammer 2016 have kicked off.
Alex Rowe (Vic) could become the nation’s fastest ever 800m runner in his own right this Australian Athletics Tour, with confirmation today that world record holder David Rudisha (KEN) will compete at upcoming events in Sydney (NSW) and Melbourne (Vic).
The next time an Australian Olympic Team marches in an Olympic Opening Ceremony will be in exactly 12 months, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway.