ATHLETITCS: Sally Pearson has a simple wish for 2015: fewer hurdles. Pearson overcame a hamstring injury and public criticism from Australia's head athletics coach Eric Hollingsworth to defend her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title in Glasgow.
RUGBY SEVENS: The time for talking is nearly over. Olympic qualification is up for grabs.
AWARDS: Olympic stars Jodie Henry OAM and Michellie Jones complete the list of eight inductees for 2014 into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame - one of the highest of this sporting nation’s individual honours.
COACHING: Kevan Gosper learned the value of quality coaching during a 57-year involvement with the Olympic movement.
BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Natalie Cook OAM and Kerri Pottharst OAM captivated the nation with Olympic gold in 2000 and now share another special moment as inductees into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
CYCLING: The Adelaide Super-drome will play host to Australia and New Zealand’s best track cyclists at the 2015 Oceania Track Championships from October 8 – 11.
Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden hat trick.
BASKETBALL: The Opals have saved their best for last to win the bronze medal in style at the women's world basketball championship.
SAILING: Australian Olympians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, along with James Spithill have been nominated for the World Sailor of the Year award.
The IOC Coordination Commission has concluded its seventh visit to the South American host city, satisfied with the progress that the Rio organisers have made since their last visit in March.