It started with a visit from the doctor and ended with a birthday cake, and there was plenty in between - just another day in the life of the Australian team at Whistler Olympic Village.
After days fretting over snow and protesters, Winter Olympics officials were confronted with reports of a wild animal on the loose at the Whistler sliding centre on Monday.
Lachlan Hay likened it to being the same as a kid on Christmas whilst Tatiana Borodulina described it as incredibly proud – being presented with their Olympic gear upon their arrival in Vancouver.
Australian bobsleigh athletes Astrid Loch-Wilkinson and Cecilia McIntosh will have a restless night waiting to see if they have won an appeal to compete in the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.
A top Russian skating pair whose 'Aboriginal' ice dance routine hurt feelings in Australia have decided to ditch their costumes for the Vancouver Olympics, a newspaper reported on Monday.
The Boxing Kangaroo flag will remain flying in the Winter Olympic Village following discussions between International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge and Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates in Vancouver.
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Did you know?
Chantelle and Robert Newbery became the first husband and wife to win medals at the same Olympic Games in Athens 2004. Clayton and Lucinda Fredericks (equestrian) also achieved this feat at the 2008 Beijing Games.