ATHLETICS: The stage is set for Sally Pearson (Qld) to defend her 60m hurdles crown at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, with the 26-year-old arriving in the host city of Sopot, Poland after a blistering two weeks on the track.
EQUESTRIAN: Smack bang in the middle of NSW, a chance encounter with a drover over a paddock fence linked Bridget Hyem to Olympic glory.
ARCHERY: Ryan Tyack from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland is the newest Australian World Champion defeating Viktor Ruban of the Ukraine in an exciting finals match at the 2014 World Indoor Archery Championships at Nimes, France overnight.
CYCLING - TRACK: Australia has finished on top of the medal tally at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Columbia.
Anna Meares says she's ready to "smash some ceilings" in her bid to become the most successful female track cyclist ever.
Australia have won the women's rugby sevens title in Brazil with a 24-12 victory over New Zealand.
Matthew Mitcham has won a silver medal in his return to international diving.
Steve Hooker would love to have been the man to finally consign one of pole vault supremo Sergey Bubka's world records to the history books.
Winning an Olympic gold medal is an even greater priority for 2016 than Test match rugby.
Melissa Breen of the ACT is the new Australian 100m record holder