Emma Moffatt captured back to back world triathlon titles with a second placing in the season finale in Budapest behind compatriot Emma Snowsill.
There were so many highlights at the 'best ever Games' in Sydney in 2000 and here are a sample of them.
Durban has emerged as South Africa's candidate for the 2020 Olympics after three other cities failed to express interest.
Australia’s World Cup dreams have come to an end after losing to Germany 1-0 today in Argentina.
The Boomers have quickly switched their focus to the 2012 Olympics in London after a stark wake-up call at the basketball world championships in Turkey.
Laetisha Scanlan reemphasised her position as one of Australia’s top shooters with a superb victory in the women’s trap in Australia Cup 4 in Darwin.
Boomers coach Brett Brown has to pick up the pieces of his shattered team after they were crushed by Slovenia 87-58 in their second-round basketball world championship clash in Turkey.
World, Olympic, world indoor and Commonwealth Games champion Steve Hooker (pole vault) and Beijing Olympics silver medallist Sally Pearson (100m hurdles) have won gold and fellow Commonwealth Games nominee Benn Harradine has set a new national benchmark in the men’s discus throw on a big day for Australia at the IAAF Continental Cup meet in Split (CRO).
Australian sailor Tom Slingsby has received the ultimate birthday present, a third Laser World Championship and second World title in as many weeks, on a thrilling final day of the 2010 Laser World Championship.
The Kookaburras returned to the winners list with a 3-0 win over Argentina at Perth Hockey Stadium on Sunday afternoon.