Eleanor Patterson is the toast of Australian athletics, after placing eighth in the women’s high jump at the IAAF World Championships.
Jared Tallent has lived up to his status as one of the best ever, winning silverin the men’s 50km walk at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China.
Battling a serious shoulder injury, Kim Mickle was unable to find the "miracle" throw needed to advance from the qualifying round at the World Athletics Championships.
The OCBC Oceania Confederation Boxing Championships continued with the semi-finals in Canberra, Australia, where the athletes are also fighting for quota places to the Doha 2015 AIBA World Boxing Championships.
The Australian Olympic Committee’s ban on certain hypnotic medications, including stilnox, remains in place for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio and will come into effect earlier.
They may have one of the toughest routes to the Olympic Games but Australia’s men’s football team are not shying away from the task at hand.
Britt back home after World Cup gold
Gallery: Looking back at 2016
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.