VOLLEYBALL: Australian men’s volleyball coach Jon Uriarte wants his players to remember the ‘pain’, after they threw away a winning opportunity against Belgium in the World League on the weekend.
CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace will be looking at a hat-trick of Canoe World Cup gold medals this weekend in the 5000m. The Olympic 1000m event is where he is looking to improve.
WATER POLO: Brothers Lachlan and Blake Edwards, from Ascot Vale, Melbourne, are set to become the latest set of siblings to represent the Australian men's water polo team after the pair was named in the Aussie Sharks squad for the FINA World League tour in May and June.
FOOTBALL: The Matildas will have the chance to defend their AFC Women's Asian Cup title following a dominant and deserved 2-1 Semi Final win over Korea Republic on Thursday night at Ho Chi Minh’s Thong Nhat Stadium.
TENNIS: Legendary Australian doubles pair Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde will receive the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award.
GYMNASTICS: The Australian gymnastics team is in the midst of a "rebuilding phase" and likely won't be as dominant in Glasgow as at previous Commonwealth Games.
CYCLING: Michael Rogers has taken advantage of a downhill attack to win the 11th stage of the Giro d'Italia, while fellow Australian Cadel Evans retained the overall lead.
The Olympic Golf Course in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro is taking shape. Earlier this week the process of planting grass commenced on the first of the 18 holes, hole number 8.
HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos showed resilience and grit to take a share of the spoils in a 3-3 draw with Germany on Sunday, securing the World Cup warm-up tournament title in the process as they finished ahead of the hosts on goal difference in Bremen.
BASKETBALL: Ping-pong balls will soon give the young Australian basketball phenomenon Dante Exum the biggest clue to where his NBA career will start.