BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Beach volleyball great Kerri Pottharst has won a long-running battle to have the sport returned to Sydney's Manly beach.
AOC President John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania Representative on the Council of the World’s Governing body (FISA) after 22 years of service
AWARDS: Olympic stars Jodie Henry OAM and Michellie Jones complete the list of eight inductees for 2014 into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame - one of the highest of this sporting nation’s individual honours.
BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Natalie Cook OAM and Kerri Pottharst OAM captivated the nation with Olympic gold in 2000 and now share another special moment as inductees into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame
Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden hat trick.
CYCLING-BMX: Caroline Buchanan has been crowned UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series champion edging out Olympic champion Mariana Pajon by a substantial margin to add to the series title she won in 2012.
BASKETBALL: Huge injury blows have hurt Australia's hopes at the women's basketball world championship but not their ambition.
Four-time Olympian Cadel Evans has announced he'll retire from cycling in early 2015 bringing the end to the career of Australia's greatest road cyclist.
AWARDS: Seven superb athletes have been nominated for “The Don” Award, for Australia's most inspiring athlete, and Olympians dominate the list.
SAILING: Australia won two bronze medals on the final day of the 2014 ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander, Spain, bringing the overall Australian medal tally to four – including one gold (470M), one silver (Laser) and two bronze (49er, Nacra17).