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.
CYCLING: Rohan Dennis, 24, claimed a top five finish in the elite men’s time trial at the 2014 UCI Road World Championships in Ponferrada, Spain.
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).
CANOE/KAYAK: Jessica Fox has created history winning gold in the K1W and C1W events at the ICF Canoe Slalom World Championships in Deep Creek, USA.
RIO 2016: Games organisers have unveiled ticket pricing aimed at making attendance "as affordable as possible," with Australian residents encouraged to register their interest.
VOLLEYBALL: Australia has had a disappointing finish to its 2014 Volleyball World Championships campaign, beaten by Italy in the battle to avoid the wooden spoon in their second round group.
BASKETBALL: Four-time Olympian Sandy Brondello claimed a slice of basketball history, becoming the first Australian coach to win a WNBA championship
SAILING: The 2014 ISAF World Championships is not only the biggest regatta of the year it also is where 50 per cent of all quota places for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be determined.