As we move into week two of the Games, Australia has the challenge of quarter-final knockout games in two team sports, the women’s hockey and water polo. The Canoe Sprint competition gets under way and there are medals on the line in Sailing.
There were strong individual performances for the Aussies on the track, diving in the pool and on the golf greens, but unfortunately it was not quite enough for a podium finish.
A legend of Australian sport bade farewell at the Deodoro Hockey Centre in Rio as the curtain came down on Jamie Dwyer’s international hockey career and the Australian men’s Olympic campaign following a 4-0 defeat to the Netherlands.
Australia’s women’s hockey team will meet New Zealand in arguably the most important meeting between the pair in their rich competitive history.
Golf has returned to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years, so there's a golf pro in Rio looking to poach the next Australian Olympic golfer.
"Mouth-watering". "Exciting". "A challenge". That's how the Australian men's hockey team is describing their next match up against the Netherlands.