Ashleigh Barty powers into her maiden French Open quarter-final, further raising hopes of a first Australian singles triumph at Roland Garros in more than 40 years.
An Australian wheelchair rugby player's upcoming international debut will mark a historic moment for women's sport and a personal milestone for a woman determined to excel in the school of hard knocks.
It was not until Steve Smith and David Warner trotted out behind Aaron Finch that we got the full sense of the tumult created as a result of the banishment of the former leaders. Time will tell if the change is merely a quirk of troubled times, writes Richard Hinds.
It is hard not to notice Viet Doan — his shoulders are three times wider than his waist and his biceps measure 50 centimetres. But the Vietnamese-Australian says he started out as "one of the smallest kids in high school" who just wanted to be like Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Television companies are bringing fans ever closer to the action, but after Luke Hodge was interviewed on the sideline during an AFL game, how much access is too much access?
Valentine Holmes becomes the latest Australian to get his chance in the NFL, joining the New York Jets — but he won't be playing a game in 2019.
Defending line honours winner Comanche has led for most of day one in this year's Sydney to Hobart, but its big rival Wild Oats XI is right with it as the fleet heads down the coast.
Kurt Fearnley picks up another gong as his marathon gold-medal-winning effort is voted Best Sporting Moment of the Year, with Craig Lowndes voted as ABC Sports Personality of the Year.
As the Invictus Games highlight the plight of veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder, new science is emerging about how experience can change DNA and possibly cause intergenerational trauma.