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.
There is no official medal tally at the Invictus Games, the event instead about camaraderie and rehabilitation. But competitors still share a drive and never-quit attitude that Australian Paralympic scouts hope may foster elite athletes of the future.
After the sound of a helicopter triggers wheelchair tennis competitor Paul Guest's PTSD, his playing partner Edwin Vermetten instantly moves to comfort him, the pair sharing a raw a moment of kinship and understanding that sums up the event's ethos.
Tilda Brownlow lost her left leg before she was 3 years old. The chance to see people "like her" up close at the Invictus Games is helping her show her classmates that obstacles are there to be conquered.
After leaving the last Olympics "ashamed" to have not won a medal, Australian champion swimmer Cate Campbell is now winning the mental battle on the road towards redemption at Tokyo 2020 — with a little assistance from the SAS.
Darts used to be little more than a pub sport, now players tour the world, playing in packed arenas for big pay cheques. But why has the sport become so popular?
After 11 months at sea, Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper Round the World Race, beating the only other female skipper into second spot.
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extends his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest, downing a world-record 74 wieners and buns in 10 minutes to take home the coveted Mustard Belt for an 11th time.
The bluewater classic is underway as the fleet starts out on the 73rd edition of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.