Lifetime free agency is set to be introduced at the end of the season, with AFL boss Gillon McLachlan saying it's a "logical" change.
UPDATED | Gun Melbourne forward Jesse Hogan could return to playing in as little as one to two months, after being diagnosed with cancer just weeks after his father died of the disease.
The possibility of a dream Australian Open decider between Roger Federer and old adversary Rafael Nadal remains alive after the Swiss maestro edged countryman Stan Wawrinka in a thrilling semi-final last night.
Daria Gavrilova has declared Karolina Pliskova the player to beat for the Australian Open women's title after being blown off the court by the fifth-seeded Czech.
Reigning champion Novak Djokovic has been sensationally knocked out of the Australian Open after a stunning display from Uzbek wildcard Denis Istomin.
A third round clash with German world No.2 Angelique Kerber holds no fears for Australia's Samantha Stosur as she continued her good form in the Olympic tennis women's singles competition.