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 AFL has resisted calls to delay this year's grand final to a twilight start, with the showpiece game to begin with a traditional 2pm bounce, SA time.
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.
Thanasi Kokkinakis's plans to hit a few balls changed to hitting the phones as the Adelaide-born tennis star searched for a racquet to borrow to start his Olympic preparations in Rio.