Greens senator Scott Ludlam is leaving federal parliament after finding out he was improperly elected more than a decade ago.
They came closer than ever to an Olympic medal in Rio, but that was no consolation for a gutted Australian men's basketball team.
A year ago, almost to the day, Patty Mills had had enough of his Australian teammates simply wondering about their prospects at the Rio Olympics.
Australia always had the belief, and have now convinced the mighty United States they can win a historic Olympic men's basketball medal in Rio.
Port Adelaide coach Ken Hinkley admits a cloud hangs over his playing group after suffering what he believes was their equal-worst AFL loss under his tutelage in a fortnight.
An upbeat Daniel Ricciardo is hopeful his fourth-place at the Australian Formula One Grand Prix isn't a one-off this season.