Max Walker has been remembered as a man equally as comfortable talking to larrikins at the front bar as he was royalty that passed away with a million more stories left to tell.
Dean Lonergan says he has no issue with the veteran rivals making a dollar but says 'The Hornet' should be the focus for real boxing fans as the Brisbane welterweight heads towards a world title shot.
Difficult matches against France and Serbia stand in the way of the Australians before they meet America in the Olympic basketball tournament, while Kitty Chiller has laughed off Andrew Bogut's complaints about the Village.
Star centre Paige Hadley insists there will be no scars after another defeat at the hands of the Firebirds and the team is craving another crack at the champion Queenslanders.
It was a familiar story when the Swifts ventured north of the border, with the Queensland Firebirds dominant in their ANZ Championships final and putting the NSW season on life support.
The Opals have achieved parity with their airline tickets but won't be settling for second best as they try to chase an elusive gold medal on the basketball courts of Rio.
Cate Campbell became the fastest woman to ever grace the pool, then celebrated with a quote from Cool Runnings, as she blasted her way into the records books.
Australia's newest distance star knows his nation wants 1500m gold but says the 400m, an event he's grown to love, has become a major focus ahead of the Olympic Games.
The Golden State and Boomers centre could be rested from the pool games of Australia's Olympic campaign if it meant being fit for the knockouts in the Rio basketball tournament.
The gelding made the most of a cracking early speed to take out the Doomben 10,000 and enter calculations for the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.