And they're back. The Australian Olympic team has made it home from the Rio Olympics.
As Rio 2016 came to an end, the Hunter Academy of Sport hopes the success of Hunter athletes will help inspire the next generation of Olympic champions from across the region.
Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
Getty photographers There were thousands of images, just as many emotions and everyone will have a personal favourite.
Samantha Lane A review Kitty Chiller would have dreamt of conducting with a wide smile began instead with an inadvertent, audible sigh.
After following nearly three weeks of Olympic action, Fairfax reporters share their own favourite moments from Rio de Janeiro.
Jamie Marcuson It was the moment that temporarily stopped the discussions about medal tallies, green pools, drug cheats and world records.
Michael Chammas Australia's men's basketball team is reeling after a heartbreaking one-point loss in the bronze medal match.
Daniel Cherny Rowing gold medallist Kim Brennan will carry the Australian flag into the closing ceremony.
Kurri Kurri and Weston people love a party and Saturday's rain wasn't going to put a halt to ...
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