A double from Raheem Sterling and goals from Sergio Agüero and Bernardo Silva were not enough to keep Manchester City's hopes of a remarkable four-trophy season alive.
A veteran of an Olympic campaign and two WNBL championships, Jenna O'Hea is now one of the senior figures in Australian womens' basketball.
Tiger Woods powered to his first major tournament win since 2008 and captured his fifth green jacket.
NBA superstar Dwyane Wade has taken the court for the last of his 1053 career games, but he will leave the sport having transcended basketball.
Earlier this year, Australia's ODI cricket team was in the doldrums, floundering without suspended duo Steve Smith and Dave Warner and looking set to descend into a mid-table international team.
The marquee names joined Lionel Messi, Neymar and Conor McGregor in the top five of ESPN's World Fame 100, but the list saw only three women rank in the top hundred.
With 21 games to go in the regular season, LeBron James' Los Angeles Lakers have a 30-31 record, placing them in tenth position in the Westen conference and four games out of playoff position.
The San Diego Padres have agreed to pay the star infielder the staggering sum over 10 years.
Ahead of their grand final series with the Adelaide Lightning, University of Canberra Capitals guard Leilani Mitchell caught up with The CEO Magazine.
In a historically barren summer for Australian batting, newly recalled opener Joe Burns has ended a long drought of hundreds with a bright century against Sri Lanka in the second Test against Sri Lanka.