The Australian 4x100m relay team wins gold with Olympic record speed and claims just the third victory for the nation in the event's 100-year history
GAME ON: After leading the Australian team into the Olympic Opening Ceremony for the greatest honour of her remarkable career, Lauren Jackson will now lead her Opals in their chase for gold.
The Adelaide Thunderbirds were eliminated from the trans-Tasman finals in the heartbreaking one-goal semi-final loss to eventual champion Magic, but T-Bird Erin Bell still has a sense of humour.
Aussie Spirit claims bronze at softball world championship after Japan's world No.1 pitcher keeps the Australians out of the title decider. Picture: SOFTBALL AUSTRALIA
Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic finally clinches New Zealand's first ANZ Championship and star defender Leana de Bruin declares: "We did this for our country". Picture: MICHELLE COULING