And they're back. The Australian Olympic team has made it home from the Rio Olympics.
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.
Michelle Jennek's coach hasn't left anyone in the dark about his charges issues.
WE want to know what you think is an appropriate response to recent shark attacks.
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YOUNG Charlize Everett from Boomerang Beach has taken out third place in her division of the Rip Curl ...