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.
Your morning news snapshot from the Mid North Coast, around regional Australia and beyond.
Five local youth acts will perform at the Wingham Akoostik Music Festival over the three-day event.
Swimmers are urged to be water safe as Wingham Memorial Swim Centre prepares to open for the summer ...
OUR journalists interview some special people across the Mid North Coast.
Journalist Ainslee Dennis today woke early to enjoy a brisk walk on the Manning River Foreshore in Taree.