Recently retired WNBL and Australian Opal legend, Penny Taylor, has returned to the place she considers home as the Jayco Dandenong Rangers celebrate 25 years in the WNBL this weekend.
With the extinguishing of the Olympic flame, the Australian men's and women's national teams have officially ended their campaign with the last day of Rio 2016 signalling the end of a four-year cycle.
The Australian women have suffered a devastating loss to Serbia in the Quarter-Finals of the 2016 Rio Olympics, falling 71-73 in a physical and bruising encounter.
The Australian women have completed another come from behind victory, defeating Belarus 74-66 on the back of a 22-7 final term to head into the Quarter-Finals unbeaten.
With under a week until the Rio Olympic Games, take a look at who our Australian men and women will face in the group stage.
Australia have fought a massive comeback against Japan, overcoming a 16-point margin in the final term to beat Japan 92-86 and secure the top seed in Group A.
A brilliant performance from captain Penny Taylor has carried Australia to a third consecutive win in the group stage of the Rio Olympics, defeating France 89-71.
The Australian women have defied a stubborn Turkey team and foul trouble to record a second straight victory at Rio 2016, winning 61-56.
A strong second half from Australia has seen them overcome a slow start against Brazil, winning 84-66 in their first game of the Rio Olympic group stage.
As voted by the team, Penny Taylor has been selected as the Australian captain for the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics.
Australia have gained a confidence boost from a clinical performance against France in the second game of their USA warm-up tour with a 76-67 victory.
The helloworld Boomers and Jayco Opals are set to tour the Americas in their final warm-up before August.
A scintillating opening quarter from Australia has proven enough to beat Canada in their first game of their USA tour, the final preparation before Rio.