There was some bizarre Brownlow Medal voting, with winner Lachie Neale surprised by a three-vote game that helped him snare the AFL's top individual honour.
This time last year Shaun Johnson's NRL future was clouded, but the halfback is now poised to become the second Warrior in history to clinch the Dally M Medal.
Sunia Turuva has been forced to add tuxedo shopping to his grand-final week to-do list as he looks to become the second Panther to be named rookie of the year.
Australian basketball world champion and two-time Olympic silver medallist Penny Taylor will be inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame later this year.
Tennis champion Ash Barty has joined Sally Pearson and Steve Hooker as a two-time winner of The Don Award, while the late Peter Norman won the Dawn Award.
Cricketing legend Shane Warne and distance running great Ron Clarke are the latest two Sport Australia Hall Of Fame members to be made legends.
Cameron Smith has won a second Greg Norman Medal following a remarkable 2022 season, pipping fellow world No.3 Minjee Lee to be crowned Australia's top golfer.
Football stars Brad Fittler and Chris Judd, golfer Karrie Webb and F1 champion Mark Webber have been inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.
Nicho Hynes has claimed the NRL's Dally M Medal, with the Cronulla halfback's 38 votes the most in the award's history.