Richmond has made a habit of breaking supporter hearts but on Sunday afternoon a young Tigers fan went home in tears for reasons other than a defeat-snatched-from-the-jaws-of-victory loss to Geelong.
With the Olympics well underway, never is there a more appropriate time to speculate on the Olympic challenges that face us mums and dads on a daily basis.
As 18-year-old Kyle Chalmers took out the gold medal for Australia in the men's 100 metres freestyle, his schoolmates back in Adelaide were watching and cheering him on.
Get in the sporting mood - be inspired by some amazing, funny or moving sporting movies in this list.
While Simone led the United States gymnastics team to a gold medal triumph at the Rio Olympics, life hasn't always been easy for the pint-sized superstar.
How can we build a community if we are all individuals? For my kids, the answer has been sport.
That race changed my friend, and it changed me too. I witnessed her triumph; and inspired, I decided that I wanted in on the action.
There are times that juggling your kids sporting commitments seems like an impossible task - however there are some solutions which may help.
South Sydney mother of four, Katrina Fisher, is currently forking out over $10,000 a year on sports activities for her kids.
Sometimes when you hike a mountain with your child, you learn more than you bargained for.
"What's disturbing about these photographs is that at some point, someone told this child, 'Lay down on the ground, arch your back, don't smile, look serious and pout'."