If you haven't heard the name Sabre Norris, get ready to start hearing it - a lot.
"Losing builds character" is a hard expression to swallow when your nine-year-old athlete climbs into the car sobbing after yet another defeat.
Gabi Shull, from Missouri, America, was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in her knee after an ice skating accident when she was nine years old.
"In my dreams I wouldn't dream about of anything like that. Because I think it was an accident. It was just as amazed as I was."
Alistair and Jonny Brownlee were brothers in arms at a dramatic finale of the World Triathlon Series as double Olympic champion Alistair hauled an exhausted Jonny over the line.
Meaalofa Te'o, 9, looks unstoppable on the football field.
"Having ADHD and taking medicine for it is nothing to be ashamed of, nothing that I'm afraid to let people know."
"When it comes to the pursuit of extra-curricular activities, parental anxieties run deep," writes Kasey Edwards.
It's always great to see a hands on dad involving his child in his own interests, however New Zealand dad Johny took it too far for some when he posted graphic images of his daughter biting into the heart of a deer she had just killed.
With competition over, and a swag of medals between them, Final Five Members Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Madison Kocian from Team USA took to the beach in Rio for a well-earned break.
A great coach can fuel a love of sport in your child for life.