Not for sissies

Any game invented by a man who can kill himself with scissors is clearly not a game for sissies. But that’s what Thomas Wills did. He is credited with inventing australian-rules football.

Bizarre bronze

In 1994 Steven Bradbury (Australia) barely qualified for the men’s 1,000 metres short track speed skating gold finals after several of his opponents fell … and he won a bizarre bronze when the same thing happened in the finals.