JANUARY: Tim Smyczek' incredible show of sportmanship against Rafael Nadal.
FEBRUARY: Super Bowl: Irish guys sneaks in, sits in $30,000 seats
MARCH: Canadian Olympic 400m runner Barnaby drowns
APRIL: Topless golfer Lexi Thomson causes outrage
MAY: Mayweather still undefeated after beating Pacquiao
JUNE: Naked news crew in Copa America ad
JULY: Queensland destroy NSW in Origin decider
AUGUST: Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo rejected by Aussie model
SEPTEMBER: Ronda Rousey sexual slip during press conference
OCTOBER: Ronda Rousey sexual slip during press conference
NOVEMBER: San Francisco 49ers cut Hayne
DECEMBER: Rafael Nadal plays strip tennis with models
The opening game of qualifying saw the Socceroos escape Bishkek with a tough 2-1 win over Kyrgyzstan.