He's already been gifted three acres of land and a Companion Order of Fiji -- but now Ben Ryan, hailed as a national hero after guiding the Fiji sevens team to the country's first Olympic medal, has been commemorated on limited-edition currency.
It is a remarkable, late-blooming career. Man Kaur only started running at the age of 93, but the 101-year-old stole the show at the World Masters Games in New Zealand by winning 100m gold in 74 seconds.
German prosecutors say the man responsible for last week's bomb attack on the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team had bought options in the club's stock before the attack, hoping to make a profit from the carnage if share prices fell as a result.
It is a scene which would not look out of place in a high-octane spy movie: a prince, a famous footballer and a former diplomat in clandestine talks over a multi-million dollar deal which would shock the football world.