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(L-R) Bronze medalist Will Claye of the United States, gold medalist Greg Rutherford of Great Britain and silver medalist Mitchell Watt of Australia celebrate after the Men's Long Jump Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Greg Rutherford of Great Britain will join Australia’s own Olympic silver medallist Mitchell Watt on the runway for the men’s long jump at the Go for 2&5 Perth Track Classic and the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge.

James Magnussen of Australia reacts after he swam the final leg of the relay in the Men's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

SWIMMING: The 4x100m men's swim team will today answer allegations of bad behaviour in the lead-up to the London Olympics.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

AOC President John Coates made the following statement on the Bluestone Review into the Culture and Leadership of Swimming Australia.

Swimming reviews surface

19 February 2013
Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: It has been a significant day for swimming with the release of two reports commissioned after the London Olympics. Swimming Australia outlined the findings from its own review into the culture and leadership within the sport, and The Hon. Warwick Smith AM and his panel handed down their Independent Review of Swimming.

Hooker calls Phoenix home

19 February 2013
Steven Hooker of Australia competes in the Men's Pole Vault during the Samsung Diamond League on May 19, 2012 at the Shanghai Stadium in Shanghai, China.

ATHLETICS: The disappointment of the London Olympics made a couple of things crystal clear for Australia's greatest pole vaulter Steve Hooker.

Head coach Carrie Graf of Australia coaches against Russia during the Women's Basketball Bronze Medal game on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 11, 2012 in London, England.

BASKETBALL: Basketball Australia has opened up recruitment for head coaching positions for both Australian National Teams – and will for the first time in more than a decade offer a full-time role to the Australian Opals Head Coach.

Alicia Coutts signs autographs during the Australian Olympic Team Homecoming Parade in the Sydney CBD on August 20, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

SWIMMING: A shake-up was needed in the Australian swimming team after the London Olympics, according to golden girl Alicia Coutts.

(L-R) Kathy Payne, Fergus Kelly, Sally Pearson, Lewis Pullen, Kylie-Jane Menzies

Qantas has been awarded the Australian Olympic Committee’s inaugural Gold Inspiration Award for excellence in Olympic marketing.

British gold medallist triathlete Alistair Brownlee waves to the crowd during the London 2012 Victory Parade for Team GB and Paralympics GB athletes on September 10, 2012 in London, England.

This year's Olympics and Paralympics in London has led to record numbers of people in England participating in sport, according to a survey conducted by Sports England after this year's London Games.

IOC Executive Board Meeting Dec 2012

India has had its rights suspended by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) because of its stance of electing tainted officials it was announced after a meeting of the IOC Executive Board in Lausanne, Switzerland today.