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Women's 3m Springboard Synchro Bronze medallists Anabelle Smith and Maddison Keeney of Australia celebrate after the medal ceremony during day Two of the 19th FINA Diving World Cup at the Oriental Sports Center on July 16, 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Australian divers have performed superbly at the premiere diving event on the 2014 calendar picking up two bronze, two fourth places and several other finalists

Australian men's volleyball team in action at the Asian qualifying tournament in Canberra on 7 September 2013.

VOLLEYBALL: The Australian men's volleyball team has been rewarded for their outstanding return to the World League by being promoted to Group One for 2015

Adam Scott of Australia reacts alongside caddie Steve Williams after Scott makes a birdie putt on the second sudden death playoff hole to defeat Angel Cabrera of Argentina to win the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia.

The International Golf Federation has announced the qualification system for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where the sport will make its return for the first time since St Louis 1904.

Australia fans cheer as players look on after their 3-0 defeat during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil.

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today received strong support from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Masaaki Tsuya, Bridgestone CEO and IOC President Thomas Bach at the announcement of Bridgestone as an IOC Top Partner through until 2024 on Friday 13 June 2014 in Tokyo.

IOC: The Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) has joined The Olympic Partner (TOP) programme.

A member of Auburn Tigers cheer team waves a flag during their game against the Alabama Crimson Tide at Jordan-Hare Stadium on November 30, 2013 in Auburn, Alabama.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team will hold staging camps in the USA at Auburn University ahead of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

Danielle Prince of Australia performs her Rope routine in the Rhythmic Gymnastics team final and individual qualifying round during day nine of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 12, 2010 in Delhi, India.

GYMNASTICS: Danielle Prince is looking forward to playing the senior role in the Australian rhythmic gymnastics team at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Welshman Geraint John who has been coaching the Canadian Men's Sevens Team with great success has been appointed the Australian Men's Sevens Coach targeting success at Rio 2016.

RUGBY: The three-month search for a new national Rugby Sevens coach is over with Welshman Geraint John announced as Michael O'Connor's replacement.

The process of planting grass begins on the Olympic Golf Course.

The Olympic Golf Course in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro is taking shape. Earlier this week the process of planting grass commenced on the first of the 18 holes, hole number 8.

(L to R) Emilee Cherry vs China in Atlanta (Michael Lee Photography) and Charlotte Caslick portrait shot in Brisbane.

RUGBY: The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens pair of Emilee Cherry and Charlotte Caslick have been shortlisted for the prestigious IRB Women’s Sevens Player of the Year award.