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5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.

Kim Crow on her way to bronze in the women's single sculls final on day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney. Crow also won silver in the double scull.

Australia’s dual Olympic medallist Kim Crow has won the prestigious Ladies’ Trophy at the 127th Aegon Koninklijke-Holland Beker in Amsterdam over the weekend.

(L-R) Olympia Aldersey, Madeleine Edmunds, Jessica Hall and Sarah Perkins of Australia celebrate winning the Women's Quadruple Sculls Final during day 3 of the 2013 Samsung World Cup at Sydney International Rowing Centre on March 24, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: The Australian Rowing Team will take to the water this weekend at the 2012 Olympic rowing venue at Eton Dorney for the commencement of round two of the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed by the Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates and the Canadian Olympic Committee President Marcel Aubut in Lausanne on Saturday 15 June 2013.

AOC: Australia’s Olympic athletes and coaches will benefit from a new partnership between the Australian and Canadian Olympic Committees. These organisations have united to support excellence in sport with collaboration on key elements of high performance through until after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Will Phillips and Rhys Mara with their bronze medals from the 49er class at the 2013 Sail Gold Regatta in Weymouth, England.

SAILING: Australian sailors have won two bronze medals on the final day of racing at the 2013 Sail for Gold regatta in Weymouth, England.

The Australian Women's Sevens side wins the 2009 World Cup Sevens.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Women’s Sevens coach Chris Lane has named his squad to defend their title at Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013 in Moscow in June.

Ed Jenkins and fans celebrate winning the Cup Final over Samoa after the Samoa vs Australia Cup Final during day two of the Tokyo Sevens at Prince Chichibu Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Men’s Sevens captain Ed Jenkins will lead an experienced squad to the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens which features three current Super Rugby players, including former Australian Sevens captain Bernard Foley.

Analyst Arian Nemani splits urine samples in the anti-doping laboratory which will test athlete’s samples from the London 2012 Games on January 19, 2012 in Harlow, England. The facility, which will be provided by GSK and operated by King’s College London, will test over 6250 samples throughout the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Over 150 anti-doping scientists will work in the laboratory, which measures the size of seven tennis courts, 24 hours a day.

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has thrown its support behind the Sports Science and Sports Medicine principles announced today by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) saying “they will enhance the integrity of sport in Australia”.

Will Ryan, Mathew Belcher and Victor Kovalenko after winning gold in the 470 men in Holland, 25 May 2013

SAILING: Australian sailors have won a gold and silver medal on the final day of racing in Medemblik, Holland, with 470 sailor Mathew Belcher extending his winning run to 15 straight events.

Blaze coach Brendan Joyce coaching the Wollongong Hawks against the Gold Coast Blaze on November 14, 2008 in Wollongong, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Brendan Joyce has been announced by Basketball Australia as head coach of the Australian Opals women's basketball team