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BASKETBALL: Andrej Lemanis has been named as the new head coach of the Australian men's basketball team.

Svetlana Radkevich of Belarus competes with Sophie Muir of Australia during the women's speed skating 500 m on day five of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics at Richmond Olympic Oval on February 16, 2010.

FUNDING: Australian national sporting organisations have today learnt their funding allocations from the Australian Government for 2013-14 with Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie AM announcing the breakdown in almost $120 million in government investment.

Olivia Price, Nina Curtis and Lucinda Whitty of Australia celebrate winning the silver medal in the Women's Elliott 6m WMR Sailing on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 11, 2012 in Weymouth, England.

SAILING: They competed side by side at the London Olympics, winning silver medals together as part of Australia's world-beating sailing team.

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.

GOLF: Adam Scott became an instant national hero when he won the US Masters on Sunday, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.

Emily Seebohm reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says

Israel Folau of the Waratahs is tackled during the round eight Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Waratahs at Westpac Stadium on April 6, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Rugby Union is quietly confident the lure of an Olympic Games gold medal will keep superstar Israel Folau in the code.

Athletes compete in 3v3 Basketball at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.

IOC: Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest - trying to win selection to the program.

Usain Bolt and Sally Pearson win the IAAF athletes of the year award at the IAAF World Gala on November 12, 2011 in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson is set to feature as part of an all-star cast including Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt when she returns to the scene of her Olympic triumph in July.

Jeffrey Horn (L) in action with Gilbert Choombe of Zambia during the Men's Light Welter (64kg) Boxing on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

BOXING: Olympic boxers will fight without head guards in a pro-style scoring system starting this year after several significant rule changes by the sport's international governing body.

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.

ROWING: For London Games rowing star Kim Crow, every race matters on her four-year solo journey to Rio and she isn't wasting any opportunity while most rivals and teammates rest up at the start of the Olympic cycle.