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Greta Small races during the Ladies' Super-G on the Raptor racecourse on Day 2 of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on February 3, 2015 in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

Australia’s nine alpine skiers who competed in the biennial FIS Alpine world Ski from February 2 to 15 will leave the Vail-Beaver Creek resort in the United States with pride and more experience on an international stage.

Cycling track sprinters train ahead of the 2015 World Championships in France.

The Velodrome National in Paris will be awash with Aussie green and gold on the opening day of the 2015 UCI Track World Championships.

Cycling track sprinters train ahead of the 2015 World Championships in France.

Track sprint teams set the tune for Team Australia on the penultimate day of training at the 2015 UCI Track World Championships in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines.

A general view of the Copacabana beach ahead of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 on June 6, 2013.

Brazil will enjoy five days of non-stop partying, after Rio de Janeiro's Carnival officially opened.

Ambrose Curtis of New Zealand is tackled by Nick Malouf (top) and Ed Jenkins of Australia during the USA Sevens Rugby tournament on February 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

RUGBY: Qantas Australian Men's Sevens Head Coach Geraint John has lauded the attitude of his players after wins over Canada and England secured the Plate in Las Vegas.

Lindsay Gaze coaching at the NBL semi-final between the West Sydney Razorbacks v Melbourne Tigers at the State Sports Centre, Sydney.

BASKETBALL: Australian basketball legend Lindsay Gaze, who was part of seven Olympic campaigns as a player and coach, has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Nina Kennedy of the West Australian Institute of Sport reacts after clearing 4.59m and breaking the World Junior Record in the Womens Pole Vault during the 2015 Perth Track Classic.

Seventeen-year-old Nina Kennedy is the toast of international athletics after she performed the biggest ever leap by an under 20 aged athlete outdoors.

Australian slalom paddler Jessica Fox and Lucien Delfour each won K1 gold at the Australian Open in Penrith on Sunday.

Nathan Power of Australia controls the ball against Filip Filipovic of Serbia during the Fina Men's Water Polo World League Super Semi Final match between Australia and Serbia at the Hamdan Sports Complex.

Australia’s men and women’s water polo teams both face an early challenge in the group stages of the 2015 FINA World Championships in Russia.

The Matildas embrace before the Women's International Friendly match between the Australian Matildas and Brazil at Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre on April 9, 2014.

FOOTBALL: The Matildas have ended the international tri series with two wins from their two matches.