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Tom Burton claims gold in the laser class at the World Cup Hyeres, France.

Daily wraps from the ISAF Sailing World Cup Hyeres, the first major event on the road to Rio 2016 selection.

Erin Densham on bike on Gold Coast

London Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham will continue her odyssey for a third Olympic team at this weekend’s ITU World Triathlon Series in Cape Town.

The Australia team gather for a team talk during the Women's Hockey Match between Germany and Australia on day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Riverbank Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Hockey Australia and Hockey New Zealand will put aside their traditional on-field rivalry to work together to launch a new annual contest for all four national teams.

Cate Campbell (R) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell (L) of Australia after winning the Womens 100m Freestyle Final during day six of the Australian National Swimming Championships on April 8, 2015.

Swimming Australia has announced three key appointments to its high performance structure in the countdown to next year’s Rio Olympics.

James Magnussen of Australia smiles into a TV camera after competing in the Men's 100m Freestyle semi final 1 on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

IOC: The new 24-hour Olympic television channel will be up and running "by April or May 2016", in time for the Rio Games.

Australian Geoff Bloomfield in action on Money Talks during the Team Show Jumping at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.

EQUESTRIAN: The International Equestrian Federation has stripped France of its spot in team eventing at next year's Olympics because of a doping violation.

Lynn Parker and Matthew Dunn OAM were awarded the Order of Merit by the NSWOC Executive for 2015

Lynn Parker and Matthew Dunn OAM have been awarded the Order of Merit by the NSWOC Executive for 2015

Aussie fans cheer on Ryan Bayley of Australia during the men's track cycling sprint final on August 24, 2004 during the Athens 2004 Summer Olympic Games.

The Australian public can now request tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the first Olympic Games to be held in South America.

Tessa Lavey (L) of Australia handles the ball against Emi Kudeken (R) of Japan
during the women's basketball international friendly match between Japan and Australia at Kamiyama City Sports and Cultural Center on July 27, 2014.

22-year-old Tessa Lavey will join 17 other players at the Australian women's basketball team camp in Gosford, Sydney on April 27.

Images of Olympians who fought in World War I, including Cecil Healy, Keith Heritage and Claude Ross who all lost their lives.

AOC: On the centenary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli, the Australian Olympic Committee has compiled the following list of Olympians who enlisted in WW I to recognise their service to the country