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The green and gold have won a tense match against South Africa in the semi-final 4-3.

HOCKEY: The Aussie's are now through to the gold medal match after downing South Africa 4-3. Captain Tim Howard led from the front scoring two goals.

Ryan Patterson of Australia competes in the men's 800m qualifying round on day six of Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games at Olympic Sports Centre Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: Three Aussies competed in the A finals on night 9 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Caitlin Parker has beat C Desmond (IRL) to claim the bronze medal in women's middleweight.

BOXING: Caitlin Parker has won bronze after taking down C Desmond (IRL) in women's middleweight.

AOC President John Coates speaks during the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

DOPING: John Coates has embraced the new WADA Code and commenced moves preventing Rio-bound athletes from dealing with coaches, trainers, sports scientists and other support personnel who have violated anti-doping rules.

Belinda Hocking (L) and Emily Seebohm of Australia celebrate after finishing first and second in the Women's 200m Backstroke Final during day three of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 23, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

SWIMMING: High praise today from AOC President, John Coates, for the Australian Swimming Team after their outstanding performances against the powerful Americans at the Pan Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast.

Elizabeth Elmassian plays solid in mixed team

GOLF: The Aussie's are looking strong midway through the second round of the mixed team event. Elizabeth Elmassian and Brett Coletta are sitting four off the pace behind Denmark.

ATHLETICS: 16-year-old Tay-Leiha Clark has taken out silver in the final of the women’s triple jump, at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

(L-R) Cate Campbell, Alicia Coutts, Lorna Tonks and Emily Seebohm of Australia celebrates winning the Women's 4 x 100m Medley Relay Final during day four of the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships at Gold Coast Aquatics on August 24, 2014 on the Gold Coast, Australia.

SWIMMING: The pool competition at the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships have come to an end with Australia coming away with a total of 26 medals – 10 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze from the four day meet at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.

Youth Olympian Max Esposito poses for a photo with his father and coach Daniel Esposito after finishing the men's Modern Pentathlon at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Australian athlete Max Esposito has finished off the men’s individual modern pentathlon event with an inspiring performance in the run/shoot to come from behind in 21st place and finish 17th overall.

Australia defeated Kazakhstan in the 5th/6th play-off at the FINA Water Polo World Cup in Almaty, Kazakhstan 12-6 on 24th of August 2014.

WATER POLO: A controlled 12-6 victory over host nation Kazakhstan has seen the Australian men’s water polo team finish fifth overall at the FINA World Cup in Almaty.