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Lauren Boden competes in the women's 400 metres hurdles heats during day three of the 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea.

ATHLETICS: Olympic champion Sally Pearson, discus thrower Dani Samuels and 400m hurdler Lauren Wells have each won a bronze medal at the British Athletics Grand Prix in Glasgow.

ROWING: The Australian Rowing Team claimed three silver medals on the final day of World Rowing Cup III in Lucerne, Switzerland yesterday (13 July).

Emma Jackson and Emma Moffatt racing in the London World Championships Series run.

TRIATHLON: Emma Jackson produced a brilliant finish to take the silver medal behind dominant American Gwen Jorgensen in the World Triathlon Series sprint race in Hamburg on Saturday.

Australia fans cheer as players look on after their 3-0 defeat during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group B match between Australia and Spain at Arena da Baixada on June 23, 2014 in Curitiba, Brazil.

IOC: International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today received strong support from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff for the successful delivery of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Emma Snowsill celebrates after taking the gold medal in the women's triathlon on Day 10 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

TRIATHLON: Australia's sole Olympic triathlon champion Emma Snowsill has officially called time on her storied career.

Caroline Buchanan of Australia celebrates winning the Womens Elite Final during day five of the UCI BMX World Championships at Vector Arena on July 28, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.

CYCLING - BMX: Two years on from her London Olympics misstep, BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan is dominating the world racing circuit.

The Australian Volleyball Team lines up to play Canada during the 2014 World League Series in Sydney.

VOLLEYBALL: Volleyball superstar Aidan Zingel wants to make the most of Australia's first World League appearance in 15 years.

Lydia Lassila of Australia celebrates after her jump on her way to winning the 2010 Freestyle World Cup aerials competition at Olympic Jumping Complex on January 22, 2010 in Lake Placid, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Three bid cities are retained in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics - Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan.

Dani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

Australian discus thrower Dani Samuels has thrown over 67 metres for the third time this year to finish second at the IAAF Diamond League.

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning the 100m Freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

World swimming champion James Magnussen will head to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games full of confidence.