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Ken Wallace and Lachlan Tame powering to the silver medal in the K2 1000m at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Moscow, Russia on 9 August 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK: The ICF canoe sprint World Championships came to a close overnight following five days of racing in Moscow.

Dual Olympian Emma Moffatt on the bike in London

TRIATHLON: Ongoing health issues have forced Australia’s two-time World champion Emma Moffatt to withdraw from this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships

Olympic Gold medallist Mat Belcher (QLD) and World Champion crew Will Ryan (QLD) celebrate their victory at the Rio 2016 Sailing Test Event on 10 August 2014.

SAILING: Australia has been the best performed nation at the first Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event, winning four medals in the week long sailing regatta.

Australian sailors training in the waters off Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

SAILING: Five Australian Sailing Team crews are in medal positions in five of the six classes with Australian representation, ahead of the first day of medal races at the Rio Olympic Test event

Murray Stewart of Australia competes in the Men's Kayak Single (K1) 1000m Canoe Sprint semifinal on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 6, 2012 in Windsor, England.

CANOE/KAYAK: He failed to do it at the London Games but Olympic kayak champion Murray Stewart aims to prove he can double up in the K1 and K4 at this week's world titles.

Emma Twigg of New Zealand (silver), Kim Crow of Australia (gold), Mirka Knapkova of Czech Republic (bronze) pose with their medals after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: Australian rowing's brains-trust has stopped the tweaks and kept the faith in their flagship boat for this month's world titles in Holland.

AOC Secretary General, Fiona de Jong.

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today appointed Ms Fiona de Jong as its new Secretary General assuming the role of chief administrative and financial officer.

The Rio 2016 Workforce celebrate 2 years to go at the famous venue where the marathons will finish and archery will be held. Traditionally it where Carnival takes place.

RIO 2016: With exactly two years to go before the opening of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, preparations for the world’s greatest sporting event are moving forwards at full steam.

Australian athletes celebrate the London Olympic Games at the Welcome Home Parade in Melbourne.

RIO 2016: Leading Australian Olympic officials say a top-five finish in the 2016 Rio medalcount is difficult but achievable, with probably double the gold medals won in London needed to make it happen.

An aerial view of the Christ The Redeemer statue (F) and the Maracana Stadium (B) on November 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO 2016: The 5th of August 2014 is an exciting day as it marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.