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Australia’s swimming great, Dawn Fraser, is returning to Japan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Tokyo Olympics where she made history and captured the golden hat trick.

The Australian Opals win bronze at the 2014 World Championships in Istanbul, Turkey on October 5, 2014.

BASKETBALL: The Opals have saved their best for last to win the bronze medal in style at the women's world basketball championship.

Australian 470 World Champions Will Ryan and Mat Belcher celebrate victory at the 2014 ISAF World Championships at Santader, Spain on Saturday 20 September 2014.

SAILING: Australian Olympians Mat Belcher and Will Ryan, along with James Spithill have been nominated for the World Sailor of the Year award.

Nawal El Moutawakel, IOC Member from Morocco and Chair the 2016 Coordination Commission fields questions from the media at a press conference during the 7th Meeting of the IOC Coordination Commission on October 1, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. On El Moutawakel's right is Carlos Arthur Nuzman, President, Rio 2016 Organizing Committee.

The IOC Coordination Commission has concluded its seventh visit to the South American host city, satisfied with the progress that the Rio organisers have made since their last visit in March.

The Australian defense put Belarus under a lot of pressure during the pool stage game at the 2014 FIBA World Championships in Turkey. Australia won 87-45.

BASKETBALL: The Australian Women's Basketball Team have advanced to the Quarter Finals in emphatic fashion, crushing Belarus 87-45 to finish top of Group C

Lindsey Vonn speaks to athletes at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck on January 19, 2012.

With 500 days to go until the second Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway, the IOC has announced Olympic champion Lindsey Vonn as an Ambassador for the Games

Paul Gaudoin named Kookaburras Assistant Coach

Hockey Australia is pleased to announce that Paul Gaudoin will step up to become the Senior Assistant Coach with the Australian men's team following Graham Reid’s appointment as National Coach in September.

THE SCENE AT THE OLYMPIC STADIUM DURING THE OPENING CEREMONY FOR THE 1994 WINTER OLYMPICS AT LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY.

WYOG: In a milestone countdown to the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG), today marks 500 days to go until the event gets underway in Lillehammer, Norway.

Jessicah Schipper of Australia competes in the Women's 200m Butterfly Heats during the 13th FINA World Championships at the Stadio del Nuoto on July 29, 2009 in Rome, Italy.

Triple Olympian, Olympic Gold Medallist and multiple World Champion Jessicah Schipper today announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

Caroline Buchanan of Australia (L) and Brooke Crain of the United States (R) train on the BMX track in Olympic Park on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

CYCLING-BMX: Caroline Buchanan has been crowned UCI BMX Supercross World Cup series champion edging out Olympic champion Mariana Pajon by a substantial margin to add to the series title she won in 2012.