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An aerial shot of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

Organisers of next year's Rio Olympics have unveiled the full program of test events in the lead-up to the first ever Games in South America.

Scott Brennan (front) and David Crawshay react after taking gold in the men's double sculls final at the Shunyi Olympic Rowing-Canoeing Park on Day 8 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 16, 2008.

ROWING: Triple Olympian and Beijing 2008 gold medallist Scott Brennan has formally announced his retirement from rowing.

Eddie Ockenden of Australia lifts up the trophy as Australia (Jacob Whetton bottom right), celebrates their win against The Netherlands in the final of the 2012 Champions Trophy on December 9, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

HOCKEY: Debutants and veteran members of the Australian Men’s Hockey team, the Kookaburras, have their eyes firmly set on gold at the end of their Road to Rio.

INDIAN WELLS, CA - MARCH 16: Bernard Tomic of Australia in action against David Ferrer of Spain during day eight of the BNP Paribas Open tennis at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 16, 2015 in Indian Wells, California. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

The great run of the Aussie contingent has continued at Indian Wells, with Bernard Tomic surprising eighth seed David Ferrer.

The award winning Vis-à-Vis trunk, with the Crumpler iconic logo.

AOC: Iconic Australian bag brand Crumpler has been announced as the Official Supplier of luggage to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team.

Swimming Australia re-launches Dolphins brand.

Swimming Australia has re-launched the Dolphins brand for Australian Swim Team.

Australian Head coach Aurelio Vidmar during the AFC U-22 Championship Group C match between Iran and Australia at Royal Oman Police Stadium on January 14, 2014 in Muscat, Oman.

FOOTBALL: Olyroos coach Aurelio Vidmar has named a strong 23-man squad with 12 overseas-based players to begin the attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Sevens Women's Head Coach Tim Walsh has challenged his charges to recover from the disappointment of a fifth place finish at the Atlanta Sevens.

Eleanor Patterson claims gold at Australian Junior Championships

Eleanor Patterson equalled her own national under 20 high jump record to win gold at the Australian Junior Athletics Championships.

Grant Hackett of Australia waves from the podium before receiving the silver medal in the men's 1500m Freestyle final held at the National Aquatics Centre during Day 9 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Olympic great Grant Hackett's quest for a comeback is going from strength to strength.