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AOC President John Coates poses for a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House on October 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Coates last night was named Chairman of the 2020 Tokyo IOC Coordination Commission.

AOC: John Coates has advised all Olympic sporting organisations of proposed changes to the AOC’s Anti-Doping Rules and their need to be compliant with the new WADA Code which comes into effect on January 1st 2015.

Australia defend hard against the USA during the World Cup final in Russia on 16 August 2014. USA won the title 10-6

Rowie Webster has been named the player of the tournament at the 2014 FINA World Cup as the Australians were beaten 10-6 by the USA in the final. Full story and tournament game reports here>>

Alex 'Chumpy' Pullin stands with his Samsung Galaxy Note 3 as part of the promotional campaign around the Sochi Olympic Winter Games.

Samsung has extended its worldwide sponsorship of the Olympic Games through until 2020 and becomes the 11th TOP Partner to do so.

Dora Antal #3 of Hungary takes a shot on goal during the Women's Water Polo Bronze Medal match between Australia and Hungary on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Australia won in extra time.

WATER POLO: The Australian women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, will this week face off against the world’s best teams when they begin their campaign at the FINA World Cup in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia.

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: Ken Wallace is back at the top of Australian kayaking but it's anyone's guess which boat he'll be paddling in at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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.