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Australia competes in the Women's Teams Synchronised Swimming Free Routine final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

SYNCHRONISED SWIMMING, DIVING: Mixed gender synchronised swimming is clear for its Olympic debut.

Aussies stay on top of pool

1 December 2014
Jodie Kenny of Australia runs with the ball during the Women's Gold Medal Match between Australia and England at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day ten of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 2, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos remain top of Pool B at the women’s Champions Trophy after a 1-1 draw with hosts and defending champions Argentina in Mendoza.

Carmen Marton wins gold at the 2013 World Championships in Puebla, Mexico.

Australia and New Zealand will send athletes to the next Asian Indoor Games in 2017, following an accord with the Olympic Council of Asia.

Super coach Victor Kovalenko with World Cup gold medallists Will Ryan and Mathew Belcher in Abu Dhabi on 30 November 2014.

Laser and Men’s 470 World No.1 crews Tom Burton and Mat Belcher with Will Ryan have become the first ISAF Sailing World Cup Champions at the inaugural ISAF Sailing World Cup Final in Abu Dhabi

The process of planting grass begins on the Olympic Golf Course.

GOLF: A Rio de Janeiro judge on Wednesday denied a request from prosecutors to halt construction of the Olympic golf course because of environmental concerns

Vale Phillip Hughes

27 November 2014
Phillip Hughes

AOC: On behalf of the Australian Olympic Committee family we express our deepest condolences to the family of Phillip Hughes.

Members of the Australian Women's Sevens squad at a Road to Rio: IGNITE session at the NSW Institute of Sport on 19 November, 2014.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Women's Sevens Head Coach Tim Walsh is set to hand World Rugby Sevens World Series debuts to two players after naming an extended 13-strong party for the season opener in Dubai next week.

Gold medallist sailor and closing ceremony flag bearer Malcolm Page poses during an Australian flag handover at the Olympic Park Common Domain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the Olympic Park on August 12, 2012 in London, England.

2015 PACIFIC GAMES: Australian Olympic gold medallist Malcolm Page has been named Chef de Mission of the 2015 Australian Pacific Games Team.

The mascots for the Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games are unveiled to the media during a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on November 24, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots have been unveiled. Inspired by Brazil’s fauna and flora and targeted primarily at children, the public are now voting on what to call these mascots.

Nick Kyrgios speaks after winning the Newcombe Medal at the 2014 Newcombe Medal Awards at Crown Palladium on November 24, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

TENNIS: Nick Kyrgios was tonight awarded Australia’s top tennis honour, the prestigious Newcombe Medal, at a gala celebration at Crown Palladium in Melbourne.