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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 08: David McNeill of Australia competes in the Men's 5000m Round 1 Heats on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 8, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

ATHLETICS: Victorians David McNeill and Victoria Mitchell have taken out the men’s and women’s races respectively at the Australian World Cross Country Selection Trial.

Dennis breaks UCI hour record riding 52.491 kilometres.

CYCLING: Australian cyclist Rohan Dennis has broken the world hour record, completing 52.491 kilometres on the track in Granges, Switzerland.

A stirring second half fightback proved in vain as the Qantas Australian Women's Sevens team lost narrowly to New Zealand (17-10) in the Cup Final at the Brazil Sevens in Sao Paulo this morning.

Cameron Clark of Australia beats the tackle of D J Forbes of New Zealand

The Qantas Australian Men's Sevens team has finished its Wellington campaign in sixth place after defeats to hosts New Zealand and Fiji on Day Two at Westpac Stadium today.

Rosalyn Lawrence has kick-started 2015 in style by winning the open K1W and C1W finals at the Oceania Championships in New Zealand last weekend.

Hockeyroo Jayde Taylor has announced her immediate retirement from international hockey

Vice President of the IOC John Coates shakes hands with President of the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee Yoshiro Mori during a press conference in Tokyo on February 5, 2015. The IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers held the third project review.

TOKYO: The race is on to see what new sports will be competing at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo with the IOC unveiling a timetable for the Japanese hosts.

AOC Official Historian, Harry Gordon.

One of Australia's most esteemed journalists, Harry Gordon, has been remembered fondly at a memorial service at the MCG

Greta Small of Australia races during the Ladies' Super-G on the Raptor racecourse on Day 2 of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on February 3, 2015.

ALPINE SKIING: Australian Greta Small has kicked off her FIS World Ski Championships campaign with a solid 29th place in the Super G in Vail-Beaver Creek, USA, on day one of competition.

Michael Scott, Performance director of Australia Swim Team attends a press conference for the FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 26, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Michael Scott is finishing as Swimming Australia Director of Performance to take up the role of CEO with Rowing Australia.