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LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 21: Joshua Hooper (L) of Cambridge University Boat Club in action during their training race against Netherlands on the River Thames on March 21, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Australian rower Joshua Hooper is seeking boat race redemption on the River Thames this weekend before shifting focus to his Rio Olympic dream.

The Kookaburras advanced into the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with a game in hand courtesy of a gritty 3-1 victory over trans-Tasman rivals, the New Zealand Black Sticks

Matildas draw with Scotland at European Cup

The Matildas have concluded their European tour with a 1-1 draw against Scotland.

The future of badminton in Australia rests with the young crop of players who recently swept the events at the 2015 Oceania Championships in Auckland

James Magnussen prepares for the Men's 50m Freestyle Final during day seven of the Australian National Swimming Championships on April 9, 2015.

SWIMMING: The Australian Championships are being held in Sydney with the new breed of stars like Emma McKeon sharing the spotlight with triple Olympian Grant Hackett. Swimmers are chasing World Championship selection as a big step on their way to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

Jamie Dwyer continued his good form in front of goal as his hat-trick led the Kookaburras to a 5-2 victory over Korea at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on Wednesday.

BARCELONA, SPAIN - JULY 29: Nicola Zagame of Australia in action against Eleftheria Plevritou of Greece during the Women's Water Polo quarterfinal match between Australia and Greece during day ten of the 15th FINA World Championships at Piscines Bernat Picornell on July 29, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

Nicola Zagame's five goal dominance at National League sends a strong warning ahead of Aussie Stingers campaign at the FINA World League Intercontinental tournament

Two goals from Jamie Dwyer and a last minute goal from Dylan Wotherspoon helped the Kookaburras defeat Malaysia 3-2 in their second pool match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

Thon Maker looks on during Eurocamp day one at La Ghirada sports center on June 7, 2014 in Treviso, Italy.

Exciting basketball prospect Thon Maker says he wants to play for Australia, while Andrew Bogut surpasses Luc Longley's mark for the most NBA games.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 05: (L-R) Gold medalist, Cameron McEvoy of Qld celebrates with fouth placed Grant Hackett of Qld following the Men's 200m Freestyle Final during the day three of the Australian National Swimming Championships at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on April 5, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

The 2015 Easter weekend was packed with Aussie sport including swimming, diving and Rugby 7s.