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Nick Kyrgios of Australia plays a forehand in his quarterfinal match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day nine of the 2015 Australian Open.

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios will get a crack at world No.2 Roger Federer after breezing into the second round of the Mutua Madrid Open.

The Trans-Tasman clash at the men’s Hobart International Challenge had the Kookaburras finish atop of the New Zealand Black Sticks 3-0 in their third test match of the challenge.

Swimmers compete during the Men's Marathon 10km swim on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games.

Simon Huitenga and Chelsea Gubecka have secured a spot on the 2015 FINA World Championship team following the10km open water world cup.

Joe Bomal Carlo from Vanuatu, Helen Brownlee from Australia, IOC President Thomas Bach, Roseline Blake from the Cook Islands and Lord Tevita Tupou from Tonga were awarded the Olympic Order at the ONOC Meeting in Fiji on 1 May 2015.

The Vice President of the AOC, Helen Brownlee, has been awarded the Olympic Order for her contribution to world sport and her dedication to upholding the Olympic ideals.

Erika Ropati-Frost competing at the Arnold International in Melbourne on 14 March 2015.

Australian weightlifter Erika Ropati-Frost is on a mission to lift double her body weight.

(L-R) Ross Murray of Great Britain, Ryan Gregson of Australia and Asbel Kiprop of Kenya compete in the Men's 1500m Semi Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

With 459 days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, it was another huge weekend on the road to Rio, including athletics and water polo athletes in action.

(L-R) Ross Murray of Great Britain, Ryan Gregson of Australia and Asbel Kiprop of Kenya compete in the Men's 1500m Semi Final on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian men’s 4x800m relay team claimed bronze and the women’s 4x400m squad all but ensured automatic qualification to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the IAAF World Relays.

Teenagers Maddison Keeney and James Connor underlined their quality when they added further Australian titles to their names at the National Diving Championships.

Australia's players celebrate their win against Turkey in the 2014 FIBA Women's World Championships 3rd place basketball match on October 5, 2014.

Melbourne's Rod Laver Arena has been confirmed as the venue for Australia's home Oceania basketball championships match against New Zealand.

World number one Caroline Buchanan and rising star Corey Frieswyk have claimed the elite titles at the Subaru BMX National Championships at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Brisbane.