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Socceroos captain Tim Cahill celebrates scoring a goal during the International Friendly match between the Australian Socceroos and South Africa at ANZ Stadium on May 26, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

FOOTBALL: The Socceroos will leave for Brazil this week after an entertaining 1-1 draw with South Africa on Monday night, though an injury to star right back Ivan Franjic took the gloss off the display.

(L-R) Zoe Buckman, Bridey Delaney, Brittany McGowan and Melissa Duncan celebrate after taking third place in the Women's 4x1500 metres relay final during day one of the IAAF World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 24, 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.

ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1

Australia won the first set before going down 1-3 in the second World League match against Belgium in

VOLLEYBALL: Australian men's volleyball coach Jon Uriarte wants his players to remember the feeling after they threw away a winning opportunity against Belgium

Sophie Smith poses at the Australian Olympic Women's Water Polo Team Announcement at the AIS Aquatic Centre on June 12, 2012 in Canberra, Australia.

WATER POLO: Retiring Australian women’s water polo player, London Olympic bronze medallist Sophie Smith, has finished her career as a champion scoring a pivotal goal

Lauren Mitchell of Western Australia performs on the beam during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

GYMNASTICS: Having recovered from major shoulder surgery, dual Olympian and Australia's only female gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell will spearhead artistic squad at the Commonwealth Games.

London Olympic champions Tate Smith, David Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear win gold in the K4 1000 final at the third ICF Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Australia has wrapped the third ICF Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary with four medals!

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.

Australia's male volleyball team returns to the World League for the first time since 1999 in a match against Belgium.

VOLLEYBALL: Australian men’s volleyball coach Jon Uriarte wants his players to remember the ‘pain’, after they threw away a winning opportunity against Belgium in the World League on the weekend.

Ken Wallace on his way to winning two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy in May 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace will be looking at a hat-trick of Canoe World Cup gold medals this weekend in the 5000m. The Olympic 1000m event is where he is looking to improve.

WATER POLO: Brothers Lachlan and Blake Edwards, from Ascot Vale, Melbourne, are set to become the latest set of siblings to represent the Australian men's water polo team after the pair was named in the Aussie Sharks squad for the FINA World League tour in May and June.