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Commonwealth Games medallist Emma McKeon looks on after the Women's 100m Butterfly Final on day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

SWIMMING: The best swimmers from across Australia will come together at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre in Adelaide for the 2014 Australian Short Course Championships.

IOC President Thomas Bach and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon agree historic deal to use sport to better the world.

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has welcomed the historic recognition by the United Nations of the autonomy of the IOC and sport.

Vale Jackie Fairweather

4 November 2014
Krishna Stanton of Australia, (102) Kerryn McCann of Australia and (101) Jackie Gallagher of Australia celebrater a 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the women's Marathon at City of Manchester Stadium during the 2002 Commonwealth Games, Manchester, England on July 28, 2002.

TRIATHLON/ ATHLETICS: The Australian Olympic Committee mourns the passing of Jackie Fairweather (née Gallagher), who represented Australia at the highest level in Triathlon and then Athletics.

Aaron Royle and Ashleigh Gentle emerge victorious after winning the 2014 Noosa Triathlon on Sunday November 2.

TRIATHLON: Overcoming two gut-wrenching 2014 failures, Aaron Royle believes his emotional Noosa Triathlon title defence has set the platform for a breakthrough 2015.

Lucas Neill of Australia (centre) poses with John Boultbee, FFA Chairman Frank Lowy, CEO Ben Buckley and Phil Wolanski after winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifying match between the Australian and Japan at the MCG on June 17, 2009.

World class sports administrator John Boultbee has been appointed Director of High Performance to lead Australia's Volleyroos and Beach Volleyroos to Rio 2016.

2014 Hockey Award Winners

30 October 2014
Mark Knowles poses during an Australian Men's Kookaburras hockey portrait session at AIS in 2012.

HOCKEY: Hockey Australia crowned its top athletes at a glamorous awards night at the Aviary in Perth on Wednesday with the announcement of its Player of the Year, Top Goal Scorer and Player of the World Cup awards.

IOC President Dr. Jacques Rogge speaks to the media during a press conference on July 16, 2010 in New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty

IOC: IOC Honorary President Jacques Rogge completed his first mission as Special Envoy of the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General for Youth Refugees and Sport. Meanwhile the IOC mourns the passing of Sir Tennant Edward (Tay) Wilson KNZM, OBE.

Blake Gaudry of Australia competes on the Men's Trampoline during Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 3.

GYMNASTICS - TRAMPOLINE: 2012 Olympian, Blake Gaudry will lead a team of Australia’s best trampoline athletes as they bounce into Daytona Beach, USA, to compete in the 2014 Trampoline and Tumbling World Championships when they kick off next week.

(L-R) Adam Gibson, Naomi Flood, Murray Stewart, Libby Trickett, Kynan Maley, Sarah Tait and Lauren Jackson of the Australian Olympic team pose during the official unveiling of the Australian 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony uniform at Quay restaurant on May 3, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

AOT: Sportscraft has been announced as the Official Supplier of Opening Ceremony and formal uniforms to the 2016 Australian Olympic Team, designing the symbolic apparel for Australia's most accomplished athletes for the 7th time.

Natascha Keller of the Germany Olympic hockey team carries her country's flag during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England.

Germany will submit a bid for the 2024 Olympics, the nation's Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) have decided, with either Berlin or Hamburg to be put forward.