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Tokyo's IOC Orientation

18 November 2013
A computer generated projection of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Stadium.

TOKYO 2020: Two months after Tokyo winning the bid to host the 2020 Olympic Games, reality is beginning to set in for the Japanese capital.

Chris Burton poses with his horse Leilani during the Australian Olympic Equestrian Team media day at the Unicorn Equestrian Trust on July 20, 2012 in Stow on the Wold, England.

EQUESTRIAN - EVENTING: London 2012 Olympian Chris Burton has produced a come from behind victory at the Australian International Three Day Event on a horse he first rode only four days ago.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Javelin thrower Kim Mickle has been rewarded for a stellar 2013 campaign, edging out Sally Pearson to claim the Australian female athlete of the year award.

Marjorie Jackson, on the podium after winning gold in the 100m at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Marjorie Jackson, the first Australian female ever to set an athletics world record, will join her equally impressive compatriot Betty Cuthbert in the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Hall of Fame.

(Lft) Australians Tom Slingsby and James Spithill celebrate with their Team USA crew after winning the Americas Cup decider in San Francisco, California on 25 September 2013.

SAILING: Tom Slingsby has re-signed with rich America's Cup champions Oracle Team USA in a decision that appears likely to scupper any hopes of him repeating his London Olympic heroics.

2013 Joint AIS Athletes of the Year Kim Crow (rowing) & Caroline Buchanan (cycling).

AIS: BMX world champion Caroline Buchanan and rowing world champion Kim Crow have been crowned joint winners of the 2013 athlete of the year award at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra.

2012 400m IM Australian Champion Thomas Fraser-Holmes

SWIMMING: Rising middle distance swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes has picked up two gold medals on the opening night of finals at the FINA World Cup in Beijing.

Montage image of Australia's gold medal winning K4 from the London Olympics and the men's coxless four who won rowing silver.

KAYAKING/ ROWING: Australia's Olympic kayaking champions are out to prove to their rowing compatriots they are the country's fastest men on water.

The Hockeyroos celebrate a goal during the Oceania Test against New Zealand in October 2011.

HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos squad for the forthcoming World League Finals in Argentina has been announced by Hockey Australia.

Mathew Belcher poses for a photo after the announcement of the 2012 Australian Olympic Sailing Team on January 10, 2012 in Brisbane, Australia.

SAILING: Having being nominated twice before in 2010 and 2012, it proved to be third time lucky for Mathew Belcher, the Australian Olympic and World champion in the 470 dinghy class, whose current winning streak stretches to an amazing 17 consecutive regattas.