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Mack Horton (L) shakes hands with Grant Hackett (R) after winning the Men's 400m Freestyle Final during day one of the Australian National Swimming Championships on April 3, 2015.

SWIMMING: Nine years after posing for a picture with a young Mack Horton, Grant Hackett says the once doting fan will be our next 1500m Olympic champion.

AUGUSTA, GA - APRIL 11: Adam Scott (L) and Jason Day of Australia walk up the fifth fairway during the third round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 11, 2015 in Augusta, Georgia. (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

Australian golfers rue momentary lapses which prevented higher honours at the August National Masters.

Brisbane skyline combined with Gold Coast skyline. These two cities, one-hour drive apart, would be the centrepiece of a potential bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.

The AOC has agreed to support the Mayors of South-East Queensland (SEQ) with a possible bid for the 2028 Olympic Games.

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

The Opals will meet in Sydney later this month in preparation for a European Tour.

Mack Horton (L) shakes hands with Grant Hackett (R) after winning the Men's 400m Freestyle Final during day one of the Australian National Swimming Championships on April 3, 2015.

A picture with Grant Hackett first inspired Mack Horton to take swimming seriously.

Australia's elite triathletes will be hoping the hometown advantage will play a major factor when the ITU World Triathlon Series stops on the Gold Coast on Saturday

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