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An aerial shot of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission saw solid progress being made during its eighth visit to the 2016 host city.

Marco Bresciano (L) of Australia is challenged during their 2014 World Cup group B qualifying football match at King Abdullah Stadium in Amman, Jordan on September 11, 2012

Socceroo legend Mark Bresciano has announced his retirement from international football.

The Australia team gather for a team talk during the Women's Hockey Match between Germany and Australia on day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Riverbank Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Hockey Australia has announced a 23-athlete women’s National Senior Squad and a 16-athlete National Development Squad

DENVER, CO - JANUARY 20: Patty Mills #8, Aron Baynes #16 and Cory Joseph #5 of the San Antonio Spurs celebrate a play against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on January 20, 2015 in Denver, Colorado. The Spurs defeated the Nuggets 109-99. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

BASKETBALL: If Patty Mills, Joe Ingles, Dante Exum and Aron Baynes get to stand on the medal podium at next year's Rio Olympics they may think back to a quiet dinner they shared.

Aidan Zingel #1 and Igor Yudin #6 block a shot from Great Britain during Men's Volleyball on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Volleyball Australia, is excited to announce it has signed one of Europe’s most successful coaches to lead the men’s national team in its bid to qualify for Rio 2016.

Katrina Gorry of the Matildas celebrates with team mates after scoring the first goal during the match between the Australian Matildas and China PR at WIN Stadium on November 24, 2013 in Wollongong, Australia.

The Matildas’ Head Coach Alen Stajcic named a squad for a six week European tour ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

Jeffrey Riseley of Australia competes in the Men's 1500m Heats at the National Stadium on Day 7 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

Jeff Riseley has taken out the men’s 800m from national record holder Alex Rowe at the Adelaide Track Classic.

Jo Brigden-Jones and Naomi Flood win K2 at NSW Sprint Championships

A host of Australian athletes have put their names forward for canoe/kayak national selection at Grand Prix 2.

Anna Meares of Australia celebrates after winning gold in the Women's Keirin Final during Day Five of the UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the National Velodrome.

Australia is on top of the world following a glittering final night of the UCI Track World Championship which saw Anna Meares become the most successful female track cyclist in history.

Jacob Birtwhistle of Australia wins the Mens Triathlon during day three of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on January 18, 2013.

Australian Triathlon's generation next, led by Jacob Birtwhistle and Jaz Hedgeland have came of age in Devonport.