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The top three finishers in both genders at the Youth Olympic Games Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament at Khanom Beach, Khanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat pose for a group photo during the awards presentation on Sunday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Young beach spikers from 18 countries have tested their mettle in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Continental Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament in Thailand.

Diving nationals wrap up

11 April 2014

DIVING: Highlights from the 2014 Australian Diving Championships in Melbourne which double as Commonwealth Games selection trials.

Morgan Mitchell (centre) runs to victory in the 400m during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships at Olympic Park on April 5, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: The Australian Commonwealth Games Association has today confirmed a talented 45 athletes to the Australian team bound for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (SCO).

Stephanie Rice sings the national anthem after winning gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

SWIMMING - Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has officially announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

Ian Thorpe trains during an Australian Swimming Championships training session at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 14, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Ian Thorpe's manager says Australia’s greatest Olympian was unlucky to have contracted a serious infection that's laid him up in hospital.

(L to R) Dan Wilson, Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle chasing the podium at the World Triathlon Series race in Auckland, NZL on 6 April 2014. Royle finished third, Wilson fourth and Bailie fifth.

It was a breakthrough day for Australian men’s triathlon in Auckland on Sunday when Aaron Royle claimed his first ITU World Triathlon Series podium

Sally Pearson wins the women's 100m hurdles final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.

Australia players celebrate they won second place at the awards ceremony after the day two of IRB Women's Sevens World Series Finals match between New Zealand and Australia on April 6, 2014 in Guangzhou, China.

RUGBY SEVENS: A brave effort from the Australian Women's Sevens team in the Cup Final of the Guangzhou Sevens was not enough to see them slip to a 26-12 defeat to New Zealand in the pouring rain in China.

Tom Burton of Australia competes in the Laser Men's One Person Dinghy Gold Fleet on the Parmelia Course during day thirteen of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships on December 15, 2011 in Perth, Australia.

SAILING: World No.1 sailor Tom Burton is fast emerging as London Olympics hero Tom Slingsby's natural successor after a brilliant come-from-behind win at the latest ISAF World Cup regatta.

Christian Sprenger competes in the final of the Mens 100 metre Breaststroke event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.