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Tyack wins Gold

3 March 2014
Ryan Tyack from Australia competes in the men's 2012 Archery World Cup, Olympic team qualifying event June 21, 2012 at the Golden Spike Event Center in Ogden, Utah.

ARCHERY: Ryan Tyack from the Sunshine Coast in Queensland is the newest Australian World Champion defeating Viktor Ruban of the Ukraine in an exciting finals match at the 2014 World Indoor Archery Championships at Nimes, France overnight.

Amy Cure of Australia celebrates winning the Women's Points race during day four of the 2014 UCI Track Cycling World Championships at the Velodromo Alcides Nieto Patino on March 1, 2014 in Cali, Colombia.

CYCLING - TRACK: Australia has finished on top of the medal tally at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in Cali, Columbia.

Anna Meares (L) of Australia celebrates winning the Gold medal ahead of Victoria Pendleton of Great Britain in the Women's Sprint Track Cycling Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Velodrome on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

Anna Meares says she's ready to "smash some ceilings" in her bid to become the most successful female track cyclist ever.

Australia have won the women's rugby sevens title in Brazil with a 24-12 victory over New Zealand.

Matthew Mitcham has won a silver medal in his return to international diving.

Steve Hooker hugs BK after winning gold in the pole vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

Steve Hooker would love to have been the man to finally consign one of pole vault supremo Sergey Bubka's world records to the history books.

Tiana Penitani of Australia makes a break to score a try in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

Winning an Olympic gold medal is an even greater priority for 2016 than Test match rugby.

(L-R) Guzel Khubbieva of Uzbekistan, Melissa Breen of Australia and Debbie Ferguson-Mckenzie of the Bahamas compete in the Women's 100m Round 1 Heats on Day 7 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 3, 2012 in London, England.

Melissa Breen of the ACT is the new Australian 100m record holder

Anna Meares of Australia in action in race one of the Women's Sprint Quarter Finals on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Manchester Veledrome on November 2, 2013 in Manchester, England.

Anna Meares will go into her first world track cycling championships in two years with a simple philosophy - to win.

World class coach recruited

6 February 2014
Rachel Bugg (L) and Loudy Wiggins (R) compete during the Women's Synchronised 10m Platform Diving on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 31, 2012 in London, England.

Diving's quest for Rio 2016 glory has received a huge boost, with the recruitment of a world-class International coach and a major expansion of the sport’s High Performance program.