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Kitty Chiller, Chef de Mission 2016 Australian Olympic Team poses for a portrait at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 20, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

MODERN PENTATHLON: Kitty Chiller, 2016 Australian Chef de Mission, has been appointed to the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM) 'Sport for All' Commission.

Rowie Webster #7 passes the ball in the Women's Preliminary Round Water Polo match between Great Britain and Australia on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympics at Water Polo Arena on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

WATER POLO: Australia’s women’s water polo team’s North American tour has come to a close after the Aussie Stingers fell to Canada 8-7 in their final game of the Holiday Cup in Los Angeles.

Melissa Wu competes in the Women's 10m Platform Diving Preliminary on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

DIVING: Matthew Mitcham, Melissa Wu and the AYOF's Maddison Keeney were the stories of the 2013 Australian Open Diving Championships in Sydney over the weekend.

Diving nationals heat up

12 December 2013
Mitcham Sky High

DIVING: Matthew Mitcham and Melissa Wu headline a strong line up of divers at the national titles in Sydney this week.

Youth Olympic 7s Squad Named

11 December 2013
Rugby sevens women's champions

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Rugby Union today announced a training squad of 22 young women in preparation for next year's Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

The Australian women collect the silver medal after The Dutch won the World League gold medal match 5-1.

HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos had to settle for silver at the inaugural World League tournament in Tucuman as an inspired Dutch comeback saw the Olympic champion Netherlands claim the gold medal, cancelling out Australia’s half time advantage to win 5-1.

Bronwen Knox #6 of Australia challenges Frassinetti Teresa #12 of Italy as Lea Barta of Australia tends goal during day three of the FINA Women's World League Super Final 2013 match between Australia and Italy at National Aquatics Center on June 3, 2013 in Beijing, China.

WATER POLO: A thrilling last quarter comeback has seen the United States of America defeat Australia’s women’s water polo team, the Aussie Stingers, 12-10 in the gold medal final of the Canada Cup in Quebec.

Darren Bundock and Olivia Price racing at Sail Melbourne in December, 2013.

SAILING: Day-by-day results from the medal races at the 2013 ISAF Sailing World Cup in Melbourne.

Claire Messent of Australia celebrates scoring a goal during the penalty shoot-out against Germany and quarter-final victory, at the 2013 World League finals in Argentina, 5 December 2013.

HOCKEY: Australia’s Hockeyroos will face the Netherlands in the final of the World League tournament in Tucumán following both sides’ semi-final victories. The Dutch, the Olympic champions, progressed to the grand final at the expense of hosts Argentina, winning through on a shoot-out following a 2-2 draw.

Nathan Outteridge (L) and Iain Jensen (R) celebrate winning gold in the Men's 49er Sailing on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 8, 2012 in Weymouth, England.

SAILING: Fresh from coming to the rescue of his injured sister, Australia's Olympic sailing champion Nathan Outteridge wants to step up again for his country by winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics.