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Members of the 2014 Australian Olympic and Paralympic Teams with Prime Minister Tony Abbott at the Welcome Home Parade at Museum of Contempory Art in Sydney on 9 May 2014.

AOC: The Honourable Tony Abbott MP has congratulated the 2014 Australian Olympic and Paralympic Winter Teams for inspiring a sunburnt country.

The entrance to the doping control area at the finish of stage eight of the 2013 Tour de France, on July 6, 2013 in Castres, France.

AOC: Australian Olympics boss John Coates has zeroed in on the strong investigations background of new ASADA chief executive Ben McDevitt.

Harry Gordon (C) poses with AOC President John Coates (L) and Australian Olympian Herb Elliott (R) during the Launch of 'From Athens With Pride' by Harry Gordon at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

Brian Roberts, Chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation and Thomas Bach, IOC President at the signing of the NBC broadcast deal through until 2032. The deal was finalised on 7 May 2014.

IOC: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded NBCUniversal (NBCU) the broadcast rights in the USA for the Olympic Games through to 2032.

Silver medalist David Morris of Australia celebrates on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Freestyle Skiing Men's Aerials Finals.

WINTER: Australia's two silver medallists from the Sochi Winter Olympics, Torah Bright and David Morris, have been named joint winners of the 2014 snowsports athlete of the year award.

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merrimancompete in the Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

FIGURE SKATING: Like they say, all good things come to an end and as the 2013/14 season draws to a close so too does our 12 year competitive career for Australia.

A general view of the Mountains ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor athletes village on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

2022: Residents of Krakow will vote in a referendum on May 25 on whether they support the Polish city's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

John Farrow of Australia waves to the crowd after his run during the Men's Skeleton on Day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SKELETON: As the sun set on the Sochi Games, there were two things on John Farrow’s mind – winning gold in four years’ time and helping others along the way.

Danielle O'Brien and Gregory Merriman of Australia compete in the Ice Dance Short Dance during ISU World Figure Skating Championships at Saitama Super Arena on March 28, 2014 in Saitama, Japan. (Photo by

FIGURE SKATING: Just weeks after their Sochi Olympic campaigns, Danielle O'Brien, Greg Merriman and Brooklee Han have taken to the ice again at last week's Figure Skating World Championships in Saitama, Japan.

A general view of the Mountains ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor athletes village on February 6, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Krakow (Poland), Oslo (Norway), Almaty (Kazakhstan), Lviv (Ukraine) and Beijing (China) have all submitted bid files to the IOC for 2022.