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Thomas Edgar #19 spikes the ball over Michal Kubiak #13 of Poland during Men's Volleyball on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Earls Court on August 6, 2012 in London, England.

VOLLEYBALL: Finland and Australia are locked at 1 game each after two tough five set matches in Canberra for the FIVB World League.

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.

Australian swimmer Cate Campbell poses during a portrait session following the 15th FINA World Championships, on August 5, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: World champion and Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has posted her second fastest 100m freestyle of the year and the third fastest in the world this year, to round out a strong and spirited Grand Prix for members of the Australian Swim Team in Canberra today.

Maglia Rosa wearer Michael Matthews of Australia and team Orica-GreenEDGE celebrates crossing the finish line to win the sixth stage of the 2014 Giro d'Italia, a 257km medium mountain stage between Sassano and Montecassino on May 15, 2014 in Cassino, Italy.

CYCLING - ROAD: ORICA-GreenEDGE’s Michael Matthews survived a crash-marred finale to win the sixth stage of the Giro d’Italia. The maglia rosa was part of an eight rider group that formed in the wake of a yet another pile-up in the opening week of the Italian Grand Tour.

AOC President John Coates addresses the Annual General Meeting at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on 10 May 2014.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.

Alisa Camplin reacts to Sharnita Crompton being confirmed as the bronze medal winner for the Ice Hockey Skills Challenge. Her training partner Sam Hodic and coach Andrew Reynolds are relieved.

AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.

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.

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller speaking at the Campaign Rio forum at Sydney Olympic Park on 30 April 2014.

AOC: In a new move, Team Leaders have been appointed to the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games to boost performance and enforce the culture and values of the Olympic Movement.

Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia addresses the Campaign Rio forum in Sydney on 29 April, 2014.

RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.

Caroline Buchanan competes during the Women's BMX Cycling on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at BMX Track on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

CYCLING-BMX: Caroline Buchanan has delivered a clear message to her rivals, returning from a year's absence to win the opening round of BMX cycling's World Cup series in Manchester, England.