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Margaret and Gough Whitlam during their lobbying for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games in Africa in 1993. With their help Sydney defeated Beijing by 45 votes to 43.

Among the many triumphs Gough Whitlam had during his life, the former Prime Minister played a vital role in winning the 2000 Olympic Games bid for Sydney- an event that shaped the nation.

AOC President John Coates speaking at the Senate enquiry into Anti-Doping Legislation.

DOPING: Australia's Olympics chief has urged all sporting bodies to bring their anti-drugs codes up to world standard or risk not being able to participate in major events.

AOC President John Coates speaks during the Australian Olympic Committee Annual General Meeting at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 10, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: John Coates will appear at a Senate Inquiry in Canberra on Friday where he will support tougher bans for drug cheats and a targeted campaign to rid sport of corrupt athlete associates.

Kim Crow of Australia after winning the bronze medal in the Women's Single Sculls Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Eton Dorney on August 4, 2012 in Windsor, England.

ROWING: Olympic medallist Kim Crow has hit out at drug cheats saying “dopers have stolen the innocence of sport. Dopers have cast a shadow over our entire sporting population”.

Ed Jenkins of Australia takes line-out during the 2014 Gold Coast Sevens quarter-final match between Australia and South Africa at at Cbus Super Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Gold Coast, Australia.

RUGBY: Australian Men's Rugby Sevens Head Coach Geraint John was left to lament indifferent decision-making at crucial times as their Gold Coast Sevens campaign ended on a low note on Sunday.