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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.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.

Ken Wallace on his way to winning two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy in May 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Ken Wallace has won two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy and K4 Champions Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart combined to win silver in the K2.

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.

Ian Thorpe speaking with Leigh Sales on the ABC 7.30 program on the eve of the launch of his book, 30 October 2012.

SWIMMING: Olympic great Ian Thorpe should leave hospital within days after successfully fighting a number of serious infections.

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.

Australian Aaron Royle off the bike with the leaders of the ITU World Series race in Cape Town on 27 April 2014. Royle finished sixth behind winner Gomez (ESP).

TRIATHLON: Australia’s Commonwealth Games triathlon medal hopeful Aaron Royle is quickly gaining respect on the international circuit

Lasor sailor Tom Burton celebrates winning the ISAF World Cup in Hyeres, France - 26th of April 2014.

SAILING: Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis have missed out on a World Cup gold medal in controversial fashion during an otherwise vintage day for the Australian sailing team off southern France.