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Fox goes 1 and 2

26 August 2013
Jessica Fox wins the C1 at the World Cup 2 in Ausburg, Germany.

CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Olympic silver medallist Jessica Fox has taken her blistering form to Bratislava. The slalom specialist produced the goods in Slovakia to take out the C1 overall World Cup crown and finish second in the K1 standings.

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Sydney Olympian, Kitty Chiller, has been appointed Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for the Rio Games in 2016.... the first woman to be awarded the honour.

Jess Fox creates history at the ICF World Cup in Tacen on August 17-18, 2013. Fox became the first woman to win both the C1 and K1 titles at the same World Cup event.

CANOE/KAYAK - SLALOM: Nineteen-year-old Jessica Fox has won K1 gold on a controversial final day of racing at the fourth ICF World Cup in Tacen, Slovenia.

Nanjing 2014 One Year To Go

YOG: Olympic silver medallist and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist, Jessica Fox, is calling on aspiring young Australian athletes to ‘dream big’ to mark the one year to go milestone to the start of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan after crossing the 470 Worlds finish line to win the title in France on 10 August 2013.

SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have kept their winning run alive with their biggest victory yet, claiming the 2013 470 World Championship in France.

Kenneth To of Australia competes during the Swimming Men's 200m Medley preliminaries heat three on day twelve of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Last year’s FINA World Cup champion Kenneth To has started his 2013 campaign in fine form picking up gold and an Australian record at the Eindhoven World Cup in the Netherlands overnight.

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: A year ago today Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen stood on the top step of the podium at the London 2012 Olympic Games and received their gold medals after a dominant display in the 49er class.

Brandon Starc of NSWIS clears 2.28m at the Athletics Nationals to secure selection for the 2013 World Championships in Moscow.

ATHLETICS: Having ended a long Australian drought in men's high jumping, teenager Brandon Starc will be front and centre for one of the best events at the world athletics championships.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan between races at the 470 World Championship in France, August 2013.

SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have opened up an eight point lead on the first day of finals racing at the 2013 470 World Championship in La Rochelle, France.

Swim Team on the rise

5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.