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Oracle Team USA skippered by Australian James Spithill celebrates onstage after defending the Cup as they beat Emirates Team New Zealand to defend the America's Cup during the final race on September 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

SAILING: Four Australian sailors were on board the flying Oracle Team USA catamaran that swept to an emphatic victory in the America’s Cup decider in San Francisco this morning.

Royle 7th in World Grand Final

16 September 2013
Australians Aaron Royle front and Ryan Baile left in the lead pack of 12 on the cycle leg during the World Triathlon Series Grand Final around Hyde Park London, on 15 September 2013.

TRIATHLON: Australia’s latest rising triathlon star Aaron Royle was isolated in hospital three months ago and still managed seventh at the World Triathlon Final in London.

Ellen Pennock of Canada, Charlotte McShane of Australia and Amelie Kretz pose with their medals after the U-23 Women's PruHealth ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London at Hyde Park on September 12, 2013 in London, England.

TRIATHLON: Wollongong triathlete Charlotte McShane timed her run to perfection to become Australia's latest triathlon world champion in London on Thursday.

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: London Olympic K1 silver medallist Jessica Fox and 24 year-old kayaker Lucien Delfour will lead the Australian Team at the ISF World Championships in Prague.

AOC President and incoming IOC Vice President John Coates at the 125th International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 2013.

AOC: John Coates will be elected International Olympic Committee Vice President unopposed after his rival; Sami Moudallah from Syria withdrew from the race.

IOC President Jacques Rogge shows the name of the city of Tokyo elected to host the 2020 Summer Olympics during a session of the IOC in Buenos Aires, on September 7, 2013.

2020: AOC President John Coates has congratulated Tokyo on winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics saying “the IOC has put the Games back in safe hands”.

Signs of Istanbul 2020, Tokyo 2020 and Madrid 2020 are pictured during the IOC 2020 Candidate Cities Briefing on July 3, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

2020: While Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott prepare for their political battle in Australia the other big election is happening this weekend in Argentina at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Crow rows into history books

1 September 2013
Kim Crow of Australia poses with her gold medal after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: Fifteen months after scoffing at the thought of racing a single scull, rowing pin-up girl Kim Crow has created history by capturing a world title in the boat.

Ken Wallace of Australia in action during a Mens K1 Class race during day one of the London Canoe Sprint Invitational at Eton Dorney on September 1, 2011 in Windsor, England.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Four Australian crews qualified for finals on the second day of the World Sprint Canoe Championships in Germany, headed by Beijing gold medallist Ken Wallace.

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.