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Ski cross action at the World Championships in Voss, Norway on March 10, 2013.

SKI CROSS: Australians Anton Grimus and Katya Crema reaffirmed that they are closing the gap between themselves and the top echelon of ski cross athletes when they both delivered their best ever results in a World Championships in Voss, Norway, today.

Dani Samuels of NSWIS competes in the Discus during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 9, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Dani Samuels (NSW), Kim Mickle (WA) and Melissa Breen (ACT) were the stars in Sydney on Saturday night with all three London 2012 Olympians recording IAAF World Championships A-Qualifiers at the 2013 Sydney Track Classic.

Australian teenager Matt Graham narrowly misses a place on the podium at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Voss, Norway on 6 March, 2013.

FREESTYLE SKIING: Australian teenager Matt Graham has narrowly missed a place on the podium at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Voss, Norway, finishing fourth.

Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.

(L-R) AOC President John Coates, President of IOC Olympic Solidarity, Sheikh Ahmed Al-Fahad Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, and NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell cut the ribbon at the opening of the plaque at the new Australian Olympic Committee Offices at the Museum of Contemporary Art on March 6, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: With the start of the new Olympic cycle underway, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today officially opened its new office in Sydney’s Circular Quay.

AOC President John Coates presents ANOC President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah with an Olympic Merit from the Australian Olympic Committee.

AOC: His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), has been awarded an Olympic Merit from the Australian Olympic Committee.

The Australian 2012 Olympic K4 1000m gold medallist Jacob Clear, Murray Stewart, David Smith and Tate Smith in action at the canoe sprint Grand Prix at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on 1 March, 2013.

CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: Australia's golden men's kayak crew restarted where they left off on Friday in Sydney with victory in their first race since the London Olympics.

Swimming legend Dawn Fraser has been voted Australia's greatest ever female athlete at an awards ceremony in Canberra.

Glenn O'Shea of Australia is granted an extra attempt at the time trial round of the men's omnium race after mechanical problems only for him to claim bronze during day four of the UCI Track World Championships at Minsk Arena on February 23, 2013 in Minsk, Belarus.

CYCLING: The Cyclones have finished with eight medals to be ranked third on the medal table at the end of the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

AOC President John Coates made the following statement on the Bluestone Review into the Culture and Leadership of Swimming Australia.