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Five-time Olympian Natalie Cook with kids from her Primary School in Queensland for 2013 Olympic Day celebrations.

Olympians from Natalie Cook to Betty Cuthbert are getting out their green and gold uniforms in preparation to visit primary and secondary schools as part of International Olympic Day.

Socceroos off to Rio

19 June 2013
Socceroos players celebrate after winning the FIFA 2014 World Cup Asian Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Iraq at ANZ Stadium on June 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

FOOTBALL: Holger Osieck can reflect with pride after his brave substitution of national hero Tim Cahill with the game in the balance swung it - and World Cup qualification - for the Socceroos.

Australian players warm up during an Australian Socceroos training session at ANZ Stadium on June 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

FOOTBALL: Australia are just 90 minutes away from securing a World Cup berth but Socceroos skipper Lucas Neill insists the team will be playing the game and not the occasion.

Ski cross athletes Scott Kneller (L) and Anton Grimus (R) stand in front of the countdown clock in the centre of Sochi, host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

BLOG: Behind the scenes in Sochi in southern Russia, host city of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Just a taste of what ski cross athletes Anton Grimus and Scott Kneller experienced at the Sochi test events in 2013.

Lucas Neill of Australia is congratulated by team mates after scoring his first goal in 91 international matches during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between the Australian Socceroos and Jordan at Etihad Stadium on June 11, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

FOOTBALL: The Socceroos produced the most commanding performance of their World Cup qualifying campaign to smash Jordan 4-0 in Melbourne last night and take a huge step towards securing a spot at next year's finals in Brazil.

K4 Olympic Gold Medallist David Smith (Lake Illawarra) was joined by Olympic swimmers David McKeon (Mt Kembla) and Jarrod Poort (Warilla) as their names were added to the Illawarra Olympic Tribute Wall.

NSWOC: The names of ten Olympians from the 2012 Australian Olympic Team were added to the Illawarra Olympic Wall at a ceremony in Wollongong’s Lang Park today.

John Farrow of Australia poses during a portrait session on May 29, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Farrow is aiming to qualify for the Australian Winter Olympic Team in the Skeleton event for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

BLOG: One of the biggest differences I see between being a skeleton athlete and other sports is the large six month off season where no ice sliding is possible. In skeleton we have a full six months of zero sliding time possible for any athlete.

Sam Robertson in training for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in 2012.

BLOG: To represent Australia and my hometown of Thredbo in Sochi would be the most incredible experience and something I have dreamed of for as long as I can ever remember.

Australian Aaron Royle takes his turn leading in the 40km cycle with superstars Javier Gomez and Jonathon Brownlee at the ITU World Triathlon Series race in Madrid on 2 June 2013.

TRIATHLON: Australia’s rising star Aaron Royle came of age in the hills around Madrid’s Casa de Campo after mixing it with the best in the world and Felicity Abram continued her great season.

Ed Jenkins and fans celebrate winning the Cup Final over Samoa after the Samoa vs Australia Cup Final during day two of the Tokyo Sevens at Prince Chichibu Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Men’s Sevens captain Ed Jenkins will lead an experienced squad to the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens which features three current Super Rugby players, including former Australian Sevens captain Bernard Foley.