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John Farrow on a beautiful scenic bike ride in the Park City ski resort back country and Wasatch National Park.

BLOG: I’d landed in Park City, Utah and settled into my routine: two hours of push training and start analysis to start each day, a physio session with Ashley Merkur and then mountain biking runs for the rest of the day.

Nate Johnstone of Australia poses during a portrait session on May 14, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Johnstone is aiming to qualify for the Australian Winter Olympic Team in the Snowboard Halfpipe event for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

SNOWBOARD: From rock bottom to world-beater; that is the goal for snowboarder Nathan Johnstone as he eyes the Olympic berth that should have been.

AOC President John Coates and Senator Kate Lundy at the AOC Annual General Meeting on 4 May 2013.

AOC President, John Coates, has congratulated the Federal Sports Minister, Senator Kate Lundy, after the ASADA Bill passed through the Senate saying it “reinforces the Minister’s strong commitment to the fight against doping in sport in Australia”.

William Lockwwod (b), Alexander Lloyd, Spencer Turrin and Joshua Dunkley-Smith (s) of Australia race in the men's four heat at the 2013 Samsung World Rowing Cup in Eton Dorney, Great Britain. The Australians won the final.

A change in personnel hasn't stopped Australia's men's four scoring a second successive rowing World Cup victory at the meet at England's Eton Dorney.

Bill Bain of Australia celebrates after winning the Men's K1 1000 during day one of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on January 16, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Following two days of trials in Penrith, Australian Canoeing has selected Athletes to a pool for the 2013 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, Germany from 27 August to 1 September.

Fox wins C1 Silver

24 June 2013
Jess Fox wins the C1 silver medal at World Cup 1 in Cardiff.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SLALOM: Day two of the first ICF Slalom World Cup in Cardiff, Wales is underway with Penrith Valley paddler Jessica Fox getting Australia off to a great start winning silver in the women’s C1 final.

Fabrice Lapierre of Australia competes in the men's long jump final at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium during day six of the Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games on October 9, 2010 in Delhi, India.

ATHLETICS: Long jumper Fabrice Lapierre has booked his spot on the Australian team for the world championships in Moscow in August.

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: Aaron Royle is hopeful of returning to full training in two weeks after being released from a Spanish hospital.

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.