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Adam Scott of Australia reacts alongside caddie Steve Williams after Scott makes a birdie putt on the second sudden death playoff hole to defeat Angel Cabrera of Argentina to win the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2013 in Augusta, Georgia.

GOLF: Adam Scott became an instant national hero when he won the US Masters on Sunday, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.

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

ATHLETICS: The National Championships concluded on Sunday with numerous outstanding performances and emotion charged results to round-out the 2012/2013 domestic season.

Kristy Giteau of Australia looks to pass during an ARU Sevens Training session on August 10, 2010 in Canberra, Australia.

RUGBYS SEVENS: A spirited second-half fight back has powered the Australian Capital Territory to a 24-22 win over Touch Football Australia in the Cup final of the National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship at St. Ignatius College, Riverview, today.

Emily Seebohm reacts after competing in the Women's 100m Backstroke heat 4 on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on July 29, 2012 in London, England.

The President of the AOC, John Coates, is confident Australia’s swimmers will be a force at the 2016 Rio Olympics. As part of his President’s Review in the AOC’s Annual Report, Coates says

Israel Folau of the Waratahs is tackled during the round eight Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Waratahs at Westpac Stadium on April 6, 2013 in Wellington, New Zealand.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Rugby Union is quietly confident the lure of an Olympic Games gold medal will keep superstar Israel Folau in the code.

Lydia Lassila #3 of Australia competes in the Ladies Aerials during the Freestyle International at Deer Valley on February 1, 2013 in Park City, Utah.

SOCHI 2014: Injury looms as the bogeyman for an Australian Winter Olympics team which is aiming for its most successful Games next February in Sochi.

Josh Ross of Victoria competes in the mens 100 metre open during the Adelaide Track Classic at Santos Stadium on February 16, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Coveted selection to the Australian Flame will be up for grabs at the Qantas Australian Athletics Championships in Sydney (NSW) on April 11-14.

Mitchell Watt of Australia jumps in the Men's Long Jump during the 2013 Melbourne Track Classic at Olympic Park on April 6, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Australian favourite Mitchell Watt (QLD) has been out-jumped by Greg Rutherford (GBR) in a repeat of the London Olympic final, at the Qantas Melbourne World Challenge.

Felicity Abram of Australia runs in the ITU World Triathlon Women's Race on April 6, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand. She placed third.

TRIATHLON: Rejuvenated triathlete Felicity Abram got back on the podium at the ITU World Series event in Auckland as three of her young male teammates secured a place in the top 10.

Natalie Cook of the Australian Beach Volleyball team speaks to the media during a press conference at Olympic Park on July 22, 2012 in London, England.

AOC: Two five-time Olympians have been elected as Presidents of their State Olympic Councils on the road to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.