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Larrissa Miller of Australia competes in the Women's Uneven Bars Final at SSE Hydro during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: Women's Artistic gymnast Larrissa Miller (VIC) has finished second in the uneven bars final on Day 8 of competition at Glasgow 2014

Damien Birkinhead of Australia competes in the Men's Shot Put qualification at Hampden Park Stadium during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

COMM GAMES ATHLETICS: There were some outstanding Australian performances and a lot of courage shown over the two sessions of track and field on Day 5 of Glasgow 2014.

Sam Willoughby of Australia competes during the Men's BMX Cycling on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at BMX Track on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

Australian Olympic silver medallist Sam Willoughby, fresh off his Time Trial crown on Saturday, survived a dramatic day of head-to-head racing to win his second world title.

Matthew Glaetzer of Australia leads the pack through the final corner in the Men's Keirin Final at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES CYCLING: Australia's track cyclists are smiling after finishing on top of the Glasgow 2014 medal table with seven gold and 20 total medals (17 in Olympic events – 7G 7S 3B)

Gold medallist James Magnussen with silver medallist Cameron McEvoy (R) and bronze medallist Tommaso D'Orsogna (L) after the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Australian sprinters James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy and Tommaso D’Orsogna have produced a clean sweep of the men’s 100m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

(L-R) Silver medallist Stephen Chemlany of Kenya, gold medalist Michael Shelley of Australia and bronze medalist Abraham Kiplimo of Uganda stand on the podium during the medal ceremony for the Men's Marathon at Hampden Park Stadium during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Michael Shelley and Jess Trengove got Australia off to a sensational start in the Glasgow 2014 athletics competition.

(L-R) Cate Campbell, Bronte Campbell, Emma McKeon and Melanie Schlanger of Australia celebrate winning the gold medal in the Women's 4 x 100m Freestyle Relay Final in a world record time on day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

COMM GAMES SWIMMING: Australia’s 4x100m freestyle relay team of Bronte Campbell, Melanie Schlanger, Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell have broken the world record

Kirsten Sweetland of Canada leads Jodie Stimpson of England and Emma Jackson of Australia as they compete in the Women's Triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park during day one of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. Jackson finished fifth with Stimpson taking the gold and Sweetland silver.

Australian triathletes Emma Jackson and Ryan Bailie have both produced fighting fifths in their Commonwealth Games debuts at Strathclyde Park, in Glasgow.

Michael Rogers of Australia and the Tinkoff-Saxo team celebrates winning stage 16 of the 2014 Tour de France, on July 22, 2014 in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France.

CYCLING: Riding in his 10th Tour de France, four-time Olympian Michael Rogers finally got his first stage victory in cycling's greatest race

Team Australia's new AC45 catamaran speeds over the water during its first outing on Sydney Harbour on March 6, 2014. Olympic champion Mathew Belcher was named on March 6 as skipper of Australia's America's Cup entrant as the country looks to win the prestigious Auld Mug for the first time since 1983.

SAILING: Australia's hopes of reclaiming the coveted America's Cup trophy in 2017 are over with financial constraints forcing Team Australia's withdrawal from sailing's marquee event.