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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.

Women's 3m Springboard Synchro Bronze medallists Anabelle Smith and Maddison Keeney of Australia celebrate after the medal ceremony during day Two of the 19th FINA Diving World Cup at the Oriental Sports Center on July 16, 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Australian divers have performed superbly at the premiere diving event on the 2014 calendar picking up two bronze, two fourth places and several other finalists

The Australian Volleyball Team lines up to play Canada during the 2014 World League Series in Sydney.

VOLLEYBALL: Volleyball superstar Aidan Zingel wants to make the most of Australia's first World League appearance in 15 years.

Jeremy Hawyard (left) and Mark Knowles (right) lift the World Cup after defeating the Netherlands 6-1 in The Hague.

HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.

Nikki Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar celebrate winning the Under-23 World Championships in Poland on 15 June 2014.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Manly Beach’s Nicole Laird and Mariafe Artacho del Solar have combined to win gold for Australia at the World Under 23 Championships in Poland.