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Nanjing 2014 One Year To Go

YOG: Olympic silver medallist and Youth Olympic Games gold medallist, Jessica Fox, is calling on aspiring young Australian athletes to ‘dream big’ to mark the one year to go milestone to the start of the second Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan after crossing the 470 Worlds finish line to win the title in France on 10 August 2013.

SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have kept their winning run alive with their biggest victory yet, claiming the 2013 470 World Championship in France.

Kenneth To of Australia competes during the Swimming Men's 200m Medley preliminaries heat three on day twelve of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on July 31, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Last year’s FINA World Cup champion Kenneth To has started his 2013 campaign in fine form picking up gold and an Australian record at the Eindhoven World Cup in the Netherlands overnight.

Nathan Outteridge (L) and Iain Jensen (R) celebrate winning gold in the Men's 49er Sailing on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland Venue at Weymouth Harbour on August 8, 2012 in Weymouth, England.

SAILING: A year ago today Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen stood on the top step of the podium at the London 2012 Olympic Games and received their gold medals after a dominant display in the 49er class.

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

ATHLETICS: Having ended a long Australian drought in men's high jumping, teenager Brandon Starc will be front and centre for one of the best events at the world athletics championships.

Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan between races at the 470 World Championship in France, August 2013.

SAILING: Australia’s Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have opened up an eight point lead on the first day of finals racing at the 2013 470 World Championship in La Rochelle, France.

Swim Team on the rise

5 August 2013
Cate Campbell (L) of Australia celebrates with Bronte Campbell of Australia after the Swimming Women's Freestyle 50m Semifinal heat 2 on day fifteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 3, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team has wrapped up the 2013 FINA World Championships with three silver medals on the final night of competition, for a total of 13 medals overall including individual gold to Cate Campbell, James Magnussen and Christian Sprenger.

Head coach Elvis Fatovic gives instructions to his players during the Men's Water Polo fifth to eighth place match against Greece at the 15th FINA World Championships on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

WATER POLO: Australia’s men’s water polo team, the Aussie Sharks, have finished their campaign on a sour note going down to Serbia 13-7 in their seventh versus eighth classification game at the FINA World Championships in Barcelona.

Silver medal winners, team Australia, celebrate after their Women's Water Polo Gold Medal Match against Spain on day fourteen of the 15th FINA World Championships at Piscines Bernat Picornell on August 2, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

Water Polo: The Aussie Stingers, have fallen at the final hurdle succumbing to the brilliant play of Spain 8-6 in the women's gold medal match

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning the 100m Freestyle at the 15th FINA World Championships at Palau Sant Jordi on August 1, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

SWIMMING: Two years on from winning his maiden world championship title, James Magnussen has won the Australian Swim Team’s second gold medal of the 2013 FINA World Championships taking out the men’s 100m freestyle.