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Matthew Mitcham of Australia competes in the Men's 10m Platform Diving Semifinal on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games on August 11, 2012.

DIVING: 2008 Olympic champion Matthew Mitcham and silver medallist Melissa Wu will spearhead a 12-strong Australian diving team at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year.

Ian Thorpe trains during an Australian Swimming Championships training session at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 14, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Ian Thorpe's manager says Australia’s greatest Olympian was unlucky to have contracted a serious infection that's laid him up in hospital.

(L to R) Dan Wilson, Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle chasing the podium at the World Triathlon Series race in Auckland, NZL on 6 April 2014. Royle finished third, Wilson fourth and Bailie fifth.

It was a breakthrough day for Australian men’s triathlon in Auckland on Sunday when Aaron Royle claimed his first ITU World Triathlon Series podium

Sally Pearson wins the women's 100m hurdles final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.

Tom Burton of Australia competes in the Laser Men's One Person Dinghy Gold Fleet on the Parmelia Course during day thirteen of the 2011 ISAF Sailing World Championships on December 15, 2011 in Perth, Australia.

SAILING: World No.1 sailor Tom Burton is fast emerging as London Olympics hero Tom Slingsby's natural successor after a brilliant come-from-behind win at the latest ISAF World Cup regatta.

Christian Sprenger competes in the final of the Mens 100 metre Breaststroke event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.

The Australia Swim Team pose during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 6, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced, tonight following a week of world class action at the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.

Steven Solomon wins the 400m final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships at Olympic Park on April 5, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Olympic finalist Steve Solomon asserted his supremacy in the 400m, winning in an impressive time of 45.38 in his first outdoor race of the year in Melbourne on Saturday.

John Farrow of Australia waves to the crowd after his run during the Men's Skeleton on Day 8 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Sliding Center Sanki on February 15, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

SKELETON: As the sun set on the Sochi Games, there were two things on John Farrow’s mind – winning gold in four years’ time and helping others along the way.

Australian rowers prepare for the National Rowing Selection Trials at Penrith International Regatta Centre on March 27, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

ROWING: Updates from the 2014 Sydney International Rowing Regatta (SIRR) in Penrith.