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(L-R) Zoe Buckman, Bridey Delaney, Brittany McGowan and Melissa Duncan celebrate after taking third place in the Women's 4x1500 metres relay final during day one of the IAAF World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 24, 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.

ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.

Ken Wallace on his way to winning two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy in May 2014.

CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace will be looking at a hat-trick of Canoe World Cup gold medals this weekend in the 5000m. The Olympic 1000m event is where he is looking to improve.

Mark Woodforde and Todd Woodbridge of Australia show off their gold medals after winning the men's tennis doubles at Stone Mountain Tennis Center in Stone Mountain, Georgia at the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.

TENNIS: Legendary Australian doubles pair Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde will receive the International Tennis Federation's (ITF) highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award.

Dani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

Dani Samuels has continued her stunning start to the 2014 season at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN).

Ken Wallace wins silver in the K1 500 at the second ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Racice, Czech Republic.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT:The second ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup was held in Racice, Czech Republic and Australia triumphed with medals to Ken Wallace and Naomi Flood.

The London 2012 gold medal winning K4 crew - Tate Smith, Murray Stewart, David Smith & Jacob Clear- competing at the 2014 Australian Sprint Championships in South Australia.

CANOE/KAYAK: Australia’s gold-medal winning K4 crew will have their first serious test for 2014 when it races in the Canoe Sprint World Cup in the Czech Republic this weekend.

Richard Campbell of Australia and Ning Pan of China in action during the Men's Water Polo preliminary round match between China and Australia during day five of the 15th FINA World Championships at Piscines Bernat Picornell on July 24, 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.

WATER POLO: The UNSW Wests Magpies have won their first National Water Polo League crown since 2008 with an enthralling 7-5 victory over the Victorian Seals who fell just short of completing a fairytale finish to their inaugural season in the competition.

AOC President John Coates addresses the Annual General Meeting at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney on 10 May 2014.

AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has sent a blunt warning to his member sports to be aware of the new WADA rules concerning coaches, trainers and support personnel who are involved in doping.

Alisa Camplin reacts to Sharnita Crompton being confirmed as the bronze medal winner for the Ice Hockey Skills Challenge. Her training partner Sam Hodic and coach Andrew Reynolds are relieved.

AOC: Women are being appointed to more leadership roles by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) with three Olympians in charge of future Teams.