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Team Australia's leader Bob Oatley (R) talks to skipper Mathew Belcher (2nd R) as Sandy Oatley (C) chats to the syndicate's CEO Iain Murray (2nd L) and sailor Tom Slingsby (L) at the launch of the new AC45 catamaran on Sydney Harbour on March 6, 2014.

SAILING: Olympic champion Mathew Belcher insists he can defend his gold medal while also leading Australia's new America's Cup team.

Sally Pearson of Australia and Tiffany Porter of Great Britain compete in the Women's 60 Metres Hurdles Final during day two of the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena on March 10, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.

ATHLETICS: The stage is set for Sally Pearson (Qld) to defend her 60m hurdles crown at the IAAF World Indoor Championships, with the 26-year-old arriving in the host city of Sopot, Poland after a blistering two weeks on the track.

Some of the highlights of 2013.

OLYMPIC: In years squashed between a Summer and Winter Olympics, you get a wonderful blend of inspiration. From the slopes of Austria to the Australian shores, you don't have to look far to see Australian athletes striving for excellence. Relive the #ASPIREtoSochi #ASPIREtoNanjing #RoadtoRio magic of 2013!

Cate Campbell of Australia prepares to compete in the 100m freestyle at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games

AOC:Olympic gold medallist Cate Campbell has joined the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Athletes’ Commission, after the proposal was accepted at the AOC Executive Meeting in Melbourne on Friday.

Australian Team members supporting the women's basketball team during the Beijing Olympic Games.

The AOC has made public the new restrictions on the consumption of alcohol for members of future Australian Olympic Teams including athletes and officials.

An aerial picture of the site of the athletes village in Barra as preparations continue ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio 2016: Australian Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has been busy since she was appointed under two months ago. She sets the scene with November 9 marking 1,000 days to go.

Sally Pearson celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson is enjoying a 'fresh approach' with her new coach following the shock decision to part with Sharon Hannan.

Becky James (R) of Great Britain beats Anna Meares of Australia in the Women's Sprint on day two of the UCI Track Cycling World Cup at Manchester Velodrome on November 2, 2013 in Manchester, England.

CYCLING - TRACK: Anna Meares has hailed the emergence of a new major British rival to her Olympic track cycling sprint crown after bowing to Welshwoman Becky James.

Mitcham and Wu in form

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Australian Divers Matthew Mitcham and Melissa Wu pose during the Commonwealth Games Parade March 27, 2006 in Melbourne, Australia.

DIVING: Olympic medallists Matthew Mitcham and Melissa Wu have made encouraging returns to competition at the Queensland Open on the weekend.