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Brittany Broben expressed her delight after winning silver in the Women's 10m Platform Diving Final on Day 13.

DIVING: Olympic silver medallist Brittany Broben heads an eight-strong diving squad named today for the FINA World Championships in Barcelona next month.

One of Adam Pretty's photos from the London Olympic Games. He was named sport photographer of the year at the Sony World Photography Awards for his black and white photos. Here Brittany Broben of Australia competes in the Women's 10m Platform Diving qualifications on Day 12 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre on August 8, 2012 in London, England.

DIVING: Olympic silver medallist Brittany Broben won the women's platform final while Anabelle Smith put a broken preparation and a badly busted finger behind her to put themselves well in the frame for the Australian World Championships team.

Jared Tallent wins silver in the men's 50km race walk

ATHLETICS: Olympians Jared Tallent, Kim Mickle and Julian Wruck have had impressive performances around the world over the weekend to rank them among the 2013 world's best in race walking, javelin and discus respectively.

Ken Wallace wins the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic.

CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: Ken Wallace has capped off his excellent World Cup campaign by winning Gold in the men’s K1 5000 in Poznan, Poland overnight.

Ed Jenkins and fans celebrate winning the Cup Final over Samoa after the Samoa vs Australia Cup Final during day two of the Tokyo Sevens at Prince Chichibu Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan.

RUGBY SEVENS: Australian Men’s Sevens captain Ed Jenkins will lead an experienced squad to the 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens which features three current Super Rugby players, including former Australian Sevens captain Bernard Foley.

Sochi medals unveiled

31 May 2013
The unveiled Sochi 2014 Olympic Gold Medal is displayed during an IOC executive board meeting at the SportAccord International Convention in St. Petersburg, on May 30, 2013. The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics organisers unveiled today the medals for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.

SOCHI 2014: The presentation of the Olympic and Paralympic medals, which will be awarded at the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, took place in St. Petersburg today during the 11th "SportAccord" Annual International Sports Convention.

Australian Winter Olympic hopefuls train on the beach with strength and conditioning coach John Marsden in May 2013.

SOCHI 2014: For most of the world, Australia evokes imagery of a sunburnt country – surfing, swimming and cricket. The idea that Australia competes at the Winter Olympics, let alone winning medals at the last five Games, comes as a big surprise to most.

Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the Anti-Racism, It Stops With Me, campaign.

EDUCATION: Olympians Sally Pearson and Liz Cambage feature in the 'Racism It Stops With Me' campaign video, by the Human Rights Commission and Play By The Rules.

Genevieve LaCaze of Australia poses during an Athletics Australia Olympic Media Day at Tonbridge Training Camp, 2012 in Tonbridge, England.

ATHLETICS: Queenslander Genevieve Lacaze will compete in the women’s 3000m steeplechase at the IAAF World Championships after running 9:37.62, an IAAF World Championships A-Qualifier, to win at the Ponce Grand Prix in Ponce (PUR) yesterday.

Ken Wallace wins the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic.

CANOE/KAYAK-SPRINT: The final day of the 2013 ICF World Cup 2 has concluded in Racice, Czech Republic, with Australia taking home two gold medals and two silver medals on the final day, with Wallace siblings Ken and Bernadette the stars.