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Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.

Glenn O'Shea of Australia is granted an extra attempt at the time trial round of the men's omnium race after mechanical problems only for him to claim bronze during day four of the UCI Track World Championships at Minsk Arena on February 23, 2013 in Minsk, Belarus.

CYCLING: The Cyclones have finished with eight medals to be ranked third on the medal table at the end of the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

AOC President John Coates made the following statement on the Bluestone Review into the Culture and Leadership of Swimming Australia.

Will Ryan, Matt Belcher, Elise Rechichi and Sarah Cook with their Australian Championship 470 Trophies on 18 Feb 2013.

SAILING: Two-time Olympic rower Sarah Cook has swapped oars for awesome, winning her first national sailing title just five months after switching to the sport.

Melissa Breen (C) of Canberra competes in the Womens 100 Metre Open during the Adelaide Track Classic at Santos Stadium on February 16, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. breen won the 100m-200m double.

ATHLETICS: Olympic sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT) was impressive at the Adelaide track Classic on Saturday taking out the sprint double, while fellow 2012 Olympian Josh ‘the Boss’ Ross (Vic) dominated to win the men’s 100m (10.45, w: -1.2). Emerging star Nicholas Hough (NSW) continued his 200m success with victory in a time of 20.71 (w: +1.7).

Sochi Sign Ski Jumper

Australian athletes competing at the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will be the first to sign statutory declarations saying they have no history of doping in sport.

One Year To Go To Sochi 2014

Australia is set to build on its recent Winter Olympic success, as the one year countdown to the Sochi 2014 Games is celebrated.

Nicholas Hough of NSWIS competes in the Men's 110 metre Hurdles during the Hunter Track Classic on February 2, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.

London 2012 Olympians Mitchell Watt (Qld), Ryan Gregson (NSW) and Anthony Alozie (NSW) have launched their 2013 season in style by winning their respective events at the Hunter Track Classic.

Michelle Steele of Australia competes in the women's skeleton first heat of the IBSF Bob & Skeleton World Championship at Olympia Bob Run on January 31, 2013 in St Moritz, Switzerland.

Queenslander Michelle Steele has equalled her best Skeleton World Championships performance by finishing in sixth place in St. Moritz, Switzerland on Friday.

Alicia Coutts signs autographs during the Australian Olympic Team Homecoming Parade in the Sydney CBD on August 20, 2012 in Sydney, Australia.

SWIMMING: A shake-up was needed in the Australian swimming team after the London Olympics, according to golden girl Alicia Coutts.