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(L to R) Emilee Cherry vs China in Atlanta (Michael Lee Photography) and Charlotte Caslick portrait shot in Brisbane.

RUGBY: The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens pair of Emilee Cherry and Charlotte Caslick have been shortlisted for the prestigious IRB Women’s Sevens Player of the Year award.

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.

Laurie Lawrence, team official for Australia, attends a team press conference at the Main Press Centre in Athens prior to the start of the 2004 Olympic Games on August 7, 2004 in Athens, Greece.

AOC: “Stuff the silver, we’ve come for the gold” is one of many classic lines from Laurie Lawrence as he celebrated Duncan Armstrong’s gold medal swim at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Kim Mickle of Western Australia has finished second in the women’s javelin at the opening meet of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar

Harry Gordon (C) poses with AOC President John Coates (L) and Australian Olympian Herb Elliott (R) during the Launch of 'From Athens With Pride' by Harry Gordon at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.

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

CANOE/KAYAK - SPRINT: Ken Wallace has won two medals at the ICF Sprint World Cup in Milan, Italy and K4 Champions Jacob Clear and Murray Stewart combined to win silver in the K2.

2016 Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller speaking at the Campaign Rio forum at Sydney Olympic Park on 30 April 2014.

AOC: In a new move, Team Leaders have been appointed to the Australian Olympic Team for the 2016 Rio Games to boost performance and enforce the culture and values of the Olympic Movement.