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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

28 October 2013
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.

Ashleigh Gentle (left) and Emma Moffatt after placing 2nd and 1st respectively in the Nepean Triathlon at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on 27 October 2013.

TRIATHLON: Olympic medallist Emma Moffatt donated her $2000 bonus to the NSW Bushfire Appeal after she beat the men in Sunday's Nepean Triathlon in Sydney.

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.

AOC President John Coates poses for a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House on October 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Coates last night was named Chairman of the 2020 Tokyo IOC Coordination Commission.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.