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Sally Pearson of Australia hugs Sharon Hannan after her victory in the women's 100 metres hurdles final during day eight of 13th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Daegu Stadium on September 3, 2011 in Daegu, South Korea.

ATHLETICS: Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has ended one of the most successful partnerships in Australian sport, parting ways with coach Sharon Hannan.

Ed Jenkins, captain of Australia in action against Argentina during day two of the IRB London Sevens at Twickenham Stadium on May 13, 2012 in London, England.

RUGBY 7s: The Australian side has been named ahead of the 2013/14 season opener of the HSBC Sevens World Series on the Gold Coast this weekend.

Competitors line up for the start of the swim leg in the Womens Triathlon during day three of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at the Sydney International Regatta Centre on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee has thrown its full support behind a nationwide search for future Olympic champions being conducted by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Moffatt gets London revenge

15 September 2013
Australian Emma Moffatt finishes third at the 2013 WTS Race in London on September 14, 2013.

TRIATHLON: Emma Moffatt has added to Australia’s impressive medal tally at the ITU World Triathlon Championships, taking bronze in a dramatic Elite Women’s Grand Final in London and in doing so, securing an automatic nomination for next year’s Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Emma Jackson and Emma Moffatt racing in the London World Championships Series run.

TRIATHLON: Just over 12 months after Erin Densham produced her awe-inspiring Olympic bronze medal around the royal triathlon course of Buckingham Palace and Hyde Park the famous pavements will again grace the world’s finest athletes.

AOC President and incoming IOC Vice President John Coates at the 125th International Olympic Committee Session in Buenos Aires, Argentina in September 2013.

AOC: John Coates will be elected International Olympic Committee Vice President unopposed after his rival; Sami Moudallah from Syria withdrew from the race.

IOC President Jacques Rogge shows the name of the city of Tokyo elected to host the 2020 Summer Olympics during a session of the IOC in Buenos Aires, on September 7, 2013.

2020: AOC President John Coates has congratulated Tokyo on winning the right to host the 2020 Olympics saying “the IOC has put the Games back in safe hands”.

Signs of Istanbul 2020, Tokyo 2020 and Madrid 2020 are pictured during the IOC 2020 Candidate Cities Briefing on July 3, 2013 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

2020: While Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott prepare for their political battle in Australia the other big election is happening this weekend in Argentina at the 125th Session of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Ken Wallace storms home to silver in the men's K1 1000m event at the 2013 Canoe Sprint World Championships in Duisburg, Germany.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Currumbin Creek kayaker Ken Wallace has gone one better than his silver medal performance in the K1 1000 final on Saturday (see below) by winning gold in the gruelling K1 5000 final today.

Crow rows into history books

1 September 2013
Kim Crow of Australia poses with her gold medal after the Women's Single Sculls final during day eight of the 2013 World Rowing Championships on September 1, 2013 in Chungju, South Korea.

ROWING: Fifteen months after scoffing at the thought of racing a single scull, rowing pin-up girl Kim Crow has created history by capturing a world title in the boat.