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Sir Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia addresses the Campaign Rio forum in Sydney on 29 April, 2014.

RIO 2016: The Campaign Rio team has echoed the sentiments delivered by the Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK MC (Retd) in an address to Olympic and Paralympic coaches and performance leaders in Sydney today.

Lasor sailor Tom Burton celebrates winning the ISAF World Cup in Hyeres, France - 26th of April 2014.

SAILING: Darren Bundock and Nina Curtis have missed out on a World Cup gold medal in controversial fashion during an otherwise vintage day for the Australian sailing team off southern France.

2014 Commonwealth Games Triathlon Team: (L-R) Dan Wilson, Ryan Bailie, Ashleigh Gentle, Emma Moffatt, Emma Jackson and Aaron Royle.

TRIATHLON: Olympians Emma Moffatt and Emma Jackson and a new breed of men will spearhead a six-strong triathlon team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Paul Adams 4th in the Skeet Men Finals at the ISSF World Cup Shotgun on April 14, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona, USA.

Skeet shooter Paul Adams has finished fourth in his first ever World Cup final aged just 21.

Johan Linde of Australia (L) in action against Zhilei Zhang of China during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Boxing on Day 5 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at ExCeL on August 1, 2012.

BOXING: Queensland boxer Joseph Goodall caused a stunning upset at the Commonwealth Games trials in Perth on Saturday night, beating the highly-rated Willis Meehan for the super heavyweight gold medal.

The top three finishers in both genders at the Youth Olympic Games Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament at Khanom Beach, Khanom, Nakhon Si Thammarat pose for a group photo during the awards presentation on Sunday.

BEACH VOLLEYBALL: Young beach spikers from 18 countries have tested their mettle in the 2014 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Continental Beach Volleyball Qualification Tournament in Thailand.

Stephanie Rice sings the national anthem after winning gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

SWIMMING - Triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has officially announced her retirement from competitive swimming.

(L to R) Dan Wilson, Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle chasing the podium at the World Triathlon Series race in Auckland, NZL on 6 April 2014. Royle finished third, Wilson fourth and Bailie fifth.

It was a breakthrough day for Australian men’s triathlon in Auckland on Sunday when Aaron Royle claimed his first ITU World Triathlon Series podium

Sally Pearson wins the women's 100m hurdles final during the 92nd Australian Athletics Championships on April 6, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson can't wait to step out of her comfort zone and take on many of the world's fastest women when she doubles up at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games in the 100 metre hurdles and 100m sprint.

Christian Sprenger competes in the final of the Mens 100 metre Breaststroke event during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 3, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: Updates from the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane which also acted as selection trials for the 2014 Pan Pacs and Commonwealth Games.