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Lauren Mitchell of Western Australia performs on the beam during the Australian National Gymnastics Championships at Hisense Arena on May 23, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

GYMNASTICS: Having recovered from major shoulder surgery, dual Olympian and Australia's only female gymnastics world champion Lauren Mitchell will spearhead artistic squad at the Commonwealth Games.

London Olympic champions Tate Smith, David Smith, Murray Stewart and Jacob Clear win gold in the K4 1000 final at the third ICF Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT: Australia has wrapped the third ICF Sprint World Cup in Szeged, Hungary with four medals!

Australia pose prior to the AFC Women's Asian Cup Final match between Japan and Australia at Thong Nhat Stadium on May 25, 2014 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Japan won 1-0.

FOOTBALL: The Australian women's football team's hopes of back-to-back continental titles have ended after going down 1-0 to Japan in the Asian Cup Final.

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

CANOE/KAYAK: Ken Wallace will be looking at a hat-trick of Canoe World Cup gold medals this weekend in the 5000m. The Olympic 1000m event is where he is looking to improve.

Ken Wallace wins silver in the K1 500 at the second ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup in Racice, Czech Republic.

CANOE/ KAYAK - SPRINT:The second ICF Canoe Sprint World Cup was held in Racice, Czech Republic and Australia triumphed with medals to Ken Wallace and Naomi Flood.

The London 2012 gold medal winning K4 crew - Tate Smith, Murray Stewart, David Smith & Jacob Clear- competing at the 2014 Australian Sprint Championships in South Australia.

CANOE/KAYAK: Australia’s gold-medal winning K4 crew will have their first serious test for 2014 when it races in the Canoe Sprint World Cup in the Czech Republic this weekend.

(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.