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Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.

Glenn O'Shea of Australia is granted an extra attempt at the time trial round of the men's omnium race after mechanical problems only for him to claim bronze during day four of the UCI Track World Championships at Minsk Arena on February 23, 2013 in Minsk, Belarus.

CYCLING: The Cyclones have finished with eight medals to be ranked third on the medal table at the end of the UCI Track World Championships in Minsk, Belarus.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

AOC President John Coates made the following statement on the Bluestone Review into the Culture and Leadership of Swimming Australia.

Melissa Breen (C) of Canberra competes in the Womens 100 Metre Open during the Adelaide Track Classic at Santos Stadium on February 16, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia. breen won the 100m-200m double.

ATHLETICS: Olympic sprinter Melissa Breen (ACT) was impressive at the Adelaide track Classic on Saturday taking out the sprint double, while fellow 2012 Olympian Josh ‘the Boss’ Ross (Vic) dominated to win the men’s 100m (10.45, w: -1.2). Emerging star Nicholas Hough (NSW) continued his 200m success with victory in a time of 20.71 (w: +1.7).

Sochi Sign Ski Jumper

Australian athletes competing at the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, will be the first to sign statutory declarations saying they have no history of doping in sport.

One Year To Go To Sochi 2014

Australia is set to build on its recent Winter Olympic success, as the one year countdown to the Sochi 2014 Games is celebrated.

Nicholas Hough of NSWIS competes in the Men's 110 metre Hurdles during the Hunter Track Classic on February 2, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia.

London 2012 Olympians Mitchell Watt (Qld), Ryan Gregson (NSW) and Anthony Alozie (NSW) have launched their 2013 season in style by winning their respective events at the Hunter Track Classic.

Edmondson siblings shine

4 February 2013
Brother/sister duo Alex and Annette Edmondson with their medals at the London World Cup test event in February, 2012. Alex won gold in the men's team pursuit and Annette won silver in the omnium and bronze in the women's team pursuit.

CYCLING - TRACK: South Australian siblings Annette and Alex Edmondson added more gold to the family trophy cabinet with victories in the scratch and points races on the final night of the 2013 Cycling Australia Track National Championships in Sydney on Saturday night.

Brother/sister duo Alex and Annette Edmondson with their medals at the London World Cup test event in February, 2012. Alex won gold in the men's team pursuit and Annette won silver in the omnium and bronze in the women's team pursuit.

CYCLING - TRACK: South Australia has claimed the honours on the second night of competition, collecting four of the seven gold medals at the 2013 Cycling Australia Track National Championships at Sydney’s Dunc Gray Velodrome on Thursday.

Australian Olympic Medalists Attend a Garden Party in Their Honour

CYCLING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, has applauded the findings of the Independent Review into Cycling Australia particularly the call to strengthen ASADA’s powers to compel witnesses to attend interviews and provide documents in regard to doping.