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Deputy Chef de Mission Lynne Bates at the swimming, Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

AOC: One of sport’s most highly respected female administrators is stepping down from her role as an Executive Board Member of the Australian Olympic Committee

Ron Harvey with Andrew Gaze at the 2012 Australian Olympic Team flagbearer announcement.

AOC: After a stellar career spanning more than half a century, Ron Harvey CVO AM, has been awarded life membership of the Australian Olympic Committee.

AOC: For over 20 years Doug Donoghue AM has watched over the finances of the Australian Olympic Committee and as he prepares to stand down he has been awarded life membership of the AOC as a fitting tribute to his contribution to the Olympic Movement.

James Magnussen of Australia celebrates winning as Matthew Abood catches his breath after the Men's 50 Metre Freestyle during day seven of the Australian Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on May 2, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Sprint king James Magnussen swam a new personal best time to reclaim his men’s 50m freestyle national title at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight, with teammate and relay world champion Matthew Abood also securing an individual swim in Spain.

Figure skater and 2010 Olympian Cheltzie Lee attends outfitting at the Team Assembly for prospective members of the 2014 Olympic Team in Sochi.

TEAM: Sochi 2014 may be 282 days away, but the first Australian Team Assembly held at the IceHouse in Melbourne today marked a significant step on the road to Russia for many of Australia’s finest athletes.

Athletes Britt Cox and Katya Crema with the Blundstone shoes the Australian Team will wear at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

SOCHI 2014: The classic Blundstone dress boot has been chosen by the Australian Winter Olympic Team for Sochi 2014 as the shoe for their formal uniforms.

James Magnussen of Australia reacts after seeing her time when he won the Men's 100 Metre Freestyle Final during day five of the Australian Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 30, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Reigning world champion James Magnussen has produced the fastest time in the world this year, so to has Cate Campbell and Daniel Tranter swam a huge PB to win his place on the Barcelona Team.

Grant Irvine of Australia celebrates winning the Men's 200 Metre Butterfly Final during day four of the World Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 29, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Queenslander Grant Irvine has announced himself on the Australian swimming scene by recording the second quickest Australian men’s 200m butterfly of all time, at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide tonight.

Thomas Fraser-Holmes of Australia starts on the blocks in the Men's 200 Metre Freestyle Heats during day two of the Australian Swimming Championships at SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 27, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Gold Coast swimmer Thomas Fraser-Holmes produced an electric final 50 metres to highlight the increasing depth in Australian swimming and win his third straight men’s 200m freestyle title at the 2013 Swimming Championships tonight in Adelaide.

Alicia Coutts of Australia competes in the Women's 200 Metre Individual Medley during day one of the Australian Swimming Championships at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre on April 26, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Olympic gold medallist Alicia Coutts has added a brace of national titles to her growing trophy cabinet after two superb swims at the 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide this evening.