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An aerial view of the Christ The Redeemer statue (F) and the Maracana Stadium (B) on November 12, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

RIO 2016: The 5th of August 2014 is an exciting day as it marks two years until the Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ian Baker-Finch of Australia watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during day one the 2010 Australian Senior Open at Royal Perth Golf Club on November 19, 2010 in Perth, Australia.

RIO 2016: Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller has used the two-years-to Rio countdown to name the next crop of Team Leaders for the 2016 Olympic Games, headlined by golfing great and 1991 winner of The Open, Ian Baker-Finch.

The Seven Network - Australia's Olympic Network

IOC: The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed the signing of an historic, long-term agreement for an all-encompassing coverage of the Olympic Games over the coming decade.

The IOC has awarded Seven West Media Ltd. (Seven) the Australian broadcast rights for the Olympic Games through until 2020, starting with Nanjjng 2014 and then Rio 2016.

The Australia team celebrate winning the Men's Gold Medal Match Final between India and Australia at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.

Australian sailors training in the waters off Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

SAILING: Selected crews of the Australian Sailing Team have arrived in Rio de Janeiro to compete at the first Olympic test event in the lead up to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Matthew Glaetzer of Australia leads the pack through the final corner in the Men's Keirin Final at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES CYCLING: Australia's track cyclists are smiling after finishing on top of the Glasgow 2014 medal table with seven gold and 20 total medals (17 in Olympic events – 7G 7S 3B)

Gold medallist James Magnussen with silver medallist Cameron McEvoy (R) and bronze medallist Tommaso D'Orsogna (L) after the medal ceremony for the Men's 100m Freestyle Final at Tollcross International Swimming Centre during day four of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 27, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

Australian sprinters James Magnussen, Cameron McEvoy and Tommaso D’Orsogna have produced a clean sweep of the men’s 100m freestyle at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games

Ian Thorpe trains during an Australian Swimming Championships training session at the South Australian Aquatic & Leisure Centre on March 14, 2012 in Adelaide, Australia.

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand, on behalf of the board and the Australian swimming community, has congratulated Ian Thorpe, on his courageous interview with Sir Michael Parkinson on Network Ten last night.

Jeremy Hawyard (left) and Mark Knowles (right) lift the World Cup after defeating the Netherlands 6-1 in The Hague.

HOCKEY: Australia’s men’s hockey team has been crowned world champions once again after an emphatic 6-1 win over World Cup hosts and Olympic silver medallists, the Netherlands.