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Andrew Bogut dunks over the defence of Lithuania during the men's preliminaries basketball game at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

BASKETBALL: Andrew Bogut rates himself a 50-50 chance of leading Australia at the basketball World Cup in Spain later this year.

Steve Hooker hugs BK after winning gold in the pole vault at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

ATHLETICS: Australia’s greatest ever pole vaulter Steve Hooker has called time on his outstanding athletics career.

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.

The Australia Swim Team pose during the 2014 Australian Swimming Championships at Brisbane Aquatic Centre on April 6, 2014 in Brisbane, Australia.

SWIMMING: The Australian Swim Team for the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow has been announced, tonight following a week of world class action at the Australian Swimming Championships in Brisbane.

Aussies sweep Japan

29 March 2014
Georgia Nanscawen passes the ball during the Australia v Netherlands friendly match at Riverbank Arena on July 22, 2012 in London, England.

HOCKEY: Wrapping up a busy past week the Australian women's hockey team marched into their fifth and final match of the Test series against Japan winning 5-2 on home turf in Perth.

Olivia Vivian of Western Australia competes on the Floor during day two of the Australian gymnastics Olympic selection trials in Melbourne, Australia.

GYMNASTICS - ARTISTIC: Australian gymnast Olivia Vivian has just fallen short of a podium finish in the uneven bars at the FIG World Challenge Cup in Doha overnight.

Lauren Mitchell competes in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Floor Exercise final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

GYMNASTICS: Australian Women's Artistic Gymnastics star Lauren Mitchell will compete for the first time since the London 2012 Olympic Games at the FIG World Challenge Cup this week (26-28) in Doha.

Christopher Ciriello during the Men's Hockey semi-final match between Australia and Germany on Day 13 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Riverbank Arena Hockey Centre on August 9, 2012 in London, England.

HOCKEY: Set piece supremo Chris Ciriello’s four goals helped the Kookaburras to an unprecedented eighth Sultan Azlan Shah Cup title on Sunday night as Australia ran out 8-3 winners over hosts Malaysia.

(L to R) Craig Phillips, Julien Prosser, Kitty Chiller, Chris Fydler and Matt Favier of the 2016 Australian Olympic Team Executive pose for a group photo at Melbourne Cricket Ground on November 20, 2013 during a Rio 2016 planning visit.

BLOG: Last time I posted a blog it was 1,000 days to go until the Rio Opening Ceremony in 2016. Today it is just 867 days to go and writing this blog provided an opportunity to reflect on what we have achieved in the last 133 days.