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Sally Pearson of Australia gives the thumbs up after the Women's 100 metres hurdles heats at Hampden Park during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

Australia has won three gold medals with Dani Samuels (NSW) dominating the women’s discus, teenage sensation Eleanor Patterson (Vic) winning the women’s high jump and Olympic champion Sally Pearson (Qld) defending her title.

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.

Larrissa Miller of Australia competes in the Women's Uneven Bars Final at SSE Hydro during day eight of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 31, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: Women's Artistic gymnast Larrissa Miller (VIC) has finished second in the uneven bars final on Day 8 of competition at Glasgow 2014

Kieran Govers of Australia shoots on goal during the Men's preliminaries match between South Africa and Australia at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day five of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 28, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES HOCKEY: Both of the Australian men and women played preliminary matches on day 5 of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. In an extra confidence boost neither team conceded and goals.

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.

COMM GAMES GYMNASTICS: As she walked off the floor at the completion of her London Olympics campaign, Lauren Mitchell was done.

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

Jodie Kenny of Australia celebrates scoring a goal during the Womens Hockey match between Australia and Wales at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day two of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on July 25, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

COMM GAMES HOCKEY: Jodie Kenny’s second hat-trick in as many matches launched Australia’s women’s hockey team to a 9-0 win over the hosts Scotland

Women's 3m Springboard Synchro Bronze medallists Anabelle Smith and Maddison Keeney of Australia celebrate after the medal ceremony during day Two of the 19th FINA Diving World Cup at the Oriental Sports Center on July 16, 2014 in Shanghai, China.

Australian divers have performed superbly at the premiere diving event on the 2014 calendar picking up two bronze, two fourth places and several other finalists

Eamon Sullivan adjusts his goggles during previews ahead of the London Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre in Olympic Park on July 23, 2012 in London, England.

SWIMMING: Former world record holder Eamon Sullivan has retired from competitive swimming because of an ongoing shoulder injury.