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The Hockeyroos celebrate a goal during the Oceania Test against New Zealand in October 2011.

HOCKEY: The Hockeyroos squad for the forthcoming World League Finals in Argentina has been announced by Hockey Australia.

Kobie McGurk retires

12 November 2013
Kobie Mcgurk during the second half of the Women's Hockey classification match for 5th and 6th place between Australia and China on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Riverbank Arena Hockey Centre on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

HOCKEY: Beijing and London Olympian Kobie McGurk has announced her retirement from international duties after a stellar nine-year career, spanning 185 caps for Australia.

An aerial picture of the site of the athletes village in Barra as preparations continue ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games on June 6, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Rio 2016: Australian Team Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller has been busy since she was appointed under two months ago. She sets the scene with November 9 marking 1,000 days to go.

Aussies win Oceania Cup

4 November 2013
Kieran Govers of Australia, second left, celebrates his goal with Jacob Whetton of Australia during the match between Australia and Pakistan in day three of the Champions Trophy at State Netball Hockey Centre on December 4, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.

HOCKEY: Australia's male and female hockey teams have both won the Oceania Cup with tough finals victories over New Zealand.

Deputy Chief Commisioner, Kitty Chiller talks at the Australian Olympic Committee Garden Party on August 1, 2012 in London, England.

The Australian section of the Olympic Village in Rio will be an alcohol free zone.

AOC President John Coates poses for a photo in front of the Sydney Opera House on October 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. Coates last night was named Chairman of the 2020 Tokyo IOC Coordination Commission.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) needs to be “inside the tent” if the Australian Olympic Team is to achieve a top five finish on the medal tally at the 2016 Rio Games according to the President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) John Coates.

Campaign Rio launches

23 October 2013
The Maracanã stadium and the Maracanãzinho gymnasium are part of the Maracanã Zone.

RIO 2016: The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today launched a partnership aimed at ensuring Australian athletes had the best possible planning and preparation ahead of the Rio Games.

Australians top Super 9s

21 October 2013
Australian players celebrate their victories at the 2013 Super Series in Perth.

HOCKEY: Australia's men's and women's hockey teams have finished on top after strong wins in the finals of the International Super Series in Perth.

AOC President John Coates and the Japanese Ambassador , Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto in Sydney on 17 October, 2013.

AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Pieter VAN DEN HOOGENBAND with Trainer Jacco VERHAEREN in 2003

SWIMMING: Swimming Australia President John Bertrand AM and CEO Mark Anderson have today announced Jacco Verhaeren as the new National Head Coach to work under Director of High Performance Michael Scott.