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Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: The IAAF World Championships silver medallist Kim Mickle has placed third in the women’s javelin at Round 4 of the IAAF Diamond League in Rome.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson will square off against the woman who succeeded her as world champion and Kim Mickle takes on the Olympic javelin champion in Rome

Mercy Cherono of Kenya (R) and Zoe Buckman of Australia compete in the Women's 1500 metres during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

ATHLETICS: World championships finalist Zoe Buckman took advantage of a super-fast 1500m at the Diamond League meet in Oregon to improve her personal best and consolidate her position as the third-fastest Australian over the distance.

(L-R) Zoe Buckman, Bridey Delaney, Brittany McGowan and Melissa Duncan celebrate after taking third place in the Women's 4x1500 metres relay final during day one of the IAAF World Relays at the Thomas Robinson Stadium on May 24, 2014 in Nassau, Bahamas.

ATHLETICS: Australia set a brace of national endurance relay records and claimed two battling fourth place finishes on the final day of the IAAF World Relays. These fantastic efforts followed a bronze medal on Day 1

Dani Samuels competes in the Women's Discus Throw Final on Day 8 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 4, 2012 in London, England.

Dani Samuels has continued her stunning start to the 2014 season at the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN).

Dani Samuels of NSWIS competes in the Discus during the Sydney Track Classic at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre on March 9, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

ATHLETICS: A full of confidence Dani Samuels (NSW) will take on the best in the world when the women’s discus makes its first appearance as part of the IAAF Diamond League in Shanghai (CHN) this Sunday 18 May.

Kim Mickle competes in the Women's Javelin during the IAAF Melbourne World Challenge at Olympic Park on March 22, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.

Kim Mickle of Western Australia has finished second in the women’s javelin at the opening meet of the prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Doha, Qatar

Harry Gordon (C) poses with AOC President John Coates (L) and Australian Olympian Herb Elliott (R) during the Launch of 'From Athens With Pride' by Harry Gordon at Museum of Contemporary Art on May 9, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.

AOC: Australian athletes and administrators have played a pivotal role in the Olympic Movement for 120 years.

Kimberley Mickle of Australia competes in the Women's Javelin final during Day Nine of the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium on August 18, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. Mickle won the silver and her teammate Kathryn Mitchell was fifth.

ATHLETICS: Australian record holders Kim Mickle and Alana Boyd will join some of the world’s best athletes for Round 1 of the IAAF Diamond League in Doha this Friday.

Roger Bannister about to cross the tape at the end of his record breaking mile run at Iffley Road, Oxford. He was the first person to run the mile in under four minutes, with a time of 3 minutes 59.4 seconds on 6 May 1954.

ATHLETICS: Sixty years later, Roger Bannister is busy reliving the four minutes that still endure as a transcendent moment in sporting history.