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23 October 2014
Silver medallist Sam Willoughby of Australia celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Men's BMX Cycling Final on Day 14 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the BMX Track on August 10, 2012 in London, England.

RIO 2016: Leading into the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, there has never been a stronger alliance between the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

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.

ATHLETITCS: Sally Pearson has a simple wish for 2015: fewer hurdles. Pearson overcame a hamstring injury and public criticism from Australia's head athletics coach Eric Hollingsworth to defend her Commonwealth Games 100m hurdles title in Glasgow.

Sally Pearson of Australia poses next to the timing screen after setting a new Olympic record of 12.35 in the Women's 100m Hurdles Final on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 7, 2012 in London, England.

ATHLETICS: Former national cricket coach John Buchanan will chair a wide-ranging Australian Sports Commission review into the troubled state of athletics in Australia.

Sally Pearson of Australia and Tiffany Porter of Great Britain compete in the Women's 60 Metres Hurdles Final during day two of the 14th IAAF World Indoor Championships at the Atakoy Athletics Arena on March 10, 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey.

ATHLETICS: Sally Pearson (Qld) has finished second in the women’s 100m hurdles and Dani Samuels has reached the podium again.

Some of the best social media moments of Nanjing 2014

@AUSOLYMPICTEAM: Limited access to social media has failed to stop the Australian Youth Olympic Team from being so social at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Australian Athletics medallists Tay-Leiha Clark (triple jump), Jessica Thornton (400m), Sam Geddes (100m), Alex Hulley (hammer throw), Shemaiah James (high jump) and Trae Williams (100m).

AOC: The Australian Athletics section has collected nine medals at the second summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

Geddes (L), Williams (M) and Pace (R) have secured three more medals for the Aussies at the YOG

ATHLETICS: The inaugural running of the 8x100m relay has given Australia three extra medals to take home with them on Friday.

Ryan Patterson of Australia competes in the men's 800m qualifying round on day six of Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games at Olympic Sports Centre Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: Three Aussies competed in the A finals on night 9 of the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: 16-year-old Tay-Leiha Clark has taken out silver in the final of the women’s triple jump, at the second summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Nanjing, China.

ATHLETICS: Sydneysider, Alex Hulley has secured Australia’s fifth medal in athletics on the second night of finals at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.