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I congratulate the Australian Crime Commission and the Federal Government for the stance they have taken because as far as cheating in sport goes the “gloves are now off”, we now have the powers to properly investigate doping and match fixing.

Australia celebrates winning the Women's Hockey Final between Australia and China at Sydney Olympic Park Hockey Centre on January 20, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

Across all of the 17 sports at the 2013 AYOF the standard of competition was outstanding and future Olympians where in action across Sydney. Check out how all the competitions unfolded in the sport by sport wrap.

Madeline Groves of Australia competes in the Women's 200m butterfly final during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

As the Australian Youth Olympic Festival (AYOF) finishes up here in Sydney, the junior athletes could not have got a better experience on the road to Rio 2016.

Alanna Smith of Australia Gold competes with Kate Hewett of Australia Green in the Women's gold medal playoff during day four of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Boys High School on January 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Australia's female basketballers proved they’re just as tough as the men, with both Green and Gold teams taking out medals at the finals of the AYOF basketball competition.

Kai Healy of Australia Gold shoots from the free throw line in the Men's gold medal playoff against Australia Green during day four of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Sydney Boys High School on January 19, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL: Australia stole the show on the last day of the AYOF basketball competition with both Gold men’s and women’s teams fittingly winning gold, while both Green men’s and women’s teams took silver.

Basketball venue changed

19 January 2013
Matthew Bateup of Australia Green drives to the basket as Vincent Rivaldi Kosasih of Indonesia defends in the Mens Basketball 3x3 match between Australia Green and Indonesia during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Darling Harbour on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL VENUE ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to inclement weather the final day of 3v3 Basketball action has had to be been moved from Darling Harbour.

Darling Harbour

BASKETBALL 3x3: AYOF 2013 basketball action was called off on Friday afternoon with play suspended due to extreme heat and rain.

Charlotte Caslick of Australia feels the effect of the extreme heat in the Women's Rugby Sevens during day three of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival at St Ignatius College on January 18, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

AYOF2013: Records are being broken at the AYOF in the pool and Sydney city itself has experienced its equal hottest day on record.

Matthew Bateup of Australia Green drives to the basket as Vincent Rivaldi Kosasih of Indonesia defends in the Mens Basketball 3x3 match between Australia Green and Indonesia during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Darling Harbour on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL 3x3: Future Olympians got a taste of international basketball competition.

Victoria Unicomb of Australia Green in action in action in the Womens Basketball 3x3 match between Australia Green and New Zealand during day two of the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival at Darling Harbour on January 17, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.

BASKETBALL 3x3: Australia dominated the first day of the Australian Youth Olympic Festival women’s basketball tournament at Darling Harbour.