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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).

Ian Baker-Finch of Australia watches his tee shot on the 14th hole during day one the 2010 Australian Senior Open at Royal Perth Golf Club on November 19, 2010 in Perth, Australia.

RIO 2016: Australian Olympic Team Chef de Mission, Kitty Chiller has used the two-years-to Rio countdown to name the next crop of Team Leaders for the 2016 Olympic Games, headlined by golfing great and 1991 winner of The Open, Ian Baker-Finch.

The Australia team celebrate winning the Men's Gold Medal Match Final between India and Australia at Glasgow National Hockey Centre during day eleven of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on August 3, 2014 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The following is a report card on each Olympic sport from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland after the 10 days of competition, courtesy of AAP.

Welshman Geraint John who has been coaching the Canadian Men's Sevens Team with great success has been appointed the Australian Men's Sevens Coach targeting success at Rio 2016.

RUGBY: The three-month search for a new national Rugby Sevens coach is over with Welshman Geraint John announced as Michael O'Connor's replacement.

(L to R) Emilee Cherry vs China in Atlanta (Michael Lee Photography) and Charlotte Caslick portrait shot in Brisbane.

RUGBY: The Qantas Australian Women's Sevens pair of Emilee Cherry and Charlotte Caslick have been shortlisted for the prestigious IRB Women’s Sevens Player of the Year award.

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.

Tom Lucas of Australia is dragged down by a dogged New Zealand defence during the IRB Glasgow Sevens - Day Two at Scotstoun Stadium on May 4 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Men’s Sevens team slipped to defeats against a powerful New Zealand outfit and an inspired England side on Day Two to finish their Glasgow Sevens campaign in joint-seventh place at Scotstoun Stadium.

Australia players celebrate they won second place at the awards ceremony after the day two of IRB Women's Sevens World Series Finals match between New Zealand and Australia on April 6, 2014 in Guangzhou, China.

RUGBY SEVENS: A brave effort from the Australian Women's Sevens team in the Cup Final of the Guangzhou Sevens was not enough to see them slip to a 26-12 defeat to New Zealand in the pouring rain in China.

Greg Jeloudev of Australia is tackled during the Pool B match between Australia and South Africa during the 2014 Hong Kong Sevens at Hong Kong International Stadium on March 29, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

RUGBY SEVENS: The Australian Men’s Sevens team recorded their second best placing of the 2013/14 Sevens World Series season after finishing fourth at a packed-out Hong Kong Stadium on Sunday night.

Australia celebrate after defeating the USA to win the Plate Final during the Tokyo Sevens, in the six round of the HSBC Sevens World Series at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground on March 23, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.

RUGBY SEVENS: Stand-in skipper Con Foley praised his side as the Australia Men’s Sevens team bounced back from earlier defeat to New Zealand to claim the Plate trophy in the sixth leg of the 2013/14 HSBC Sevens World Series in Tokyo.

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