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Meares reunites with LA track ahead of Rio 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

Before Anna Meares pursues Olympic gold glory in Rio, the champion Australian cyclist chose to make peace.

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Australia’s most successful event in safe hand in Rio 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

As the Australian swimmers gather for their pre-Olympic camp ahead of the highly anticipated competition in Rio, and with it being the 120th anniversary of the Australian Olympic Team, we thought it was worth reflecting on Australia’s most successful event.

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Australian Team departs home 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

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Football Women ready for early Brazilian test 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

The Australian women's football team's loft goals for next month’s Olympic Games will face a stern Samba inquisition against Brazil this weekend.

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Clarke replaces Gerrans for Rio road race 23 July 2016 (AEDT)

Simon Clarke is set to make his Olympic debut after he was confirmed today as the road race replacement for Simon Gerrans for the Rio 2016 Games.

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45 more positive doping tests from Beijing and London 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

The reanalysis of the second wave of samples from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 has resulted in 45 Adverse Analytical Findings - 30 from Beijing and 15 from London.

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Football squad at their strongest for Rio 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

The women's football Olympic line-up is the strongest national women's side that veteran defender Clare Polkinghorne can remember.

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Aussie women draw against Hungary in pre-Rio hit out 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

Overnight the Australian Women’s Water Polo played top European side Hungary with the closely fought match ending in 7-7.

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How our 2016 Team was selected 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

It's been more than one year of selections from each sport to make up the more than 400 athletes who will represent Australia in Rio.

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Journey to Rio - Matthew Dellavedova 22 July 2016

Matthew Dellavedova is off to his second Olympic Games in Rio.

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Path to the podium: Women’s Basketball 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

The Australian women’s basketball team have a long history of success at the Olympics and will be one of the teams to beat in Rio.

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Gaze tips Aussie men to contend for medal 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

Five-time Olympian Andrew Gaze says the Australian basketball team have plenty of talent but will need some breaks to win a long-sought first Games medal in Rio.

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Green takes surprise route to Rio 22 July 2016 (AEDT)

Dreams can come true, but sometimes you need to adjust them.

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Long jumper Stratton supports Russian ban 21 July 2016 (AEDT)

Australian long jumper Brooke Stratton has plenty of skin in the game regarding the Russian doping bans.

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Russia threatens Olympic integrity: Fahey 21 July 2016 (AEDT)

Russia's presence at the Rio Olympics would threaten the integrity of the entire Games movement, according to former World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) president John Fahey.

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Surprise rugby route to Rio for Green 21 July 2016 (AEDT)

On its Olympic debut, rugby sevens has given three Australians an unexpected route to Rio.

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Journey to Rio - Domonic Bedggood 21 July 2016

Diver Domonic Bedggood is ready to dive off the platform in Rio - and eat a few nuggets!

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Path to the podium: Men’s Rugby Sevens 21 July 2016 (AEDT)

Rugby Union returns to the Olympic Games for the first time since 1924 as the speed and skill of the sevens format hits Rio’s Deodoro Stadium.

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Tallent's chances rise as Schwazer appeal declined 21 July 2016 (AEDT)

Jared Tallent's chances of winning historic back-to-back Olympic gold medals have risen after Italian rival Alex Schwazer failed to have a provisional doping ban lifted.

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I'm going to Rio! | Rachel's Blog 19 July 2016 (AEDT) | Rachel Jarry

Everyone has a different reaction when the coaches tell them they are going to live out their dream. Personally I was relieved and just so excited.

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