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Defending decathlon world champion Pierce LePage won't be able to better his fifth place from the Tokyo Olympics, injury ruling him out of the Paris Games.
Canada's decathlon world champion Pierce LePage will not participate in Paris due to injury. Photo: AP PHOTO
Australian swimming star Ariarne Titmus says she's had a perfect preparation for the Paris Olympics.
Steve Larkin
Ariarne Titmus says her preparation for the Paris Olympics has been perfect. Photo: Darren England/AAP PHOTOS
Cecil Healy, the only Australian Olympic gold medallist to be killed in combat, has been honoured at a ceremony at his grave in a French village.
Steve Larkin
Cecil Healy, the only Australian Olympic gold medallist to die in combat. Photo: HANDOUT/AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
Tom Green and Jean van der Westhuyzen would make Australian Olympic history if they can adapt to the shortened distance and defend their K2 gold medal in Paris.
Murray Wenzel
Tom Green and Jean van der Westhuyzen celebrate after winning the kayak double 1,000m in Tokyo. Photo: AP PHOTO
Swimmer Kaylee McKeown isn't taking heed of the hype as she targets three individual Olympic gold medals at the Paris Games.
Steve Larkin
Kaylee McKeown could win three individual gold medals in Paris. Photo: Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS
Encouraging displays against Serbia and the US have given coach Brian Goorjian cause for optimism as the new-look Boomers chase Olympic medal glory in Paris.
Shayne Hope
Brian Goorjian is excited about what his new-look Boomers squad can achieve in Paris. Photo: Joel Carrett/AAP PHOTOS
Queensland speedster Cameron McEvoy reckons he loves being at the heart of Australian-US Olympic swimming rivalry, as Caeleb Dressel powers back to business.
Ian Chadband
Cameron McEvoy is in confident pre-Olympic mood, swimming personal best times in training. Photo: Dave Hunt/AAP PHOTOS
After months of anticipation, Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo took a dip in the Seine, fulfilling a promise to show the river is clean enough to host Olympic events.
Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo (C) swims in the Seine to demonstrate that the river is free of pollution. Photo: EPA PHOTO
Each athlete who wins gold for Australia at the Games in Paris will be celebrated with their own postal stamp depicting the gold medal triumph.
Bray Boland
Ariarne Titmus and all of Australia's Paris Olympians will get their own stamp should they win gold. Photo: AP PHOTO
Katrina Powell has addressed the fall-out of Rosie Malone's non-selection and failed appeal as they fly to Paris intent on ending a 24-year medal drought.
Murray Wenzel
Rosie Malone (C) was a controversial omission from the Hockeyroos team for the Paris Olympics. Photo: Simon Watts/AAP PHOTOS
The US women's soccer team played a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica in sweltering temperatures in their last tune-up for the Paris Olympics
Stephen Whyno
Costa Rica's Gabriela Guillen (left) battles United States forward Crystal Dunn during their draw. Photo: AP PHOTO
A new design will be released every two weeks.
Anna Houlahan
Limited edition $2 coloured gold coins at Woolworths. Picture RAM/Shutterstock