A partner's road to Rio | Carlien's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Jesse Parahi

As I watched the huge smile light up his face when picking up that rather oversized Qantas boarding pass, I couldn’t help but reflect on the journey that got us here.

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When Shelley goes to Rio | Anthony's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Shelley Watts

My sudden urge to wear a floral shirt knotted above the navel and shake some maracas was brought on by one person, my niece, Shelley Watts.

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The excitement for Rio builds | Greg's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Danielle Prince

I’ve just picked up Danni from the airport after two World Cups in Berlin and Kazan and a “death” training camp in St Petersburg where she competed and trained with the same girls she will be up against in Rio. The three weeks she was away felt a lot longer that it should have.

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The Confessions of a Groupie | April's Blog 4 August 2016 (AEDT) | Alyce Burnett

As a survivor of Chronic-Middle-Child-Syndrome, I can confidently say that the world revolves around my sister Alyce.

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It has been a wild journey | Matt's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Chloe Esposito

At the time of writing it's exactly 2 weeks before I depart for Rio. No need for concern but I don't currently have a passport.

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Thanks to everyone in #TeamAislin | Dave's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Aislin Jones

The Aussies are #OneTeam but each and every athlete has #OneTeam as well.

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Chatting with Tia-Clair | Ngaire's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Tia Toomey

I just got off the phone from Tia in Rio. It was great to hear her voice all the way over in Rio as she prepares to lift for Australia.

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From Tassie to Rio | Dearne's Blog 3 August 2016 (AEDT) | Georgia Baker

Well the countdown is on! In less than a week I will be making the long journey from Tassie to Rio to cheer on Georgia.

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Katz family affair in Rio | Rob's blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Josh Katz

Kerrye and I saw the team off, but on this occasion we had the excitement of knowing that we would be joining them in only a few days time.

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Portuguese phrases

We have prepared a list of handy Portuguese phrases you may hear either in the stands, on the television or see on social media!

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A Gregson family affair | Sue's Blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Ryan Gregson

The Olympic Games are drawing near and I am starting to get pretty excited to see my son Ryan and his partner Genevieve (Gen) LaCaze compete in their respective athletics events.

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Sleepless nights in Rose household | Niki's Blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Shane Rose

So it’s 5.30 am, and I am sitting in my office nursing my two month old daughter Zara.

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On our way to Rio | Denise's blog 2 August 2016 (AEDT) | Domonic Bedggood

I am Denise or known as Dom’s Mum in the gymnastics and diving worlds.

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Let the Games begin | Lisa's blog 29 July 2016 (AEDT) | Lisa Darmanin

The feeling of anticipation for the competition we have been working towards is only days away.

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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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The Final Countdown | Shannon's Blog 19 July 2016 (AEDT) | Shannon Parry

After a short lived celebration of the World Series win, it was time to refocus and continue our preparation towards the Rio Olympic Games.

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34 days to go | Dani's blog 16 July 2016 (AEDT) | Danielle Prince

These final minutes before I take the competition floor are some of the most exhilarating moments I will ever experience.

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It's official | Bianca's blog 15 July 2016 (AEDT) | Bianca Hammett

It was in that moment that it really sunk in that we have made the Olympic Team and are going to Rio!

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I'm off to Rio | Ryan's blog 14 July 2016 (AEDT) | Ryan Broekhoff

With a big smile that I haven't been able to shake off, I am writing this, the final blog for the Road to Rio.

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Interactive Venue Maps

The Olympics will be spread across four distinct clusters. See where all venues and tourist attractions are.

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Great start to the season, Rio fast approaching I Jess’s Blog 11 July 2016 (AEDT) | Jessica Fox

I love World Cup season- a new venue each week, great whitewater and world class racing!

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A coffee a day keeps the pain away | Alyce's blog 30 June 2016 (AEDT) | Alyce Burnett

With less than 40 days until the Olympics, we have entered a phase of training that only one word describes…Ouch.

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