Several Tasmanian athletes are closing in on possible selection for next year's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Eddie Ockenden remains on course for a fourth Olympic Games after helping the Kookaburras qualify by winning the Oceania Cup in Rockhampton.
A dominant 3-0 victory over New Zealand followed a 4-0 win and 2-2 draw in the three-match series.
Ockenden, 32, of Hobart, has now played 358 international matches, scoring 70 goals. He won bronze medals in London and Beijing.
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Launceston-born shooting guard Chris Goulding is assisting the Boomers' charge at the basketball world cup in China.
Needing to be the highest-placed finisher from the Oceania region in order to achieve Olympic qualification, the Australian team has gone through its group stage unbeaten to progress to the quarter-finals.
The Boomers have beaten Canada, Senegal, Lithuania, the Dominican Republic and finished off with a 100-98 defeat of France in which Goulding played 14:43 minutes.
The 30-year-old two-time NBL champion won the 2015 Oceania Championships and 2018 Commonwealth Games with Australia and averaged four points per game at the 2016 Olympics. If the Boomers beat the Czech Republic on Wednesday in Shanghai, they will face Spain or Poland in the semi-finals.
Derwent Canoe Club teammates Daniel Watkins and Kate Eckhardt have been making a splash at the slalom world cups.
Two second penalties kept Watkins, 23, from the men's K1 final in Prague.
"I was pretty happy to put together a solid run in the semi-final," he said after finishing 17th. "I would have liked to be in the final for sure. I guess I've just got to try and tune-in these last three weeks."
A week earlier in Markkleeberg, Germany, under-23 Eckhardt qualified for her second C1 final, finishing ninth with a gate touch.
"It's the end of my international season and I'm really happy to finish with a final," the 21-year-old said.
"I was a bit disappointed with my performance in the final because I had a couple of mistakes and a touch which was frustrating but it was a really exciting final and everyone paddled so well and I was so happy to be a part of it."
The Australian team will head to La Seu d'Urgell in Spain to prepare for the wildwater world championships later this month which double as the first Olympic qualification event.
Tasmanian teenager Grace Cochrane is contesting the skateboarding world championships in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Up to three Olympic spots can be secured in Cochrane's preferred park discipline, which is set to debut in Tokyo.
Sydney-born Cochrane moved to Tasmania when she was five and has been skating for four years.
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