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An emotional Kitty Chiller has declared she wants to stay on as Australias Olympic team boss for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Steven Souza Rays Jersey .Chiller endured a torrid debut in the job, tasked with improving team culture while also dealing with many security challenges thrown up by the Rio Games and her high-profile performance came in for criticism at times.However she believes strong groundwork has been laid and she revealed on return home from Rio on Wednesday that she hoped to stay in the job.If people think that I have something to offer I would love to be involved, Chiller said.Weve set up a great culture in this team now and I would love to continue to build on that in the next four years.Australia recorded its worst medal haul in Rio since Barcelona in 1992, with eight golds and 29 in total.However Chiller pointed to the youth of the team as a reason for hope, despite what she labelled a Games of missed opportunities.This was a games where we demonstrated the strength of our youth, she said.Sixty-five per cent of our team were Olympic rookies, 43 per cent under the age of 25, the depth and strength of our team and our youth is our future and Tokyo looms large.Having engaged in pre-Games sparring with tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic over their behaviour - both opted out of Rio - Chiller maintained her hardline disciplinary stance at the Games.Swimmers Emma McKeon and Josh Palmer were publicly disciplined for breaches of team rules, although Chiller later relented on McKeon and let her go to the closing ceremony.The biggest issue came when Australian Olympic Committee CEO Fiona de Jong had to negotiate the release of nine Australian athletes from a Rio police station following alleged tampering of accreditation passes, seemingly aided by a team official.A teary Chiller exonerated the athletes of blame and apologised to them, while an AOC investigation into that matter was to start immediately on arrival home.Chillers performance will be reviewed by the AOC before it decides on its chef de mission for the Tokyo Olympics.The difficult campaign clearly took a personal toll and Chiller was teary on the teams arrival in Sydney.But she said the team culture was the biggest success.It was a lot of investment over the last three years and its paid off, every single team member bought into it, Chiller said.What you see here today is evident of what you see every day in the village.All the athletes supporting each other, working with each other, celebrating and commiserating, it generally was one team. 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Test rugbys most potent sibling partnership will start together for the All Blacks for the first time.After five impressive bench appearances, dynamic flanker Ardie Savea is in the run-on side to face South Africa in Christchurch on Saturday, replacing the injured Sam Cane.It is the only starting change from the side who roared away late to a 57-22 win over Argentina in Hamilton last week, extending the unbeaten All Blacks lead in the Rugby Championship.Openside flanker Cane suffered a hamstring injury which will sideline him for at least a month, opening the door for 22-year-old Savea to show his prowess from the opening whistle.He will do it alongside brother Julian, the 46-Test, 42-try winger who is four years his senior.With Julian returning to his best form in a patchy season, the Saveas represent a twin ball-carrying threat which is the envy of other international teams.They became the 44th set of All Blacks siblings in the first Test against Wales in June but this week will join just nine others in starting a Test together.Ardie Savea has been earmarked for higher honours since starring at schoolboy level and touring with the 2013 All Blacks to Europe as a non-playing apprentice.He has made a late impact in all five Tests but coach Steve Hansen last week said a starting role would test the mettle of the Hurriccanes dynamo. Alex Cobb Rays Jersey. .Hansen says the flanker is relatively light for Test forward at 102kg and will probably need to beef up to become more effective, especially on defence.His promotion creates room on the reserves bench for three-Test flanker Matt Todd, called into the squad when Cane was diagnosed.Injury has forced another bench change, with Aaron Cruden (groin) making way for Lima Sopoaga.Hansen has rarely altered his squad through the Rugby Championship and says he expects a fierce challenge from a Springboks side coming off two losses on the road.With South Africa having their backs to the wall, we know nothing but our best will be good enough. Accuracy with intensity will be paramount, he said.Whilst we have been reasonably happy with our three games to date in the Rugby Championship, we are always striving for improvement.New Zealand: Ben Smith, Israel Dagg, Malakai Fekitoa, Ryan Crotty, Julian Savea, Beauden Barrett, Aaron Smith, Kieran Read (capt), Ardie Savea, Jerome Kaino, Sam Whitelock, Brodie Retallick, Owen Franks, Dane Coles, Joe Moody. Replacements: Codie Taylor, Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Luke Romano, Matt Todd, TJ Perenara, Lima Sopoaga, Anton Lienert-Brown. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '