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May 09, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020 could be one of the greatest Games, says Australian Olympic Committee chief John CoatesAustralian Olympic Committee president John Coates has predicted that next year’s coronavirus-delayed Tokyo Games may ultimately be amongst the great games ever, if not the greatest.
Mar 30, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AOC says its decision to pull out of Games was made without knowledge of IOCThe AOC said last Monday it could not assemble a team for 2020 because of complications brought by the coronavirus, the announcement coming quickly after the Canada Olympic and Paralympic committees confirmed they would not send athletes.
Mar 26, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia seeks increase in age limit for football event in wake of postponement of Games to 2021Football Federation Australia wants FIFA and the IOC to increase the age limit for the Olympic men's tournament in the wake of the Tokyo Games being pushed back to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mar 23, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada, Australia withdraw from summer Games as IOC, organisers ponder postponementThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Japanese government had on Sunday and Monday slightly shifted their position that the Games would start as planned on 24 July, announcing a month-long consultation over other scenarios.
Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus pandemic: Chairman of IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo Games John Coates faces mandatory self-isolation in AustraliaAustralian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced all international arrivals to the country after midnight on Sunday would need to self-isolate for 14 days to help the country
Feb 20, 2020
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's agencies bicker about athlete funding as Games loom on horizonIf bickering over funding was an Olympic sport, Australia would be in line for a gold that might help slow the nation’s seemingly inexorable slide down the medals table.
Mar 04, 2019
Oceania nations have been invited to compete in Olympic team events at 2022 Hangzhou Asian GamesOceania nations, including sporting powerhouse Australia, have been invited to compete in Olympic team events such as football and basketball at the 2022 Asian Games for the first time.
Aug 15, 2017
Stephen Wooldridge, Australia's Olympic gold-winning cyclist, passes away aged 39Australia's track cycling fraternity was Tuesday mourning the sudden death of former Olympic and world champion Stephen Wooldridge, aged just 39.
Jun 18, 2016
IOC unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes, says Olympic body vice-presidentThe International Olympic Committee (IOC) is unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes in Rio Olympics 2016, Vice-President John Coates said.
May 13, 2016
Aussie Bernard Tomic snubs Rio Olympics, AOC unfazed as they only want 'dedicated' playersArray