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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia to send 472 athletes to the Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia to send 472 athletes to the Games

The Australians will compete in 33 sports, including fielding athletes in four new Olympic sports — karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.

Olympic chiefs propose Brisbane as host of 2032 Summer Olympic Games
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Olympic chiefs propose Brisbane as host of 2032 Summer Olympic Games

The 102 IOC members will now vote on the proposal at the IOC session on 21 July in Tokyo ahead of this summer's Olympic Games in the Japanese capital.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics
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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics

The Queensland bid will include cities in the southeast of the state and be centered around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Legendary Australia swimming coach Don Talbot passes away aged 87
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Legendary Australia swimming coach Don Talbot passes away aged 87

Talbot, the foundation director of the Australian Institute of Sport in the 1980s and a former head coach of the Australian and the Canadian Olympic swim teams, died on the Gold Coast in Queensland state, Swimming Australia said Wednesday. He was 87.

Gymnastics Australia asks human rights group to investigate complaints of physical, mental abuse
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Gymnastics Australia asks human rights group to investigate complaints of physical, mental abuse

Gymnastics Australia has asked the Australian Human Rights Commission to examine the sport’s culture and practices

Tokyo Olympics 2020 could be one of the greatest Games, says Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates
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Tokyo Olympics 2020 could be one of the greatest Games, says Australian Olympic Committee chief John Coates

Australian 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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AOC says its decision to pull out of Games was made without knowledge of IOC
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AOC says its decision to pull out of Games was made without knowledge of IOC

The 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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia seeks increase in age limit for football event in wake of postponement of Games to 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia seeks increase in age limit for football event in wake of postponement of Games to 2021

Football 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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada, Australia withdraw from summer Games as IOC, organisers ponder postponement
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Canada, Australia withdraw from summer Games as IOC, organisers ponder postponement

The 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.

Coronavirus pandemic: Chairman of IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo Games John Coates faces mandatory self-isolation in Australia
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Coronavirus pandemic: Chairman of IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo Games John Coates faces mandatory self-isolation in Australia

Australian 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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's agencies bicker about athlete funding as Games loom on horizon
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia's agencies bicker about athlete funding as Games loom on horizon

If 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.

Oceania nations have been invited to compete in Olympic team events at 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games
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Oceania nations have been invited to compete in Olympic team events at 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games

Oceania 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.

Stephen Wooldridge, Australia's Olympic gold-winning cyclist, passes away aged 39
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Stephen Wooldridge, Australia's Olympic gold-winning cyclist, passes away aged 39

Australia's track cycling fraternity was Tuesday mourning the sudden death of former Olympic and world champion Stephen Wooldridge, aged just 39.

IOC unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes, says Olympic body vice-president
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IOC unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes, says Olympic body vice-president

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes in Rio Olympics 2016, Vice-President John Coates said.