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All overseas travellers, including the nearly 500-strong Australian team, must spend 14 days in isolation at a designated hotel or special outback camp on arrival in the country, under strict coronavirus rules.
The Australians will compete in 33 sports, including fielding athletes in four new Olympic sports — karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing.
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.
The Queensland bid will include cities in the southeast of the state and be centered around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
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 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
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.
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
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
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
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
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, 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.
Australia's track cycling fraternity was Tuesday mourning the sudden death of former Olympic and world champion Stephen Wooldridge, aged just 39.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is unlikely to overturn IAAF's ban on Russian athletes in Rio Olympics 2016, Vice-President John Coates said.