The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has recorded a AUD$938,000 (£524,000/$726,000/€606,000) deficit for 2020, its centenary year.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chairman John Coates has claimed public opinion in Japan over the staging of Tokyo 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic will improve in the 100 days before the scheduled opening of the rearranged Olympic Games.
It is not a "done deal" that Brisbane will host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has warned.
Shine on Brisbane - the history of Australian Olympic bids and Brisbane's long road to hosting the Games
Ever since an F111 swooped over Sydney’s Olympic stadium at the end of the 2000 Games to capture the Flame in its afterburn, the Australians have made no secret of their wish for the Games to return to the land of the Southern Cross.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has announced 12,000 Australian and Japanese students will be brought together by the Australian Olympic Connect 2021 programme.
The appointment of Australian sports administrator Kate Palmer to help form a new national sports organisation dedicated to athletics has been welcomed by the country’s National Olympic Committee.
Coates says athletes to be limited to Athletes' Village and venues at Tokyo 2020 and tested every four days
Athletes will be limited to the Athletes’ Village and competition venues on arrival for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, according to International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates, who has also reiterated that further postponement of the Games is not an option.
World Cup footballer Tim Cahill, who played a starring role for his country at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has been awarded an Order of Australia (AO) in today’s Australia Day honours list.
Athletes competing at the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games next year are set to be encouraged to limit their stay at the Athletes' Village as much as possible to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.
Coates claims foreign relations bill amendment could harm athletes and destroy Brisbane's Olympic bid
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has claimed an amendment to the Federal Government’s new foreign relations legislation could make athletes political pawns and "destroy" Brisbane’s bid to host the 2032 Olympic Games.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has accused one of the country’s politicians of trying to "bribe" its athletes to boycott Beijing 2022.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates has claimed efforts to simplify Tokyo 2020 will be a blueprint for future organisers, while suggesting rules of International Federations may be adapted as countermeasures for the Games are produced.
Freeman was "petrified" about receiving medal after Sydney 2000 victory she admits on 20th anniversary
On the 20th anniversary of her momentous 400 metres victory at the Sydney Olympics, Cathy Freeman has revealed that what "petrified" her most about the occasion was the thought of the medal ceremony.
Coates to announce framework for Tokyo 2020 following virtual meeting of IOC Coordination Commission
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates is expected to announce the framework for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo following virtual meetings tomorrow and Friday (September 25).
The vice-president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has suggested Iran are unlikely to be banned despite growing calls for their expulsion following the execution of wrestling champion Navid Afkari.