Australian John Coates has been re-elected President of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) to serve a further three-year term.
Transport and heat measures discussed as IOC Coordination Commission conclude visit with praise for Tokyo 2020 plans
John Coates revealed more than five million people had registered for the Tokyo 2020 ticketing site ahead of the upcoming lottery, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission concluded their eighth inspection.
Coates calls for overlay cost cuts as Tokyo 2020 vow to find appropriate budget for sport presentation
International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission chair John Coates believes further savings can be achieved in the overlay budget by Tokyo 2020, while organisers pledged to resolve concerns of International Federations (IFs).
Greece's absence on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is set to end with Spyros Capralos being proposed for election as a member here today.
Coates confident Tokyo 2020 can solve issues raised by International Federations during vital test event period
John Coates has expressed confidence in the ability of Tokyo 2020 to address issues raised by International Federations during the vital test event period as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission began a three-day visit here today.
The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has hailed a donation of AUD$600,000 (€369,379/£324,066) by the Queensland Government to the Australian Olympic team ahead of Tokyo 2020.
International Federations in professional and semi-professional sports are going to have to adapt to greater demands from the athletes, a very prominent International Olympic Committee member has told insidethegames.
John Coates, a tactically astute 68-year-old Sydney lawyer, has been President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) for 29 years. He has been involved in three Australian Summer Olympic bids, from three different cities, and maybe - who knows? - will soon be roped into a fourth.
An overarching agency tasked with fighting doping and other forms of corruption in sport has been established by the Australian Government.
The governing body of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed the creation of a new Anti-Doping Division, which will deal exclusively with "procedures relating to anti-doping matters".
John Coates has insisted the freezing of planning for the Olympic boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will not impact organisers prior to the Games.
Adverse weather measures introduced by Tokyo 2020 but efforts could increase heat on organisers over budget
Revised start times for competitions are among measures being introduced to minimalise the potential impact of high temperatures on athletes and spectators at Tokyo 2020, but the efforts could increase the heat on the organisers with costs potentially impacting budget.
Bach hails unity of Japanese people and progress of Tokyo 2020 as Coordination Commission visit begins
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach hailed the unity of the Japanese people and the progress of Tokyo 2020 as organisers received a glowing assessment of their preparations for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Coates praises Japan's National Training Centre while lamenting Australia Institute of Sport decline
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has praised Japan's National Training Centre which he believes could set the host nation up for success at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates is to personally inform International Olympic Committee (IOC) counterpart Thomas Bach that Brisbane's potential bid for the 2032 Summer Games should be considered as a "serious proposition".