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.
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates has claimed the Olympic Games will take place next year, with or without COVID-19.
John Coates, who chairs the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission, has paid to tribute to outgoing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, labelling him "a great friend of the Olympic Movement".
Tokyo 2020 Coordination Commission chair John Coates has said his "gut feeling" is the postponed Olympic Games will take place next year.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has been added to Rugby Australia's Rugby World Cup Advisory Board.
Jaworski and Werthein elected to IOC Executive Board as Coates and Ser Miang confirmed as vice-presidents
Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski of the Philippines and Argentina's Gerardo Werthein have been elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board after four rounds of voting at the virtual IOC Session.
Tokyo 2020 has confirmed it has secured all 42 venues required to host the postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games next year after reaching agreements for the Athletes' Village and the Big Sight exhibition centre.
Coates and Ser Miang set to return as IOC vice-presidents as Erdener and Samaranch prepare to step down
Australia's John Coates and Ng Ser Miang of Singapore are set to regain their positions as vice-presidents of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at the organisation's virtual Session later this month.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates has insisted that a successful Queensland 2032 bid would help the country with its coronavirus recovery.