AOC: A distinguished career that spanned 70 years has ended with the passing of journalist, foreign correspondent, editor, author and Olympic historian, Harry Gordon.
Australian sport has embraced the new World Anti-Doping Code with John Coates declaring the uptake is a “clear indication that Australian sport is united in the fight against doping”.
AOC: Australian Olympic Committee President and IOC Vice President John Coates has been ranked 2nd, behind IOC President Thomas Bach, in the highly respected Golden 25 ranking by Around The Rings.
AOC: For 14 years there was mystery around the Opening Ceremony suit worn by Cathy Freeman. Now it may have appeared, with rings upside-down and all.
AOC: Melbourne police have taken possession of an item of clothing which could be the bodysuit worn by Cathy Freeman in the Opening Ceremony of Sydney 2000.
AGENDA 2020: Each of the 40 recommendations for reform, including an overhaul of the Olympic bidding process driven by John Coates, has been approved at the IOC Session.
SWIMMING: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee John Coates says it’s time to “accept late night swimming finals in Rio and let’s get on with the job”.
Britt back home after World Cup gold
Gallery: Looking back at 2016
Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).