AOC: The President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), John Coates, fully supports the new governance standards announced today by Australian Sports Commission (ASC) Chair John Wylie.
AOC: Olympic sports, the AOC and AIS need to address “culture and Team values” as they prepare athletes for the 2016 Games in Rio.
DOPING: Proposed changes to increase the investigative powers of ASADA will be debated in the Federal Parliament today.
DOPING: National Olympic boss John Coates says publicity surrounding the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) report into doping and potential crime links has clouded the worldwide reputation of Australia sport.
AOC: With the start of the new Olympic cycle underway, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has today officially opened its new office in Sydney’s Circular Quay.
AOC: His Excellency Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), has been awarded an Olympic Merit from the Australian Olympic Committee.
DOPING: Australia's Olympic chief John Coates has labelled World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA) prescribed testing as ineffective and is pushing to shift the burden of proof onto athletes if they refuse to cooperate with doping investigations.
DOPING: Australia's Olympic boss will push for athletes to face jail for refusing to cooperate with doping investigations when he fronts a federal government committee on Friday.
Swimming legend Dawn Fraser has been voted Australia's greatest ever female athlete at an awards ceremony in Canberra.
Statement by AOC Secretary-General Craig Phillips: During today’s media conference, members of the 2012 Australian Olympic Team admitted to using Stilnox.