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Coates to Chair Tokyo 2020 Commission

Coates to Chair Tokyo 2020 Commission

17 October 2013

Australia's IOC vice-president John Coates has been appointed chairman of the coordination commission for the 2020 Games in Tokyo.

The Late Basil Dickinson

The Late Basil Dickinson "A Credit to his Country" - Coates

9 October 2013

Australia's oldest surviving Olympian, Basil Dickinson, a track and field athlete from the 1936 Berlin Games has passed away at the age of 98.

Concierge Business Travel announced as new AOC Supplier

Concierge Business Travel announced as new AOC Supplier

3 October 2013

AOC: Concierge Business Travel (part of the Concierge Travel Group) has proudly announced that it will support the AOC and the Australian Olympic Team as an Official Supplier

AOC Supports search for future Olympians

AOC Supports search for future Olympians

1 October 2013

AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee has thrown its full support behind a nationwide search for future Olympic champions being conducted by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).

Bendigo farewells Olympian Leech

Bendigo farewells Olympian Leech

16 September 2013

SWIMMING: Bendigo's Olympic gold medallist Faith Leech has passed away, aged 72.

Coates hands House of Lords London report card

Coates hands House of Lords London report card

12 September 2013

AOC: Recently elected International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President, John Coates has appeared as a witness before the House of Lords Olympic and Paralympic Legacy Committee.

Coates officially elected IOC Vice President

Coates officially elected IOC Vice President

11 September 2013

AOC: John Coates has officially been elected as a Vice President of the IOC and becomes only the second Australian to hold such a position.

Rio 2016 Preparations of Critical Concern: Coates

Rio 2016 Preparations of Critical Concern: Coates

11 September 2013

New IOC Vice President John Coates has voiced his serious concerns for the problems with infrastructure projects and venues for the next summer Olympics in Brazil.

Gosper awarded the Olympic Order

Gosper awarded the Olympic Order

11 September 2013

AOC: Australia’s most senior member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Kevan Gosper has been awarded the Olympic Order in silver.

Coates to be elected IOC Vice President unopposed

Coates to be elected IOC Vice President unopposed

10 September 2013

AOC: John Coates will be elected International Olympic Committee Vice President unopposed after his rival; Sami Moudallah from Syria withdrew from the race.

Emma Moffatt's Road to Rio

Rio Olympic Village

Did you know?

At London 2012 Australia won 7 gold medals, 16 silver and 12 bronze, a total of 35 medals.