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Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

Sports at risk if code not backed: Coates

17 October 2014

AOC: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates believes delaying the adoption of a world anti-drugs policy could put at risk the nation's participation in major sports events.

Coates to appear at ASADA Senate inquiry

Coates to appear at ASADA Senate inquiry

16 October 2014

AOC: John Coates will appear at a Senate Inquiry in Canberra on Friday where he will support tougher bans for drug cheats and a targeted campaign to rid sport of corrupt athlete associates.

Crow's stinging attack on dopers

Crow's stinging attack on dopers

13 October 2014

ROWING: Olympic medallist Kim Crow has hit out at drug cheats saying “dopers have stolen the innocence of sport. Dopers have cast a shadow over our entire sporting population”.

Coates steps down from FISA Council as Oceania representative

Coates steps down from FISA Council as Oceania representative

13 October 2014

AOC President John Coates has retired from his position as the Oceania Representative on the Council of the World’s Governing body (FISA) after 22 years of service

Sports coach course taps power of positive

Sports coach course taps power of positive

9 October 2014

COACHING: Kevan Gosper learned the value of quality coaching during a 57-year involvement with the Olympic movement.

Nick Green appointed CEO of Cycling Australia

Nick Green appointed CEO of Cycling Australia

23 September 2014

CYCLING: The Australian Olympic Committee congratulates Executive Member and 2012 Team Chef de Mission Nick Green OAM on his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer of Cycling Australia.

Australia could enter Asian Games: report

Australia could enter Asian Games: report

22 September 2014

GAMES: Australia and New Zealand could gain entry into future Asian Games along with the rest of Oceania, the insidethegames.biz website reported on Sunday

Gosper pleads for return of 1954 medal

Gosper pleads for return of 1954 medal

15 September 2014

Kevan Gosper, the quarter-mile champion at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games, recently discovered his prized medal was missing when he returned home from spinal surgery.

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

ASADA welcomes AOC anti-doping efforts

28 August 2014

AOC: The Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority welcomes the initiative by the President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, in comprehensively embracing the revised World Anti-Doping Code (the Code).

Coates targets athlete's entourage - 'A scourge on sport'

Coates targets athlete's entourage - 'A scourge on sport'

25 August 2014

DOPING: John Coates has embraced the new WADA Code and commenced moves preventing Rio-bound athletes from dealing with coaches, trainers, sports scientists and other support personnel who have violated anti-doping rules.

AOC participates in IMF Uluru Anniversary Relay

2015 Pacific Games

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Ian Thorpe (5 gold, 3 silver, and 1 bronze) and Leisel Jones (3 gold, 5 silver and 1 bronze) have won 9 Summer Games medals.