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Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

Coates impressed with positive progress for Rio 2016

7 May 2016

John Coates has told the AOC Annual General Meeting in Sydney that he is impressed with the progress in Rio

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

Coates introduces tighter controls to prevent child abuse

7 May 2016

Olympic sports will need to comply with tough new rules surrounding child abuse before their athletes can join an Australian Olympic Team.

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

Tougher rules needed to combat child abuse - Coates

7 April 2016

The President of the Australian Olympic Committee, John Coates, believes the problem of child abuse should be elevated to the same status as doping.

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

Australia steers IOC on athlete abuse

7 April 2016

The AOC is leading an international push to protect young athletes from bullying and sexual predators, a royal commission has been told.

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

Justice finally prevails for Jared Tallent

24 March 2016

Jared Tallent looks set to finally be awarded the 50km walk gold medal from the London Olympic Games, with CAS disqualifying the result of Russian Sergey Kirdyapkin.

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

CAS upholds IAAF appeals against Russian athletes

24 March 2016

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld six appeals filed by the IAAF against Russian athletes.

Kinsela giving back to next generation

Kinsela giving back to next generation

24 March 2016

Dual Olympian John Kinsela is giving back to the youth of Australia after competing at two Olympics and serving his country at war.

VALE Pat Geraghty

VALE Pat Geraghty

23 March 2016

The Australian Olympic Committee is saddened to learn of the passing of Pat Geraghty.

Coates to assist the child abuse Royal Commission

Coates to assist the child abuse Royal Commission

18 March 2016

AOC President John Coates has been invited to appear before the Royal Commission into child abuse to outline the AOC's strict child protection policies.

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

Sport provides refugee with a new beginning in Australia

9 March 2016

Arash Arian arrived in Australia in 2010 on a small boat after fleeing Afghanistan. He had no family, he could not speak English, Arash knew no-one.

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Australia has hosted the Olympic Games twice – Melbourne 1956 and Sydney 2000.