As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of Sydney 2000 the advancement of women in the Olympic Movement remains a priority for John Coates.
If you had to nominate the iconic moment of the Sydney Olympics, it would be hard to argue against Cathy Freeman sprinting to gold after months of intense pressure.
John Coates knows he's biased. But Australia's Olympic heavyweight reckons the legacy of the 2000 Sydney Olympics is, like the Games themselves, the best.
The International Triathlon Union has announced seven inductees for the second annual Hall of Fame including Australian athletes Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson
The IOC has announced a two million dollar fund that will be made available to National Olympic Committees for programs focused on refugees.