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WADA to adopt new doping codes

WADA to adopt new doping codes

9 November 2013

DOPING: Drawing hard lessons from the Lance Armstrong scandal, global anti-doping authorities are set to move into a new era with tougher sanctions, smarter testing and a different leader.

Olympic Summit held at IOC Headquarters

Olympic Summit held at IOC Headquarters

4 November 2013

IOC: Responding to an invitation from IOC President Thomas Bach, the senior representatives of the Olympic Movement’s key stakeholders met at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne for the 2nd Olympic Movement Coordination Meeting.

Coates meets Japanese Ambassador as focus falls on the athletes

Coates meets Japanese Ambassador as focus falls on the athletes

17 October 2013

AOC: The Japanese Ambassador to Australia, Mr Yoshitaka Akimoto, has met with AOC President John Coates in Sydney to congratulate him on his appointment as Chairman of the IOC Coordination Commission for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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.

Armstrong returns Olympic medal

Armstrong returns Olympic medal

13 September 2013

CYCLING: Lance Armstrong says he has returned the bronze medal he won in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

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.

Bach a popular choice as IOC President

Bach a popular choice as IOC President

11 September 2013

IOC: Germany’s Thomas Bach, a gold medallist in fencing, has been elected 9th President of the IOC telling his colleagues “my door, my ears and my heart are always open to you”.

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.

Election of a new President- the next big IOC contest

Election of a new President- the next big IOC contest

10 September 2013

IOC: After awarding the 2020 Games to Tokyo and breathing new life into the ancient sport of wrestling, the 125th session of the International Olympic Committee has one challenge left... finding a replacement for President Jacques Rogge.

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.

Aussies march into Port Moresby

2015 Pacific Games

Did you know?

There are 5 Australian athletes with 2 medals each from the Winter Games: Steven Bradbury (Short Track Speed Skating), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Alisa Camplin (Freestyle Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze. Dale Begg-Smith (Freestyle Skiing - Moguls), 1 gold, 1 silver. Torah Bright (Snowboard), 1 gold, 1 silver. Lydia Lassila (Freestyle-Skiing - Aerials), 1 gold, 1 bronze.