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.
SWIMMING: High praise today from AOC President, John Coates, for the Australian Swimming Team after their outstanding performances against the powerful Americans at the Pan Pacific Championships on the Gold Coast.
SWIMMING: The pool competition at the 2014 Pan Pacific Swimming Championships have come to an end with Australia coming away with a total of 26 medals – 10 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze from the four day meet at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre.
WATER POLO: A controlled 12-6 victory over host nation Kazakhstan has seen the Australian men’s water polo team finish fifth overall at the FINA World Cup in Almaty.
AOC: John Coates has advised all Olympic sporting organisations of proposed changes to the AOC’s Anti-Doping Rules and their need to be compliant with the new WADA Code which comes into effect on January 1st 2015.
Rowie Webster has been named the player of the tournament at the 2014 FINA World Cup as the Australians were beaten 10-6 by the USA in the final. Full story and tournament game reports here>>
TRIATHLON: Ongoing health issues have forced Australia’s two-time World champion Emma Moffatt to withdraw from this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships
SAILING: Australia has been the best performed nation at the first Rio de Janeiro Olympic Test Event, winning four medals in the week long sailing regatta.
ROWING: Australian rowing's brains-trust has stopped the tweaks and kept the faith in their flagship boat for this month's world titles in Holland.
AOC: The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) today appointed Ms Fiona de Jong as its new Secretary General assuming the role of chief administrative and financial officer.