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AOC President John Coates made the following statement on the Bluestone Review into the Culture and Leadership of Swimming Australia.

Swimming reviews surface

19 February 2013
Fresh start for Swimming Australia

SWIMMING: It has been a significant day for swimming with the release of two reports commissioned after the London Olympics. Swimming Australia outlined the findings from its own review into the culture and leadership within the sport, and The Hon. Warwick Smith AM and his panel handed down their Independent Review of Swimming.

2020 Sports Equation

13 February 2013
IOC Executive Board Meeting Dec 2012

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Australian Olympic Committee President John Coates speaks at the Australian Olympic Committee 2012 Olympic Games team flag bearer announcement at the Stratford Westfield Southern Lounge on July 26, 2012 in London, England.

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Montage image of Olympic medallist James Magnussen and Australian Youth Olympic Festival record holder Luke Percy.

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