Tokyo 2020 organisers have claimed a report estimating a four-times increase on their initial bid budget is based on misunderstandings over what was originally included in their cost estimation.
Patricipating as guest athletes at next year's Asian Winter Games will help raise the standards of Australian winter sport, officials from the country have claimed.
Brisbane bid for 2028 Olympics and Paralympics moves closer as Council of Mayors agree to go ahead with feasibility study
A bid from Brisbane for the 2028 Olympic and Paralympic Games has moved a step closer after the South East Queensland Council of Mayors agreed to go ahead with a feasibility study.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) vice-president Peter Montgomery has announced his retirement from the role in order to cut down on his commitments.
Coates admits Rio 2016 "most difficult" Games but IOC insist they will be a "really good thing for Olympic Movement"
International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials insist they have "absolutely no regrets" about awarding the Games to Rio de Janeiro despite the organisation's vice-president John Coates admitting they are the "most difficult...we have ever encountered".
Controversial swimming coach Scott Volkers will be part of the Brazilian national team’s pre-Olympic training camp despite being barred from Rio 2016.
Australia’s Olympic TV network, 7Olympics, has just put out a short clip of footage from the London 2012 Olympics featuring home race walker Jared Tallent en route to his eventual golden glory in the 50km race walk - eventual in the sense that he had to wait until June 17, 2016, 1,405 days later, to claim the medal originally won by Sergey Kirdyapkin.
Any prospect of Russian athletics competitors competing under their own flag at Rio 2016 appears to have ended after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the eligibility of athletes in any international competition is a matter for the respective world governing body.
IOC vice-president claims Russian anti-doping and athletics organisations are "rotten to the core" as Tallent receives Olympic gold medal
International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has launched a scathing attack on the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) and the All-Russia Athletic Federation (ARAF) after Australian racewalker Jared Tallent was finally presented with his Olympic gold medal from London 2012 at a special ceremony in Melbourne today.
Coates admits concern over Tokyo 2020 payment but says "no reason" to doubt explanations of Japanese NOC
Allegations Tokyo 2020 made a corrupt payment to Singapore-based firm Black Tidings are a “concern”, International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates has admitted, but he stressed he has “no reason” to doubt the reasons given for the controversial transaction.
Australian swimming coach Scott Volkers has been banned from attending Rio 2016 by Brazilian authorities following a request from International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president John Coates.
Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) President John Coates claims to have a "good feeling" about the country's Rio 2016 chances with less than 90 days until the Opening Ceremony.
Australian athletes will be barred from their country's Olympic team if their sport does not comply with tough new rules designed to combat child abuse, it has been announced.
A lobbying process has begun for two new spots on the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Board due to vice-presidents Sir Craig Reedie and Nawal El Moutawakel each standing-down later this year.
Tokyo 2020 have today unveiled the logos for the Olympics and Paralympics, entitled "harmonised chequered emblems" which organisers claim reflect the spirit of the Games.