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  1. Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Press Conference

    Olympics-Coates pulls rank as Queensland premier backflips on opening ceremony

    Olympic boss John Coates left few in doubt about the power of sport in Australian politics as he publicly ordered Queensland Premier Annastacia ...
  2. IOC Tokyo Olympics 2020 Press Conference

    Olympics-Brisbane 2032 not a done deal yet, says Coates

    Australia's top Olympic official John Coates said on Friday that Brisbane winning the right to host the 2032 Summer Games was not a done deal, ...
  3. The giant Olympic rings are seen through a tree in Tokyo

    Olympics-Tokyo crowds decision to be part of wider ruling on sport: Coates

    Senior Olympic official John Coates says a decision on whether spectators will be allowed at the Tokyo Games will be made at the end of June as ...
  4. The Olympic rings are pictured in front of the IOC headquarters in Lausanne

    Olympics-Brisbane edges closer to securing 2032 Games

    While debate has raged over whether the Tokyo Olympics should go ahead this year, the Australian city of Brisbane has been moving closer to ...
  5. IOC Tokyo Olympics 2020 Press Conference

    IOC hopes health plans will sway opinion with Games 100 days away

    While most Japanese residents remain opposed to the Tokyo Games going ahead in 100 days' time, the International Olympic Committee hopes the mood ...
  6. IOC Tokyo Olympics 2020 Press Conference

    Decision on foreign spectators up to Japan, says IOC's Coates

    The decision whether to allow overseas spectators to attend the Summer Games is up to Japan, a senior International Olympic Committee official ...
  7. IOC Tokyo Olympics 2020 Press Conference

    Vaccines 'encouraged' but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo Olympics: Coates

    Athletes are being encouraged to get vaccinated against COVID-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory, IOC Vice President ...
  8. FILE PHOTO: The giant Olympic rings, which are being temporarily removed for maintenance, are seen

    Tokyo Games to decide COVID-19 'counter-measures' by end of year: IOC's Coates

    Organisers are ploughing ahead with the postponed Tokyo Olympics and will decide by the end of the year what "counter-measures" are required to ...
  9. FILE PHOTO: The National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics, is seen

    Inspection head Coates praises Abe for Tokyo preparedness

    Influential Olympics official John Coates praised Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday for his work in getting Tokyo ready for the now ...