• Reuters26 minutes ago

    Olympics-Coates stands firm despite criticism of AOC culture

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    Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Thursday, Aug 24

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  • AOC urged to modernise after bullying allegations
    Reuters5 hours ago

    AOC urged to modernise after bullying allegations

    The Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) has been urged to modernise in a report into its workplace culture that was commissioned after allegations of bullying earlier this year. Media director Mike Tancred, a fiercely loyal ally of long-serving AOC President John Coates, was "severely reprimanded

  • AOC promises overhaul after review says it is 'out of step' with Olympic ideals
    The Guardian5 hours ago

    AOC promises overhaul after review says it is 'out of step' with Olympic ideals

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