JOHN COATES

  • John Coates's 'Patience' makes you think, smile and cheer all the way April 17, 2014

    Another book on adultery. This time yet again from, "The Novel Cure" Reading Project. This time a book which probably very few people would have heard of, called, "Patience" by John Coates. I could not wait to get my hands on it and when I did, I waited. I tend...
  • Australia's John Coates to become IOC vice-president September 10, 2013

    Buenos Aires: Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) president John Coates will be elected as the new International Olympic Committee (IOC) vice-president after his Syrian rival Sami Moudallah withdrew from the vote. The Australian Olympic chief was due to face Moudallah in the ballot scheduled for Wednesday but Moudallah withdrew his bid Tuesday,...
  • Clean declaration must for Australia's Olympic athletes February 12, 2013

    Australia's Olympic athletes will be required to sign statutory declarations saying they have no history of doping, the country's Olympic committee said on Tuesday. Athletes competing at next year's Winter Games in Sochi will be the first to sign the mandatory document in the wake of the recent doping revelations,...
  • Aussie chief says China will top gold medal tally August 2, 2008

    Sydney: Australia's Olympics chief John Coates has predicted that China will top the United States in the gold medal tally at the Beijing Games, a report said on Saturday. The Americans have dominated the last three Olympics since finishing second to the former Soviet Union in Barcelona in 1992. But the Australian...