AOC leadership showdown between John Coates, Danielle Roche could be sporting drama of the year

AOC leadership showdown between John Coates, Danielle Roche could be sporting drama of the year Danielle Roche says she will not take a salary if she is elected President of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) after she announced her plan to run against long-standing incumbent John Coates. Roche, who won Olympic hockey gold at the Atlanta 1996 …

Insidethegames.biz

AOC responds to presidential challenge

New Australian Olympic Committee CEO Matt Carroll says stronger relationships with sporting bodies can help combat talent drains to emerging codes. Matt Carroll AM appointed AOC Chief Executive Officer. 13 March 2017. The AOC is pleased to announce …

Australian Olympic Committee

Danni Roche versus John Coates for AOC presidency is a clash of cultures

The decision by gold medal winning hockey player Danni Roche to nominate against John Coates for the presidency of the AOC is pitched as a challenge by an energetic 46-year-old who will take a $600,000 pay cut to do the job of a 66-year-old …

The Sydney Morning Herald

Olympics – AOC chief Coates faces rare challenge to role

SYDNEY (Reuters) – John Coates, an IOC vice president and one of the most influential sports administrators in the world, is facing a challenge to his role as Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) president for the first time since winning the role in 1990.

SBS

John Coates remains AOC’s best hope

John Coates is too old. He has been around too long. He has to go. Are you kidding? The president of the Australian Olympic Committee has led the way on anti-doping, illegal betting, child protection and the inclusion of more women in sport. In sport

The Australian

Danni Roche looking to topple John Coates as president of the Australian Olympic Committee

JOHN Coates’ leadership of the Australian Olympic Committee will be tested by Hockeyroos gold medallist Danni Roche, who’s promising to work for nothing if she’s elected president. Roche, who took gold at the 1996 Atlanta Games, will seek to topple …

Herald Sun

Gloves off: John Coates rival Danielle Roche throws hat in the ring

A battle for control of Australia’s Olympic movement has begun, with Hockeyroos gold medallist Danielle Roche launching a campaign to topple Olympic supremo John Coates from the perch he has occupied for more than a quarter of a century. It is the

The Australian

John Coates challenge ‘a takeover bid’

Australian Olympic Committee boss John Coates believes his challenger for the AOC presidency, hockey gold medallist Danni Roche, has been put up by the Australian Sports Commission chairman John Wylie in a move to take control of his organisation.

The Australian

Gold medalist Roche to challenge IOC VP Coates in elections

SYDNEY (AP) ” International Olympic Committee Vice President John Coates will have his leadership of Australia’s Olympic movement challenged for the first time in decades after 1996 field hockey gold medalist Danni Roche got backing to run against him

New Zealand Herald

Danni Roche aims to topple John Coates as AOC head

Hockeyroos gold medallist Danni Roche believes she has “overwhelming support” to oust long-time Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates in a highly anticipated May ballot. But she staunchly denies being put up to it by Australian Sports …

The Sydney Morning Herald

Challenge launched against AOC supremo

An Olympic gold medallist is set to take on John Coates for the job of Australian Olympic Committee president. In what’s shaping up as the first challenge to Mr COATES’ leadership since he stepped into the role in 1990, Hockeyroos Olympic gold

myGC.com.au

John Coates to be challenged for Australian Olympic Committee presidency by gold medallist Danielle Roche

Olympic gold medallist Danielle Roche will challenge long-standing incumbent John Coates for the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) presidency, citing a significant cut to the position’s salary as one of her key priorities. Coates has held the position

ABC Online

AOC leadership showdown between John Coates, Danielle Roche could be sporting drama of the year

Break out the popcorn and set a reminder for May 6: the biggest sporting drama of the year could erupt in the unlikely surrounds of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) AGM, with a showdown between an Olympic champion and one of Australia’s most …

ABC Online

Hockeyroos gold medallist Danni Roche to challenge AOC head John Coates

Hockeyroos gold medallist Danni Roche believes she has “overwhelming support” to oust long-standing Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates in a highly anticipated May ballot. But she staunchly denies the AOC’s claim she was put up to it by …

ESPN

Olympian Danni Roche challenges AOC president John Coates

In a development that will send shivers down the spine of Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates, gold medallist Danni Roche is running for his job. Roche sits on the Board of the John Wylie-chaired Australian Sports Commission, which is at …

The Australian Financial Review

Danni Roche seeks to topple John Coates as AOC head

Roche wants to decrease the payment the AOC boss receives as part of her campaign. Photo: AAP. Emma Kemp. Share. Tweet Share Reddit Pin EmailComment. Hockeyroos gold medallist Danni Roche believes she has “overwhelming support” to oust …

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