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AOC President John Coates gave a very public dressing-down to Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk over her plans not to attend the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony (Photo: Twitter, Daniel Sutton)
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Lost in translation: Olympics boss defends outburst at Premier

A tense, awkward and very public exchange in which Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates ordered Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to attend the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics has detracted from celebrations of Brisbane’s 2032 Games win. WATCH THE VIDEO