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Mike Tancred is on his way out the door at the AOC after a controversial tenure as media director.
Behind the scenes at the Australian Olympic Committee, an axe hangs over the future of controversial media director Mike Tancred, but the beleaguered organisation says he remains employed.
The Australian Olympic Committee denies they have fired media director Mike Tancred, while the ABC understands Mr Tancred is taking legal action against the controversial sports body.
The former chief executive of Australia's peak Olympic body believes nothing can change the organisation while John Coates remains in the executive president's chair.