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Sports official Tunstall dies, aged 93

  • Sports official Tunstall dies, aged 93

    The sometimes controversial Australian sports administrator Arthur Tunstall has died.

High-profile sports administrator Arthur Tunstall has died aged 93, the Australian Olympic Committee confirmed.

Tunstall was an official with the Australian team at nine Olympic Games and held numerous positions with the Commonwealth Games movement. He also had a number of roles within Australian boxing.

A sometimes divisive figure, the outspoken Tunstall threatened to send runner Cathy Freeman home from the Commonwealth Games in 1994 for carrying the Aboriginal flag during a victory lap.

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