Melbourne — John Coates, the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC’s) point man for the Tokyo Games, faces mandatory self-isolation when he returns to Australia from Europe this week as part of border controls to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that all international arrivals to the country after midnight on Sunday would need to self-isolate for 14 days to help the country “stay ahead of [the] curve” in containment efforts...

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