Australian rugby players have hit back after complaints over drunken antics on a flight home from the Tokyo Olympics.
Some select players will be forced to attend alcohol counselling sessions after what Australia’s Olympic chef de mission labelled “completely unacceptable” behaviour.
Chesterman said at least one athlete vomited in a toilet, rendering it unusable for the rest of the 10-hour flight, but could not confirm reports the Olympians raided the plane’s alcohol cabinet after being refused further drinks.
“I’m pretty upset about this because a few people are damaging the reputation of a very strong unit, a unit that is representing us over here very proudly,” Ian Chesterman said.
Chesterman confirmed Japan Airlines wrote to the Australian Olympic Committee complaining about the behaviour of athletes on a flight that…