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Team Palau in full final preparation to YAP

July 4th - With only one week for our Team Palau to go to Yap for the 2018 Micronesian Games, the final preparation is taking place, with team final members, food/equipment supplies, team uniforms and other essentials that require the Team to bring to ensure that our Athletes have full and complete support at the 9th Micronesian Games in Yap.more

Palau NOC Commemorate April 9th Palau Olympic Day

April 10th 2018

On April 7th and 9th 2018, the Palau National Olympic Committee (Palau NOC), with the Palau Athletes and Olympians Commission held the 1st outreach program this year in Peleliu.more

Palau Swim Team Breaks 12 Palauan National Records at the Saipan International Meet

Palau Swim Team Breaks 12 Palauan National Records at the Saipan International Meet

Everyone swam out of their minds, as Team Palau did exceptionally well at the 2018 Saipan International Swim Meet, at Marpi, Saipan, on March 23-25. Palau Swimming Associations, “Lionfish” team had some amazing times, dropping again in every single event they swam.more

7 Palau National Recorders at 2018 Saipan International Swimming Competition

SEVEN PALAUAN NATIONAL RECORDS were broken today at the Saipan International Swim Meet, bringing the total to TWELVE National Records set this past two days.more

Six inspiring projects awarded 2018 WOA Service to Society grants

Six inspiring, Olympian-led projects have been awarded 2018 Service to Society grants by World Olympians Association. The successful recipients from Palau, Japan, Moldova, Cape Verde, Chile and the United States of Americamore

The American Olympian Speed Skater makes a short visit to Palau

The American Olympian speed skater makes a short visit to Palau through sports and cultural exchange program from the United States Embassy and in collaboration with the Palau National Olympic Committee.more


Unprecedented participation, more female athletes than ever before, and the largest amount of broadcast coverage in the history of the Olympic Winter Games.more

Sports and Active Society for Good Health 2018!

The Palau National Olympic Committee and All Sports Federations pledge to the broaden the delivery of Sports and Active Society in our community, and in line with the Presidential Proclamation of 2018 Year of Good Health, has engaged with communities active programs to promote and encourage everyone to participate.more

Palau NOC Hosted Appreciation Lunch BFA Representative

On January 31st 2018, Minister and Palau National Olympic Committee (PNOC) Secretary General Baklai Temengil-Chilton along with the Honorable Minister Charles Obichang and PNOC board member Ms. Frida Delmau and Ernestine Rengiil hosted an appreciation lunch for Mr. Morgan Ho, representing the Belau Force Airline for their generous and continued support toward sports programs in Palau.more

Team Palau 2018 Organizing Committee held their first meeting

On January 26th 2018, Team Palau Micronesian Games Organizing Committee held their first meeting. The meeting took place at the Palau National Olympic committee conference room as per Presidential Directive No. 18-31 to create the Team Palau Organizing Committee for the 9th Micronesian Games 2018.more

PNOC announces International Olympic Committee 2020 Olympic Games scholarship Recipients

Through the International Olympic Committee 2020 Tokyo Program, the Palau National Olympic Committee with four Palau targeted sports for the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020, announced the Athletes recipients for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Scholarships to support their preparation to the Olympic Games.more

Palau to Compete during the Holiday Season

The 2017 Pacific Mini Games will be held in Port Villa, Vanuatu from December 5-16, 2017. Palau is participating in Archery and Beach Volleyball men’s events. Team Palau Chef De Mission is Mr. Alonz Moses who will be travelling with the team on December 5th to Vanuatu.more

Palau fell short to Guam during MBC Championship on sunday Nov. 19

Palau fell short to Guam as they took home the glory in the 2017 Micronesian Classic Goodwill Baseball Tournament Championship at Paseo Stadium in Hagåtña on Sunday.

After five innings both teams were scoreless until Palau scored in the bottom of the sixth.more

Oceania Highlights November

See more information from Oceania Sports Information Centermore

Olympic Highlights

Fourteen IOC commissions met this week in Lausanne. Addressing the commissions, IOC President Thomas Bach reaffirmed that the Olympic Movement can look ahead with confidence to a successful Olympic year in 2018, with the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 and the Olympism in Action Forum.more


The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has today elected eight new Members as well as a new Vice-President and three new Members of its Executive Board during the IOC Session.more

5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games Opening Ceremony launches Ashgabat 2017 Games in style

A creative, inspiring and breathtaking telling of Turkmenistan’s story has opened the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in the most fantastic way imaginable, with a show that will live long in the memory of all who witnessed it.more

Team Palau Updates in Ashgabat 5th Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games

Ashgabat – The team has finally settled into the Games village after a whole Delegation Registration Meeting (DRM), inventory and inspection of all rooms allocated to team. Florian Temengil and Cristian Nicolescu (Wrestlers) arrived 3:00 a.m. on 14th September and organizing committee validated their accreditation and provided them a room to rest before the whole delegation arrived.more

Palau NOC met with ROC Taiwan Ambassador Tseng

Palau NOC President Frank Kyota and Sec General Baklai Temengil met with His Excellency Ambassador Harry Tseng of the Embassy of ROC Taiwan as a follow up of the work with the Embassy and the weTaiwan Olympic Committee and Palau NOC on sports colloboration and training exchange programs beten Taiwan and Palau.more

Team Palau to compete in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

Team Palau – On 17th – 27th September 2017, team Palau will be participating for the first time on the 5th Asian Indoor Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan. Palau will compete in three different sports which include Indoor Athletics, Short Course Swimming and Indoor Athletics. Team consist a total of 10 athletes, 3 coaches, 1 media, 1 Chef de Mission that are accompanied by Palau NOC President.more

Palau National Olympic Committee held a successful review of the Strategic Plan

Palau National Olympic Committee held a successful review of the Strategic Plan at Workshop held with the Executive Board members, Secretary General, all affiliated National Federations and staff on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Palau Royal Resort.more

Palau Sprinter to attend Lincoln College in Illinois

Rodman Teltull was awarded a 2 year scholarship from Oceania Australia Foundation through the collaboration of Palau National Olympic Committee and Oceania National Olympic Committee to attend two years in Lincoln College in Illinois. The Oceania Australia Foundation is a partner of Oceania Olympic Committee (ONOC) with a view to achieving the following:more

Canoe program continues to Micro Cup 2017 and Micronesian Games 2018

The Canoe Association of Palau (CAP) board met on August 17th to look at the progression of paddlers and canoe program schedule for the remaining year in the lead up to the 2018 Micronesian Games. The CAP board agreed to confirm Mr. Tino Faatuuala as the National Coach for canoe programs, with Debbie Toribiong as the women’s coach, Jimmy Jonas and Bill Tony as junior coaches.more

3rd IOC Young Reporters Programme, Buenos Aires 2018

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is delighted to announce a third cycle for the IOC Young Reporters Programme, a sports journalism training programme that will be run during the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018.more

11th Belau Games Commence

On 23rd June 2017 the 11th Belau Games Opening Ceremony held at the Palau National Gymnasium with over 1,500 athletes, coaches, officials and volunteers. State teams consist of 11 different state in Palau which includes Ngarcherlong,Ngaraard, Ngardmau, Ngchesar, Ngatpang, Airai, Koror, Peleliu, Angaur, Sonsorol, and Hatahobei.more


Over the past week, United World Wrestling - Oceania Regional Development Officer Ilai Manu conducted the UWW Level 1 Coaching Course in wrestling. The course was held at the Palau National Gym from June 7-11, 2017. There were about 10 participants from Palau that took part in the course who were certified.more

Women and Sports Oceania

Women and Sports Oceania June 2017 Newslettermore

2019 Pacific Games Updates

2019 Pacific Games
The Pacific Games Council (PGC) Executive Board met on 26 May to address the Tongan Government’s letter of withdrawal from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games. As part of its meeting, the Executive Board was addressed by Lord Vaea, acting President of TASANOC, and Lord Sevele, the Chairman of the Tonga 2019 Pacific Games Organising Committee.more

PiSEP and OSEP MOU Signing with Palau Community College

The Palau National Olympic Committee (PNOC) in partnership with Palau Community College (PCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) through the college Continuing Education Program to deliver Palau Island Sports Education (PISEP) and Oceania Sport Education Program (OSEP).more

World Tobacco Day 20th Annual 5K & 10K walk/run

World Tobacco Day 20th Annual 5K & 10K walk/run onmore

Join us celebrate Palau Archeology & Heritage Awareness Week with 5k Walk for Life.

Join us celebrate Palau Archeology & Heritage Awareness Week with 5k Walk for Life.more

14 SG's and three Presidents attend ONOC workshop in Guam

4 SG's and three Presidents attend ONOC workshop in Guam

The second workshop for National Olympic Committee Secretary Generals from 15 Pacific Island countries in Oceania is well underway in Guam. The first was held in 2011.more

16th Annual Sports Award Banquet Awardees

The Palau National Olympics Committee held the 16th Annual Sports Awards at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center on April 27, 2017. Palau's best athletes along with Coaches, Officials and Volunteers of the year were honored at this special evening with Palau National Olympic Committee President Frank Kyota and the Keynote speaker Honorable Senator Stevenson Kuartei, MD with hundreds of family membermore

PNOC sign MOU with Zao Town and Hitachiomiya City

In preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Secretary General and Minister of Community & Cultural Affairs, Honorable J. Baklai Temengil together with the President of Palau National Olympic Committee and Senator Honorable Frank Kyota head a Palau delegation and went to Japan last week April 21st 2017 and signed a MOU between PNOC and Zao Town and Hitachiomiya City to implement Tokyo 2020 Pre-Gammore

Sports Award Banquet to be held on April 27th 2017

The Sports Award Banquet will be held on April 27th 2017 at the Ngarachamayong Cultural Center. The Sports Award Banquet is the only time of the year where we can recognize and show our appreciation to our Athletes, Coaches, Officials, Volunteers and partners for their commitment and dedication towards the sports in our community.more

ONOC Elects First Woman VP

Palau National Olympic Committee’s secretary general, Baklai Temengil is the new Oceania National Olympic Committees vice-president.

The 50-year-old former Palau paddler becomes the first woman in the Oceania region and the first in the Olympic solidarity to hold such position.more

Temengil Headline Field at 2017 Oceania Wrestling Championships

Multiple-time Olympian Florian TEMENGIL (PLW) will be looking to add another Oceania gold medal to his collection. He has been a dominant force at the Oceania Wrestling Championships, winning 10 gold medals since 2011.more

Inside Palau NOC 2017

Palau Track & Field Association

On Wednesday February 15th 2017 the Palau Track and Field Association held a ribbon cutting ceremony of their new office located at the Track & Field facility. The project began last fiscal year to build a small office for the Palau Track & Field Sports Development Officer (SDO).more


On December 11, 2016, Palau wrestler Blesam Tarkong competed in the 2016 World Senior Championships – Non Olympic Categories in Budapest, Hungary. Blesam competed in the mens freestyle senior competition for the 70kg weight division. Blesam wrestled against Michal Radnoti of Slovakia.more

Palau NOC Held Annual Meeting and Elected Board Members

Palau NOC Held Annual Meeting and Elected Board Members

The Palau National Olympic Committee held its Annual General Assembly today at the Palau Coral Reef Center conference room.more

Palau’s Marina Toribiong finished last in her heat K1 500m

RIO DE JANEIRO — Palau’s Marina Toribiong finished last in her heat, but shaved almost four seconds off her best time in the women’s kayak singles 500-meter race Aug. 17 at the Rio Olympics.

She finished in 2:14.807 time. Her previous best was 2:18.more

Minister and Palau NOC SG Baklai Temengil featured in PACNEWS

The Minister says as they set their sights on Tokyo 2020 it’s good to see the Pacific enter into other sports events.more

Marina Toribiong made it to Semi Finals in K1 200 meter

RIO DE JANEIRO- Palau’s Marina Toribiong, who this week managed to advance to the semifinals in the women's kayak single 200-meter race before being eliminated, is scheduled to take on her next Olympic challenge this evening, Palau time.more

Rodman Teltull won his Heat in 100 meter Preliminaries

RIO DE JANEIRO — Palau’s Rodman Teltull made Olympic history as the first athlete from his country to pass the preliminary rounds at the Olympics.

“It’s amazing. It’s an honor to represent my country. All I can do is give everything I can and the rest in history,” he said.more



UB won her heat here at the Olympics in the 50m Freestyle with a very fast time of 29.19. That is a full half second under her best time. With a demeanor like a true champion, and a will of steel she came out of the ready room owning the race before it even began.more

26.78 - NEW NATIONAL RECORD FOR SHAWN at Rio Olympics 2016

Team Palau started off our Swimming events here at the Olympics with a best time which in turn was a new National Record by 0.24.more

Team Palau Third Week at the Rio Olympic Games

August 8th – After the exciting week and the Opening Ceremony, Team Palau Athletes and Management team including Chef de Mission Ms. Frida Delmau and Palau NOC Secretary General Ms. Baklai Temengil visited the National Olympic Committee (NOC) Service Center.more

Team Oceania presenting their Flag Bearers before Opening Ceremony Rio 2016

15 nations of Oceania came together as one family, Oceania National Olympic Committees.
This film features America Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu & Vanuatu.more

Watch Rio Olympics on Two PNCC DTV Channels

August 4, 2016 watch Rio Olympics on Two PNCC DTV Channels. Palau National Communications Corporation (PNCC) is pleased to announce that two DTV channels are bringing the 2016 Rio Olympics to Palau’s TV viewers:more

First Week at the Olympic Games Highlights

This first week of August 1st with only four days to the opening ceremony, Team Palau is excited and looking forward to an exciting opening ceremony on 5th of August and to participate in this games.more

Team Palau in Rio for the XXXI Olympic Games

The 2016 Team Palau finally made it to Rio de Janeiro, the host city of the 31st Olympic Games. The Team arrived 9:30am on Wednesday, July 27, 2016 and were met by officials and volunteers of the games to the Games Village about 45 minutes drive from the Airport.more

Shallum Etpison Support Olympic Team to Rio 2016

Mr Shallum Etpison a President and CEO of NECO Group of Companies donated 10,000.00 US Dollars to Palau National Olympic Committeemore

United States Ambassador to Palau Amy J. Hyatt hosted a reception for the athletes to Rio 2016

United States Ambassador to Palau Amy J. Hyatt hosted a reception for the athletes to Rio 2016.more

Team Palau to RIO 2016 Announced at the President Office, ROP

The Palau National Olympic Committee presented to his excellency Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. the final Athletes from Palau to the 2016 RIO Olympic Games.more

Belau Youth Games & Festival

Belau Youth Games & Festival will tip off on June 24 - July 02 2016more


Let's Celebrate Olympic Day 2016 with Walk for Life "Youth for Rio"

Olympic Day Run is an international Olympic Movement activity promoting mass participation of sports held in June organized by National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world.more

Palau Volleyball Federation AVC Level 1 Coaching Course

The Palau Volleyball Federation in partnership with the Asian Volleyball Confederation hosted a national coach’s clinic on April 11th – 15th 2016 at the Palau High School Gymmore

Skilang Temengil Wins Bronze Medal in the 2016 Africa Oceania Olympic Games Qualifier

On March 31, 2016, Palau’s Wrestling Team arrived in Algiers, Africa in their attempt to qualify for the Olympic Games. Only those athletes winning the top 2 spots (1st and 2nd place) in each of the greco roman style, freestyle mens and freestyle womens weight classes would be able to qualify for the Olympic Games.more


Earlier this month, two our elite athletes returned to Palau for 2 weeks before they headed to Japan to train. Christian Etpison Nicolescu and Blesam Tarkong was able to speak for a few minutes to our young student athletes from the 5th and 6th grade Koror Elementary School (KES).more

Wrestling in the Schools

During the month of January, Belau Wrestling Federation (BWF) in coordination with the Ministry of Education (MOE) conducted wrestling activities as a part of our outreach program to a number of schoolsmore

Palau Beach Games in Kuabes Beach was a Success

The First Palau Beach Games held in Kuabes Beach in beautiful state of Ngaraard was a huge success with over 100 kids participated various games including Archery, Beach Volleyball, Swimming, Kayaking/Water ski, and Beach Wrestling.more

Beach Games 2015, Kuabes Beach Ngaraard

First Palau Beach games to be held this weekend on December 19th & 20th on Kuabes Beach in Elab, Ngaraard State.more

9th IP&E; PALAU Challenge

This past weekend, Dec 5 & 6 the Belau Triathlon Federation hosted the 9th IP&E; Palau Challenge: Triathlon, Open Water Swim and Cycling events.

The events were very successful and every participant said they have a wonderful experience during the event. The only obstacles were the hills, heat and humidity from the course.more

A Former Oceania Olympic Table Tennis Player, Brett Burke is here on island

A Former Oceania Olympic Table Tennis Player, Brett Burke is here on island through Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) and Palau Noc (PNOC) and Belau Table Tennis Association on an Olympic Solidarity Program to help students, PE teachers and National coaches develope skill in playing, teaching and coaching table tennis.more

The Pacific Games Council (PGC) Executive Board at VAN2017 Meeting

The Pacific Games Council (PGC) Executive Board, led by President Vidhya Lakhan, has concluded its week of meetings in Port Vila, Vanuatu from 1-4 December.
Among the many agenda items on the PGC Executive Board’s agenda was a review of the upcoming Vanuatu 2017 Pacific Mini Games.more

Oceania Women & Sports Newsletter Issue 17

This year the IOC awarded the 2015 Women & Sport World Trophy to the New Zealand Olympic Committee for their role in championing change to ensure that women have a prominent role in sport, on and off the field of play.more

IWF World Championships 2015 Houston, USA

Stevick Patris sets his personal best marking him on the 38th spot out of 46 at the International Weightlifting Federations (IWF) World Championships held in Houston, USA November 20th 2015.more

Cliffside Hotel Donates to Palau Archery Association

Mr. Yan Hang Ai Bai (Alex) General Manager of Cliffside Hotel donates 160 arrows to the Palau Archery Association.more

Oceania's Baklai Temengil (PLW) and Auvita Rapilla (PNG) attending the ANOC Executive Comm. meeting

Oceania's Baklai Temengil (Palau) and Auvita Rapilla (PNG) attending the ANOC Executive Committee meeting in Washington. This is their first ANOC General Assembly as Executive Committee members.more

Palau Attending XX ANOC General Assembly

Palau NOC Secretary General Ms. Baklai Temengil, Palau NOC President Mr. Frank Kyota and Kenny Reklai Representing sport Marketing of Palau Noc representing Republic of Palau at the XX Association of National Olympic Committee (ANOC) General Assembly.more

Palau Softball Federation Highlights

3rd Weekend of FastPitch Softball Action played at Meyuns Ballfield. A FastPitch league organized by Palau Softball Federation (PSF) and made possible with its Partners and Major Sponsors, Koror State Government (Governor Yositaka Adachi), Shimbros Interntional (Melvin Tenorio) and Koror State Youth Council (Kenny Reklai).more

Rodman Teltull sets National Record with 10.71 Sec in IAAF World Championship in Beijin 2015

Rodman Teltull Set his Personal best and a National Record with 10.71 Sec in IAAF World Championships in Beijin 2015.more

Palau Top Wrestlers Train Abroad

Palau’s Top Wrestlers Train Abroad in Preparation for 2015 Senior World Championships & Blesam Tarkong Competes in 2015 Junior World Champs in Brazilmore



Join us at LONG ISLAND beach volleyball courts
Register NOW !!!!
WHEN: August 22– 23, 2015
WHERE: Long Island Beach Volleyball Courts
WHO: open men and open women (2 on 2)
Registration fee: $40.00/ team
Register by August 20, 2015 at PNOC
Technical Meeting August 21, 5pm at PNOCmore

Palau Swim Team to Compete in Kazan, Russia 2015

Привет (Hello) from Kazan, Russia! Palau Swim Team made it here last night, and are getting adjusted to life here in the championships village.more

Women's 200 Meter

Rubie Uby Gabriel​ Completed her 200 Meter Semi-Finals with a time of 28:00 Second, Unfortunately she didn't qualify to the finals and was rank 14th out of 19 competitors.more

First Medal in Athletics Pacific Games 2015

Second Day on Athletics 100 Meter Semi- Finals and Finals Results

Shaquille Teltull completed his 100m Semi Final with time of 11.67 seconds,unfortunately didn't qualify for finals. His older brother Rodman Teltull was on the second hit of the semi-finals and was able to made it to the finals with the time of 11:17 seconds which placed him 4th on the 100 meter finals start list.more

Team Palau finished with SEVEN National Records at the XV Pacific Games!

Tonight wrapped up with only two races, yet setting three national records led by Noel and UB. Noel dropped 1:12 in the 1500 Free with a blazing 18:38 getting a fifth place finish in the event. In the race, he actually broke his own 800 Free National record with a 9:58 going out in the 1500. UB had a good 200 Fly breaking her own National Record by 5 seconds swimming a 3:03 in the event. Withmore

Palau Swim Team

Team Palau Swimmers posed after a mixed medley freestyle. The team finished with a time 1:55.48.

Misech, Dirngulbai 17 years old completed 50 LC Meter Butterfly and clocked 32.08.more

Palau NOC applaud Mrs Judy Otto

Palau NOC applaud Mrs Judy Otto for representing Palau as an official for Swimming competition during the VX Pacific Games here in Port Moresby, Papua New Guineamore


Picture Caption: Twelve year-old Noel Keane of Palau, competing against the Solomon Islands' Albert Kado and Clayment Bill Lafiara in heat one of the 100m freestyle yesterday at the Taurama Aquatic Centre. Although he won the heat, his time of 1:06.86 was not enough to qualify for the next stage.more

Noel Keane

Noel KEANE interviewed by the national Tribe Fm in Port Moresby where he shines as a youngest swimmer in the Pacific Games and making records for Palau at the new Port Moresby swimming pool.more

Farewell & Good luck Stevick

Team Palau members will bid farewell to Stevick Patris, our champion weightlifter, who is returning to his 2nd home Noumea, New Caledonia where he is residing and training full time at the Oceania Weightlifting Training Center. Stevick has earned many medals and awards for Palau weightlifting program and for the games took the snatch bronze medal for Palau. Good luck Stevick on your journey to themore

Palau Swim Team in PNG

Team Palau is looking for another exciting few more events with the swimming team, with their last event on Sunday, 12th July with the open water event. The Palau Athletics Team will arrive in PNG for the games on 11th July with their first event the week of the 13th of July.more

First Medal For Team Palau 2015 Pacific Games

With 2015 Pacific Games as the best game ever seen by Pacific Islanders, Stevick Patris of Palau persevered to his utmost best in the snatch, clean and jerk with 16 competitors in the same weight class of 69kg, including in the games Australians and New Zealand.more

2015 Pacific Games OPENING CEREMONY

After years of preparation by Papua New Guinea and the region, Team Palau joined the hundreds of athletes around the pacific region on the marching to the opening ceremony on the 15th Pacific Games in the Nation’s Capital, Port Moresby. Pacific Games events began on 3rd of July and will continue until July 18th 2015.more

2015 Pacific Games Port Moresby - PNG

Team Palau 2015 participate the XV Pacific Games Flag Raising Ceremony at the Athlete’s village that took place on 2nd of July at the Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea along with the 24 nations including Australia and New Zealand.more

10th Belau Games Opening Ceremony

Despite the rainy weather, The 10th Belau games successfully held its Opening Ceremony at the Palau National Gym.more

10th Belau Games Opening Games

On Thursday 18, June 2015 Baseball was able to continue their scheduled games in the late afternoon after a rain out game yesterday. The first game was opened by Ngatpang and Koror State.more

15th Pacific Games to be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Palau National Olympic Committee has prepared a delegation of athletes, coaches, and team officials to represent Palau in the 15th Pacific Games to be held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea from 4-18 July 2015.more

OSEP Zone 1 Staff Orientation

Conclusion of the OSEP Zone 1 Staff Orientation!more

Day 5

North Pacific OSEP Orientation Concludedmore

Day 4

OSEP Zone 1 Staff Orientation Continue....more

Day 3

The Orientation for the OSEP North Pacific (Yap, Palau and Marshall Islands) Team continues…more

OSEP Zone 1 Staff Orientation Day 1

Beginning of Progress Day 1more

Film - Welcome to PNOC

This short film provides a great insight into the purpose and impact of PNOC - Palau National Olympic Committee. Made by young reporters in Palau.more

OSEP Zone 1 Staff Orientation

Palau Host OSEP North Pacific Sport Education Officers Orientationmore

2015 Belau Games Set

The 2015 Belau Games is now scheduled to take place from
June 19-28, 2015. So far seven states have registered their teams
and three more states are expected to submit their team lists by end of March. There will be 15 sports events in the program. For more information about Belau Games, please contact PNOC Office 488-4491 and talk to Topps or Corrine.more

Palau NOC Retreat in Peleliu

The Palau NOC Board, staff and National Federations had a two day retreat and review of Palau NOC Strategy Plan up to 2016 programs and beyond. The Education Commission is now working with members of national federation to finalize the outcome documents of Key Result Areas decided at the retreat to formalize the Map for the strategy and action for the NOC and respective national sports federationmore

PNOC Annual General Meeting

PNOC recently held its annual general meeting at the Palau International Coral Reef Center last Thursday, 24 January 2012. 14 out of the 15 member National Federations were represented at the meeting.more

VIDEO: Palauan Olympians...Friends or Rivals?

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters' Academy

Keesha Keane, Palau's 50m freestyle swimmer, is best friends with Ann-Marie Hepler, Marshall Islands' 50m freestyle swimmer, however both competed against each other in the same heat during the London Olympics. They reflect on the pro's and cons of being friends but also being rivals.more

VIDEO: Importance of Family to Palaun Athletes

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters' Academy
Behind every Olympian are friends and families that inspire and encourage the athletes throughout their journey. Being away from home during sporting events, like the Olympics, made the Palauan athletes reflect on what their families mean to them.more

VIDEO: Palau's London 2012 Olympic Journey

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters' Academy

Over 200 years ago a link was formed between the Pacific nation, Palau and England thanks to Captain Wilson and Prince Lee Boo. This link was created when the Antelope crashed and the crew, including Captain Wilson, were shipwrecked on one of the islands of Palau. After being given refuge on Palau thanks to the High Chief Ibedul, as a thank you Captain Wilson took Prince Lee Boo back to England.

Unfortunately within six months Prince Lee Boo contracted small pox and died, he is buried at St Mary's Church Rotherhithe. The Olympic team Palau visited the tomb of Prince Lee Boo where they reflected on their Olympic Journey and the legacy they will leave behind.more

VIDEO: Young Athletes of Palau

By Gemma Martin of The Reporter' Academy
With so many young athletes making an impact at the London 2012 Olympic Games, Keesha Keane and Rubie Joy Gabriel gave an insight as to what competing at the Olympics are like at the age of 16. They look forward to the future and reflect on their journey so far.more

Olympic Games inspire a generation: Palau

By Matai Akauola in London
03 AUGUST 2012 LONDON (PACNEWS) ----- Team Palau is staying true to the London Olympics theme ‘Inspire a Generation’ as they look to their three 16-year-olds for experiences of their lives.

“You know we have a very young team and they are once competing in the next couple of days, their coaches have been maintaining their focus,” said Baklai Temengil Secretary General of Palau National Olympic Committee.more

Oceania’s latest Olympians take to the track.

The eyes of the Pacific Islands were drawn to the Olympic Stadium as 9 Oceania athletes took to the track for the men’s 100m preliminary rounds. Athletes from Tonga, Palau, Tuvalu, The Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, American Samoa, The Solomon Islands, Kiribati and The Cook Islands all took part in the 4 heats.more

Palaun Rodman runs to New Heights

Today was the turn of the men’s 100m sprint at London 2012 Olympics. The start of day eight looked dull with black clouds over the stadium, however just before Palauan sprinter, Rodman Teltull, took his place in heat 2 the sun made a glorious appearance. This created great conditions for the 100m sprint in which Rodman would be racing against other athletes from around the world including Liaqat Amore

VIDEO: Palauan Rubie Runs a Joyous Personal Best

Gemma Martin of The Reporters' Academy
Day 7 of the Olympics saw the first day of the athletics events with the 100m women's sprint. Rubie Joy Gabriel ran alongside other athletes in heat 3 and achieved a new personal best. Rubie reflects on different aspects of her race and talks about the future.more

Rubie Runs a Joyous Personal Best

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters’ Academy

The atmosphere of a full house helped spur on all the athletes on as they took up their positions on the starting blocks for the heats of the women’s 100m.

Palau’s Rubie Joy Gabriel, took up her place in lane 4 in heat 3. The silence as the starter spoke must have been daunting for the second youngest athlete in the race, a moment when the athletes have to concentrate and contain their excitement and nerves. A challenge faced through a combination of prayer and quiet time.more

Judo Jen Takes to the Floor

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters’ Academy

Judo was first introduced to the Olympics in the 1964 Tokyo Games, initially with the men’s event and later the women’s in 1992. Judo is based on Jujitsu, with each contest lasting five minutes in which athletes attempt to make a range of throws and holds to gain points, with the winner scoring the most points, who will then advance on to the next stage.more

Patris Doing Palau Proud

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters’ Academy

Stevick Patris was applauded as he stepped forward out of the line up, whilst his name and country were called, alongside his fellow 62kg group B weightlifters from around the world including Tuvalu and India. After walking from the backstage area to the tension creating music, while applause trembled through the audience and the stamping of feet made the floor shake. Stevick then took his place on the 4m by 4m platform, looking down at the weight. The audience then went silent while Stevick took up his position ready to lift the 101Kg weight before him; bending down and placing his hands on the weight he took a deep breath ready to start.more

Proud Palau – Olympic Opening Ceremony

By Gemma Martin of The Reporters’ Academy

London 2012’s Opening Ceremony celebrated England’s past, present and future, showing the change of time through the industrial and digital revolutions. Engaging the English audience and providing a unique history lesson for the rest of the world.more

A Look back to the Future

By Gemma Martin from The Reporter's Academy.
The Oceania nations have revealed their flag bearers to the public, at the Oceania team welcome at ‘The Scoop’, a public amphitheatre, in London.more

VIDEO: Catching up with team Palau

The Oceania Team welcome was a great opportunity to catch up with members of team Palau. I spoke to them about their feeling towards the games and about how they have settled in to the athletes village.

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Palau’s Red Carpet Entrance

The start of Palau’s London 2012 journey officially began on Monday with the team’s welcome meeting, held in the Main Plaza of the Athletes Village. Members of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, dressed as court jesters helped to welcome the athletes when they started the event with their cover of ‘bicycle’, by the iconic English band Queen, whilst riding bikes, creating spectacular entertainment. The glorious sunshine lit up the whole event, complementing the brightly coloured clothing that the court jesters were wearing.more

The Warmest of Welcomes

By Emma Cullen and Gemma Martin of The Reporters’ Academy

After arriving in the Athletes Village, the Palau, Vanuatu and American Samoan athletes were given a warm welcome to the London 2012 Olympics with a theatrical performance by members of the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. The performers entered the main plaza energetically to their rendition of ‘Bicycle’ by Queen, ringing hand bells whilst cycling around the athletes and gathering them together. The atmosphere was further enhanced by the glorious heat and cloudless blue skies, making the Oceania athletes feel slightly more at home after the previous few months of dreary weather at the British training camps. The radiant sunshine matched the vibrant colours of the jester-like outfits of the performers, as their dances hailed the athletes before they raised each nation’s flag.more

Athletes Arrive Safely from Manchester

Team Palau Athletes arrived safely from Manchester where they spent a month training in preparation for the 2012 London Olympic Games.more

Palauan Athletes looking forward to London 2012

With days to go till London 2012, we caught up with Palauan athletes, Keesha Keane and Ruby Joy Gabriel, on how they have improved and what they are looking forward to since arriving in the North West. They expressed their excitement and hopes for their events in the London 2012 Olympics.
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Team Palau London Olympic Games meet President Toribiong

Team Palau to the London Olympic Games had an opportunity to meet with President Toribiong on Wednesday June 20th with members of the Palau National Olympic Committee and their respective coaches. The Athletes meeting with President Toribiong were four out of the five athletes confirmed to the Olympic Games, who are Ms. Jennifer Anson who will compete in the 63 women Judo event, Ms. Ruby Joymore

Jack Udui to represent Palau run the Olympic Torch

Jack Udui, Jr. from Ngkeklau, Ngaraard has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to run with the Olympic Torch as a result of his involvement in London 2012’s international sports legacy program, International Inspiration.more

Summer Youth Sports Festival

Palau National Olympic Committee and the National Sports Federations are hosting a Summer Youth Sports Festival for youth ages 6 - 18. Interested individuals are welcome to register at Palau NOC Office now until June 22nd. Click here for more informationmore

PNOC Special General Meeting

PALAU NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE held a Special General Assembly to review and adopt the amended Articles of Incorporation, the By-laws and the Palau NOC Strategy Plan 2009-2016. Click here for full story...more

Olympic Youth Camp Set for March 15th at Palau Gym

Palau Athletes and Olympians Commission with members of Palau NOC programs met with Sports Youth Ambassadors representing different sports in Palau to discuss and facilitate the proposed program and activities for the one day Olympic Youth Camp set for March 15th Youth Day.   As part of the core objective of the Palau Athletes and Olympians Commission, representing the voices and concerns of Athletes, The Camp – title Olympic Youth - will target young athletes between 10-18years of age who are active in their sport program, particularly young athletes, officials, sports administrators and young volunteers.

The Camp will focus on young athletes that are participating and training in the various programs offered to them through sports members recognized by the Palau NOC. The Theme will focus on the Olympic Values: Respect, Friendship and Excellence. From these values the idea is to educate and inspire these young people to further understand the following Subject matters related to their sports participation as well as their overall development: The Olympic Values Integration to our Society and Culture (Social Responsibilities) , Anti Doping and Sports, Nutrition, Education Pathway through Sports and Career, Sports For All – Youth Games, Stop HIV Program, and Voices of Athletes.  CAMP REGISTRATION FORM AVAILABLE GO TO "Publications and Reports" Section.



Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

From the Palau NOC and Sports Family....

Wishing you and your family the best this holiday season! We look forward to a properous new year in 2012! 

 The Palau NOC will be closed from Thursday December 29, 2011 to Tuesday January 3rd, 2012.  The Palau NOC Office will reopen for regular business hours from 8am to 5pm on Wednesday 4th of January 2012.



Palau holds Annual General Meeting

Palau National Olympic Committee held its Annual General Meeting at the Palau Pacific Resort on Thursday, 10th November 2011.



Playing at their best today, Team Palau Baseball played their game against CNMI and took the Bronze Medal (8-0). CNMI and Guam will play for Gold and Silver Tomorrow.

The Palau Athletics Team competed in the 200m and 400m sprints. Ruby Joy Gabriel clocked 29.02 in the 200m women and Rodman Teltull clocked 23.22 while John Stills clocked 23.45. in the men’s 200m event. In the event of Weightlifting, our Palau lifter Maverick Faustino competed today in his weight class of 94kg where he snatched 95kg, clean & jerk 120 total of 215 in his event, ranking 5th place.


6th September Team HIghlight at the 2011 Games

The day kicked off with Weightlifter Dmitri Villanueva’s event, where he snatched 93kg and did a max personal best of clean & jerk at a 110kg. Dmitri did his max in the event with total weight of 203 where he ranked 6th in his weight class.


Stevick Patris WIN for Palau at Pacific Games 2011

In his first event of the day today, Sept 5, 2011,  and the final event, the top male athlete Weightlifter Stevick Patris achieved Team Palau the first Silver and two Bronze in his 62kg Weightclass.  Congratulations to Stevick.  Stevick is in the same class as Manuel from FSM Team.  The two remaining lifters Dmitri and Maverick will be lifting tomorrow and wednesday in their respective weightclass.  (photo: Stevick showing his medals with members of Team Palau coaches and managers)


Team Palau Update last week of Pacific Games

Team Palau 2011 in Noumea are doing okay with the last week of the games left. The rest of the teams are starting all their events today 5th September with Beach Volleyball kicking off the day with the Men’s Beach Volleyball against CNMI team all the way to three sets and CNMI taking away the last set with scores of CNMI 15 and Palau 11. The first set won by CNMI 21 and Palau 16 and 2nd set taken by Palau 21 and CNMI 18. The Women Beach volleyball played their first game with Tahiti with only two sets to Tahiti (1st set Tahiti 21 and Palau 8 and 2nd set Tahiti 21 and Palau 9).


John Tarkong, Jr. recipient of IOC Award 2010

As a tradition for 10 years at the PNOC Sports Award Banquet and as part of the IOC NOC program, Mr. John Tarkong, an Olympian and now coach for Palau national wrestling program was the recipient for the IOC 2010 Trophy, entitled :  Sports - Inspiring young People.  Mr. Tarkong was selected among the top sports people in Palau.  He was presented this award for his commitment to many young wrestlers who he has brought to the programat very young ages and has provided mentorship, guidance and even open his home to many wrestlers in the past years and continue to do today.  Mr. Tarkong is an active athlete, coach and a strong advocate of sports programs in Palau and represents Palau in FILA as the President of Oceania Wrestling.  Congratulations Mr. Tarkong.


PNOC Sports Award Banquet

The Palau National Olympic Committee and national sports federations celebrated with Sportspeople at the 10th Annual Sports Banquet on the 9th of April - PNOC Day.  The event was held at Ngarachemayong Cultural Center.   The event recognized sports athletes, coaches, volunteers, officials, partners and supporters for the program of 2010 and beyond.  The evening highlighted many youth athletes.  The Palau NOC was very fortunate to have the ONOC Secretary General, Rick Blas, attend and was a guest speaker at this NOC Annual Function.  The Female Athlete of the Year 2010 was awarded to Ayana Rengiil of Palau Tennis Federation and Male Athlete of the Year was awarded to Olai Kumangai of Palau Triathlon Federation. 


PNOC Recognizes Sports Heroes

The Palau National Olympic Committee started the New Year celebrating Palau’s Sports Heroes as well as individuals whose contributions to sports programs over the past years in Palau.  




PNOC joins the Environmental movement

On December 14th 2010, the Palau Conservation Society (PCS) received a $10,000 grant from the Palau National Olympic Committee (PNOC) through the International Olympic Committee Sports & Environment Programs as part of a collaborative effort between the two organizations to bring together sports and the environment. The grant will help expand community support in the State of Ngeremlenguii for th


PNOC meet with Minister Kuartei of Health Ministry

The Chairman of the recent Micronesian Games/President of the Palau NOC, Mr. Frank Kyota, had a courtesy visit to Minister Kuartei at MOH to extend appreciation from the Games Organizing Committee and the Palau NOC for the commitment and partnership from the Ministry of Health staff and management to the recent delivery of the games.more

Palau NOC General Assembly

On Thursday November 11, 2010 – the Palau National Olympic Committee and the member National Sports Federations held the 2010 Annual General Membership of the Palau NOC. The Annual meeting provides the opportunity for each national sports federations to present their 2010 activities and reports, as well as the plans for 2011 and beyond.
To receive copies of the Annual General Assembly meetings dmore

President Toribiong Visit's the NOC Office

On Thursday, October 28th, President Toribiong and his advisor visited the NOC Office briefly to meet with Palau NOC President Frank Kyota, Secretary General, Baklai Temengil and staff of the NOC. The visit was reqeusted by the Palau NOC for the President to tour the NOC Office and meet the staff. (Photo: Right to left: President Toribiong and to his left - Ngirai Tmetuchl and Frank Kyota)more

Palau NOC attends the 17th General Assembly of ANOC

The 17th General Assembly of the Association of the National Olympic Committees was held on October 20-23rd in Acapulco, Mexico.
Baklai Temengil, Secretary General for Palau NOC was the delegate to the general assembly. The General Assembly hosted all the 205 National Olympic Committees and the agenda discussions were on Reports on Olympic Movement, including the 1st Olympic Sports Convention.more

Singapore YOG Torch Relay

Palau's Maria Gibbons representing Palau not only at the 1st Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, but also one of the torch bearers during the Torch Relay.more

Team Palau Arrives in Singapore

Team Palau arrives safely in Singapore and is now settled in at the Games Village. Team Palau departed on Wednesday, 11 August 2010, to Singapore via Manila, Philippines. After spending one night in Manila they continued on to Singapore to take part in the First Youth Olympic Games.more

Volleyball Schedule for Women's Games

Guam took gold from Pohnpei in the men's finals. The women are still fighting for the medal games. See attached Schedule for the remaining days of the Games.more

200plus athletes arrive for the Games

200plus Teams from CNMI, CHUUK, RMI, Kosrae and Guam are in Palau now ready for the games on August 1-10, 2010. The organizing committee has confirmed 1,200plus participants. The opening ceremony of the games will be held on August 1, 2010 Sunday at 430pm at the Palau Track and Field. See attached schedule of the gamesmore

7th Micronesian Games - Updated Information

For information on the 7th Micronesian Games, please go to the "Publications and Reports" Section. Information includes Competition Manuals and Event Schedules...more

Micronesian Games to bring 1,000plus Athletes

As of today June 30th - 31 days left to the opening of the games on August 1st. Palau has confirmed entries of 1,000 plus athletes to the 7th Micronesian Games which will open on August 1st and close August 10th. For more information about the games, click on the games logo.more

Youth Team Sports Meet with Team Palau 2010 Coaches

June 17, 2010: The Youth Team Sports (YTS) representatives visiting Palau through the basketball program had the unique opportunity to share their experiences and give support to Palau National Coaches to the 2010 Micronesian Games.more

MGOC Meet with Games Kitchen Support Staff

In preparation to the Games in August, many volunteers are dedicating their time, efforts and expertise, to commit to the success of various aspect of the games delivery.more

Palau Finalize 2010 Youth Olympic Games Team

Athletics Team : Ms. Rubie Joy Gabriel, Mr. Rodman Teltull
Weightlifting : Mr. Mavrick T. Faustino
Swimming : Ms. Maria Gibbons
Coaches are Ms. Peoria Koshiba (Coach for Athletics and Chef de Mission, Mr. Steven Patris Coach For Weightlifting and Ms. Yumiko Shima, Swimming Coach
Rolynda Jonathan (PLW): IOC Young Reporters Training Program scholarship recipient.more

Welcome Upward Bound Students to Palau NOC

Please join us and welcome these students to the Games Office and NOC Office. They are eager to learn and be involved in sports delivery, especially in our preparation to the Games. (photo: one of our student Elsei Tellei, the Micro Games Logo Artist, who is painting the logo at the games office at the Gym)more


Youth Team Sports is a Christian based group from the USA who have travelled to many of the Micronesian countries conducting clinics and spreading the message about the qualities in life that young people need to aspire to.more

Palau Athletes Commission & Olympians Update

The Palau Athletes Commission & Olympians are getting ready to be more involved in the Micronesian Games in August.more

PNOC Celebrates Sports People

The Palau National Olympic Committee hosted and celebrated the 10th Annual Sports Banquet Award on April 9th the Palau NOC Day.more

Competition Manuals - 7th Micronesian Games

Competition Manuals for the 7th Micronesian Games have been completed and can be viewed in the 'Publications and Reports' Section.more

PNOC Members attend the ONOC Meetings March 28

The Palau National Olympic Committee members, President Frank Kyota and Vice President Bill Keldermans travelled to Nadi Fiji to attend Oceania National Olympic Committe Annual General Assembly and a Regional Forum on Sports Autonomy and Good Governanance. Also attending the meetings are Dr. Caleb Otto and Baklai Temengil of Palau NOCmore

Micronesian Games Meetings in Palau

The Micronesian Games Organizing Committee and the Micronesian Games Council co-hosted a meeting of the Micronesian Games Council and Chef de mission meeting to update participating countries of the preparation of the games here in Palau, from 10-11, March 2010.more

7th Micronesian Games Preparation in Full Swing

The 7th Micronesian Games Organizing Committee is in full swing of work preparation to host the games from 1-10, August 2010. GAMES MAIN OFFICE (MOC) Office is behind the Gym – former Mini games Office
Staff: Marcy Andrew and Sally Techitong
Telephone Numbers: 488-6462 (mgoc)
Website: Link to Palau Visitor’s Website
www.visit-palau.com or www.palau.travelmore

Palau Youth Olympic Games Chef in Singapore

The 2010 Youth Olympic Games Chef de Mission for Team Palau, Mr. Kazuki Sungino is in Singapore attending the Chef De Mission's meeting.more

2010 Micronesian Games "Green Games Concept"

As part of the preparation to the 7th Micronesian Games, the organizing commitee is adopting 7 initiatives to Keep the Games Green.more

Palau NOC Annual General Assembly

On 18th February 2010, Palau National Olympic Committee held its 10th Annual General Assembly at the Palau International Coral Reef Center Conference Room.more

Local Artists Lend a Hand

Various local artists joined forces and conducted a benefit concert to help raise funds for the upcoming 7th Micronesian Games.more

Palau NOC Annual Activity Report

Click here for Palau National Olympic Committee 2009 Annual Activity Report...more

2010 Micronesian Games Organizing Committee Reorganized

On 29th July 2009, His Excellency Johnson Toribiong, President of the Republic of Palau, signed into effect Presidential Directive 09-05 amending Presidential Directive 08-03 to "Reorganize membership of 2010 Micronesian Games Organizing Committee...".more

Table Tennis holds Clinic

With the assistance of Palau National Olympic Committee, Belau Table Tennis was able to secure funding through Olympic Solidarity to bring a table tennis expert to Palau to conduct table tennis clinics at the beginner's level.more

PNOC participates in IOC Oceania Seminars

During the month of July 2009, the Palau NOC participated in various IOC Oceania Seminars around our region.more

PNOC Extends "Thank You" to State Representatives

The 2009 Belau Games was a very successful event due to the hard work of all the State Representatives. The Palau NOC recognizes and extends sincere appreciation to each State Representative for their dedication, hardwork and determination to make sure that their State teams were well prepared and represented at the 2009 Belau Games.more

Koror State Team leads in Gold Medal and Overall

With Koror State Team taking most Gold and Most medals of the 2009 Belau National Games, it is still noted that highlights of the games was achieving greater performances in each sporting event both at team sport and individual sport.more

Belau Games Website

click on 'Links' in the left menu to access daily results of the Belau Games and to view photos of the participating State Teams.more

Results of the 2009 Belau Games

Click here for the Unofficial Results of the 7th Belau Games, Days 1-4.more


Click here to view for the overall schedule of events for the upcoming Belau Games from 16 - 25 July 2009more

2009 Belau Games set for 16-25 July in Koror Palau

The 2009 Belau National Games is scheduled for 16-25, 2009 with all sports to be held in Koror State, Palau. The Chairperson for the 2009 Belau National Games is Mr. Kazuki Sungino. For any information about the games, please contact PNOC at 488-4367 or email to pnoc@palaunet.com or lulurivera@gmail.commore

PNOC Celebrates 10years of Olympism in Palau

In commemorating the official date of the 10th year anniversary of the Palau National Olympic Committee on June 19th – the Palau NOC board celebrated the day with the NOC staff by introducing the indentified potential young athletes for the 2009-2012 Olympic Program.more

Belau Baseball Federation Annual Meeting

As part of the Palau NOC objective to assist in strengthening the roles of member national federations, the NOC with Belau Baseball Federation (BBF) coordinated efforts to host the Belau Baseball Federation annual meeting and general assembly on June 18th.more

PNOC President Meets IOC President

At the recently held ONOC General Assembly in Queenstown, Palau NOC Executive Board had the opportunity to meet with IOC President, Jacques Rogge.more

8th Annual Sports Awards Banquet

To honor our athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers and our sponsors, Palau NOC along with the fourteen member National Federations held the 8th Annual Sports Award Banquet at the Palau Pacific Resort last Thursday, 9th April 2009.more

Palau NOC Annual General Meeting - 19th February 2009

On 19th February 2009 Palau National Olympic Committee and the National Federations held its annual general meeting at the Palau International Coral Reef Center Conference Room. The meeting was well attended, with thirteen out of fourteen sports in attendance.more

Elgin Recieves Athlete Scholarship

In recent developments, the Palau National Olympic Committee was able to secure a scholarship from the Oceania Foundation through its partnership with Samsung for Palau’s elite wrestler, Elgin “Tulop” Elwais in the amount of USD$6,400.00.more
Group Photo

Palau NOC Strategy Planning Workshop

The Palau National Olympic Committee in cooperation with the member National Federations held a “Strategy Planning Workshop” in Melekeok State from 9th – 11th January 2009.more
Topps Sungino, Team Palau Chef de Mission, 2010 YOG

Team Palau Chef de Mission, 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Singapore

Kazuki "Topps" Sungino, named Team Palau Chef de Mission to the 1st Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, 2010.more
Marcy Andrew, 2009 Team Palau Chef de Mission

Palau NOC Names Team Palau Chef de Mission to 2009 PMG, Cook Islands

In a history making decision, the Executive Board of the Palau National Olympic Commmittee has named a female to lead Team Palau at the 2009 Pacific Mini Games, Cook Islands.more

2010 Oceania Swim Championships, Samoa

Samoa Swimming Federation (SSF) held its Nationals and Annual General Meeting last weekend, November 22. The focus of the meeting was to address the upcoming hosting of the Oceania Championships.more

Tax Refund Form

To all our valued Sponsors, please click here for access to download the Bureau of Revenue, Customs & Tax Refund Application. Your support and contributions are deeply appreciated. click here for formmore
2011 PGOC and Palau NOC Board

2011 Pacific Games Organizing Committee Visit to P

Members of the 2011 Pacific Games Organizing Committee travelled to Palau in late November to meet with Palau NOC Executive Board to discuss preparations for the highly anticipated Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia from 27th August to 10th September 2011. click here for more...more
ROP President with 2010 MGOC

2010 Micronesian Games Organizing Committee

The 2010 Micronesian Games Organizing Committee held it's first meeting on 25th November. The meeting included both the organizing committee and advisory group as mandated in Presidential Directive 08-03. click here for full storymore

President Remengesau signing Directive

Palau President Sign Directive for 2010 Micro Game

13 November 2008, the President of the Republic of Palau, the Honorable Tommy E. Remengesau, Jr. signed the Presidential Directive No. 08-03 Establishing the Micronesian Games Organizing Committee. The Micronesian Games is scheduled for July 11-20, 2010 in Palau. For more information contact the Palau NOC Office at 488-4367.more
Secretary Generals Meeting in Suva

Secretary General Meeting and MOSO in Fiji

The Oceania National Olympic Committee Secretary General's met in Suva Fiji to discuss on the priorities and funding allocations for Oceania sports for the next Olympiad 2009-2012. Baklai Temengil, Secretary General from Palau participated in this forum. In addition, a pilot project for the Oceania Sport Education Program was launched were 13 countries from Oceania are participating in an educational program called MOSO - Managing Olympic Sports Organizations of Oceania. The MOSO is a pathway for other education programs at an Oceania level to MEMOS an IOC initiative education program.
For informatation of the Secretary General's meeting, please check the Oceania NOC website or contact Palau NOC.more

Micronesian Games Logo Contest

The Micronesian Games Council is searching for a LOGO of the Games. Click here for suggested tips for creating the logo.more

Palau to Host 2010 Micronesian Games

The Palau National Olympic Committee is beginning initial preparations for the 2010 Micronesian Games slated for 11 - 20 July 2010. Click here to view Bid information of the Games.more
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