News Archive

PNG ready to bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games

Friday 24. of July 2015

PORT MORESBY, 24 JULY 2016 ( POST COURIER) -----Papua New Guinea is ready to bid for the 2026 Commonwealth Games because of the international accredited sporting facilities that the Government has built, Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko said.


PhD Students Research Grant Programmed 2016

Friday 05. of June 2015


Launch of the PhD Students Research Grant Programme 2016

All current postgraduate students enrolled in a PhD programme within the human and social sciences and having Olympism, Olympic sports or the Olympic Games as one of their research topics.&n

Oceania region maps out anti-doping plan

Tuesday 12. of May 2015

NADI, 12 MAY 2015 ( FIJI TIMES) --- The Oceania Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (ORADO) expects the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea and the Commonwealth Games in Samoa to be drug free.

ORADO held its executive meeting at the Tanoa Inte

Oceania Media attend Doha workshop

Monday 11. of May 2015

Pacific journos join NOCs at Women and Sport meet

Fiji Ready To Host First Emerging Nations Program Clinic

Wednesday 22. of April 2015

Young sailors and coaches from six nations are preparing for the first clinic of the 2015 ISAF Youth Sailing World Championship Emerging Nations Program (ENP) set to be held in Suva, Fiji from 24-30 April.

Representatives from hosts Fiji, the Cook

Olympism for Humanity Alliance

Tuesday 21. of April 2015

After our very successful programs in 2013 & 2014, the International Olympic Academy and the Olympism for Humanity (O4H) Alliance are proud to announce two upcoming events. The 2015 O4H Praxis Summer Program and the 2015 O4H Summit to be he


Monday 20. of April 2015

anuatu Sport and VASANOC will be honored to host the President of International Olympic Committee (IOC) Dr Thomas Bach and his Entourage from Sunday 3 to Monday 4 May 2015 in Port Vila.

Dr Bach is the second IOC President to visit Vanuatu after M

2015 ONOC General Assembly Suva FIJI

Monday 20. of April 2015

The 2015 ONOC General Assembly is shaping up to be one of the biggest meetings hosted by ONOC and the Organisation of Sports Federation of Oceania OSFO.  About 200 delegates have already registered for the Assembly which is being held in Fiji

IOC Athlete Learning Gateway

Saturday 18. of April 2015

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach today announced that the IOC will launch a free, online education service aimed specifically at Olympians, other elite athletes and their coaches.

The new service, called “The IOC Athle

Northern unions threatened by Pacific rugby potential

Friday 17. of April 2015

AUCKLAND, 17 APRIL 2015 (RNZI) ---The International Rugby Players Association says there is a weird tension at rugby's world governing body, which continues to invest money in the Pacific Islands but is made up of members who are threatened by the po

Former Australian cricketer arrives for Pacific Games Preparation

Thursday 16. of April 2015

Joanne Broadbent, a former Australian Test Cricketer and current New South Wales Women’s Coach has arrived in PNG to boost the Preparations for the women’s team in the lead up to the Pacific Games.

As part of her visit here, she will assist in p

IOC President to hear ONOC

Thursday 16. of April 2015

SUVA, 17 APRIL 2015 ( FIJI TIMES) --- International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will be present in Fiji during the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) general assembly in May.

Bach will be in Suva to hear the views of the ON

OFC champions on track

Wednesday 15. of April 2015

SUVA, 15 APRIL 2015 ( FIJI TIMES) --- Defending champions Auckland City remain on track in the Fiji Airways OFC Champions League following another win in the second round of the competition.

The New Zealand-based side thumped Western United of Solo

IOC launches whistleblower hotline on match-fixing

Tuesday 14. of April 2015

LONDON, 14 APRIL 2015 (AP)--- The IOC on Monday set up a hotline for whistleblowers to report match-fixing and other corruption in a new initiative to protect the integrity and credibility of the Olympics and other sports competitions.

The Internat

NRL welcomes government investment in Pacific

Tuesday 14. of April 2015

SYDNEY, 14 APRIL 2015 (NRL) ---The NRL on Friday welcomed a AUD$500,000 Federal Government grant for the game's Pacific Strategy, which uses rugby league to deliver important programs around health, education and other social issues.

Julie Bishop,