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ANOC supports NOCs celebrating International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

ANOC joined National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) and supporting the IOC’s call for the Olympic Movement to encourage everyone to be active and stay healthy at this difficult time.

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GNOC delivers MiSO course to strengthen capacity of sports administrators in Guam

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ONOC President Dr Robin Mitchell receives award for the promotion of sports and Olympism in Fiji as FASANOC celebrates 70th anniversary‍

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Acting ANOC President marks “One Year to Go” to Tokyo 2020

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AOC President John Coates has been elected Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee

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Launch of First Online Global Course on Sport and the Sustainable Development Goals

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Tokyo Games qualifications now finalised

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Venues for Tokyo Games confirmed

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Pacific Webinar on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions

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Sir John to lead new look PNGOC Board

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ONOC and FASANOC join forces and innovate to celebrate Olympic Day

The COVID-19 restrictions did not prevent staff of the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) secretariat in Suva from celebrating Olympic Day.

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Olympic Day 2020 - the world’s biggest online Olympic workout

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Athletes’ Commission condemns attack on PNG athlete

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Team Fiji’s progress amidst this COVID-19 crisis

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ONOC saddened with passing of EOC President Kocijancic

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ONOC Athletes’ Commission Chairperson appointed to IOC Commission

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OSEP launches online management course for NOCs and NFs

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ANOC and Korean Sport & Olympic Committee announce Seoul 2020 ANOC General Assembly moved to 2021

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Olympic Solidarity funding extended for Tokyo Games preparation

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ANOC Executive Council postpones ANOC World Beach Games to 2023

The ANOC Executive Council has decided to postpone the next edition of the ANOC World Beach Games to 2023 in order to alleviate pressure on the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and ensure they can focus on preparing their athletes for the rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games.

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Vollmer grateful to IOC and ONOC

Team Fiji athlete Eugene Vollmer has thanked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Oceania National OlympicCommittees (ONOC) for their financial assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.

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ANOC supports NOCs celebrating International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

ANOC joined National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world in celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) and supporting the IOC’s call for the Olympic Movement to encourage everyone to be active and stay healthy at this difficult time.

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ANOC thanks Health Workers around the world on World Health Day

ANOC marked World Health Day by thanking health workers around the world for their dedication to keeping the world healthy. Acting ANOC President Robin Mitchell said: “On behalf of the global NOC family, we would like to express our thanks to health workers and care givers all around the world for the vital role they play every minute of every day in keeping us healthy. They are at the forefront of our global fight against the current COVID-19 pandemic and their selfless dedication is an inspiration to all of us.

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Commission reassures athletes of Oceania in these unprecedented times

The ONOC Athletes’ Commission today released a message to affirm and encourage its membership amidst these trying times.“All of us are connected through the Ocean. Now, more than ever, we need to support each other through these difficult times by showing solidarity,”Chairperson of the ONOC Athletes ‘Commission, Karo Lelai said today.

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Joint Statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee

THE PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (IOC), THOMAS BACH, AND THE PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, ABE SHINZO, HELD A CONFERENCE CALL THIS MORNING TO DISCUSS THE CONSTANTLY CHANGING ENVIRONMENT WITH REGARD TO COVID-19 AND THE OLYMPIC GAMES TOKYO 2020.

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ONOC supports the IOC in its commitment to stage the Tokyo 2020 Games

The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) fully supports the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in its commitment to stage the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020,” said ONOC President Dr Robin Mitchell.

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Numa first to secure 2020 Olympic spot for sailing

(PNG NOC) - Teariki Numa is the first Papua New Guinea athlete to secure a spot for the country at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in the sport of sailing. Competing in the Laser Standard class, the 20-year old from Hula, grabbed the spot during the Oceania qualifiers which was held during the WorldLaser Championships in Melbourne from February 8th to 17th this year.

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ONOC’s education program recommended training solution at AIBA’s Oceania Forum, underway in Fiji today

The Oceania National Olympic Committee’s (ONOC) education’s program OSEP was recommended as a “capacity and skills-building” solution for boxing federations in Oceania, as part of World Boxing’s attempts to regain its full status globally and more importantly the Olympic movement.

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Acting ANOC President praises record-breaking Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games

Acting ANOC President Robin Mitchell today praised the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Organising Committee for delivering an outstanding event that provided the perfect environment in which young athletes, from a record number of National Olympic Committees (NOCs), could compete.

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New ‘Play True Pasifik’ curriculum developed by regional anti-doping organization

Athletes in the Oceania region will soon benefit from a curriculum that’s currently been developed by the Oceania RegionalAnti-Doping Organisation (ORADO) in a 3-day workshop in Suva.

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XXIV ANOC General Assembly 2019 closes in Doha

The two-day XXIV ANOC General Assembly drew to a close last Friday following a week of productive meetings and important discussions in the Qatari capital city, as ANOC continues to push for further reform to help better serve the needs of the world’s NOCs.

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The Chef de Mission role is not a privilege or reward ONOC President Dr Robin Mitchell stresses at Oceania Olympic Forum in Nadi this week

Chef de Missions (CdM) and support staff from 13 of the 15 pacific countries to next year’s Olympic Games are attending a 2-day forum in Nadi this week in preparation for Tokyo 2020.

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Toea Wisil and Brandon Schuster awarded Oceania’s best female and best male athletes at the ANOC 2019 Awards in Doha

Papua New Guinea sprint queen Toea Wisil and Samoan swimmer Brandon Schuster were awarded the Oceania regions Best Female and Best Male athletes at the ANOC (Association of National Olympic Committees) 2019 Awards held at Katara Hall, Doha, Qatar this evening.

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Fiji’s Lorraine Mar awarded ANOC Meritorious Award for her contribution to sports in Fiji and the Oceania region

The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) congratulates Fiji’s Lorraine Mar for receiving the ANOC Meritorious Awards for her outstanding contribution to sports and the Olympic movement in Fiji.

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ANOC Executive Council meets in Doha ahead of General Assembly

The 79th meeting of the ANOC Executive Council took place in Doha yesterday, with the collaboration and unity of the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and Continental Associations a key focus of the meeting.

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ANOC’s inaugural World Beach Games opens in Doha, Qatar

(ONOC Media) - The official Opening Ceremony for the inaugural Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) World Beach Games Qatar 2019 took place at the Kitara Amphitheatre at 7.00pm (Qatar time).

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Oceania workshop focuses on creating equity in sport

The Oceania National Olympic Committee’s (ONOC) Equity Commission will convene phase two of its “Leaning In” Equity and Diversity Workshop at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi, this weekend.

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Heat mitigation top of the agenda at Tokyo 2020 seminar

Heat mitigation during the summer Games has been a major discussion point at the Chefs de Mission (CDM) Seminar currently underway in Tokyo, Japan.For Australia’s Chef de Mission Ian Chesterman this is both an athlete and delegation concern. “Heat mitigation is an athlete well-being matter and it’s not just the athlete. We need to be aware of our role as Chef de Mission is to ensure that everybody in the delegation is going to be looked after, in what will be trying conditions over here,” Chesterman said.

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Tokyo 2020 ahead of schedule and prepared

Impressive and innovative are the two words that describe the venues for Tokyo 2020 as Chefs de Mission of participating countries were taken on a tour to see firsthand the progress to date. The seminar currently underway in Tokyo is the opportunity for the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee to provide competing countries with an update on the preparation of games.

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Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee hosts Chefs de Mission Seminar in Tokyo this week

With less than a year to go over 400 representatives from National Olympic Committees (NOCs) around the world including the Chef de Missions of participating countries to next year’s Olympic games are gathering in Tokyo, Japan this week for the Chefs de Mission (CDM) Seminar hosted the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Voting underway to elect athletes’ representative in the Pacific Games Council

Voting is now in progress to elect the new athletes’ representative into the Pacific Games Council.Facilitated by the Voices of the Athletes (VoA) Champions and open to all participating athletes from 22 countries at this 16th 2019 Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa, the process is straight forward but conducted in the strictest manner to uphold the integrity of the process.

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ONOC survey at Pacific Games to measure impact of OSEP management and coaches training in 11 countries

The impact of a number of Oceania Sport Education Program’s (OSEP) courses are being assessed through a survey of a sample group of graduates, that are participating in the 2019 Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa.

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Pacific sports ministers enlightened on ONOC’s regional investments in sport through the Olympic movement

ONOC’s vision of inspiring success, pride and living the Olympic values was the underlying theme and message in ONOC’s update at the Pacific Islands Sports Ministers Meeting that took place at the Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel and Bungalows as a prelude to the 16th Pacific Games in Apia, Samoa.

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Athletes given platform to speak at 2019 XIV Pacific Games

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Sports policies in the region to include anti-doping urges ORADO Chairman

Senior officials at the Pacific Sport and Physical Activity Policy Roundtable at Sheraton Samoa Aggie Grey’s Hotel Bungalows in Apia this week were urged to include anti-doping policies in their Sports Policy.

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Sports Ministers told more support needed for national anti-doping programs

Sports Ministers from the Pacific and their representatives were encouraged to work closely with their National Olympic Committee (NOC) to support the Oceania Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (ORADO) in the development of national programs.The 2019 Pacific Islands Sports Ministers Meeting, chaired by Samoa’s Minister of Education, Sport and Culture, Hon. Loau Solamalemalo Keneti Sio was the prelude to the 2019 XVI Pacific Games currently underway in Apia, Samoa.

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Twenty-seven coaches graduate from 11th edition of International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program

The three participants were honored with the top-class project award, for the following projects: “Development of Coaching Framework to Formalize Beach Volleyball in the Marshall Islands,” Darcyann Muller; “Developing a Level One Gymnastics Coach Curriculum and Certification Program for St Vincent and the Grenadines,” Laprise Harris Williams; and “Team PNG Elite Performance Coach Education Program in Papua New Guinea,” Chris Amini.

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IOC President visits Guam

Guam National Olympic Committee (GNOC) President and ONOC Secretary General Rick Blas welcomed Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, Guam on May 10-11. Rick Blas, Guam National Olympic Committee President, says Bach met with our stakeholders, Governor Lou Leon Guerrero, Guam’s national teams, future athletes and tour GNOC and sports facilities while on island.

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IOC President Bach visits Palau

During his short visit, Bach will be welcomed by the Palau NOC President Frank Kyota and Secretary General, Palau NOC/IOC member Baklai Temengil, andsports leaders and athletes. Bach will meet with President Tommy E. Remengesau, jr. of Palau. He will visit with athletes and sports facilities.

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CISNOC Athletes Commission Outreach

In partnership with CISNOC, the Anti-Doping & Athletes Commission delivered their programme to Team Cook Islands athletes as a build up to the Pacific Games - Samoa. Over 200 athletes part took in the 2 evening workshop engaging with the messages delivered from both Commissions.

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IOC President and PNG Prime Minister witness signing of MOU

With the International Olympic Committee President, Thomas Bach and the Prime Minister and Minister for Sport, Peter O’Neill in attendance, the PNG Olympic Committee and the Government body responsible for sport in Papua New Guinea, the PNG Sports Foundation, signed an MOU capturing areas of cooperation for the two organizations.

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USP and ONOC Collaboration

This scholarship is a collaboration between USP and the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) and is designed to build the research capacity at USP in line with the University’s strategic research themes, strengthen the evidence base on the contribution of sport to sustainable development, and inform policy development and regional investments in and through sports in Pacific Island countries.

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Best Practice Symposium, XXXIX ONOC Annual General Assembly

The Symposium provided a platform for all delegates to explore and discuss contemporary issues across the sector including governance and integrity, financial compliance, strengthening Olympic systems and processes, sports education and high performance. During the symposium, presentations were delivered by industry experts, InternationalOlympic Committee(IOC), and National Olympic Committees’ sharing best practice.

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Oceania Development Symposium

The symposium is in line with ONOC’s Strategic Plan (2018 – 2021) four core functions, namely, Building and Strengthening NOC Capacity, Cultivating regional and global partnerships, Contributing towards sporting excellence and leading by example.

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Fiji National Sport Commission (FNSC) signs on as an OSEP training provider

ONOC through its training and development arm, the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) is delighted to partner the Fiji National Sports Commission Fiji National Sports Commission (FNSC) to form a platform for the delivery of training programs for community sport administrators and coaches including the grass roots. A partnership agreement was signed last week (Tues 14/8/18) between the Fiji National Sports Commission and the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) paving the way for this collaboration to begin in Fiji.

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