NZ transgender Hubbard still got man’s bones, strength: Samoan weightlifter Sipaia

Tokyo Olympics-bound Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia has spoken for the first time on New Zealand’s transgender weightlifting rival Laurel Hubbard, saying she is sad...

Team Fiji names team to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

FASANOC’s Executive Board is making the following recommendations for Athletes and Officials to represent Team Fiji at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. National Federations have been...

Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia through to Olympics

Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia has confirmed her spot in the Tokyo Olympics next month and says she is honored to be representing the country. Sipaia...

Palau backs Japan’s effort to stage Tokyo Olympics

Palau is supporting Japan’s plan to proceed with hosting the Tokyo Olympics next month, despite calls to cancel the games. President Surangel Whipps Jr told...

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Australia’s Olympics lifeline to Pacific nations

The Morrison Government and the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) are working in partnership to support over 170 Olympic and Paralympic athletes from eleven Pacific...

ONOC Digest – 49 Days to Go to the Tokyo Games

Fiji Rugby names men and women squad for PacificAus Sports Oceania Rugby Sevens (Fiji Rugby) Fiji Rugby Chief Executive Officer John O’Connor has welcomed...

ONOC Digest – 50 Days to Go to the Tokyo Games

Aussie Spirit depart for Japan ahead of Tokyo 2020 (Australian Olympic Team) Based in Ota City, Gunma Province, the squad of 23 are the first...

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