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Olympic impact sees rugby sevens reach new audiences

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Rugby sevens’ second Olympic appearance at Tokyo 2020 proved to be hugely impactful for the sport in reaching and inspiring new, younger and more...

ONOC President celebrates Tokyo 2020 achievements at General Assembly

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The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) held a General Assembly online Saturday, highlighting successes from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and celebrating the organisation's 40th...

Australia keen to extend PacificAusSports partnership beyond its current funding cycle: Minister Seselja

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Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Zed Seselja says the PacificAusSports Olympic and Paralympic partnership was set up to provide elite level...

Australian government supports Pacific Athletes to realise their Olympic dream

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The impact of COVID19 left many Pacific nations in a difficult position in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympic Games. The pandemic created...

How the Fijiana battled adversity to win historic Olympic medal at Tokyo Games

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Flight FJ 1910 touched down at Nadi International Airport on Wednesday evening local time, as the Fijiana’s historic Olympic campaign concluded in style. The Tokyo...

Million dollar package for Fiji 7s and Fijiana teams

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The Fijian government will purchase a piece of land and help build a house for Fiji 7s captain Jerry Tuwai. This has been confirmed by...

Nauru and Tuvalu athletes appear on BBC live interview from Tokyo

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo Two athletes from Oceania were guests on the BBC World Sport broadcast in a live cross on the...

World’s best female weightlifters at the Tokyo Olympics inspire Nancy Abouke of Nauru

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo At only 18 years of age, Nancy Abouke of Nauru is now ranked 10th in the women’s 76kg...

World’s best female weightlifters at the Tokyo Olympics inspire Nancy Abouke of Nauru

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo At only 18 years of age, Nancy Abouke of Nauru is now ranked 10th in the women’s 76kg...

Dr Luis Cruz reflects on ONOC’s Medical Shared Services at Tokyo 2020

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Since the ancient Olympics in Greece, medicine and healthcare have played a key role in the success of athletes in every Olympiad The same holds...

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