You are here

Results for TASANOC

Wednesday 17 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Cabinet has ordered the cancellation of Tonga’s hosting of the 2019 Pacific Games today as the contract was between government and the Pacific Games Council. They stated that the reason for cancelling the hosting of the Games in Tonga is based on an old IMF Report in 2013 where it is reported that Tonga’s deficit will widen considerably.
Friday 24 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese design team for the Tonga High School Sports Complex to be constructed for the 2019 Pacific Games are in Nuku’alofa for 27-days to finalize their designs and specs.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 5 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The failure of hundreds of Form 5, 6 and 7 students in their 2016 end of the year examination was one of several controversial issues that the Tongan Parliament heard when it opened for its 2017 session last week on Monday, 30 January. The Popua Park earthworks and Pacific Games infrastructure delays were other hot issues.
2 comments
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 11 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's government has not found a piece of land to build an 18-holes golf course for the 2019 Pacific Games, the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told parliament this morning, 11 October. After today’s parliamentary session, Tonga’s hosting of the 2019 appears uncertain. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 19 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful parade of floats, joined by Tonga’s famous Olympic flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua, and fellow Olympian Lusi Tatafu, along with the Tonga Police Brass Band, businesses, and sporting associations, went through central Nuku’alofa to mark the 2016 Olympic Day on Saturday 17 September. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Caroline Manu-Moli.
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 21 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven athletes will represent Tonga at the Rio Olympic Games, starting on 5 August, competing in the fields of Archery, Track, Swimming and Taekwondo.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 17 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee's (TASANOC) new Executive Board was elected for a four-year term, last night, Thursday, 16 June.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 31 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Games Council today declared that a move by Tonga to vacate the Tonga 2019 Pacific Games Organising Committee - CEO/chairman’s position, is “null and void”.
Node is premium Premium content
Tuesday 17 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Will Tonga’s flag be flying at the Rio Olympic Games in August, and will the Pacific Games happen? At the moment there is no definite answer, because TASANOC has not been able to resolve on-going internal conflicts and has failed to provide outstanding annual and financial reports that have been demanded by the International Olympic Committee.
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 6 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan athletes may still compete in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic, even if Tonga is suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Robin Mitchell, President of the Oceania National Olympic Committees said yesterday, 5 February in Nuku’alofa. The Tongan athletes would, however, be parading under the IOC flag and not under the Tongan flag.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Saturday 25 July 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Finance Hon. Dr ‘Aisake Eke says construction of facilities for the 2019 Pacific Games in Tonga will start next year, 2016.
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 4 May 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tupou a former President of TASANOC was awarded the Olympic Order by the President of the International Olympic Committee IOC, Hon. Tomas Bach at the Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva Fiji on 1 May.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 24 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lennie Niit, the Senior Vice-President of the Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) resigned from his position today, saying he could see “no indication of positive change” in TASANOC happening anytime soon.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Thursday 19 December 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan luger Bruno Banani has qualified to compete at the 22nd Winter Olympics in February next year in Sochi, Russia. He becomes Tonga's first winter olympian.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 17 July 2013

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association TASNOC terminated the salaries and expenses of its long serving CEO Takitoa Taumoepeau and Office Manager 'Ahosivi Kaitapu, on 16 July 2013.
Node is premium Premium content
Sunday 3 February 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lady Robyn Tu'ivakano was elected as the new President of the Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) at the 2012 General Assembly Election, held at the TASANOC office, Haveluloto on January 31. She takes over the presidency from Lord Tupou.
Node is premium Premium content
Friday 19 October 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been awarded the right to host the 2019 Pacific Games by the General Assembly in Wallis & Futuna this evening, 19 October, 2012.
1 comment
Node is premium Premium content
Monday 23 July 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three athletes will represent Tonga at the Olympic Games in London and swimmer 'Amini Fonua is the flag bearer at the opening ceremony on, Friday July 27.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 19 October 2011

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Mr Jacques Rogge, and his wife, Anne, will visit Tonga from October 25-27, 2011, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Tonga Amateur Sports Association. Tonga remains the only Pacific Island to have won a medal at the Olympic Games, a Silver Medal in boxing, at the Atlanta Olympic 1996 by Paea Wolfgramm, in the Super-heavy weight division. In 1984 TASANOC became a member of the International Olympic Committee.
Node is premium Premium content
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Returning last night from an pre-Olympics seminar in London, Takitoa Taumoepeau the Secretary General of Tonga's National Olympic Committee said today that he is targeting a small Tongan team of about nine to eleven athletes to compete in the 2012 London Olympics and that the London riots would not change their plans.
Node is premium Premium content