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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”.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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