IOC President's Closing Speech

Speech by Jacques Rogge, IOC President..

Picture courtesy of ATHOC.more

Athens 2004 President's Closing Ceremony Speech

Speech of ATHENS 2004 President
Gianna Angelopoulos-Daskalaki
Closing Ceremony, Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
Athens, 29 August 2004

Picture courtsey of ATHOC.more

Results from Day 11

Weightlifting and Athletics results..more

Mens' 400m Hurdles: Boino's PB..

Boino sets new National Record..

Relaxed before the race..Mowen in the Village.more

Palau Wrestler gearing up for Greco Roman battle..

John Tarkong Jr hits the mat on Thursday..

Pictured: John and coach Joong Sub Lee at the village.more

Village Life # 3

Team Fiji Members enjoying the action on CATV in the ONOC Office (Llloyd Way, Isireli Naikelekelevesi, Dr. Eddie McCaig and Della Vakaruivalu)more

Lisa no throws....

Hampered by a severe knee injury, Lisa Misipeka, was unable to perform to her normal level today..Courtesy Nanette Woonton from Cook ISlandsmore

Oceania in Athens site records over 1 million hits

The Oceania in Athens website is attracting readers from all around the exceeding 1,000,00 hits..more

Village Life #2

John Tierney (Cook Islands), Brendon Telfer (Radio Australia) and Will Glenwright (ASP 2006) soaking up the sun outside the ONOC HQ...more

Sisters raising Fiji at the Athens Olympics.

There is real sisterhood in sport for Team Fiji at the Olympic Games...(Courtesy Nanette Woonton)more

Pacific athletes at the stadium..

More personal bests and national records on Athletics Day 2..

John Howard (FSM) sets offmore

Ivy Shaw hoping for a Birthday Present

Fijian weightlifting hope Ivy Shaw , will celebrate her birthday today by competing in the Women's 75+kg Weightlifting competition.

Pic: Shaw relaxes with a new hairdo before her competition at 4.30pm (Greece time) this afternoon.more

Pacific women run 100m sprints...

The Women's 100m sprint heats saw some good results for the Pacific region (Article courtesy of Nanette Woonton, Cook Islands)more

Results update 20 August

Personal and season bests in the pool and at the track..more

Islanders in Action - 21 August

Athletics and Weightlifting Action on Day 8more

Island Cooperation in Athletics

Mary Estelle helping out PNG Athletes...more

Islanders in Action - 20 August

Swimming wraps up, Athletics starts..more

Sisilia Nasiga bows out of Judo

Fiji's Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, Sisilia Nasiga, has bowed out of the womens -78kg Judo comeptition in Athens today.more

Weightlifting Results 19 August

Mapusoa bows out..more

Cook Islands Journalist in Athens

Nanette Woonton receives IOC Scholarship..

Nanette pictured with a fellow journalist from Botswanamore

ONOC Women in Sport...

ONOC's Women in Sport group met this morning...more

Pacific Island Records tumble in the pool

Three of the four Pacific Island swimmers in action today swam personal bests on Day Six of the Olympic Games this morning...more

Tongan bows out in +91 kg Boxing

Hawke loses on points...more

Yukio Peter (NRU) Ranked 8th in Mens 69 kg

Nauru's Olympic campaign began this morning when Yukio Peter competed in the 69kg Group B Competition, finishing second behind France's Romuald Ernaultmore

Oceania Athens 2004 Scholarship holders

Olympic Solidarity giftpacks for Scholarship holders..

Mowen Boino receives present from Louise Scorer from the IOC.more

Islanders in Action: 19 August

Judo, Swimming and Weightlifting feature Pacific Island athletes on Thursday..more

Ana Pouhila competes at Ancient Olympia

Ana Pouhila of Tonga was her country's first competitor at the Athens Olympic Games, competing in the shot-put at Ancient Olympia this morning.

Pic. Ana Pouhila at Ancient Olympia (ATHOC/Getty Images)more

Village Life

Visiting the Main Dining Hall..more

Islanders in Action: 18 August

Nauru and Tonga on stage on Wednesday..more

Probert and Pini - 100m Freestyle

Ryan Pini (PNG) and Carl Probert (FIJ) were the only Pacific Island competitors today..more

Cox too strong for Nasaudrodro

Fiji's Elina Nasaudrodro has been eliminated from the 57kg Women's Judo event by Britain's Sophie Coxmore

Minginfel agonisingly close to top ten finish

FSM Weightlifting hero, Manuel Minginfel, has finished in 11th spot in the 62kg Category weightlifting competition.

Image courtey ATHOC/Getty Images (c)more

Sifa eliminated

Tongan archer defeated by Italian # 3...more

Islanders in Action: 17 August

Quiet day for the Pacific..more

Islanders in Action: 16 August

Weightlifting , Archery, and Judo will see Pacific Island representation on Monday 16 August..

Manuel Minginfel (FSM), Men's Weightlifting, 62kg category.more

Islanders in Action: 15 August

Swimming, Judo and Shooting will see Pacific Island representation on Sunday 15 August..more

Kiribati in Olympic debut

Team Kiribati makes Olympic history...more

Archery Ranking Round - looking back

Some comments from Dick Elder, Section Manager, Archery Fiji..more

Pacific Island Lifters in Athens

The 10 weightlifters from the small island states of the South Pacific have been training as a team as they prepare for the Olympic Games in Athens.more

World records tumble in Archery Ranking rounds

Korea sent an ominous warning to the archery field by setting two women's and one men's world record in the archery event at the Dekelia Airforce Base yesterday (12 August).more

Olympic debutants Kiribati attract attention

Kiribati, as one of two countries participating in their first Olympic Games, are attracting plenty of attention in the Olympic Village.

Pic. Kiribati athlete Kaitinano Mwemweata being interviewed by Brazillian televisionmore

Football competition underway

Australia and Tunisia draw 1-1 (Men)
Brazil defeat Australia 1-0 (Women)

Photo courtesy of ATHOCmore

Fiji and Tonga in Archery Ranking Round today

Robert and Sifa take the line today..more

Enjoying the Athens Pool

Pacific Island Swimmers hamming it up in Athens - Carl Probert (FIJ), Ryan Pini (PNG) and Dan O'Keeffe (GUM).more

Olympic Village bursts to life

A recent influx of athletes has seen the Village burst to life over the past three days.more

All Pacific Islands arrive in Village

American Samoa is the last of the Pacific Island countries to arrive in the athletes village today.

Pic -ATHOC's Oceania Coordinator Lisa Karakasidou talking to Dick Elder (Archery Coach - FIJ)more

Isireli on fire

Fiji's Isireli Naikelekelevesi sets new Fiji National Record in warm up for Athens...more

Palau, Samoa, FSM and Nauru arrive

Four Pacific Island Teams arrive today...more

Aussie Web Site in Full Swing

Attitude, Sportsmanship, Pride, Individual responsibility, Respect, Express - ASPIRE. These are the official values of the Australian Olympic team.

Go to to keep up to date with all the news about the Aussies in Athens....more

Olympic team cheers on all blacks

Go to for all the news about the Kiwis in Athens...

The New Zealand Olympic team tried its hardest in Athens this afternoon to cheer the All Blacks on to a win in their Bledisloe Cup match against Australia in Sydney.more

Biggest day for olympic team

August 8, 2004

Monday August 9 is shaping up as a test of the organisation of the New Zealand Olympic team in Athens, with team numbers due to double in size.more

Flag Raising Ceremonies soon

As the Delegations from Oceania Arrive at the Olympic Village, they are welcomed with an official Flag Raising Ceremonies and presentations from the Mayor of the Village.more

Blood testing extended for all Olympic events

The news that all sports will be subject to more stringent doping controls and tests is only good for the athletes of Oceania who already suffer the lack of competition and training resources required to be competitive on the world stage in sport...more

Australian Team Announced

Wednesday 21 July

The Australian Olympic Committee today announced the full Team for the Athens Games which begin on August 13.

481 athletes, the biggest Team the AOC has ever sent overseas, will compete in 27 of the 28 sports.

Pacific Islands Athletes in Athens

The follwing Article describes who is there from where and in what event.....more

ONOC Office Established in Athens

Following Agreements given by all of the Pacific Islands NOC Secreataries General over the past 2 years, ONOC will once again take on a coordinating role to assist particularly the Island teams with their administration.more
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