London 2012 News

VIDEO: Tuvalu's North West Experience

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters' Academy

The athletes from Team Tuvalu have all competed at the London 2012 Olympic Games, prior to the games, two members of Team Tuvalu based themselves in the North West of England to train and prepare ahead of the games.

Now the competition has come to an end, they reflect on how much training in the NorthWest assisted them to becoming Olympians. Amore

VIDEO: Tuvalu's Home from Home

By Matt of The Reporters' Academy

For the Teams competing at the London 2012 Olympics, they are away from their homes for weeks on end. Team Tuvalu have completed competition and during a Cultural Ceremony, the team told us about their Oceania country.more

Team Tuvalu Sprinting Home

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters’ Academy 04.08.2012

Tavevele Noa is Tuvalu’s male 100m sprinter and the last member of Team Tuvalu to compete. He took to the blocks at 10:14 am, on the second day of the athletics competition at the Olympic Stadium, Tavevele was ready for the biggest race of his career.more

Oceania’s Latest Olympians Take to the Track.

By Lewis Woods of The Reporters' Academy

The eyes of the Pacific Islands were drawn to the Olympic Stadium as 9 Oceania athletes took to the track for the men’s 100m preliminary rounds. Athletes from Tonga, Palau, Tuvalu, The Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, American Samoa, The Solomon Islands, Kiribati and The Cook Islands all took part in the 4 heats.more

Tuvaluan Weightlifter Sets New Record

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters’ Academy

The Excel Arena played host to the Men’s 62kg Weightlifting on Day 3 of the London Olympics, Tuvalu’s Weightlifter Tuau Lapua Lapua, took to the floor as Tuvalu’s only weightlifter in the Olympics and is the first to compete out of the team. Tuau spoke about being the first to compete “I am excited, to compete I have waited for this and want tomore

VIDEO: Tuvalu Weightlifter holds his own in the Olympics

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters' Academy

On Day 3 of competition at the London 2012 Olympic, the Excel plays host to the Men's 62kg Weightlifting. Tuvaluan Tuau Lapua Lapua is the first to compete for Team Tuvalu at London 2012. We catch up with him after his competition to see how he got on during his competition.
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Team Tuvalu, a Part of Olympic History

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters’ Academy

Starting, with a scene from a picture perfect countryside, the countdown began for the biggest show on Earth to begin! The roaring crowds helping countdown from 10 to 1, as the 30th Olympiad was officially welcomed to the City of London, for a third time.more

VIDEO: Tuvaluan Sprinter set for 2012

Tuvalu Sprinter Tavevele Noa, is in his final preparations to one of the biggest races of his career. At Oceania's flag raising ceremony Tavevele spoke about his experiences in the Athletes Village as well as his hopes and expectations for racing.

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Tuvalu Athletes Ready for London 2012

By Matt Bowcott of The Reporters' Academy

With only days left to the London 2012 Olympics, athletes from around the world are preparing for the biggest competition in sport.
Tuvalu athletes are raring to go, and their final preparations are in full swing.more
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Athlete Schedule

Day 4 Monday 30th July

10am   Lapua Lapua   WEIGHTLIFTING 62kg

Day 8 Friday 3rd August

10.40am   Asenate Manoa ATHLETICS 100m (women's)

Day 9 Saturday 4th August

10.40am   Tavevele Noa ATHLETICS 100m (men's)