Oceania Swimming

Oceania Swimming

FINA Artistic Swimming Clinic for Coaches
The clinic was well attended with over 40 participants from all over New Zealand, Australia and Singapore attending.

Julie covered many aspects of artistic swimming and was very welcoming to questions and providing any information requested by participants.
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PNG Water Polo finishing strong in 2017
UNDER the direction and guidance of Eamon Murphy the PNG Water Polo class for 2017 concluded its season with a last instruction on how to play the game of water polo and a competition at the Taurama Aquatic Centre (TAC) on Saturday 9th December.

Eamon Murphy an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate coach, alongside Ryan Agnew, introduced the sport of water polo into Port Moresby by conducting
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Update from Fiji for Junior Pan Pac
Fiji Swimming is grateful to the organizers of Jr Pan Pacific Games Committee for allowing the Games to be hosted in Suva, Fiji from 23-27 August 2018. Competition will be held at the Damodar Aquatic Centre in Suva. nWhile there will be no open water and synchronize swimming competition, Fiji is expecting 300 swimmers and officials representing twenty countries to attend. The competition is for
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Vanuatu to hold the Azure International Water Polo Tournament
Water Polo development has quickly progressed in Vanuatu as it plays upon cultural values of team sport. Vanuatu Aquatics Federation (VAF) has held training clinics over the last year, training up a skilled squad who are looking for some competition.

VAF is set to host their first international competition, the Azure International Water Polo Tournament, on the 27th of January. Teams will include
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Palau to host “Palau Open Water Weekend”
Mark your calendars this June - Palau Swimming Association will be hosting its annual Open Water Aquatics Festival “Palau Open Water Weekend”. This event has evolved over the years from a one-day Open Water race to a full three-day weekend that includes adventure swims and Water Polo set in Palau’s pristine Rock Islands.
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Artistic Swimming Loses a Dear Friend
It is with much sadness that we write this – to let you know that Sue Edwards passed away on the 23rd of January 2018.

She had been battling with cancer for some time, but to be honest, she was such a strong woman that we all kept expecting (and hoping) she would beat it, but it was not to be.

Sue has done so much for synchronised swimming in New Zealand being the driving force behind our sport.
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Partnership signed with OSEP
The Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC), through the Oceania Sport Education Program, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Oceania Swimming Association (OSA) in Port Vila, Vanuatu during the Pacific Mini Games.

Pic: Nancy Miyake, OSA Regional Development Officer and Denis Miller, Executive Director, ONOC
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Behind the Scenes of Swimming
Behind the scenes, sitting in the Fiji Swimming office is a small team making sure that everything is in place so Development Officers can focus on delivering fun and educational programs.
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A look into the life of the Pacific's Father of Swimming
This week Oceania Swimming celebrates the UN’s International Volunteer Day, celebrating volunteers all around us who come to our assistance in times of need, help save lives and support people so that they can live their lives in dignity.Today, we turn to a different corner of the Pacific: Micronesia.
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Australia Meets Pacific, Swim Professionals Making a Difference
This week Oceania Swimming celebrates the UN’s International Volunteer Day, celebrating volunteers all around us who come to our assistance in times of need, help save lives and support people so they can live their lives in dignity. Today, we highlight the impact respected professionals from Australian swimming organisations have had on the Pacific.
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Positive Sports Coaching

OSFO have partnered with the Oceania Australia Foundation and Matt Scholes of Positive Sports Coaching to create a FREE 30 min online course that introduces Positive Sports Coaching.

This course teaches coaches how to raise the optimism, resilience and wellbeing of their athletes to enable them to reach their potential.

Click Here to complete the course.

Click Here to watch our Launch

OSFO Updates


April 30th - UNESCO meeting 

May 1st - OSFO General Assembly 9-12

              - Sports marketplace all day

May 2nd - ONOC General Assembly all day

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