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01 Oct 2019
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News from the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee

Find here the latest news from the National Olympic Committee: events, courses, general assemblies and elections, trophies and much more.

1st October 2019

A. Molen/ PNG Olympic Committee

Effective communication among stakeholders and better use of existing services and facilities were two main areas identified that could boost the Papua New Guinea team’s Games success in the future. These were stressed during Team PNG’s 2019 Pacific Games Evaluation workshop, held in Port Moresby. Presentations were given by representatives of the Papua New Guinea NOC, including President John Dawanincura, the PNG Sports Foundation and national sports federations. Also present was Vice-Minister for Sport Wesley Raminai. Officials and athletes also took part in this workshop, alongside the presidents and managers of national federations. Full details here.

02 July 2018

Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee

The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee held two events to commemorate 2018 Olympic Day. On 22 June, a sports demonstration event for school pupils included several sports and information stations about the Olympic values and Sustainable Development Goals. The following day, the "Relay of Unity" saw individuals from various organisations representing various sectors of society take part in a joint relay event symbolising the power of sport to unite in a non-competitive way to achieve a common goal. All the participants also tried the” Olympic Day Dance” choreographed by the creator of the viral “flossin” dance move.

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