Tahiti remain suspended as a member of the Pacific Games Council (PGC) despite "clearing the first hurdle" towards reinstatement.
Bid process for 2025 Pacific Mini Games reopened after American Samoa and Niue fail to meet requirements
A decision on the host of the 2025 Pacific Mini Games has been deferred to next year after the Pacific Games Council (PGC) opted to reopen the bid process due to American Samoa and Niue failing to meet requirements.
Vanuatu Association of Sports And National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) chief executive Henry Tavoa has hailed the success of the recent Pacific Mini Games in the country.
Tahiti has been suspended as a member of the Pacific Games Council (PGC) for "political interference" after the Government boycotted the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu.
Members of the Pacific Games Council (PGC) will discuss the possibility of allowing additional teams from nations and territories outside of the region to take part in their flagship Pacific Games during a meeting in Vanuatu tomorrow.
Pacific Games Council (PGC) President Vidhya Lakhan has become the latest official to warn against political interference in sport after a row with the Tahiti Government lead to the nation boycotting the ongoing Mini Games in Vanuatu.
Vanuatu 2017 chief executive Clint Flood has admitted the Organising Committee was "surprised" at Tahiti opting not to take part in the Opening Ceremony of the Pacific Mini Games but claimed their decision was "not political".
Athletes from Tahiti failed to turn up for the Opening Ceremony of the Pacific Mini Games in Vanuatu after the Government initiated a boycott of the event.