Legal action has been launched by the Pacific Games Council (PGC) and the Tonga Association of Sport and National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) against the country's Government after the nation withdrew from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games.
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Vanuatu table tennis player Yoshua Shing and athlete Sharon Firisua of the Solomon Islands have won the Best Male and Female awards at the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in Port Vila.
Cook Islands' Patricia Taea beat favourite Toaa Wisil to win the women's 200 metres on the final day of athletics action at the Pacific Mini Games in Port Vila.
Niue and American Samoa have both expressed an interest in hosting the 2025 Pacific Mini Games, it has been announced.
Samoa has been officially approved as the host nation for the 2019 Pacific Games during the Pacific Games Council's (PGC) General Assembly in Vanautu.
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.
Hosts Vanuatu won both team table tennis titles as the Pacific Mini Games continued in Port Vila.
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.
Tahiti are set to field a heavily-reduced team at next month's Pacific Mini Games after the Government confirmed its intention to boycott the event in Vanuatu.
Establishing an Organising Committee for the 2019 Pacific Games at the earliest possible date is the key priority for Samoa after the country officially replaced Tonga as hosts of the event, the head of the nation's Olympic Committee has warned.
The Pacific Games Council (PGC) has executed the host agreement for the 2019 Pacific Games with the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (SASNOC) and the country's Government.
Samoa have been awarded the 2019 Pacific Games as a replacement for Tonga, it was announced today.