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It’s not about money, it’s about the challenge: Ryan

Fiji 7s Olympic Games gold medal winning coach in Rio- Ben Ryan wants a well earned rest.


Some day I’ll tell my kid I was there, says Oceania’s Brazilian coordinator

“Some day I will tell my kid I was there,” says Virginia Figueredo the main contact person for Oceania at the 2016 Rio Olympics.


Island Perspective on Fiji’s Gold Medal Victory

As we look around for fresh manna about Fiji’s historic gold medal victory at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, here’s a fresh one from Mack Capelle- Chef de Mission for the Marshall Islands.


Man behind 7s rugby entry into Olympics praises Serevi

Former World Rugby Chairman and International Olympic Committee member Bernard Lapasset, the man credited for the introduction of 7s rugby to the Olympics reveals that it was Fijian maestro Waisale Serevi that convinced him to promote 7s.


Team Palau is the best ever says Minister Temengil

Palau’s Minister for Community and Cultural Affairs and Secretary General of Palau National Olympic Committee Mrs Baklai Temengil says Team Palau at the 2016 Rio Olympics is the “best ever.”

Onoc In Rio

ONOC in Rio



Get Ready for Rio 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympics officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and as Rio 2016, is a major international multi-sport event due to be celebrated in the tradition of the Olympic Games, as governed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The host city of the Games will be Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, announced at the 121st IOC Session held in Copenhagen, Denmark, on October 2, 2009. The games will open on the 5th of August and the closing ceremony will be on the 21st of August.

There will be 35 competition venues mainly in Barra da Tijuca, but also in three other zones: Copacabana, Deodoro, and Maracanã. It will be the first time a South American and Lusophone city will host the event.


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