Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has received a stern warning from World Rugby to refrain from interfering with matters regarding the sport in the country.
Papua New Guinea eye future Commonwealth Games bid but Sports Minister admits prospect not currently viable
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has again suggested the country could launch a future bid the Commonwealth Games, but acknowledged the prospect remains some way off.
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister calls for heads to roll over "embarassing" Olympic football withdrawal
Papua New Guinea Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko has blasted those responsible for the withdrawal of the women’s football team from the second leg of their Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Olympic qualifying tie, claiming they should lose their job as a result of the "embarrassment".
The Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) has announced it has begun to give out prize money to those athletes who won medals at the Pacific Games in Port Moresby in July.
Port Moresby Governor backs bid for 2026 Commonwealth Games and urges Papua New Guinea to compete in Asian Games
Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop today called for the Papua New Guinea Olympic Committee (PNGOC) to push for inclusion on the Asian Games programme and claimed the country “could and should” bid for the Commonwealth Games as early as 2026.
Papua New Guinea could become the first of the Pacific islands to host the Commonwealth Games after Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko claimed they are “ready” to host the event and may bid sometime in the near future.
I was always told as a youngster never to judge a book by its cover.
Everywhere you went in the build-up to the glittering Pacific Games Opening Ceremony here, the mention of the visit of British Royal Prince Andrew was never far away.
Port Moresby 2015 have staged a test event at the recently-renovated Sir John Guise Stadium ahead of this year’s Pacific Games, which is due to begin with the Opening Ceremony on July 4.