Tahiti will be “difficult to beat” in the race to stage the 2023 Pacific Games, it was claimed after the country formally expressed an interest in hosting the event at the Pacific Games Council (PGC) General Assembly here today.
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Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) Women in Sport Commission chairwoman Helen Brownlee praised the women currently in leading positions in the region and called for unity among its members at a special breakfast held here today.
Fiji return to Pacific Games women's basketball summit with victory over American Samoa at Port Moresby 2015
Fiji’s women claimed their fourth Pacific Games basketball title as they denied American Samoa their first Port Moresby 2015 gold medal with a comfortable 75-61 victory here today.
Cook Islands built on their maiden Port Moresby 2015 crown by adding double sailing gold to their overall medal tally as four nations bagged two titles on the busiest day of action at this year’s Pacific Games here today.
Tuvalu claim first-ever Pacific Games gold medal as Samoa and Nauru share Port Moresby 2015 powerlifting spoils
Telupe Iosefa etched his name into the history books as he became Tuvalu's first-ever Pacific Games gold medallist with victory in the men's 120 kilograms powerlifting event.
New Caledonia’s Lara Grangeon was again the star performer as she extended her Port Moresby gold medal tally to nine with a hat-trick, while home favourite Ryan Pini added a further two titles to his collection in Pacific Games record times at the Taurama Aquatic Centre today.
Favourites Fiji claimed double Pacific Games rugby sevens gold in contrasting styles as the men breezed to a dominant win over Samoa, while their women were made to work hard for a narrow victory in their clash with Australia on a thrilling night of action here.
Home favourite Ryan Pini smashed the men’s 50 metres butterfly Pacific Games record before producing a stunning last leg performance to guide Papua New Guinea to mixed 4x50m freestyle gold here today.
Papua New Guinea will host the 2016 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships, it has been announced, providing the first example of the legacy the Pacific Games will leave for the nation.
Fiji look set to launch a bid for the 2023 Pacific Games after Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports Iliesa Delana claimed they are “ready” to host future editions of the event.
Kiribati star seals hat-trick of Pacific Games gold medals as Port Moresby 2015 weightlifting event draws to close
Commonwealth Games history-maker David Katoatau of Kiribati set aside his injury woes to seal a hat-trick of men’s 105 kilograms Pacific Games gold medals with a dominant display as the curtain came down on the weightlifting events at Port Moresby 2015 here today.
Giorgio Armani is set to provide clothing for Italy's team at next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) announced it had extended its partnership with the global fashion brand.
Papua New Guinea claim shock va'a victory over Tahiti on successful day for hosts at Port Moresby 2015
Hosts Papua New Guinea caused the biggest shock of Port Moresby 2015 so far as they beat Tahiti to gold in the women’s 500 metres V12 va’a event at the Lancron Naval Base today.
Papua New Guinea's weightlifting star Steven Kari snatched double men’s 94 kilograms Pacific Games gold from the grasp of Samoa’s Siaosi Leusio in dramatic fashion with a stunning 204kg clean and jerk lift here today.
The British Bobsleigh and Skeleton Association have announced ice coach Peter Gunn has stepped down from his role after 20 years in the position in order to spend more time with his family.