The Oil Search Pacific Games Relay officially came to a close here today with the arrival of the Baton at the Sir Hubert Murray Stadium ahead of the Opening Ceremony tomorrow.
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The Closing Ceremony of the Pacific Games here will be held at the Sir John Guise Stadium after Bisini Sports Grounds and the Sir Hubert Murray Stadium were not deemed to be ready to stage the event, Pacific Games Council executive director Andrew Minogue told insidethegames.
The bidding process for the 2019 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) World Championships is now open, the sport’s governing body has announced.
Australian women’s rugby sevens captain Nicole Beck will be the flagbearer for her nation at the Opening Ceremony of the Pacific Games, it has been announced, as her country prepares to make its inaugural appearance at the event here.
Former 5,000 metres world record holder David Moorcroft has been announced as a patron for British Blind Sport (BBS) as part of the organisation’s 40-year anniversary celebrations.
Song Seung-whan has been appointed as executive creative director for both the Opening and Closing Ceremonies at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, it has been announced.
Tuvalu set to arrive at Pacific Games just two hours before Opening Ceremony due to weather-hit journey
The team from Tuvalu competing in the the Pacific Games will not arrive here until two hours before the Opening Ceremony on Saturday (July 4) due to weather problems delaying their departure from Funafuti, insidethegames has been told.
Japan set-up a rematch of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup final with the United States as Laura Bassett’s late own goal handed them a tense 2-1 victory over England at the Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.
Reigning world champions Australia, Great Britain, India and Belgium all secured their spots in the last four of the Hockey World League semi-final event with quarter-final victories in Antwerp.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill predicted today the Pacific Games gives the nation the opportunity to put itself on the sporting map, praising the organisers of the event ahead of the Opening Ceremony on Saturday (July 4).
Port Moresby 2015 have announced St John’s Ambulance as the latest partner of the Pacific Games, due to start here on Saturday (July 4), who will help with medical services throughout the event in the Papua New Guinea capital.
The United States secured their spot in their fourth FIFA Women’s World Cup final as goals from Carli Lloyd and Kelley O’Hara helped them to a dramatic 2-0 win over Germany at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal.
The 2015 Oceania Judo Open will be held at the WIN Stadium in Wollongong, Australia, the Oceania Judo Union has announced.
Ken Crease has been appointed director of sales sponsorship and marketing, while Rob Garea has become the director of operations for the Boxing Marketing Arm (BMA) of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), it has been announced.
A new video in support of its “#One Team” initiative has been launched by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) aimed at increasing the inclusion of LGBTQ athletes in sport.