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  • 26
  • Aug

PORT VILA, (ABC) - The number one beach volleyball pairing from Vanuatu, Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu, sent shock waves through the sport when they defeated the top seeded pair Brazil's Agatha Bednarczuk and Barbara Seixas at the World Tour event in the US.

  • 26
  • Aug

SUVA, (FIJI TV) - Fiji has won the bid to host the Oceania Swimming Championships next year.

  • 26
  • Aug

SUVA, (FIJI TV) - Fiji is ready to explore Sport Tourism as a source of boosting the local economy.

  • 26
  • Aug


PORT VILA, (RNZI) - The Vanuatu men's cricket team are cramming in plenty of practice ahead of their bid for promotion from World Cricket League Six.

  • 25
  • Aug

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) - Flying Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo looks set to get the nod for the goalkicking duties during the Rugby World Cup ahead of Josh Matavesi and Ben Volavola.

  • 17
  • Aug

OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee will convene on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August in Auckland, New Zealand to consider the appeal lodged by New Zealand Football against the decision made by the OFC Disciplinary Committee on 12 July.

  • 13
  • Aug

ABC/AAP: The Diamonds are starting to assemble a game plan for Saturday's Netball World Cup semi-final, fully aware that Jamaica is shaping as the likely opponent.

  • 13
  • Aug

Suva (Fiji Times) - Champions Rewa has not only won the 2015 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants but the side has also booked a spot in the 2015 Pacific Cup which will be played in New Zealand this year.

  • 12
  • Aug

APIA, (RNZI) - The final venues are close to being signed off ahead of next month's Youth Commonwealth Games in Samoa.

  • 12
  • Aug

Port Moresby (The National) -  FOURTEEN men’s and seven women’s teams will take part in the Momase leg of the Papua New Guinea Football Association Besta tournament, hosts Lae Football Association confirmed.

The games, which will kick off this week, will be played at the LFA Grounds and the Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium.

The teams confirmed by the local organising committee are Madang FA, Lahi, Wewak, Lae FA, Ramu Sugar, Wau, Watut, Walium, Boana, Rungken, Bufa, Morobe South, Wampar and Situm FA.

The Wewak team is travelling via Airlines PNG to Nadzab, and will be staying at Okari Campus, said Elizabeth Lalo, who is organising  accommodation.  Madang, including its districts, Wau, Bulolo and their district associations in Morobe travelled into Lae yesterday evening.

Competition match commissioner Alex Toky said presidents or managers participating had to be in Lae by today and attend a technical meeting at 4pm to sort out the schedule of matches.

“We cannot do the games draws without seeing the teams, therefore all managers or presidents are to attend a technical meeting at St Mary’s Primary School at Eriku for games officials to confirm and make the draws,” Toky said.

Organising committee chairman Roy Kamen confirmed preparations were in place to welcome the travelling teams.

The competition starts today and ends on Saturday, Aug 15.

  • 12
  • Aug

AUCKLAND, (RNZI) - Fiji and Tonga have leapfrogged Samoa in the international rugby rankings following the conclusion of the Pacific Nations Cup.

  • 12
  • Aug

Suva (Fiji Times) - THE Fiji Football Association (FFA) will decide on the fate of the Ba football team after the side failed to come and complete the formalities at the end of the final of the Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants.

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