United wins friendly

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Federations to meet

Team Managers (TM) for all sports that have attended the recent PNG 2015 have been asked to convene at the NOCSI conference room on Wednesday 22 July, 5:30pm. This is to cover the following matters:- (i)                Acknowledgement by NOCSI Board (ii)                Vote of thanks by CDM PNG 2015 (iii)               CDM Report – Team SOL (iv)             …

Decision of the OFC Disciplinary Committee

OFC: On 12 July 2015, the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Disciplinary Committee reached a decision regarding the eligibility of the player Deklan Wynne in the match between New Zealand ad Vanuatu played on 10 July 2015 in the OFC Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The Committee formally communicated this decision to…

Banuve targets Rio

NADI, ( FIJI TIMES) —The Pacific’s fastest man Ratu Banuve Tabakaucoro has set his focus on securing a spot at the Rio Olympics next year. The Bau bullet said he was not surprised to break the 200m games record. “As for the Olympics I will try and qualify first as I still have 0.03seconds off…

Tonga receives Pacific Games flag

PORT MORESBY, (PNG LOOP) – President of PNG Pacific Games Olympic committee Sir John Dawanicura returned the flag of the Pacific Games to president of Pacific Games Vidhya Lakhan who then handed the flag to President of the Pacific Games of Tonga lady Robin Tuivakano. She thanked the heavenly father for his presence on receiving…

Rodan content with results

NADI, (FIJI TIMES) – Athletics Fiji president Jo Rodan is content with the performance of Team Fiji at the Pacific Games. In an interview upon the arrival of Team Fiji at Nadi International Airport last night, the former national athletics rep said all athletes gave their best. “Overall we performed well and we improved from…

PNG PM praise athletes, organisers efforts

PORT MORESBY, ( POST COURIER) – Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has praised organisers and teams for the most outstanding Pacific Games in history, and said while the road to Games was not easy it was a very good decision. “We thanked the best athletes of our region for their outstanding performances over…

No Changes: McKee

SUVA, ( FIJI SUN) – Vodafone Flying Fijians head coach John McKee is not ruling out the possibility of sticking with the same team which defeated Tonga against Samoa in Sacramento, USA on Saturday. The Flying Fijians kicked off the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup in style with a 30-22 win over Tonga at…

Ferns next for Fiji Pearls

NADI, (FIJI SUN) – The Fijian Pearls depart today to play the Silver Ferns in Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday. The 2015 Pacific Games gold medalist returned home on Monday night with the Team Fiji contingent. Melbourne-based Jane Costello and Unaisi Raulini will join the team for the week-long outing in New Zealand. “We are…