Pacific games broadcasters revealed

2015 Pacific Games is pleased to announce two domestic television broadcasters who will provide coverage of the Games. They are EMTV and Click Pacific Limited who have signed on as non exclusive domestic right holders for the 2015 Pacific Games. EMTV will be PNG’s Lead Broadcaster of the 2015 Pacific Games. In this capacity they…

NZ men join strongest ever Oceania Sevens

IRB – For the first time in the tournament’s history, the All Black Sevens are set to compete in Oceania’s regional Sevens competition. The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) has announced that the 2014 Oceania Sevens will be played on 3-4 October, alongside the Noosa International Sevens on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. One week before…

New FIFA Project development in Santo

Football in Vanuatu has received a major fillip with an upgrade of the Sokka City Stadium in Luganville, Santo Province. Sokka City Stadium played host to the OFC U-17 Championship two years ago and attracted average crowds of 6,000. FIFA Development Officer Glenn Turner outlined the vision for the Northern region of Vanuatu’s football community.…

Big names back in Fiji 7s team

FIJI TIMES – Several former sevens reps are making their return to the Fiji sevens training camp next week. Vodafone Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan has named his extended squad to prepare for the upcoming 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series. He has included players such as Nasoni Roko, Jasa Veramalua, Sitiveni Waqa, Jone Vota, Emosi…

Solo futsal teams set for Vanuatu competition

Two renowned local futsal clubs, Paramartyr Kingz and Auki Eels Futsal clubs will participate in Vanuatu’s Shefa futsal league this weekend. For Paramartyr Kingz, this is in preparations for their participation for the Craig Foster Futsal Challenge which will be held in Cold Coast, Australia next year while it is mainly exposure for the boys…

IOC fires NOCSI: Told to postphone AGM

THE planned Extra Ordinary Annual General Meeting (AGM) for NOCSI has been further postponed. International Olympic Committee (IOC) instructed that in order for NOCSI to meet all the deadlines and requirements of the NOCSI constitution. An email sighted by Star Sports sent by the Head of Institutional Relations and Governance of  the International Olympic Committee…

Herbert secures new role

Ricki Herbert is the new head coach of Indian Super League club North East United FC. Herbert managed New Zealand for eight years from 2005-2013 and represented his country at the 1982 FIFA World Cup as a player. North East United co-owner John Abraham is delighted to secure Herbert’s services for the forthcoming season. “Ricki…

United founders explain take over

‘New management of Western United has authority’ The founders of the Western United FC club finally speak out after war of words by critics and the current Western United FC management and franchise owner over the past weeks. The founders made clarifications following criticisms over the inclusion of players from other provinces into the Western…