Games council boss happy

The National – PACIFIC Games Council president Vidhya Lakhan, who was in Port Moresby for a week, left on a happy note, confident that everything will fall in place come the Games on July 4.
 His mood was not the same less than a month ago when he left after checking out venues.
He described the…

PNG debut outside Oceania

OFC: The Papua New Guinea women’s national team have made great ground since returning to action following last year’s OFC Women’s Nations Cup, making their international debut outside of Oceania as they build for the Pacific Games and Olympic qualifiers. The side kicked off their return to the international stage with a two match series…

Basketball boosts management capacity in Oceania

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) in Oceania in partnership with the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) is enhancing the management and administrative capacity of selected Basketball Federations in the Oceania Region through a Management in Sports Organization (MiSO) workshop. The MiSO workshop is being held at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi from…

Narrow win gives NZ advantage

New Zealand notched up their fourth win at the OFC U-17 Championship today but it wasn’t an easy one as New Caledonia pushed them to the limits in their thrilling 5-4 victory. Meanwhile, Fiji finally put themselves on the right side of a victory with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Cook Islands while Papua New…

Huge scores for Solo and Vanuatu

Vanuatu and Solomon Islands have opened Group B with high score wins on Match Day 2 of the OFC U-17 Championship. Vanuatu started the game by putting heavy pressure on American Samoa. Sylvain Worworbu found the back of the net after eight minutes to give his team an early advantage. Solid in defence, American Samoa…

PNG steps up prep for Pacific Games

Fifty athletes are at camp at the National Sporting Institute in Goroka, Eastern Highlands in preparation for the Pacific Games. The camp is to get the athletes to know their coaches through training programs. It comes as Papua New Guinea prepares to meet stiff competition from other Pacific athletes in the Games. The athletes were…