PNG Games venues on target

The PNG Games Host Organising Committee (HOC) is planning for all refurbishments to be completed by this October. PNG Games CEO Materua Tamarua said that current renovations included: the Sir Ignatius Kilage Indoor Stadium with full refurbishments taking place including new flooring, improved lighting and ventilation, and increased seating capacity to hold up to 1000…

Taretiita’s time to shine

Following on from his teammate’s success yesterday, Sunday 27th July saw Taretiita Tabaroua represent Kiribati at the Clyde Auditorium the home of weightlifting for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Taretiita competed in the Men’ss 77kg Group C category against 8 other athletes including one from the not so far away nation of Niue, Jack Feleti.…

Dika Toua grabs K50 000 for Silver medal

Dika Toua’s Silver medal performance has earned her K50, 000 (US$20, 499) as the Government’s incentive for team PNG to the Commonwealth Games. Papua New Guineans around the globe are still heaping praise on the veteran weightlifter from Hanuabada village in Port Moresby.  Dika snatched Silver medal in the women’s 53kg, lifting 82kg in the…