Nalin Nipiko during his innings of 49 for Vanuatu against PNG in the men’s T20 cricket gold medal match. Photo by Daniel Kerwin.
By Daniel Kerwin, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Vanuatu finished off an undefeated path to the gold medal in the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games men’s cricket tournament on Saturday, taking down Papua New Guinea in the final thanks to a dominant batting display from Nalin Nipiko. Continue reading
Lord of the ring: Tonga won the rugby league 9s bronze medal on Sunday. Photo by Dave Buller.
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Tonga is ready for the challenge of hosting the 2019 Pacific Games, says the secretary general of the Tongan National Olympic Committee, despite recent calls for the country to pull out of holding the event. Continue reading
Alwin Komolong’s header secured bronze for Papua New Guinea in men’s soccer. Photo by Tanya Zeriga-Alone.
By Willie Lovai, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 17 – Alwin Komolong (PNG) was Papua New Guinea’s hero as its men’s soccer team secured the bronze medal with a dramatic 2-1 win against Fiji at Sir Hubert Murray Stadium on Friday. Continue reading
Tonga beat Solomon Islands 50-39 on Wednesday. Photo by Mindy Musaeus.
By Aiva Tamate-Ore, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 16 – Papua New Guinea beat long-time rivals Samoa in a surprise victory in netball at the PNG Power Dome on Wednesday. Continue reading
By Robert Palme, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 15 – Papua New Guinea started its Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games softball campaign with a 17-0 win over American Samoa at the Bisini Grounds on Wednesday. Continue reading
New Caledonia are targeting revenge in the women’s gold medal match against PNG. Photo: Tanya Zeriga-Alone
By Denyse Ealedona and Geraldine Ningis, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 13 – New Caledonia will take on Papua New Guinea in the women’s soccer gold medal match for the second Pacific Games running after both sides convincingly won their semifinal matches on Monday. Continue reading
Tai Wesley was the key to Guam’s win in the men’s gold medal game. Photo by Susie Pini.
By Joel Fitzpatrick, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 12 – Guam have broken their Pacific Games hoodoo by beating Fiji 78-61 to win gold in the men’s basketball tournament – their first men’s basketball gold since 1979. Continue reading