The closing ceremony saw athletes, volunteers and Port Moresby come together for one big party. Photo by Joanna Lester.
By Joel Fitzpatrick, Games News Service.
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – With fireworks, music, grass skirts and a sample of the Pacific’s rich and diverse culture, Port Moresby said a fond goodbye the 2015 Pacific Games in Saturday night’s closing ceremony at BSP Stadium. Continue reading
Doctors and other medical volunteers including Lucy Lester (back) at Rugby League 9s.
By Joel Fitzpatrick, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Not all the volunteers making the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games tick are from Papua New Guinea; some have travelled great distances to be a part of the Games. Continue reading
Little league: A little one looks forward to the UNICEF Just Play programme. Photo by Fiona Munday.
By Phylma Timea, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Over the past two weeks, more than 600 disadvantaged children from around Port Moresby have been given the opportunity to watch live sport at the 2015 Pacific Games thanks to the Just Play initiative put together by UNICEF Papua New Guinea and the Papua New Guinea Football Association (PNGFA). Continue reading
By Joanna Lester, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 17 – More than half of the athletes competing at the Pacific Games are hoping to return home better role models after opting to take part in an ambassador education program at the Games Village. Continue reading
New Caledonia’s Adrien Peres moved right into contention with a second round of 73 at Royal Port Moresby Golf Club on Thursday. Photo by Rex Kia.
By Dr Pilipus Garpet, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 16 – Thursday’s 2015 Pacific Games golf action saw William Howard’s five-shot lead all but disappear in the men’s individual event while Papua New Guinea’s Kristine Seko consolidated her position nicely in the women’s competition. Continue reading
Tahiti players celebrate their semifinal victory over PNG at the Bisini Grounds on Wednesday. Photo by Roan Paul.
By Denyse Ealedona and Natalie Cholohei, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY July 16 – Tahiti and New Caledonia are through to the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games men’s soccer gold medal game after winning their semifinal matches on Wednesday. Continue reading
Abigail Tere-Apisah (PNG) won gold in the mixed doubles alongside Mark Gibbons (PNG). Photo by Vere Freeman.
By Joycelyn Mark-Sabbath, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 16 – Two generations of sisters will face off in Thursday’s women’s doubles final at Steamships Racquets Club. Continue reading