Cool and calm PNG golfers take all four gold medals

Men's gold medallist Soti Dinki (PNG) hits an iron off the tee this week at Royal Port Moresby Golf Club. Photo by Michael Boeo.

Men’s gold medallist Soti Dinki (PNG) hits an iron off the tee this week at Royal Port Moresby Golf Club. Photo by Michael Boeo.

By Dr Pilipus Garpet, Games News Service

PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Papua New Guinea won all four gold medals on a dramatic day at Royal Port Moresby Golf Course on Saturday, with Soti Dinki and Kristine Seko taking out the men’s and women’s individual events while both PNG teams grabbed gold. Continue reading

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Just Play initiative gives local kids opportunity of a lifetime

Little league: A little one looks forward to the UNICEF Just Play programme. Photo by Fiona Munday.

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