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
Jonathan Keama (blue) won the middleweight title for PNG. Photo by Dave Buller.
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Papua New Guinea struck gold six times in the men’s boxing finals at the Caritas Technical Secondary School on Saturday. Continue reading
Kupsy Bisamo (PNG) won gold in the men’s half marathon on Saturday. Photo by Michael Boeo.
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands snatched the final two athletics gold medals at Port Moresby 2015 in the men’s and women’s half marathons on Saturday morning. Continue reading
PORT MORESBY, July 18 – Team PNG photographer Jason Pini (PNG) sent a camera attached to an unmanned aerial vehicle (also known as a drone) into the air over Port Moresby to photograph the Pacific Games from the air. Here are some of the images he captured:
Swimming events at Taurama Aquatic Centre from the air. Photo by Jason Pini.
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
PNG squash mixed doubles pair Madako Suari Junior and Lynette Vai won gold. Photo by Daniel Potuku
By Francis Gabriel, Games News Service
PORT MORESBY, July 17 – Papua New Guinea won gold and silver in the squash mixed doubles to end the tournament on a high at the Port Moresby Racquets Club on Friday. Continue reading