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PNGOC gives more Sports Medicine course

As part of its High Performance programme, the PNG Olympic Committee is providing more sports medicine and strength and conditioning courses for coaches and managers in PNG.

Barramundis qualify for next stage

The PNG Barramundis went through undefeated in the ICC EAP Men’s Cricket Trophy beating Vanuatu in the final to qualify for the next stage, which is the ICC World T20 Qualifiers in Ireland and Scotland in 2015.

Justice Catherine Davani appointed as an Aribitrator to the Ad Hoc Division of the 17th Asian Games

Justice Catherine Davani appointed as an Aribitrator to the Ad Hoc Division of the 17th Asian Games
The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (‘ICAS’), by letter of 9th January, 2014, confirmed the appointment of Justice Catherine Davani, CSM, to be a member of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (‘CAS’) Ad Hoc Division for the XXVII Asian Games in Incheon, Republic of South Korea. Just


TRIATHLON: Team PNG's first day of competition on Day 2 (July 24) of the XX Commonwealth Games did not bring out the best results in all the sports.
Team triathlon athletes - Rachel Sapery, Polihau Popeliau and Casmer Kamangip - got lapped due to the high level of competition.
Sapery successfully got out of the water at the Strathclyde Park loch and got onto her bike but got lapped by the leader


LAWN BOWL: Papua New Guinean lawn bowler Catherine Wimp has won both her games in the women's singles category on Day 2 (Thursday) of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, and looks set to enter the finals if she continues her outstanding performance.
Playing Fijian E Mocewai at Kelvingrove Lawn Bowls Centre on Thursday morning, Wimp showed her will to win by running over Mocewai 21-9.


BOXING: Charlie Keama gave his best but lost his fight yesterday (Wednesday) in the quarter finals in the men's 49kg division of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
The 20-year-old lost to the older and more experienced Northern Irelander Paddy Barnes.
Keama, who won his first fight to get into the second round, started the first of three three-minute rounds well hitting back a


ATHLETICS: Toea Wisil may be the most successful Papua New Guinean sprinter so far in the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
So far, Wisil has advanced to the semi finals of the women's 100m as well as the 200m.
No other PNG athlete in athletics has gone beyond the first round, except for Elias Larry men's 100m T37 on Monday.

Para athletes improve personal best and Oceania record

PARA-ATHLETES: SIX para athletes who are members of Team PNG to Glasgow have successfully completed their competition on a high note.
The first para event was the discus throw for F42/44 where, Martin Gereo of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, set a new personal best of 24.11m from his previous record of 20m.
This was followed by Elias Larry’s event, T37 100m semi, which he ran a time of 13

Closing Ceremony

COMMONWEALTH GAMES: THE closing ceremony of the XX Commonwealth Games saw another colourful performance by artists and fireworks to light up the sky around Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, Scotland, as well as those of millions who watched the televised version of the show.
Glasgow 2014 chairman Lord Smith of Kelvin thanked the locals and volunteers - also known as Clydesiders - for giving their

Squash impress

SQUASH:Squash players on Team PNG particpating in the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, made a few impressive performances yesterday (Wednesday) in Day 8 of the Games.
The women's doubles pair of Lynette Vai and Eli Webb beat Trinidad and Tobago (TT) 2-1.
The PNG side started the match well and took the first set to 11-6.
TT came back more determinedly in the second set to push PNG

Stone suprises

ATHLETICS: NELSON Stone pulled a surprise when he led the first group of runners in the men's 4X400m in a heat all the way in the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.

Being the starter, Stone ran very well leading the pack of runners from Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Zambia, Sri Lanka and Kenya.

Toua awarded Gold

WEIGHTLIFTING: IT is official, Dika Toua is the gold medal winner in the women's 53kg in weightlifting in the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
The gold medal awarded to Nigerian Chika Analha in the competition on July 25 was taken off her after she failed a doping test.
In a medal presentation ceremony in front of Team PNG athletes and officials in the Games Village on Saturday (Augus

Sir John Dawanincura: Two Golds is historic

PNG takes two Gold Medals in the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Kari sets new record by breaking his own

WEIGHTLIFTING: A new Commonwealth Junior Record was set by Steven Kukuna Kari in the Men’s 85kg event on Saturday.

Kari, from the Oceania team, broke the his own previous record of 184kg set in June 2012 with an impressive clean and jerk of 185kg, to the applause of the crowd.
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Port Moresby 2015

On 27 September 2009, the Pacific Games Council, at its meeting coinciding with the 2009 Pacific Mini Games, elected Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea as the host of the 2015 Games. The final vote was 25-22 in favor of Port Moresby over Tonga to host.

The Games will be held from 4 to 18 July 2015.