News

New Caledonia Men take the Gold medal

It was only fitting that with New Caledonia winning the overall Gold Medal tally at these South Pacific Games, that they should also win the last gold medal decided, defeating Guam 71 - 63 in the Men's basketball final.more

Samoa win gold in women's competition

Samoa defeated Fiji 47-44 in the women's gold medal game. Samoa went into the final with the tournament's highest rebounder Aisha Ale (72 rebounds), while Fiji's Mikaelar Whippy was the tournaments highest pointscorer with 199 points.more

Samoa take bronze in the Men's competition

Samoa defeated the local Fiji team 76-73 to take the bronze medal. Samoa were the defending SPG Champions, but the Fijian team were the crowd favourite.more

New Caledonia women win bronze medal.

New Caledonia women scored a strong 16 point win over Tahiti in the bronze medal play off game. New Caledonia won 68 points to 52.more

Saturday Finals Day Preview

Guam men will play New Caledonia for the GOLD medal, while Fiji women take on Samoa for the women's GOLD. The bronze games will be between Fiji and Samoa men and Tahiti and New Caledonia.more

Tahiti men 5th by one basket.

Tahiti men overcame the young and determined Papua New Guinea to come 5th in the SPG mens tournament. The final score of 72 - 70 indicated the closeness of the game.more

Mens 7th and 8th Positions Decided

Newcomers Kiribati went down to Vanuatu 65-96 to finish the competition in 8th place.more

New Caledonia Men through to Semi's by 0.039% pts

New Caledonia's 97 to 81 win over Tahiti enabled them to take 2nd Place in 'Pool B'and therefore a place in the Semi finals. Tahiti will be playing off for 5th and 6th position...more

Another win for Fiji Women

Fiji women pulled off a 83-68 win over Samoa in an exciting encounter last night.more

Tahiti Pips Samoa

Tahiti fought hard all the way to beat the 1999 the SPG defending champion Samoa in their second pool play .more

Guam Men Beaten by Fiji

1999 SPG silver medalists Guam lose to Fiji men 74-62.more

Palau Women Struggle Against Fiji Women

Palau women could not match the fitness and skills of the Fiji womens team going down 105 to 38.more

Basketball Volunteers at their Best

The Fiji Basketball Volunteers were at their best during the opening of the SPG 2003 basketball at the new multi purpose court on Saturday 5 July.more

PNG Women Win Their First Game

Papua New Guinea Women's captain, Jennifer Maroroa, led her team to victory against Palau in their first outing at the SPG this afternoon.more

Close call for Guam Womens' Basketball team

Guam women managed to edge Palau in an exciting encounter at the new Multi Purpose Complex with a final score of 69-66.more

FIBA Secretary General - Patrick Bauman in Fiji

FIBAs new Secretary General is in Fiji for the general assembly and to watch some of the action of SPG2 2003 basketball action.more

Special General Meeting

The documents for the Mid Term Conference and the Special General Meeting, which will be conducted in Suva on Sunday 6th July are available to download from the "Publications" section of our website at www.oceaniabasketball.commore

Update

The final draws for the competition will be confirmed at the technical meeting on Thuursday morning.more

New Caledonia pips PNG

The New Caledonia (NC)women handed PNG its first
defeat of the games in an exciting day of basketball.more
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