The Closing Ceremony of the Pacific Games here will be held at the Sir John Guise Stadium after Bisini Sports Grounds and the Sir Hubert Murray Stadium were not deemed to be ready to stage the event, Pacific Games Council executive director Andrew Minogue told insidethegames.
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Australian women’s rugby sevens captain Nicole Beck will be the flagbearer for her nation at the Opening Ceremony of the Pacific Games, it has been announced, as her country prepares to make its inaugural appearance at the event here.
Pacific Games Council President hits back at New Zealand football team's criticism of Port Moresby 2015 Village
Pacific Games Council (PGC) President Vidhya Lakhan has hit back at criticism from the New Zealand football team that the Athletes' Village is not of an acceptable standard to live in, claiming it is one of the best of its kind in the 52-year history of the event.
Tuvalu set to arrive at Pacific Games just two hours before Opening Ceremony due to weather-hit journey
The team from Tuvalu competing in the the Pacific Games will not arrive here until two hours before the Opening Ceremony on Saturday (July 4) due to weather problems delaying their departure from Funafuti, insidethegames has been told.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill predicted today the Pacific Games gives the nation the opportunity to put itself on the sporting map, praising the organisers of the event ahead of the Opening Ceremony on Saturday (July 4).
Port Moresby 2015 have announced St John’s Ambulance as the latest partner of the Pacific Games, due to start here on Saturday (July 4), who will help with medical services throughout the event in the Papua New Guinea capital.
The Cook Islands have become the first country to arrive here and check into the Athletes' Village for the Pacific Games, due to start on Saturday (July 4).
Port Moresby 2015 have announced the Caritas Hall venue is officially open, while Steamships will be the title sponsor of the POM Racquets Club as preparations continue ahead of the Pacific Games, due to begin on July 4.
Port Moresby 2015 have staged a test event at the recently-renovated Sir John Guise Stadium ahead of this year’s Pacific Games, which is due to begin with the Opening Ceremony on July 4.
Venue packages for the POM Racquet Club and Caritas Technical Secondary School are close to selling out with less than a month to go until the Pacific Games get underway in Port Moresby, organisers have announced.
Port Moresby 2015 have announced three of the main venues for this year’s Pacific Games in the Papua New Guinean capital have been temporarily renamed.
The 2015 Pacific Games will be officially opened on July 4 by Duke of York Prince Andrew, Port Moresby 2015 have announced.
The Solomon Islands National Paralympics Federation (SINPF) has confirmed that five of its athletes will compete across three sports at this year’s Pacific Games in Port Moresby.
Host nation Papua New Guinea has targeted winning more than 120 gold medals at next month’s Pacific Games in Port Moresby.
Port Moresby 2015 have announced they have axed the men’s softball event at this year’s Pacific Games due to a lack of entries, with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) admitting the sport’s cancellation was “disappointing”.