The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) claims to have received assurance from countries in Oceania of their full support for the sport's new Olympic qualifying system.
Papua New Guinea's Steven Kari and Nauru's Charisma Amoe-Tarrant were among the winners on the final day of the Oceania Weightlifting Championships in New Caledonia.
Papua New Guinean sisters Thelma and Dika Toua each won gold medals at the Oceania Weightlifting Championships in New Caledonia.
Clerical errors on anti-doping information excludes Fiji and New Zealand weightlifters from Oceania Championships
Fiji's entire delegation and eight athletes from New Zealand will be absent from the Oceania Weightlifting Championships due to begin tomorrow in New Caledonia after the two teams failed to submit drug-testing whereabouts forms.
Australia secures historic first Pacific Games gold medal as favourite Toua falters on home soil in weightlifting
Erika Yamasaki became Australia’s first-ever Pacific Games gold medallist as she claimed two 53 kilograms titles on the opening day of the weightlifting event at the PNG Power Dome here today.