Sports

Pacific athletes have won a total of 12 medals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, split among six nations. Samoa won the region’s only gold, through weightlifter Don Opolenge and the nation’s lifters also won three silver medals. They also gained a silver in...
Five years of build-up has become a reality after the 22nd Commonwealth Games began in Birmingham in England on Friday morning. More than 5000 athletes representing 72 nations and territories are in the West Midlands to compete in 19 sports...
2 August 2022
Papua New Guinea have won the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Women’s Nations Cup for the first time after beating hosts Fiji 2-1 in Suva. The three-times runners-up secured the title through first-half goals from Meagen Gunemba and Ramona Padio. Fiji...
Papua New Guinea weightlifter Morea Baru borrowed his team-mate’s national uniform to receive his second Commonwealth Games medal as his own one was too baggy. Baru lifted 273kg in the men’s 61kg category in England to replicate his silver medal...
2 August 2022
Fiji 7s coach Ben Gollings said they lost to a better team following their 7-31 defeat by South Africa in the Commonwealth Games men’s final at the Coventry Stadium this morning. He said that there were injuries to the side,...
27 July 2022
Tonga has booked its place in the 2023 Rugby World Cup after winning the repechage event in Australia. The Ikale Tahi defeated Hong Kong 44-22 in the Asia-Pacific qualifier at the Sunshine Coast Stadium in front of a large number...
25 July 2022
Fiji has secured the second Oceania spot for next year’s Netball World Cup finals in South Africa. The Pearls defeated the Cook Islands 51-34 in Suva on Saturday night to finish behind Tonga in the table. It was much closer...
23 July 2022
Tonga have qualified for next year’s Netball World Cup in South Africa after their 70 goals to 43 victory over the Cook Islands in Suva. It’s the first time Tonga have ever qualified for the global tournament. Tonga had a...
23 July 2022
Tonga play Hong Kong for a place in next year’s Rugby World Cup when the teams clash at Sunshine Coast Stadium, Queensland on Saturday. Hong Kong secured their place in the Asia/Pacific play-off with a 23-21 defeat of South Korea...
20 July 2022
Fiji began its Oceania Netball World Cup Qualifier campaign with a 74-32 victory win over Papua New Guinea at the Vodafone Arena in Suva. The Fiji Pearls were fired up from the first quarter with former basketball player Vilisi Tavui...