Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Australia’s wait for world champion goes on as favourite Cikamatana bombs out

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Fijian born Eileen Cikamatana's attempt to become Australia’s first female world champion in weightlifting failed when she bombed out of the women’s 81 kilograms...

Landmark for weightlifting as Oceania athletes compete in virtual Championships

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Weightlifters from Oceania have won titles and set records at their senior Championships, despite the fact that the competition was organised online. It is the...

Australia keen to extend PacificAusSports partnership beyond its current funding cycle: Minister Seselja

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Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Zed Seselja says the PacificAusSports Olympic and Paralympic partnership was set up to provide elite level...

“Dreams destroyed” – what Olympic exile would mean for weightlifting and its athletes

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The catastrophic cost of weightlifting losing its Olympic status is laid out in a letter to the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) and all its...

World’s best female weightlifters at the Tokyo Olympics inspire Nancy Abouke of Nauru

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo At only 18 years of age, Nancy Abouke of Nauru is now ranked 10th in the women’s 76kg...

World’s best female weightlifters at the Tokyo Olympics inspire Nancy Abouke of Nauru

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo At only 18 years of age, Nancy Abouke of Nauru is now ranked 10th in the women’s 76kg...

PNG’s Dika Toua creates Olympic history

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By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Tokyo Papua New Guinea and the Pacific's top woman weightlifter, Dika Toua created Olympics history Saturday, when she competed...

NZ transgender Hubbard still got man’s bones, strength: Samoan weightlifter Sipaia

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Tokyo Olympics-bound Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia has spoken for the first time on New Zealand’s transgender weightlifting rival Laurel Hubbard, saying she is sad...

Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia through to Olympics

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Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia has confirmed her spot in the Tokyo Olympics next month and says she is honored to be representing the country. Sipaia...

Inclusion of three sports tennis, weightlifting, and va’a in 2022 Pacific Mini...

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Pacific Games Council has approved the CNMI’s request to include three more sports—tennis, weightlifting, and va’a (outrigger canoe)—to the calendar of events for the...

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EU could suspend Vanuatu visa-free travel over ‘golden passports’ scheme

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The European Commission has proposed suspending a visa-free travel arrangement with Vanuatu due to concerns about the Pacific nation’s controversial “golden passports” scheme. The proposed...