Tuesday, January 18, 2022

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

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

Million dollar package for Fiji 7s and Fijiana teams

The Fijian government will purchase a piece of land and help build a house for Fiji 7s captain Jerry Tuwai. This has been confirmed by...

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

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...

Tonga’s Malia Paseka hopes to inspire more women to take up combat sport

Tongan taekwondo player Malia Paseka of Tonga’s brief and bruising Olympic debut consisted of just two things: being kicked in the head and falling...

Women leaders in Oceania paving the path for the future of basketball

Pacific Women basketball leaders are leading the way in the growth of basketball in the region with fresh perspectives and innovative approaches to developing...

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UN and Forum SG pledges resources to the government and people of Tonga

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an...

Tonga eruption likely the world’s largest in 30 years – scientist

Early data from Tonga's violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane...

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

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...