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  1. Lack of fitness blamedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Bati team to the 2015 Pacific Games came under the spotlight when questions were asked regarding what went wrong during the Papua New Guinea event. The Bati went into the tournament as defending gold medal winners after winning the event at the 2011 Pacific Games in Noumea, New Caledonia.

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  2. Former Comancheros president Mark Buddle arrested while trying to fly out of AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Sydney Morning Herald

    But instead of a beach in Noumea, the former national president of the Comancheros bikie gang will spend at least the next five days in a Hunter jail cell after he was allegedly caught with more than $60,000 in cash on board a private aircraft trying to leave Australia. Mark Douglas Buddle, 30, waved and blew kisses to his partner Melanie Ter Wisscha during a protracted bail application in Newcastle Local Court on Wednesday.

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  3. Posted On Jul 30 2015Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Saipan Tribune

    Two lawmakers said they respect the decision of two individuals who exchanged vows last week in the CNMI's first same-sex marriage ceremony. But Senate President Victor B. Hocog said he is not sure "how the community will react."

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  4. Noumea reef break awaits Kaikoura surferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Marlborough Express

    Grunty reef breaks and grizzled tiger sharks won't faze talented Kaikoura sportsman Alan Te Moananui from chasing Pacifica surfing honours. Te Moananui has been selected for the New Zealand Maori surfing team to compete in the Melanesian Cup at Bourail, New Caledonia next month.

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  5. Beach volleyball needs fundingRead the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Fiji Times

    FUNDING has become the major concern with beach volleyball in their efforts to hold and participate in tournaments that would allow athletes to gain experience. Beach volleyball coach to the Pacific Games in Port Moresby Apenisa Saukuru said while their target was to win gold in the men's division, Papua New Guinea were the better team, hence their gold medal win.

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  6. Chip Peterson, Christine Jennings Win FINA 10K Stops in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Charles "Chip" Peterson and Christine Jennings were the winners of the seventh leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Lake St-Jean, Quebec, Canada, on July 23. Chip Peterson completed the race in 1h57m37s, while Jennings took 2h09m15s to achieve her first victory of the season, after having participated in four races. Peterson also won the Setubal race in Portugal in June.

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  7. Karate participation in next regional event in doubtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Karate team's performance at the Pacific Games has been hailed a success by their coach David Qiolevu as the team met their set target of securing more medals than the previous regional meet. Qiolevu said the team had gone with the goal to "better their performance" from their last outing in New Caledonia.

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  8. PNG tops Pacific Games medal table as Port Moresby 2015 endsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Asopa People

    PAPUA New Guinea finished top of the Pacific Games medals table for only the second time in the their history as their athletes produced another excellent performance here on the final day of competition at Port Moresby 2015. As well as the six titles they secured in boxing, the hosts swept the golf tournament, sealing all four available golds, and added another two in beach volleyball and the men's half-marathon.

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  9. Fijians make the finalRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    THE beach volleyball men's team will face the Pacific Games host Papua New Guinea and their loud and large boisterous fans when they clash for the gold medal this afternoon at the Sir John Guise Sport Complex. Aisea Raratabu playing with a swollen knee looked a 100 per cent fit as he played on and taunted the Tongan team.

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  10. Pacific Games: What's on todayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Fiji Times

    Update: 9:58AM Athletics will once again be the top draw at Port Moresby 2015 on Thursday as some of the Pacific Games' most prestigious track events take place at the BSP Stadium PNG golden girl Toea Wisil will take centre stage as she aims to complete a sprint double by adding the women's 200m title to her 100m crown, won on Tuesday. And in the men's 200m race, Fijian phenomenon Ratu Banuve Tabakaucoro will be the hot favourite for gold after his blistering sprint in the 100m.

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  11. Aussie summer of golf takes shapeRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | ISeeekGolf

    The Australian summer of golf is taking shape with confirmation of the end of season PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. Following on from the exciting announcement that the Australian PGA Championship will be co-sanctioned by the European Tour, a further five events have set their tournament dates.

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  12. Banz to defend titleRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 12 | Fiji Times

    Fijian track star Banuve Tabakaucoro will be looking to defend his 100m and 200m titles from Noumea 2011 when the athletics events get underway at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games today. Tabakaucoro is on track for repeat having set a Fijian national record of 10.22sec at the 2015 Oceania Championship in Cairns in May. The 22-year-old sprinter will be hoping for a Pacific Games record too.

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  13. Powerlifting at the Pacific GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Fiji Times

    Update: 9:37PM Powerlifting is one of the strength events that will be contested at the Port Moresby 2015 Pacific Games. Powerlifting evolved from a sport called 'odd-lifts' where competitors followed the same three-attempt format, but had many more events to compete in.

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  14. NASA sees new depression forms near Solomon IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    The Southern Pacific Ocean Tropical Cyclone Season just got an extension with the birth of a new tropical depression near the Solomon Islands. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the new depression and saw that it was already affecting some of the islands.

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  15. The will to win more drives QumivutiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Fiji Times

    NOVEMBER 17, 1962, plastered on the front page of The Fiji Times is a picture of a young Vilitati Qumivutia. On his right arm he holds up a dumbbell as he poses for the camera.

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  16. Chip Peterson, Rachele Bruni Claim FINA 10K World Cup StopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Charles "Chip" Peterson and Rachele Bruni were the winners of the sixth leg of the FINA/HOSA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup, taking place in Setubal on June 27. Peterson completed the race in 1h54m23s60, while Bruni took 2h05m24s45 to achieve her third victory of the season, after having triumphed in Viedma and Abu Dhabi . For Peterson, this was the first gold of 2015 , but the North American is a prestigious name in the world of marathon swimming.

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  17. West Papua makes history with political recognitio...Read the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Scoop

    Observer status has today been granted to West Papua by the Melanesian Spearhead Group sub-regional bloc. After over 53 years of political struggle for the right to self-determination, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua West Papua makes history with political recognition after 53 years Observer status has today been granted to West Papua by the Melanesian Spearhead Group sub-regional bloc.

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  18. West Papua makes history with political recognitionRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Scoop

    After over 53 years of political struggle for the right to self-determination, the United Liberation Movement for West Papua representing West Papuan, was today granted Observer status by the 20th MSG Leaders summit in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The ULMWP executives and secretariat welcomed the decision of the MSG leaders on behalf of the people of West Papua, describing it as a historic decision for West Papua.

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  19. Carniverous New Guinea flatworm invades United StatesRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | SlashGear.com

    Slimy slug-eating New Guinea flatworm appears in Florida in good position to prepare invasion of the rest of the United States. This is the first time on record this creature has been spotted inside the United States in the wild, and it's certainly not welcome.

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  20. Aircalin A332 at Noumea on Jun 23rd 2015, could not fully retract landing gearRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2015 | AVHerald

    An Aircalin Airbus A330-200, registration F-OHSD performing flight SB-140 from Noumea to Sydney,NS with about 100 passengers, was climbing out of Noumea when the crew could not fully retract the landing gear, stopped the climb and returned to Noumea for a safe landing about 15 minutes after departure. A replacement Airbus A320-200 registration F-OJSB reached Sydney with a delay of 4.5 hours and returned as flight SB-141 with part of the passengers booked back to Noumea.

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