Athletics Wrap

The Athletics Competition in Palau at the 2005 South Pacific Mini Games was a solid competitive affair, run on the newly renovated track in Koror. Fifteen Countries were in attendance for the Games and even though the numbers were down on previous Games, there was some excellent competition.more

After the Competition comes the Celebrations

Friday 29 July 2005

After today's round of competition a celebratory function will be held at the Track.

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Close Call for Fiji and PNG

Fiji and PNG fought out a fascinating duel in the Athletics Competition with PNG only just being edged out by a rampaging Fiji.

Mae Koime produced 3 individual gold and a relay gold and silver to lead the individual performances of the Games.


Fiji Reign Supreme on Night 4 of Athletics

Thu 28 July 2005

Fiji took out four gold medals in the track and field tonight, collecting ten of the total 28 medals on offer. Samoa also had a night to write home about, winning three gold medals.

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Surangel & Sons is Sponsor

The monetary donation made by Surangel & Sons Company helped to pay for many of the track implements as well as other necessary equipment to run the Athletics meet.more

Heavy Skies threaten

Heavy Skies threaten Palau today, Thursday 28 July but competiton should go ahead as scheduled with the feature events being the 200m and 400m finals, and the 1500m Finals.more

Clear Skies and Crossed Fingers

The rain last night had delayed and postponed a few track and field events. However, tonight, we see clear skies and hope that it will last...more

New Half-Marathon Route

Please be advised that the Half-Marathon Run has been rescheduled to Friday morning, 29 July at 6:00 a.m. Also, due to saftey and traffic concerns, the course has also been changed to be held in Airai State. MORE>>>more

Blue Ribbon Event Thrills Crowd

Tue 26 July 2005

The mens 100m final lived up to its blue ribbon status tonight with a class field supplying a class race.

The long standing Vanuatu National Record held by Gerry Jeremiah since 1986 was beaten by .02 of a second by Moses Kamut.more

Tonga Claims First Gold

Tue 26 July 2005

Aleki Sapoi has given Tonga reason to celebrate, winning gold in the mens 400 metres hurdles at the 2005 South Pacific Mini Games.

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Opening Ceremony

Sun 24 July 2005

The games are now officially on. Adrenaline is at a high, and spectators as well as athletes are getting into the groove of things.more

Revised List of Events

Click here and scroll down to see a list of the revised schedule of events as of 12 May 2005. Pending the decision of the Steeple Chase Event, we will put up the Final List of Events.more

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Click Here for the full story of the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Palau National Trackmore

Revised Competition Schedule

This is the revised competition schedule as of 12 May 2005.
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Athletics Venue

The Athletics venue is conveniently situated by the Games Village and in walking distance from most of the sports venues. It is a 6-lane, all-weather rubber track. It is being repaired for the Games and currently on track to be completed by April 2005.more

Athletics Promises Great Things

The Athletics competition for the South Pacific Mini-Games promises to be a great competition as Athletics will yield the most medals for the South Pacific Mini Games...more
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