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2015 Games Venues Update

Asthe 2015 Pacific Games fast approaches, Community Awareness remains a vital part of preparation.

Venues infrastructure is also top priority at this stage.


While work has begun on some ofthe games venues, physical work is yet to be seen atthe Besini Sport hub, as Tere Alex reports.


Pictured is whatthe Rita Flynn Netball Courts will look like after undergoing major infrastructure work. The current stage consists of 8 courts. These courts will becomethe home of allthe 2015 Games’ netball action. 


Today marks 638 days to go, it won’t be long beforPNG plays host tothe 2015 Pacific Games.


Major venues were giventhe spotlight. Sir John Guise stadium, host to many national sporting events is currently inthe initial stage of redevelopment. The stadium will be upgraded to meetInternational Athletics Federation requirements. 


The current seating capacity will be increased to 15,000 and will include ther amenities as well.


ther sporting grounds were prioritized, includingthe Lloyd Robson oval which is soon to be announced for redevelopment.


The Oval was under a new trustee, recently appointed bythe national government.


The Oval will include 25 thousand seats, a gym facility, medical centre and ther necessities to meetthe international standard.


The Government’s public-private partnership withInter Oil contributes tothe facelift underthe Tax Credit Schemeudget at a cost of more than K60 Million.


PNG Olympic Committee has been working hard both on and off field, making surethe athletes are nurtured and set on track and can be proverd withPNG coming out on top atthe Wallis and Futuna mini Pacific Games.

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