Sports Archive April 2018

The All Black Sevens have now claimed five out of six gold medals since the event began back in the 1998 Games.

New Zealand Wins Commonwealth Rugby

New Zealand cleaned up in the rugby sevens Sunday, with their men's team defeating Fiji 14-0 in the Commonwealth Games' final, after the women's team had beaten hosts Australia earlier.
The Vanuatu pair have been labelled the "Super-Mums" during the Gold Coast Games.

Vanuatu Celebrates Another Medal Win

Vanuatu is celebrating a second Commonwealth Games medal after their women's beach volleyball team beat Cyprus in the playoff for bronze.
Jenly Wini (far right) is the woman behind Solomon Islands’ success, lifting the country to victory in the 58 kilogram weight division earlier in the games.

Pacific Countries Make History with Medal Win

Celebrations are in place as first time medal winners, Vanuatu, Cook Islands and the Solomon Islands finally joined the ranks of podium-finishers, picking up medals at the Commonwealth Games.
"It's the confidence I have, like each Games I get more experience and confidence to do my lifting, so I learn from all my mistakes each competition," she said.

First Comm Games Medal for Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands has won its first medal at the Commonwealth Games.