Pacific games – OTTF http://ottf.org/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 10:02:41 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://ottf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2021-06-25T010803.862-150x150.png Pacific games – OTTF http://ottf.org/ 32 32 The toys market is expected to generate $275.65 billion in revenue by 2030 at a CAGR of 5.2% https://ottf.org/the-toys-market-is-expected-to-generate-275-65-billion-in-revenue-by-2030-at-a-cagr-of-5-2/ Thu, 23 Jun 2022 08:30:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/the-toys-market-is-expected-to-generate-275-65-billion-in-revenue-by-2030-at-a-cagr-of-5-2/ Future of Market Research Type of Toys Market Size and Trend Analysis (Preschool Toys, Stuffed Toys & Dolls, Action Toys, Arts & Crafts Toys, Construction Toys, Vehicles and Others), Distribution Channel (in store [Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores and others] and non-store) and region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and rest of the world) – Forecast […]]]>

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Type of Toys Market Size and Trend Analysis (Preschool Toys, Stuffed Toys & Dolls, Action Toys, Arts & Crafts Toys, Construction Toys, Vehicles and Others), Distribution Channel (in store [Supermarkets and Hypermarkets, Specialty Stores and others] and non-store) and region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and rest of the world) – Forecast to 2030

New York, U.S., June 23, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overview of the toys market:

Market Research Future (MRFR) report highlights “toy market Research Report: Insights by Type, Distribution Channel and Region – Forecast to 2030“, the market is expected to register a growth rate of 5.2% from 2022 to 2030 and reach a market size of $275.65 billion by the end of 2030.

Market scope:

Toys have been around for centuries across the world and continue to develop based on consumer demands. They started with basic wooden toys and progressed to more complex and engaging toys. Since toys entertain young people, the toy and game industry has been popular for a long time. As long as children continue to be born, the global market will experience an inherent demand. Toys have been in demand for a long time and children are still pushing their parents to buy them toys today. Every year, children of various ages, ranging from infants to toddlers, buy toys. With the development of technology, adults and children have a greater variety of entertainment options.

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Report Scope:

Report attribute

Details

Market size 2030

$275.65 billion

CAGR

5.2% (2022-2030)

Year of reference

2021

Forecast period

2022-2030

Historical data

2020

Forecast units

Value (USD million)

Report cover

Revenue forecasts, competitive landscape, growth factors and trends

Segments Covered

By type, distribution channel and region

Geographical areas covered

North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World (RoW)

Key Market Drivers

Increase recognition of the cognitive benefits of certain games for children

Competitive dynamics:

The competitive landscape of the market is composed of its key players and major producers. The main market competitors are:

  • The LEGO Group

  • Mattel, Inc.

  • Hasbro, Inc.

  • Playmates Toys Limited

  • Tomy Company, Ltd.

  • Kenner Products

  • Spin Master Ltd

  • Jazzwares, LLC

  • VTech

  • funko inc.

  • NECA

  • Brands TruKids

  • MGA Entertainment Inc.

  • Basic Fun, Inc.

  • WowWee Group Limited

Market dynamics:

Market factors:

The growing recognition of the cognitive benefits of certain children’s games is one of the main factors driving the growth of the toys market. Modern parents are experimenting with unorthodox parenting techniques. Buying toys and games that support a child’s learning and development is a popular trend among parents. Parents want their children to learn and be active while playing. Therefore, they buy toys with educational and learning influences. Thus, this trend of buying toys with many functions for children contributes greatly to the expansion of the toy market.

Millennials want to revisit the era of the 1990s, closely associated with their upbringing. This new adult trend offers an opportunity to appeal to a whole new audience group willing to spend money on nostalgic old-school toys. People are also looking for upgraded versions of these games which are superior to the originals. As people spend more time at home, they are turning to traditional toys and games to interact with their family. Thus, future manufacturers in the Toy Market can consider these new perspectives to develop retail collectibles and old-fashioned toys.

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Market Limits:

Today’s fluctuating exchange rates and high prices are one of the biggest constraints in the industry. Despite the fact that people’s discretionary income has passed a certain threshold, they are still unwilling to spend much on toys and games. People are also bothered by fluctuations in exchange rates; therefore, they prefer not to buy and purchase decisions are delayed.

COVID-19 Analysis:

The COVID 19 pandemic has affected all sectors of the global market. In terms of impact, the global market has contributed to the economic slowdown and disruption of the pandemic. First, the lockdown limitations crippled the entire toy production industry, resulting in insufficient market supply. Also, as people’s wages fell during the pandemic period, they were less inclined to buy toys and games for their children. Consequently, the toy market witnessed a drop in supply, demand, and revenue at the onset of the pandemic. Nevertheless, he rebounded throughout the next phase.

Recognizing that children are no longer able to attend school and preschool is one of the main causes of Toys Market’s comeback and growth in the post-pandemic era. Since the children and infants were unable to attend daycare for a few years, their parents had to buy toys and activities to keep them occupied at home. Additionally, parents of children in the learning phase purchased educational toys and participated in e-learning. Consequently, toy sales recovered and increased in subsequent epidemic waves.

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Market segmentation :

By type

Due to the importance of hobbies, the arts and crafts sector is expected to see the highest demand.

By distribution channel

Factory outlets in the shopping section, which include specialty merchants, brand stores and hypermarkets, usually stock a variety of sweet and attractive goods. This will likely drive consumers to purchase products from these stores, which will lead to increased revenue for the category. Additionally, the expanding infrastructure facilities associated with specialty toy stores and branded stores are expected to increase the revenue from the offline segment.

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Regional assessment:

North America’s growing spending on entertainment-related equipment such as toys, hobbies, and playground equipment is expected to drive the market over the forecast period and achieve the highest regional growth rate. raised. Additionally, the growing trends in the giftware industry among the population are contributing to the expansion of the market in the region.

Recent government measures surrounding the development of the industry in countries like India, China, and Japan are responsible for the fastest growth in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, the growing popularity of arts and crafts products among Chinese children is contributing to the expansion of the regional market.

The provision of excellent sports related equipment import facilities in countries like UK and Germany is driving the market in Europe. These import capacities allow these countries to offer their distribution points a variety of toy products, which should increase the regional consumption rate.

The growing presence of prominent companies in the MEA area from countries such as Saudi Arabia and UAE is expected to facilitate the delivery of these game consoles to the people of these countries, thus helping the expansion of the market.

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IBN (InvestorBrandNetwork) announces the latest episode of The https://ottf.org/ibn-investorbrandnetwork-announces-the-latest-episode-of-the/ Tue, 21 Jun 2022 12:17:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/ibn-investorbrandnetwork-announces-the-latest-episode-of-the/ LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — IBN (InvestorBrandNetwork), a multifaceted communications organization committed to connecting public companies to the investment community, is pleased to announce the release of the latest episode of The Bell2Bell Podcast as part of its continued efforts to provide specialized content distribution through large-scale syndication channels. […]]]>

LOS ANGELES, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — via InvestorWire — IBN (InvestorBrandNetwork), a multifaceted communications organization committed to connecting public companies to the investment community, is pleased to announce the release of the latest episode of The Bell2Bell Podcast as part of its continued efforts to provide specialized content distribution through large-scale syndication channels.

The Bell2Bell Podcast offers informative updates and exclusive interviews with leaders operating in rapidly changing industries. Bell2Bell’s latest podcast features Brian Goodman, CEO of Golden Matrix Group Inc. (NASDAQ: GMGI), a gaming technology company.

Throughout the interview, Goodman discussed Golden Matrix’s business model, which includes both B2B and B2C operations.

“Our core business is B2B. We build gaming systems and provide gaming content to licensed online gaming operators,” said Goodman. “We do this in several ways. We can either provide the modules – marketing modules, customer retention, customer acquisition – or provide a complete turnkey solution. In this way, we help people operating in a physical environment to transition or grow their business by going online. It is our expertise. While we have traditionally focused on the Asia-Pacific region, we are now expanding into other global jurisdictions.

“We also have a B2C activity. We recently acquired a very strong business in the UK. It is a tournament business much like a raffle or lottery. It contains high value items – motor vehicles, homes, vacation apartments and technology,” he continued. “We offer these items as prizes and people buy tickets, between £1 and £25, and we have regular raffles for these items. It’s a very successful business that we have. In fact, when we bought it, it was about twice the size of our existing business, and we plan to roll it out in other jurisdictions. We have applied for a gaming license in Mexico and hope to be able to launch this product in Mexico and other jurisdictions.

Brian Goodman then provided more details on the company’s core B2B business.

“The core business operates on a SaaS-type model. We charge for the use of our software. In the world of casinos, we charge a fee on casino activity. When we build a turnkey solution, for example, the operator pays us a royalty on the casino’s net winnings,” Goodman added. “If his games generate $1 million and we charge a 10% royalty, we get $100,000. As the gaming operator grows, we grow. Right now, we have more of 500 unique casino operations on our system and over seven million players It is a strong, proven company and a go-to product for the items we offer, including marketing and other products related to games.

Join IBN’s Stuart Smith and Brian Goodman, CEO of Golden Matrix Group Inc. (NASDAQ: GMGI), to learn more about the company’s leadership team, as well as its recent milestones and operational goals for the remainder of 2022 and beyond.

To listen to the episode and subscribe to future podcasts, visit https://podcast.bell2bell.com.

The last opus of The Bell2Bell Podcast continues to reinforce IBN’s commitment to expanding its strong network of brands, customer partners, followers and growth IBN Podcast Series. For more than 15 years, IBN has leveraged this commitment to provide unparalleled distribution and enterprise messaging solutions to 500+ public and private companies.

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Golden Matrix Group, based in Las Vegas, Nevada, is an established gaming technology company that develops and owns online gaming intellectual property and builds configurable and scalable white label B2B gaming platforms for its global clients, located primarily in the Asia-Pacific region. Game IP includes marketing, acquisition, retention, and user monetization tools. The company’s platform is accessible through desktop and mobile apps. Through its 80% majority stake in UK-based RKings Competitions Ltd., Golden Matrix also generates revenue from RKings’ scalable B2C tournament platform. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.GoldenMatrix.com.

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The countdown to the European Masters Games 2023 in Tampere begins https://ottf.org/the-countdown-to-the-european-masters-games-2023-in-tampere-begins/ Sun, 19 Jun 2022 06:07:57 +0000 https://ottf.org/the-countdown-to-the-european-masters-games-2023-in-tampere-begins/ You viewed more than 50 articles in the last 12 months. Keep Olympic News Free Support insidethegames.biz for just £10 For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made […]]]>

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For nearly 15 years now, insidethegames.biz has been at the forefront of fearless reporting on what’s happening in the Olympic Movement. As the first website not to be placed behind a paywall, we have made information about the International Olympic Committee, the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and other major events more accessible than ever to everyone.

insidethegames.biz has earned a worldwide reputation for excellent reporting and breadth of coverage. For many of our readers in over 200 countries and territories around the world, the website is an essential part of their daily lives. The ping of our free daily email alert, sent every morning at 6.30am UK time, 365 days a year, landing in their inbox, is as much a part of their day as their first cup of coffee.

Even during the worst times of the COVID-19 pandemic, insidethegames.biz has maintained its high level of daily reporting on all news around the world. We were the first publication in the world to report on the threat facing the Olympic Movement from the coronavirus and have since provided unprecedented coverage of the pandemic.

As the world begins to emerge from the COVID crisis, insidethegames.biz would like to invite you to help us on our journey by funding our independent journalism. Your vital support would enable us to continue to report so comprehensively on the Olympic Movement and the events that shape it. This would mean that we can keep our website open to everyone. Last year, nearly 25 million people read insidethegames.biz, making us by far the largest source of independent information on what’s happening in world sport.

Every contribution, big or small, will help maintain and improve our global coverage in the coming year. Our small, dedicated team has been extremely busy over the past year covering the revamped Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, an unprecedented logistical challenge that has stretched our limited resources to the limit.

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Kothari lands a rare double at Pacific International Snooker https://ottf.org/kothari-lands-a-rare-double-at-pacific-international-snooker/ Fri, 17 Jun 2022 13:58:36 +0000 https://ottf.org/kothari-lands-a-rare-double-at-pacific-international-snooker/ It was a double treat for former world snooker champion Sourav Kothari, who clinched the Pacific Billiards International Championship title on Friday, just days after claiming the snooker crown in the same event. Kothari, 37, edged out multiple England champion Rob Hall of England 1500-1321 in the final of the highest Tier 5 World Ranking […]]]>

It was a double treat for former world snooker champion Sourav Kothari, who clinched the Pacific Billiards International Championship title on Friday, just days after claiming the snooker crown in the same event.

Kothari, 37, edged out multiple England champion Rob Hall of England 1500-1321 in the final of the highest Tier 5 World Ranking event to claim the title.

The 2018 world snooker champion thus became only the second cueist after Australia’s Mathew Bolton to win a double title in the Pacific International.

In the thrilling finale, Kothari showed great mastery of cue ball control early on. He landed breaks of 161, 141, 135 and 117 to take a massive 600-point lead.

The Englishman could only manage one 177 century break during this session.

A few regulation drop guns missed by Kothari in the following session saw Hall hit back with a magnificent 391 break as he cut the margin to 200 points before moving past Kothari.

Kothari showed great composure and composure in difficult circumstances and sealed the issue with a century-long hiatus in 111.

Earlier, Hall ousted World Snooker Champion Peter Gilchrist of Singapore by 1204-122 recording big breaks of 244 and 192.

Kothari beat compatriot Dhruv Sitwala in a biting 1200-1131.

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DOCOMO Donates $64,000 for Northern Pacific Mariana Minigames | Way of life https://ottf.org/docomo-donates-64000-for-northern-pacific-mariana-minigames-way-of-life/ Wed, 15 Jun 2022 14:00:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/docomo-donates-64000-for-northern-pacific-mariana-minigames-way-of-life/ DOCOMO PACIFIC, a regional leader in innovation, telecommunications and entertainment, recently announced donations of more than $64,000 as part of its Gold Sponsorship of the Pacific Northern Mariana Minigames. Since its conception in 1981, the Pacific Mini Games has been a premier multi-sport event featuring sporting talent from different countries and territories located in Oceania. […]]]>

DOCOMO PACIFIC, a regional leader in innovation, telecommunications and entertainment, recently announced donations of more than $64,000 as part of its Gold Sponsorship of the Pacific Northern Mariana Minigames.

Since its conception in 1981, the Pacific Mini Games has been a premier multi-sport event featuring sporting talent from different countries and territories located in Oceania.

This competition takes place every four years and will be held for the first time in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands between June 17 and 25.

The games will bring together approximately 1,400 athletes from the 22 members of the Pacific Games Association who will compete in nine sports: track and field, badminton, baseball, beach volleyball, golf, tennis, triathlon, weightlifting and va’a.

His gift includes:

• 1,800 preloaded SIM kits for participating athletes and their entourage.

• $11,000 commercial airtime for NMPMG spots on multiple networks.

• Sports kits for each participating athlete including a drawstring sports bag, water bottle, cooling towel and headphones.

• Exclusive offers for NMPMG participants.

• Prepaid phone card vending machines and device charging stations to keep attendees and viewers connected.

Additionally, DOCOMO PACIFIC released a tribute video to celebrate the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, host of this year’s Games.

“The NMPMG will bring athletes from 24 countries in Oceania to the CNMI. As hosts…we wanted to ensure that all attendees could enjoy the best mobile connectivity experience during their visit. This way they can fully focus on the games and exploring our beautiful islands and culture,” said Pauline Johnson, CEO of DOCOMO PACIFIC.

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The Herald’s All-County Team – Monterey Herald https://ottf.org/the-heralds-all-county-team-monterey-herald/ Sun, 12 Jun 2022 22:07:42 +0000 https://ottf.org/the-heralds-all-county-team-monterey-herald/ Here’s a look at who turned out to be the best high school softball players in the county. The Monterey Herald All-County Softball Team: Addison Amaral, Notre Dame >> Amaral spiked the ball, hitting .425, ripping seven home runs and making 22 runs. Having previously committed to the University of Notre Dame for softball, the […]]]>

Here’s a look at who turned out to be the best high school softball players in the county. The Monterey Herald All-County Softball Team:

Addison Amaral, Notre Dame >> Amaral spiked the ball, hitting .425, ripping seven home runs and making 22 runs. Having previously committed to the University of Notre Dame for softball, the junior shortstop had 31 hits in 25 games and scored 22 runs for the Spirits, finishing with a .508 on-base percentage.

Dani Amendola, Alvarez >> Thrown into the fire by necessity, all the freshman did was launch the Eagles to the program’s first-ever Division I title in the Central Coast section. Amendola sported a 1.66 ERA, going 14-0 heading into the Northern California Division II playoffs, posting three shutouts, with 130 strikeouts in 72 innings of work.

Iris Bejarano, Salinas >> No one has been tighter at home plate for the Cowboys than Bejarano, who hit .422 with a team-best five home runs and 22 RBIs. Of the senior first baseman’s 28 hits, 17 went for extra bases as Bejarano led Salinas in doubles. She also finished with a .500 on-base percentage.

Victoria Castillo, Alvarez >> Heading to St. Mary’s on a softball scholarship, Castillo hit a team-high .571 with a .635 on-base percentage. The smooth-fielding shortstop also led the Mission Division and Division I CCS champions with 38 hits and five homers. Castillo had 21 points and scored 30, helping Alvarez set a school winning record.

Ella Lee, Pacific Grove >> There’s a bright future at Pacific Grove as Lee led the program in hitting, while launching them into the playoffs with 15 wins in the circle. The freshman hitter sprayed the ball downfield, hitting .500 for the Breakers, recording 48 hits, while scoring 38 runs in 27 games for the Cypress Division champions.

Ella Myers, Monterey >> Making an immediate impact in her first season on the program, Myers propelled the Toreadores to their first-ever CCS and Northern California titles as she failed to allow a deserved run in the sectional tournament . The rookie was equally imposing at the plate, leading Monterey in home runs (12), runs scored (39), runs scored (34), batting average (.434) and on-base percentage (.510). His 12 home runs led the state for freshmen.

Marley Panziera, Salinas >> The junior pitcher hit over .400 for the Central Coast Section Division III finalists, scoring 27 runs in 28 games. She also hit two home runs and stole a team-high 15 bases. In the circle, Panziera became the staff ace in his postseason, finishing with a 2.83 ERA, with 68 strikeouts in 59 innings.

Samantha Rey, Notre Dame >> Heading to Central Florida in two years, the Gabilan Division Player of the Year won the Triple Crown for the Spirits. Rey flirted with .600 before finishing with a .578 average. She also led the team in homers with eight and runs batted with 28, comping 53 hits, scoring 36 runs and stealing 15 bases.

Victoria Rey, Notre Dame >> Headed to Weber State in the fall, the senior quietly hit .400 near the top of the command for the Gabilan Division champions. Rey led the Spirits in doubles and was second to her sister Samantha in hits with 34. She also hit two home runs and drove in 21 runs.

Samantha Rocha, Notre Dame >> A four-year starter with the Spirits, Rocha posted a 1.53 ERA, including a perfect game. Rocha struck out 165 in 106 innings for Notre Dame, which reached the Northern California Division II semifinals, whipping 17 in one game and 16 in two others. She also hit .286 with a home run.

Gia Roth, Monterey >> The only player not to make an error, Roth stole the ball to home plate, leading the Toreadores in hits with 40 and in doubles with 14. Roth hit .428 for Monterey, while driving in 21 points. The junior outfielder also finished with a .472 on-base percentage and scored 25 points in 32 games.

Lisa Villanueva, King City >> After rewriting the county’s single-season home run record with 14, Villanueva is just a sophomore for the Cypress Division champions. The right-handed hitter hit moonshots and line drives that left the court at rapid speed. Villanueva also hit .538 and drove in 55 runs in 28 games. Of his 42 hits, 29 went for extra bases.

Deja Visesio, North County >> The senior catcher won the Condors’ triple crown, hitting a team-high .578 with five homers and 32 runs scored. Of his 48 hits, nearly half went for extra bases as Visesio led the team with 16 doubles. She also compiled a .980 fielding percentage for North County, which won 19 games.

Andy Meza, Alvarez coach >> It was a historic season for the Eagles as Meza guided the program to its first CCS Division I title and a berth in the Northern California playoffs. Alvarez set a school-record win streak with 24, including a school-record 16-game winning streak while winning a Mission Division title.

Michael Royster, Monterey coach >> The Toreadores closed out the season with a 10-game winning streak, capturing their first-ever CCS Division II title and then adding a Northern California Division IV title to their resume.

Honorable Mention >> Marie Martorella, Salinas; Victoria Cervantes, Our Lady; Lundyn Santos, Salinas; Mia Henson, Monterey, Ivana Reynolds, Pacific Grove; Gabriela Goana, Pacific Grove; Alex Guerrero, Gonzales; Celeste Camarena, Gonzales; Sage Flores, King City; Jordan Smith, Alisal; Emily Rodgers, softball Alvarez; Julie Birruente, Alvarez; Leslie Ruiz, North County; Ame Visesio, North County; Gabriela Holmes, North County; Linda Ornelas, Greenfield; Kaimi Tulua, seaside; Abigail Hostetter, Marina; Ashylnn Valdez, Carmel; Sydney Clymo, Stevenson; Gabby Perez, Stevenson, Sabrina Harden, Stevenson; Shanae Figueroa, Alvarez; Katarina Manuofetoa, Monterey; Mikayla Sanchez, Greenfield.

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Pacific Mini-Games Athletics Set https://ottf.org/pacific-mini-games-athletics-set/ Fri, 10 Jun 2022 05:28:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/pacific-mini-games-athletics-set/ The team of 24 male athletes and 14 female athletes will travel to Saipan in three groups this weekend from Port Moresby, Brisbane and Los Angeles. Thirteen US-based athletes and coach Nelson Stone will fly to Saipan via Honolulu and Guam, with a stopover in Los Angeles this weekend for a final preparatory competition. Twenty […]]]>

The team of 24 male athletes and 14 female athletes will travel to Saipan in three groups this weekend from Port Moresby, Brisbane and Los Angeles.

Thirteen US-based athletes and coach Nelson Stone will fly to Saipan via Honolulu and Guam, with a stopover in Los Angeles this weekend for a final preparatory competition.

Twenty athletes competed at the Oceania Championships in Mackay, Queensland, this week and highlights so far have been a national record 53.33m in the men’s discus for Debono Paraka; an outstanding 10,000m performance by Siune Kagl; and a superb 400m time from multi-event athlete Karo Iga.

Young middle and long distance runners Adolf Kauba and Aquila Turalom are also in good shape and are setting personal bests.

PNG is poised for a strong showing in the men’s long distance events, particularly the 3,000m steeplechase and 10,000m.

Four athletes posted times under 10 minutes for the steeplechase in Port Moresby last weekend, led by Turalom (9 minutes 40 seconds), Israel Takap (9.44 seconds), Wilford Baia (9.52 seconds) and Abel Siune (9.59 seconds).

Kagl is expected to be joined by Dilu Goiye and Baia in the 5,000m and 10,000m events.

Pacific sprint queen Toea Wisil is not in her best form and her recent times have been well below her best however she remains determined to give her best at the Games.

PNG has good support in the sprints with Leonie Beu and Isila Apkup.

In the men’s sprints, the big question will be whether Banuve Tabakaucoro of Fiji can withstand the challenge of Leroy Kamau and the other PNG sprinters over 200m.

Fiji relied heavily on their star sprinter at the last Pacific Games, but like Wisil, his recent times have fallen short of his best.

“Tabakaucoro has improved in the 100m with every race and he will be the man to beat in this event, however, not much is known about his form in the 200m and it will be interesting to see if his experience will carry him through. through what is sure to be a tall order,” said APNG President Tony Green.

“Rellie Kaputin has only recently returned to Australia to prepare for these Games and is a little rusty after nine months back in PNG. However, there have been no Pacific Islanders close to Rellie in the horizontal jumps in recent years apart from Annie Topal and PNG’s hopes will once again rest on the East New Britain pair to claim gold.

National record holder Peniel Richard will be one of the favorites in the men’s triple jump and PNG will have three men competing in the long jump, including Roland Hure, who won gold in 2017, Richard and Eldan Toti.

“Multi-competitors, Edna Boafob and Karo Iga have both shown good form since arriving on the Gold Coast at the end of April for a training spell, with Boafob showing good progress in the 100m hurdles and long jump,” Green pointed out.

“These events combined with his strengths in the 200m and 800m should allow him to post a much better score in what will be his first heptathlon since his debut in this event at the 2019 Games.

“Iga should be very competitive in the men’s octathlon after showing good form in a series of events recently.

“He ran an outstanding 400m in 48.68 seconds at the Oceania Championships on Tuesday this week.”

Chairman Green thanked sponsors PNG Air, Kumul Consolidated Holdings, the National Institute of Sport and Prima Smallgoods for their support in preparing a very strong team for the Games.

He expressed confidence that the team will improve on their gold medal tallies from Vanuatu 2017 and Samoa 2019 and gave special thanks to PNG Sports Foundation CEO Albert Veretau for his support of the athletes who camped out at Port Moresby.

He added that the preparation for these Games has been extremely difficult for the sport and thanked the team leaders, Kylie Martins and Sharon Atuai, for all their hard work.

“Fingers crossed that all team members safely navigate the minefield of COVID-related travel requirements at this time and reach Saipan smoothly.”

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Pacific Whale Foundation Online Ocean Camp Returns https://ottf.org/pacific-whale-foundation-online-ocean-camp-returns/ Tue, 07 Jun 2022 19:36:29 +0000 https://ottf.org/pacific-whale-foundation-online-ocean-camp-returns/ June 7, 2022, 9:30 a.m. HST * Updated June 7, 9:12 a.m. The Pacific Whale Foundation is giving keiki from all over the islands a chance to have some online ocean fun again this summer. The Hawaiian nonprofit ocean conservation organization’s online Ocean Camp returns for two weeks, from 9-10:30 a.m. June 20-24 and July […]]]>

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* Updated June 7, 9:12 a.m.

The Pacific Whale Foundation is giving keiki from all over the islands a chance to have some online ocean fun again this summer.

The Hawaiian nonprofit ocean conservation organization’s online Ocean Camp returns for two weeks, from 9-10:30 a.m. June 20-24 and July 11-15. The camp provides learning opportunities for children entering or enrolled in grades 1 through 5.

Campers will experience the ocean and natural environment while learning skills, making new friends, and participating in groups. Each week, you’ll explore a unique ocean-related theme through online engagement, science lessons, and team-building games. Campers will also be offered optional science activities and crafts that they can do offline, independently or with families and friends.

The theme for the first session is “Big Blue”, immersing participants in the world of ocean exploration. The theme of the second session, “Life of Lava”, will focus on the variety of natural life found in the Hawaiian Islands.

Each session can accommodate up to 15 participants. Due to the limited number of campers allowed, early registration is recommended.

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Waratahs ready to rumble against Chiefs https://ottf.org/waratahs-ready-to-rumble-against-chiefs/ Fri, 03 Jun 2022 04:56:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/waratahs-ready-to-rumble-against-chiefs/ NSW Waratahs prepare to go down with all guns blazing when they take on the Chiefs for a place in the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals on Saturday. Having already exceeded most people’s expectations under new coach Darren Coleman after last year’s winless season, the Waratahs feel they have little to lose in the FMG Stadium […]]]>

NSW Waratahs prepare to go down with all guns blazing when they take on the Chiefs for a place in the Super Rugby Pacific semi-finals on Saturday.

Having already exceeded most people’s expectations under new coach Darren Coleman after last year’s winless season, the Waratahs feel they have little to lose in the FMG Stadium clash. Waikato.

“We set a goal to start at the start of the year to do the eight and we comfortably did that,” skipper Jake Gordon said on Friday.

“Then we were aiming for the top four and we probably haven’t finished the last few games well enough to get there, but we’re now in a position where we think we can beat the Kiwis.

“We don’t come here to see if we can when, we come here with a mindset that we’re going to come away with a win.”

Gordon said the Waratahs felt Fijian Drua revealed a few flaws in the Chiefs’ final round as the New Zealanders raced to a one-point win over the competition’s debutants.

“They played an interesting game last week against the Fijians. We think the Fijians played very well and showed a bit how we want to play as well,” the Wallabies halfback said.

“If the weather is good we want to get in shape and play football very quickly and we feel like when we do that we play very well.

“But we also know the Chiefs at home are a different beast and they’re going to be very competitive.”

NSW’s 51-27 loss to the Chiefs last month was the Waratahs’ worst result against a Kiwi opponent after being forced to play with 13 men following a red and yellow card for a time and also have lost the two prostitutes to injuries.

But in all four games they beat the Crusaders and Highlanders and their biggest margin of loss was four points.

Since the start of Super Rugby in 1996, the Waratahs have not won an away final in six attempts.

Gordon is one of six current players who were part of the 2018 squad that took a 14-0 lead against the Lions in Johannesburg before being passed 44-26.

The half-back said there are lessons to be learned from this defeat and in the 2022 season they could qualify for the quarter-finals.

“It’s been part of this year that we probably haven’t closed games well enough and even that game in Jo’burg, when they recovered and put a number of points on us,” Gordon said.

“Starting the game is really important for us and trying to keep the momentum going, and also finishing well.”

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RIMPAC, the largest naval exercises in the world, will include the 4 Quad nations and the 5 South China Sea countries https://ottf.org/rimpac-the-largest-naval-exercises-in-the-world-will-include-the-4-quad-nations-and-the-5-south-china-sea-countries/ Wed, 01 Jun 2022 04:13:00 +0000 https://ottf.org/rimpac-the-largest-naval-exercises-in-the-world-will-include-the-4-quad-nations-and-the-5-south-china-sea-countries/ In total, the exercises, based in Honolulu and San Diego, will see military units from 26 countries participate from June 29 to August 4. They will employ 38 surface ships, four submarines and 170 aircraft in the exercises, the US Navy’s 3rd Fleet said in a statement Tuesday. Around 25,000 people will take part, including […]]]>

In total, the exercises, based in Honolulu and San Diego, will see military units from 26 countries participate from June 29 to August 4. They will employ 38 surface ships, four submarines and 170 aircraft in the exercises, the US Navy’s 3rd Fleet said in a statement Tuesday. Around 25,000 people will take part, including ground troops from nine countries.

A ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’ is an American mantra as China builds up its forces and expands its reach in the region, including by militarizing the South China Sea islands, which it claims almost all as its sovereign territory. .

Three nations with competing claims to China – the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei – will participate in RIMPAC 2022. Indonesia, which borders the South China Sea and has experienced recent maritime tensions with China, will also participate, as will Singapore, which sits at the southwestern entrance to the 1.3 million square mile sea.

Meanwhile, the Quad countries – the United States, India, Japan and Australia – have deepened their military cooperation as all have seen growing competition with China in the region.

The four countries have held two naval exercises since 2020. Meanwhile, their leaders have met four times since last year, including at in-person summits at the White House last September and most recently on May 24 in Tokyo.

The drills will include exercises focusing on “amphibious operations, artillery, missiles, anti-submarine and air defense exercises, as well as counter-piracy operations, mine clearance operations, explosive ordnance and diving and salvage operations,” the US Navy said. .

“RIMPAC 2022 contributes to the increased interoperability, resilience and agility needed…to deter and defeat great power aggression in all domains and at all levels of conflict.

“During RIMPAC, a network of capable and adaptable partners train and operate together to enhance their collective strengths and promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.”

Wang Yi, China’s foreign minister, decried the grouping as an Asian “NATO”, accusing it of “trumpeting Cold War mentality” and “fuelling geopolitical rivalry”.
RIMPAC 2022 also includes Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Peru, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Tonga and the United Kingdom.

Carl Schuster, former director of operations for the Joint Intelligence Center at US Pacific Command, said that in addition to military value, the RIMPAC lineup shows the political influence Washington maintains around the world.

“It signifies the strength and breadth of America’s global maritime partnerships, a very important deterrent signal to any would-be aggressor who might believe that Washington’s influence and strategic position, particularly that of its navy, are in decline.

“RIMPAC’s broad international participation proves that is not the case,” Schuster said.

He also noted the inclusion of the Pacific island nation of Tonga in the exercises at a time when China is making efforts to increase its influence among smaller South Pacific countries.

The next exercises will be the 28th edition of RIMPAC, which began in 1971.

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