Pacific Games - Closing

Games boss: Ticket saga ‘baseless’

This response comes amid claims that almost 1000 ticket holders were sent away at the gates during Saturday’s event.

PNG Loop spoke with the committee CEO Peter Stewart who says that while they are considerate of issues highlighted by ticket holders who could not get through to the closing ceremony, many of the tickets in question would have granted its holder access to the event.

Stewart says that on the closing ceremony night, 9000 tickets were processed and says that all fake or counterfeit tickets were not entertained.

Crowd build up as games nears end

 At BSP Stadium were track and field, hockey, beach volleyball and netball are being played, a bumper crowd is expected.

As early as 8am this morning, people who have yet to purchase tickets lined up at the ticket booths to grab the remaining tickets to be part of the games.

On the draw card today, the track and field events started at 10am and end at 1:50pm with the relay of the men and women’s 4x100m relay.

In beach volleyball, PNG women will play for the bronze medal play off at 2pm and men gold medal qualifier at 1pm.