Snooker titles gets K20,000 boost

first_imgThe funding will assist the Papua New Guinea Billiard and Snooker Association (PNGBSA) host the event.This is the 14th consecutive year of sponsorship by BSP, gaining the naming rights.The minor B Grade titles cues off on Sept 7-11 followed by the major A Grade titles from Sept 14-18.BSP NCD area manager Stanerd Wai said they’re proud to support an event which brings in players from around the country to participate in a competitive and social friendly environment.Wai said that through this partnership, there has been an increase in recognition and participation at all levels throughout PNG.Prize money for the major titles has been increased to K3000.A subsidy will be given to the best outstanding players particularly to cover airfares.PNGBSA vice president John Chan thanked the Bank for its continued support.Chan said this support has contributed immensely to the sports growth and development and participation by the young players around the country.He also thanked the management and staff of the venues namely Aviat Club, Dragon’s Den and Lamana Q Club for the use of their facilities during this year’s titles.last_img read more

Katie John Honored In 375Mile Walk For Subsistence Rights

first_imgOn Saturday, two Athabascan men completed a 375-mile trek honoring their mother Katie John, and her cause – subsistence rights. Dozens of people joined them for the last few miles, and about 200 celebrated the walk’s end at the Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.Download Audiolast_img