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CGames - Katoatau claims first ever gold for Kiribati
- David Katoatau won the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati's first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games as he claimed gold in the men's 105kg weightlifting competition. Katoatau lay fourth after a snatch effort of 148kg, but smashed the competition by lifting 200kg in the clean and jerk to record an overall score of 348kg. "I knew after the snatch I would win the gold medal because I knew I ...(7/30/2014 5:12:09 PM)
Kiribati boxer makes ring debut _ at Comm Games
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taoriba Biniati spends most of her practice time whacking a punching bag hanging from a breadfruit tree by the road side in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati.(7/29/2014 7:24:09 PM)
Kiribati claims historic medal
Weightlifter David Katoatau earns Kiribati its first ever Games medal with gold in 105kg as Ben Watson wins bronze.(7/30/2014 10:23:03 PM)
First time in ring for Games boxer
Even getting into a boxing ring was new for 18-year-old Kiribati boxer Taoriba Biniati in her Commonwealth Games debut.(7/29/2014 1:11:07 PM)
Remote Pacific atoll challenge lures Christchurch planner
How do you come up with an urban development plan for a city which consists of tiny islets connected by causeways located in a remote Pacific atoll and subject to flooding on the next king tide?(8/24/2014 10:42:57 PM)
Commonwealth Games: Katoatau claims first ever gold for Kiribati
David Katoatau won the tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati's first ever medal at the Commonwealth Games as he claimed gold in the men's 105kg weightlifting competition.(7/30/2014 2:22:55 PM)
5 Reasons Why This Gold Was So Great
David Katoatau has become the first medalist for the remote Pacific island nation Kiribati after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.(8/1/2014 12:18:09 AM)
Commonwealth Games: Kiribati wins first ever gold medal
Kiribati has won its first ever gold medal at the Commonwealth Games - at the expense of Kiwi weightlifter Stas Chalaev.(7/30/2014 5:33:20 PM)
Kiwi fisherman killed in 'catastrophic' accident
A Nelson fisherman has been killed while working on a fishing vessel near the Kiribati Islands.(8/27/2014 7:04:34 AM)
The Commonwealths boxer who had never been in a ring
Meet the Commonwealth boxer from a Pacific island nation who trains by using a punch bag hanging from a breadfruit tree.(7/29/2014 2:46:12 PM)
Source: Yahoo