Getting a kick out of driving sepak takraw

May 4, 2019

“Where do we find the sepak takraw?”  The question from a woman with two young children visiting the Arafura Games 2019 would be music to the ears of Karen Claire Caballero. Caballero’s the President of the Philippine Sepak Takraw Association and Vice-President of the Asian and World Federations. “Come, watch it for just 10 minutes…

Quotes of the Games

May 4, 2019

Athletes don’t mind a chat, so here is a selection of some of the best quotes from the Arafura Games 2019. “I do love peanut butter, that’s my celebratory food and dark chocolate. So dark chocolate and peanut butter together is my go-to, even with a little bit of chilli on top. I know that…

Hats off to basketball tournament director Leaney

May 4, 2019

Northern Territory director of basketball, David Leaney, has been conspicuous all week at Marrara. He’s been wearing a peak cap that was part of the uniform when he competed in basketball at the very first Arafura Games 20 years ago. Since then he’s adorned it with dozens of pins from the many events he’s competed…