African competitor takes his passion the distance

Henok Redo, 34, has travelled an incredible 12,000km from Ethiopia to the Gold Coast to compete in taekwondo at his first Pan Pacific Masters Games.

Judokas’ toss themselves onto international stage

Judo’s star is on the rise after it was recently announced as a sport in the 2020 Commonwealth Games to be held in the UK.

Amazing Pan Pacs age record set in pool

They are four nonagenarians who have just set a Pan Pacific Masters Games 50m freestyle relay record (5:18:54), their combined ages are 365 years and they have vowed to be back in 2020 to defend the gold medals they snared in the 360-399 division under blazing sunshine at the Gold Coast Aquatic Centre on Saturday.

Oldest rider the dark horse of the competition

As the oldest Pan Pacific Masters Games equestrian competitor at 72, Dr Peter Ewing has a strong chance of winning gold despite competing against riders 20 years his junior.

PNG hockey players shed tears over Pan Pacs players’ generosity

Papua New Guinea-born Brisbane resident Dawn English (46) was brought to tears when she learned the Gold Coast Hockey Association was arranging donations of playing equipment to PNG children.

Tony’s chats keep the basketballers in check

It’s often a thankless task being a referee or an umpire.

Depending on which way their calls go, you either love them or hate them, but one thing they have in common with the athletes is that they need to be pretty darn fit and have their heads in the right space.

A bit of this and a bit of that makes these hats

ONE of the marvellous aspects of this years’ Pan Pacific Masters Games is the effort teams and players are putting in to show their true colours.

World champion siblings hungry for gold in fitness challenge

They call themselves ‘Sibling Rivalry’, and they are the ultimate fitness challenge duo.

Cherise Walmsley, 54, and her brother Dion, 52, are not only family, but are team mates wanting to test out their strength during the Pan Pacific Masters Games three-day fitness challenge.

Veterans bowled over by Hall of Fame inductions

Two Queenslanders were today inducted into the Pan Pacific Masters Games Tenpin Hall of Fame at a special ceremony at the Go Bowling lanes at Ashmore.

They were recognised for their sportsmanship and high level and consistent performances in Pan Pac events over many years.

Super fit Jodie sets herself another quadruple Pan Pacs challenge

A 50-year-old superwoman from Palm Beach has set herself an exhausting schedule at the 2018 Pan Pacific Masters Games on the Gold Coast.