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Touch needs young blood

WITH the completion of the Suva Touch Association season one yesterday, the games coordinator Maraia Uluimoala believes there were young players who could make it to the national team.

RKS celebrates win with Webb Ellis Cup

RATU Kadavulevu School celebrated its sports achievement in style with the William Webb Ellis World Cup visiting the school today. Assistant principal Walesi Soqoiwasa dedicated their achievement to all the supporters, especially the parents. The Lodoni team was crowned the overall boys winner in the 2018 Coca-Cola Games. They were also the Fijian school to...

Weekend AFL matches today

FOUR matches have been scheduled to be played in the Australian Football League Fiji Powerade Cup today. Raiwaqa Crows will play Makoi Magpies, Wainibuka Bombers will test Cunningham, Suva Cats takes on Nabua Hornets and in the final match Makoi Magpies and Raiwai will battle it out. “The Powerade Cup has more than doubled in...

RKS schedules march to celebrate sporting wins

STUDENTS, staff and supporters of Ratu Kadavulevu School will march through Korovou Town in Tailevu on Saturday to celebrate their win in the athletics and rugby competitions. This was confirmed by the school’s acting principal Pio Veivoli. The school won the 2018 Coca-Cola Games title after 21 years and then their Under-18 rugby team also...

Weight-lifting on recruitment drive

WEIGHTLIFTING Fiji is looking for more weight-lifters to join the sport and represent Fiji at international competitions in future.

Shaw to officiate at 2018 world junior championships

WEIGHTLIFTING coach and referee Della Shaw-Elder has been invited to officiate at the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation World Junior Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. This was confirmed by the Weightlifting Fiji general secretary Ritesh Ratiram. “This is Della’s first invitation by IWF to referee at the world level. Previously, Della has been a referee at the...

Lale gets world boxing titles

THE Boxing Commission of Fiji received a huge boost with the selection of the Usman Ali Lale as referee, judge and ring supervision for the World Boxing Foundation (WBF) and New Zealand Boxing Commissionsanctioned fights.

Fiji Open winners back to defend titles

THE 2018 Tattslotto Fiji Open Tennis Championships is set to the top eight men’s seeds from last year’s competition.

Labasa, Sheraton rule in Nadi

LABASA and Sheraton took out top honours in the men and women’s divisions respectively during the Picket Cup competition at the Nadi Bowling Club during the weekend.

Commonwealth medalists given cash prizes

THREE Commonwealth Games medal recipients were today presented with incentives for their achievements by Government.

Former Samoa MP Director of Pacific Games Committee

APIA -Former Samoa Member of Parliament, Aveau Niko Palamo, is the new Director of the Pacific Games Committee.

Elder joins elite group

FITNESS trainer and weight-lifting coach Henry Elder graduated from the 10th edition of the International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Bombers make Suva touch rugby quarters

THE Baby Bombers is a development team from the Browning Bombers Club aimed at helping develop players to become future touch players for Fiji.

ACS victory party

THE champion Adi Cakobau School athletics team had a Coca-Cola Games thanksgiving celebration at their school in Sawani, Naitasiri yesterday.

Three matches for Powerade Cup

The 2018 Powerade Cup season kicks off at Albert Park in Suva tomorrow with three matches scheduled to be played on the day.

Suva weekend touch rugby quarter final draws

CHAMPION team 2Fresh will play Easter Hawks in the quarter-final of the 2018 Suva Touch Association tournament on Saturday. “We will see the top teams in the competition battle for a place in the semi final and to win the competition,” STA official Samuela Rareba said. In the other quarter finals, Raiwaqa Flyers will play...

Fiji’s Nawai gets golden opportunity to contest world boxing title

FIJI boxing rising star Siliveni Nawai will get the golden opportunity of his life when he faces New Zealander Beau O’Brien in the World Boxing Federation title contest next month. Nawai who defeated Ulaiasi Qalomai on TKO over the weekend holds a clean record of 11 wins out of 11 fights and eight of his...

Athletes ready for Melanesia Games

THE Fiji athletics development team to the Melanesian Games have settled in well at Holiday-Inn Resort in Port Vila Vanuatu. The team had a light training session yesterday and again this morning at the Korman Stadium. Manager Nemani Tukania said the athletes had adapted well to the training environment in Vila. “All are in high...

South Pacific AFL team finishes third

THE South Pacific AFL team has finished in third place in the 2018 QLD State under-18 Championships in Australia when they beat Brisbane South 49-42. Development manager South Pacific Ben Drew said it was a terrific way to finish a great week for the team with a hard fought win over Brisbane South. “Right from...

South Pacific AFL team wins in style

FOR the first time in five years, the South Pacific team has won two of its matches during the 2018 QLD State Under-18 Championships in Australia. The Pacific team won their third game against Brisbane South 49-42. Development manager South Pacific Ben Drew said it was a terrific way to finish a great week for...