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National Schools Swimming Team Off To Adelaide

THE 38-member national swim team bound for Adelaide, were reminded that hardwork brings profit. The National School Swimming Team consist of 10 to 18 year-olds from various schools around Fiji, went to Borron House yesterday to present their ‘i-tatau’ to His Excellency the President Jioji Konrote. Reverend James Bhagwan in his sermon told the team to swim for their country ... Read More »


IN another historic achievement and for the first time ever, the Chairman of the Fiji Rugby Union Commander Francis Kean yesterday in the Guangzhou Province China, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chinese Rugby Football Association who were represented by the Secretary of the China Rugby Football Association Mr Jack Lam. Commander Kean after the signing ceremony acknowledged that ... Read More »


THE Deputy Commissioner Corrections Jo Kulinidilo on Friday, 13 October, 2017, launched a new Shield that will be challenged annually by the Fiji Corrections Service and National Fire Authority rugby teams. This inaugural annual Rugby Challenge match is a prelude to the Fiji Corrections Day and is geared towards strengthening the working relationship between both organisations. This much awaited rugby ... Read More »


HIS Excellency the President of Fiji Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote thanked overseas based players representing the Fiji Bati rugby league team. “I wish to congratulate all of you and also thank you for choosing to play for Fiji,” Mr Konrote said. “I have been following the sport very closely and I know that many talented and in demand players ... Read More »

Age Group Players Off To Tri Nations

The term ‘Tri Nations’ in sport refers to a competition between three nations, and is a common term for rugby competitions. Today the Fiji under 16 and under 18 school’s rugby teams were farewelled before heading off to the Schools Rugby International Tri-Nations series in Australia. When sports teams head to international competitions overseas it is traditional for them to ... Read More »

Women’s Volleyball Team Leave For World Cup Qualifiers

For the second time this week a blessing ceremony has been held at Borron House to farewell a group of athletes. Yesterday the Fiji Women’s Volleyball team were given an official farewell by President George Konrote before their departure to the world cup qualifiers in Kazakhstan. History was made as it was the first time the volleyball team have sought ... Read More »

Athletes Off To Turkmenistan

For Chef de Mission Sale Sorovaki, exposure is the goal for the 28 athletes and 9 staff travelling to the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan tomorrow. The games start on the 17th of September with a blessing ceremony held at Borron House today to farewell the athletes. The two key messages from President George Konrote to the ... Read More »

Fiji To Send 153 Athletes to Pacific Mini-Games

FIJI will be sending one of the highest number of athletes to the Vanuatu Pacific Mini-Games in December. A total of 153 athletes will be selected from 11 sports disciplines comprising of archery, athletics, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, football, golf, table tennis, tennis and weight lifting. Fiji’s Chef De Mission, Wayne O’Connor said the national sport federations are making preparations ... Read More »

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