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Best chance ever at Olympics says PM

Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama believes we have the best opportunity to welcome Fiji’s first ever medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic games in Brazil. “I am leaving for Rio De Janeiro with the hopes and prayers of every Fijian for our best Olympic Games ever. Our athletes have never been better prepared. And in the case of our men’s ... Read More »

INKK B.O.G Soccer Pools Drawn

The eight participating teams now know their fate following the official pool draws of the 2016 INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants (BOG) tournament earlier today at the Fiji Football Association headquarters in Vatuwaqa. Defending champion Rewa has been drawn in Pool A with Suva, dosage Dreketi and Nadi while Ba heads Pool B alongside Lautoka, ed Labasa and Nadroga. This annual event ... Read More »

Matai’s Diary from Rio- Day 3

Oi from the Rio Olympic Games Village. I mentioned in my last report that International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was flying in first thing in the morning to visit the Games Village after all the negative publicity about accommodation since teams were allowed in on July 24. We’ve been here since and there’s been a lot of changes. ... Read More »

Singh competes in 25th consecutive PGA Championship

Every Major Championship is special for the world’s best Professional golfers but the PGA Championship this week will have extra significance for Vijay Singh. Singh, a two time PGA Champion, will play his 25th consecutive PGA Championship, an impressive feat which reflects the Fijian’s long time standing at the peak of the game. Making his debut at the PGA Championship ... Read More »

Fiji Airways Announces Roy Krishna as Brand Ambassador

One of Fiji’s favourite sporting sons to join National Airline to promote hometown. Professional Fijian footballer Roy Krishna was today announced as a new brand ambassador for national airline Fiji Airways and its subsidiary Fiji Link. Krishna, who is captain of the Fijian national football team and plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League, is one of Fiji’s most ... Read More »

Osea Is Fiji’s Flag Bearer

This year’s flag bearer is the captain of the Olympics newest sport Rugby Sevens, Osea Kolinisau. Osea leads a group of men who will have Fiji’s most realistic chance of ever winning Fiji’s first Olympic medal. Osea became Fiji’s first sevens player to achieve 50 tournaments and was the captain of the Fiji Team to win back to back series ... Read More »

FIJIAN PRESIDENT CHALLENGES TEAM FIJI

FIJIAN President Brigadier-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote challenged Team Fiji to show the world that we are a progressive and passionate nation when it comes to sports as he wished them well in their participation at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio this morning. He received the traditional token of iTatau from the Fiji Rugby Union’s development officer and former ... Read More »

PM NAMES MEN, WOMEN 7S TEAM FOR RIO

Women’s side, Coaches Chris Cracknell and Iliesa Tanivula have selected the following players to represent Fiji in Rio: ASENA ROKOMARAMA LAVENIA TINAI LITIA NAIQATO LUISA TISOLO MEREWAI CUMU RAIJIELI DAVEUA REBECCA TAVO RUSILA NAGASAU TIMAIMA RAVISA TIMAIMA TAMOI VINIANA RIWAI JIOWANA SAUTO ANA ROQICA (CAPTAIN) Men’s side: Coach Ben Ryan APISAI DOMOLAILAI JASA VEREMALUA JOSUA TUISOVA KITIONE DAWAI LEONE NAKARAWA ... Read More »

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