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PORTUGAL STUNS FRANCE TO WIN EURO 2016 FINAL

Portuguese overcome loss of Cristiano Ronaldo to beat host nation 1-0 on Eder’s extra-time goal. Cristiano Ronaldo spent the biggest moment of his international career in the Portuguese dugout with a sore left knee. Injured nearly two hours earlier, there was nothing he could do in the Euro 2016 final except pace around like a manager wearing shorts. But in ... Read More »

HAYNE OUT OF OLYMPICS

Superstar Jarryd Hayne revealed on social media that his journey to the 2016 Rio games has come to an end. Hayne posted this morning and thanked the Vodafone Fiji 7s team management and players for the support. He also said that he would depart for Australia in the coming days. Screen shots below. Read More »

FIJI’S ROAD TO GOLD CAMPAIGN RECEIVES DONATION FROM HARI PUNJA

The Vodafone Fiji Sevens men’s and women’s rugby teams today received a financial boost of $20, 000 from the Hari Punja Group to help cover the cost of travel and preparations for the upcoming Rio Olympic Games. The cheque was received by the Prime Minister and Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) President, doctor Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama, from the Director and Chairman of the Hari Punja Group, ... Read More »

MORE SUPER RUGBY TEAMS INTERESTED: TUITUBOU

THE Ministry of Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou says Fiji just might become a permanent venue for a select number of Super Rugby matches in future. The Chiefs and Crusaders clash next Friday night at the ANZ Stadium in Suva marks a historic moment for Fiji in hosting its very first super rugby clash. But Mr. Tuitubou says the outcome ... Read More »

SPORTS COMMISSION TARGETS RURAL AREAS

The Fiji Sports Commission (FNSC) chairman Peter Mazey says the 2016/2017 national budget will enable them to continue their work in the development of sports. “It is a very good budget, ” he said. “The minister mentioned that hosting events provided a good return to the economy as sports is making money.” A sum of $0.9million is provided as a ... Read More »

Netball backs budget

Netball Fiji president Wainikiti Bogidrau has welcomed the sports allocation in the 2016/2017 National budget that was announced on Wednesday in Suva. She says this will assist the national netball body achieve its objective. “Netball Fiji has bid to host two tournaments next year that is the International Youth tournament and later a series for the national side, medicine  we have identified few ... Read More »

OFC U-20 JOURNEY OUTLINED

The eight teams taking part in OFC’s premier youth competition now know the path they must take in order to claim regional glory following the official draw for the OFC U-20 Championship. The teams, including the winner from this week’s OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary, have been drawn into two groups of four teams. Joining hosts Vanuatu in Group A are defending champions Fiji, ... Read More »

The Hayne Plane appointed a Global Ambassador for Fiji’s National Airline

Following his touchdown in Fiji this week, the famous Fijian-Australian, Jarryd Hayne, has today been announced as a global ambassador for the country’s National Airline, Fiji Airways. Supporting the airline’s efforts to promote the tropical paradise of Fiji to its key markets, the appointment sees the international sports star not only act as an ambassador for the airline, but also ... Read More »

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