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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 »

American Film Showcase Opens In Fiji

Last night the United States Department of State opened the American Film Showcase at Damodar Cinema in Suva as part of their film diplomacy programme which brings award-winning films and documentaries to audiences all around the world. Running from the 12th-16th of September the showcase has a dual purpose with the programme designed to help develop film makers in Fiji ... 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 »

AG MEETS UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS

FIJI’S leadership role in climate change and Fiji’s success in a number of spheres dominated talks between Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenca. At the meeting, the Attorney-General reviewed Fiji’s preparatory efforts in the lead-up to COP23, to be held in Bonn, Germany in November. The two men ... 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 »

7s STAR JERRY TUWAI JOINS FIJI AIRWAYS AS BRAND AMBASSADOR

FIJI Airways and its subsidiary, Fiji Link are proud to announce an exciting new addition to its portfolio of brand ambassadors. Olympic gold medalist and Vodafone Fiji 7s halfback, Jerry Tuwai, is officially joining the Fiji Airways family. “Im excited and very honoured to be part of our national airline,” Tuwai said. “This opportunity allows me to connect with Fijians ... Read More »

OVER 30 SUGARCANE INDUSTRY WORKERS GRADUATE WITH AUSTRALIAN QUALIFICATIONS

A total of 33 graduates successfully completed qualifications in internationally recognised Australian-courses from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Labasa today. This was the fifth cohort of students to graduate under the European Union (EU)-funded Training Support to the Fijian Sugarcane Industry Project. To date, more than 1,600 people have been trained under the project, which focuses on providing a ... Read More »

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