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Fiji humble Honduras, make history

Fiji have pulled off the biggest upset of New Zealand 2015 thus far, beating Honduras 3-0 for the country’s first-ever win at a FIFA tournament. It was an incredible victory for the Oceanian underdogs, beaten 8-1 by Germany in their FIFA U-20 World Cup opener on Monday, and Frank Farina’s side now stand a genuine chance of reaching the last ... Read More »

Rampant Germany smash eight past Fiji

Germany cruised to the most comfortable of victories in their FIFA U-20 World Cup opener, beating debutants Fiji 8-1 in Christchurch. A rampant first-half performance, with Hany Mukhtar and Niklas Stark getting three and two respectively, saw the 1981 winners storm into an unassailable lead, though the Pacific nation’s fans did have something to cheer about when Iosefo Verevou claimed ... Read More »

Fijian peacekeepers honoured

Members of the disciplined forces that served under UN peacekeeping operations were remembered for their contribution to restoring peace, dedication and courage in the cause of peace. The commemoration was held at the National War Memorial site last Friday and was attended by His Excellency the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, Government ministers and members of the diplomatic corp. Minister for ... Read More »

Ratu Naiqama suspended for two years

Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu has been suspended from Parliament for two years. Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum moved the motion to suspend the high chief after the Parliamentary Privileges Committee cited Ratu Naiqama for serious breach of privilege and hold him in contempt of the honourable House after he uttered derogatory comments against the Speaker Dr Jiko Luveni during a SODELPA public ... Read More »

Fundraising drive for U20 team

The Fiji Football Association has designated a special lottery fundraising drive to supplement funds for the Vodafone Fijian Under-20 team participating in the FIFA U-20 World Cup. The first for the U20 team fundraising drive, each ticket costs $100 and is expected to raise about $30, 000 to cater for the squad as they participate in next month’s tournament in ... Read More »

National Flag Committee begins selection process

The National Flag Committee met today to begin the process of going over the more than 1, 400 entries submitted during the competition which ended 1 May. The Chair of the Committee, erectile Assistant Minister for Youth and Sports and Para-Olympic Champion, Honourable IliesaDelana said: “I’m very excited to meet with the other members as we begin the search for the final design and am confident that we will ... Read More »

National Flag Committee announced

Creative director of Mai Life Style Magazine, Ilaitia Jikoiono, drugs is one of 13 members appointed by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to the National Flag Committee. Jikoiono joined Cover Story Ltd last year as a photographer and lay-out designer for Cover Story’s newest magazine, Mai Life Style. Also appointed to the committee are Fiji Airways senior manager Shaenaz Voss; radio ... Read More »

Cricket Fiji announce historic ICC U19 World Cup Squad

Cricket Fiji’s first ever World Cup squad was announced this morning. The Fijian squad, which predominantly consists of players from islands of Lau, exploded onto the international Cricket scene in February this year with shock victories over reigning premiers and hot favourites Papua New Guinea, strong contender Vanuatu, before overcoming Samoa in the final match. The three wins secured the ... Read More »

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