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One of Fiji’s best ever golfers Dinesh Chand is heading home in August to compete in the Fiji International

Chand, a Fijian Professional golfer who now plays mainly in Japan, says he’s looking forward to supporting the PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia tournament in its first year. “It just feels great, I am so proud to be a Fijian,” said Chand who hasn’t played in Fiji since he turned Professional over 20 years ago. “It will be very ... Read More »

Surf conditions unexciting for Cloudbreak competition

By DRUE SLATTER After delays due to unfavourable conditions, the first heats of the ASP Fiji Pro 2014 finally kicked off yesterday (June 4) at Cloudbreak. 11 time world champion and two-time Fiji Pro champion, Kelly Slater is back to defend his title at Cloudbreak, a place find easy to call home. “I just feel like I sort of really ... Read More »

Ba Beat Rivals

BY ARNOLD CHANEL Ba resumed their title defense with a 3-0 victory against Nadi at home in their highly-anticipated Fiji Sun National League fixture this afternoon. The unavailability of star striker, Osea Vakatalesau did not prove to be detrimental for the ‘Men in Black’ as they easily slotted home three neat goals through Avinesh Swamy, Jone Vesikula and Maciu Dunadamu ... Read More »

Fiji through to the under 20 world cup

BY ARNOLD CHANEL The Fiji under 20 football side made history and qualified for the 2015 U20 world cup in New Zealand. Needing a draw, ambulance Fiji were made to work by a Solomon Island side playing for pride and went down 0-1 in the 9th minute as tournament top scorer Atkin Kaua scored a well worked goal. Fiji however ... Read More »

Sally Fitzgibbons wins Fiji Women’s Pro

SOURCE: ASP An epic Finals day yesterday at the Fiji Women’s Pro, the fifth stop on the 2014 Samsung Galaxy ASP Women’s World Championship Tour (WCT), saw the Australian Sally Fitzgibbons reign supreme and claim victory after a day of pumping surf at Cloudbreak. She went head-to-head with five-time ASP Women’s World Champion and fellow Australian Stephanie Gilmore in their ... Read More »

One win from making history

BY ARNOLD CHANEL The Fiji under 20 football side are one win away from qualifying for the under 20 world cup in New Zealand after they defeated Papua New Guinea 3-0 yesterday (May 27). Fiji had a slow start and lacked creativity in the first half but managed to score in the 43rd minute via Al-taaf Sahib. The goal came ... Read More »

New Caledonia boot Solomon Islands out of under 20 world cup

By DUANE MAR New Caledonia claimed their first victory of the 2014 OFC under 20 world cup qualifiers yesterday (May 27) after a decisive 3-1 victory over the Solomon Islands. The game was a crucial match for the Solomon’s who needed a win to stay in contention for the U20 World cup. New Caledonia came into the match needing to ... Read More »

Plucky American Samoa holds PNG

BY ARNOLD CHANEL American Samoa (May 25) created history by holding Papua New Guinea to a 1-1 draw at the ANZ national Stadium. The team ranked 197th in the world was seen as free points for everyone pre-tournament but displayed quite a bit of resilience to hold PNG, who had earlier beaten the Solomon islands 2-0. Sinisia Tua was the ... Read More »

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