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AUSSIE MP IMPRESSED WITH WOMEN’S RUGBY

FIJI 7s Rugby team’s gold medal win during the Rio Olympics is still etched on Senator Claire Moore’s mind as one of the highlights of sports in the Pacific. The Member of Parliament from Brisbane in Australia and Shadow Minister for International Affairs was present during the Mana Whey Coral Coast 7s held at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka two weeks ... Read More »

Annual Craig McElrath Memorial surfing event to kick off this weekend

This Saturday sees the surfing season kick off with the annual Craig McElrath Memorial surfing event.  The event this year will feature Longboard and SUP surfing around the Namotu Island Resort. Competition should be strong as the van guard of Fiji surfing come up against the young guns. Ian Muller and Romeo McKellar have represented Fiji at several Melanesian Cups ... Read More »

Direct entry certain for Oceania Confederation: FIFA World Cup 2026

A direct entry into the FIFA World Cup for the Oceania Football Confederation is expected in the 2026 edition. FIFA council that met in Zurich this week unanimously backed the idea of expanding the FIFA World Cup from a 32-team competition to a 48 one with teams spilt into 16 groups of three and top two teams from each group ... Read More »

RUGBY LEAGUE IN FIJI MAKES COMMITMENT TO ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

The Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the National Rugby League (NRL) and the Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL) to help them run a program that uses the sport’s platform to prevent and end violence against women. NRL’s Voice Against Violence program, first launched in Australia, will be implemented in Fiji and the Pacific ... Read More »

FIRST WORLD CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT 2016 FIJI ISA WORLD SUP AND PADDLEBOARD CHAMPIONSHIP

Denmark’s Casper Steinfath earns third Gold Medal in epic race at Cloudbreak; Australia’s Harriet Brown and Matt Poole, generic New Zealand’s Penelope Armstrong, win Gold Medals in respective divisions Four World Champions were crowned on the third day of competition at the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship, as the Finals of the SUP and Paddleboard Technical Races ... Read More »

Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship kicks off Well

The action at the 2016 Fiji ISA World SUP and Paddleboard Championship kicked off on Sunday, with SUP Surfing delivering a strong start to the week of competition. The world’s best men and women SUP surfers took to the water and showcased their talent in the famous wave of Cloudbreak, a shallow and powerful reef located in the open ocean off the ... Read More »

The Hayne Plane en route for the Fiji International

Jarryd Hayne is returning to Fiji as an ambassador for Fiji Airways to support the country’s biggest international sporting event; the Fiji International. A successful sportsman, Hayne will turn his hand to golf as he tees it up as a VIP guest in the official tournament pro-am at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course before watching on as some of the ... Read More »

Olympians bring golden touch to Fiji International

The Fiji International will have a golden touch this year with Osea Kolinisau and Masivesi Dakuwaqa – Gold Medalists  in the Rio 2016 Olympics, and Vodafone Fiji 7’s player Emosi Mulevoro signing on as Ambassadors for the tournament. The Vodafone Fiji 7’s made history this year winning Fiji’s first Olympic medal. Their gold medal win was celebrated around the world, ... Read More »

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