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Men’s sevens preview

Source: World Rugby For the past three days, 12 women’s teams have been battling it out for the first ever rugby sevens medals at an Olympic Games. After a 92-year hiatus rugby is back at the Games and on Tuesday it will be the turn of the men to help continue to show the International Olympic Committee why rugby sevens is a fantastic ... Read More »

Korea too strong for Fiji

The Vodafone Fiji Football Under-23 team’s much-awaited Olympics debut came undone following an 8-0 loss to Republic of Korea this morning in Brazil. 2012 London Olympics bronze medalists maintained their status after a strong second half performance that saw them net seven goals. At half time, Fiji was alive in the contest trailing just 0-1. Boasting a strong defensive structure ... Read More »

Football all set for Olympic Debut

The Vodafone Fiji Under-23 side is geared up to make their much-awaited debut at the Rio Olympic games in Brazil this Friday 11am (Fiji Time). Football will be the first Team Fiji athletes to be in action at the 2016 event, as they get ready to face off against 2012 bronze medalist Korea Republic. Fiji coach Frank Farina says he is aware ... Read More »

Best chance ever at Olympics says PM

Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama believes we have the best opportunity to welcome Fiji’s first ever medal at the 2016 Rio Olympic games in Brazil. “I am leaving for Rio De Janeiro with the hopes and prayers of every Fijian for our best Olympic Games ever. Our athletes have never been better prepared. And in the case of our men’s ... Read More »

INKK B.O.G Soccer Pools Drawn

The eight participating teams now know their fate following the official pool draws of the 2016 INKK Mobile Battle of the Giants (BOG) tournament earlier today at the Fiji Football Association headquarters in Vatuwaqa. Defending champion Rewa has been drawn in Pool A with Suva, dosage Dreketi and Nadi while Ba heads Pool B alongside Lautoka, ed Labasa and Nadroga. This annual event ... Read More »

Matai’s Diary from Rio- Day 3

Oi from the Rio Olympic Games Village. I mentioned in my last report that International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach was flying in first thing in the morning to visit the Games Village after all the negative publicity about accommodation since teams were allowed in on July 24. We’ve been here since and there’s been a lot of changes. ... Read More »

Singh competes in 25th consecutive PGA Championship

Every Major Championship is special for the world’s best Professional golfers but the PGA Championship this week will have extra significance for Vijay Singh. Singh, a two time PGA Champion, will play his 25th consecutive PGA Championship, an impressive feat which reflects the Fijian’s long time standing at the peak of the game. Making his debut at the PGA Championship ... Read More »

Fiji Airways Announces Roy Krishna as Brand Ambassador

One of Fiji’s favourite sporting sons to join National Airline to promote hometown. Professional Fijian footballer Roy Krishna was today announced as a new brand ambassador for national airline Fiji Airways and its subsidiary Fiji Link. Krishna, who is captain of the Fijian national football team and plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the A-League, is one of Fiji’s most ... Read More »

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