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Rio Olympics 2016

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    One Day At A Time Sweet Jesus

One Day At A Time Sweet Jesus

Oi from Rio Olympic Games Village. I just thought we took a different mode and do a couple of in-depth features beginning with Fiji’s Chef de Mission Cathy Wong. She’s

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    Team Fiji In Rio

Team Fiji In Rio

We’re there! The first batch of Team Fiji arrived in Rio de Janeiro yesterday ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics opening this week. Teams representing athletics, archery, boxing, swimming and

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    Building Up To Game Day

Building Up To Game Day

Oi from Rio Olympic Games Village. More teams arrived today into the village. The Marshall Islands arrived during lunch and Fiji close to midnight minus the football and rugby teams.

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    Even In Chile The Boys Know Who Our Players Are

Even In Chile The Boys Know Who Our Players Are

Team Fiji sevens had a great day with a gym session and then a training run at last for the men. The men and women continue to prepare in Santiago,

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    In Good Hands With Farmer

In Good Hands With Farmer

Fijian chef de mission Cathy Wong believes Team Fiji is in good hands with their “NOC attache” Archie Watts Farmer. All competing nations at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

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    UP THE ANDES

UP THE ANDES

  After three days of solid training, it was all tools down for our Team Fiji women’s rugby sevens team as they took time out to visit the Andes mountains

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    Yasawa Flyer Set For Rio 7s Debut

Yasawa Flyer Set For Rio 7s Debut

  Team Fiji women’s rugby sevens rep and Fiji Corrections Service officer, Raijeli Daveua is ready to make her debut at next week’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    Watch Your Diet

Watch Your Diet

  Fitness will not be a problem for our Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team at next week’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Staying at the five-star Marriott

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    54 Athletes, 32 Officials For Rio Olympics

54 Athletes, 32 Officials For Rio Olympics

  The remaining Team Fiji memebers of 19 athletes and officials departed our shores for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil yesterday. Team Fiji deputy chef de mission Wayne O’Connor said this

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Copeland To Use God Given Talent

  Copeland To Use God Given Talent

  Champion javelin thrower and Pacific Games gold medalist Leslie Copeland is hoping to make the finals of the 2016

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Matelita’s Mum To Watch From Pool Side

  Matelita’s Mum To Watch From Pool Side

  Team Fiji’s lone female swimmer to the Rio Olympics Matelita Buadromo is going to have two of her biggest

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Military Escort For Our Footballers

  Military Escort For Our Footballers

  Our Team Fiji men’s football team were given military escort to their hotel when they arrived in Salvador, Brazil.

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Oceania Athletes Test Games Facilities

  Oceania Athletes Test Games Facilities

  Oi from Rio Olympic Games Village. It’s Thursday evening here and Friday for you in the Pacific. Today has

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Settling In

  Settling In

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team had a light training session in Santiago, Chile, yesterday. The Osea Kolinisau captained-side looked

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Catch Me If You Can

  Catch Me  If You Can

The Team Fiji women’s rugby sevens team have been working hard ever since they got into Santiago, Chile, as they

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South Africans Wary Of Our Men

  South  Africans Wary Of Our Men

South Africa sevens captain Kyle Brown has admitted that the Fijians are their biggest threat to winning the gold medal

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IOC Boss Mingles With Athletes, Officials At Games Village

  IOC Boss Mingles With Athletes, Officials At Games Village

Oi from the Rio Olympic Games Village! I mentioned in my last report that International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas

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Safe Arrival -Final Phase Of Preparation Before We Head To Rio

  Safe Arrival -Final Phase Of Preparation Before We Head To Rio

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team arrived in Santiago, Chile, early morning. The Fiji Rugby Union media officer Talei Mow

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Bolaibau Dares To Take On Any Challenge

  Bolaibau Dares To Take On Any Challenge

Epeli Asaisea Bolaibau believes that positive results could only be attained if you are willing to take on any challenge

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Shop N Save Backs Our Rio Athletes

  Shop N Save Backs Our Rio Athletes

The three Athletics Fiji athletes that are going to participate at next month’s Olympic Games and Rio Paralympics received a

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Goulding: Family Brings Strength

  Goulding: Family Brings Strength

Athletics Fiji’s javelin coach James Goulding believes family provides a different strength to an athlete especially to those who have

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Tuwai Wishes Brother Well

  Tuwai Wishes Brother Well

  Injured Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Pio Tuwai wished his brother Josua Tuisova well as the team flew

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Mum Flies In From NZ To Farewell Son

  Mum Flies In From NZ To Farewell Son

  The mother of Team Fiji men’s football midfielder, Joseph Turagabeci was among the proud parents who were at Nadi

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Waranaivalu: We’re There To Learn

  Waranaivalu: We’re There To Learn

To play in the Olympics and rub shoulders with the world’s top players is what Team Fiji men’s footballer, Tevita

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Our Top Sports Team For Rio

  Our Top Sports Team For Rio

These two outstanding sports journalists are heading to Brazil to cover the Rio Olympics for the Fiji Sun and our

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Korean Comments Inspire Roy

  Korean Comments Inspire Roy

  The Korean national soccer team’s intention to treat the game against Fiji as a warm up match at the

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Shooting For Glory

  Shooting For Glory

  Archer Robert Elder is excited and at the same time wary of the competition he will be up against

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Korean Comments Inspire Roy

  Korean Comments Inspire Roy

  The Korean national soccer team’s intention to treat the game against Fiji as a warm up match at the

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Our Top Sports Team For Rio

  Our Top Sports Team For Rio

These two outstanding sports journalists are heading to Brazil to cover the Rio Olympics for the Fiji Sun and our

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