Rio Olympics 2016

Cracknell: Having Separate Flight Is Really Frustrating
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Cracknell: Having Separate Flight Is Really Frustrating

Team Fiji women’s rugby coaching director Chris Cracknell said it was unfortunate that they could not travel toget...

Anything Is Possible For Tinai
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Anything Is Possible For Tinai

To represent Fiji at the Olympic Games means more than anything to Lavenia Tinai. For her making the final 13-member...

It’s In The Blood
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It’s In The Blood

We’ve heard countless stories of how rugby players take over from their dad. But not for Team Fiji women’s rugby...

Viriviri:  FAMILY FIRST
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Viriviri: FAMILY FIRST

  Team Fiji men’s rugby 7s winger Samisoni Viriviri made sure that everything was well with his family before...

Reddy: Focus Is Now On Rio
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Reddy: Focus Is Now On Rio

  Team Fiji men’s Under-23 football players are focused on the big task that is ahead of them. The side moved...

Four Leave For Chile Today
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Four Leave For Chile Today

    Four members of our national women’s rugby sevens team leave our shores this morning. They are on th...

I’m Blessed To Have Humble Son’
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I’m Blessed To Have Humble Son’

  Parents and close relatives of the members of Team Fiji rugby men’s and women’s teams gathered at Uprisin...

We’re Behind You All The Way
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We’re Behind You All The Way

  The village of Raviravi on Beqa Island came to a standstill when the Team Fiji national men’s and women’s...

Judo A Family Affair For Olympian Takayawa
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Judo A Family Affair For Olympian Takayawa

  For Barcelona Olympian Nacanieli Takayawa judo is a family affair. He followed in the footsteps of his late f...

That’s My Girl, Says Proud Dad
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That’s My Girl, Says Proud Dad

  It was a proud moment for Lance Tavo. His daughter, Rebecca, will be representing Fiji in the women’s rugby...

Ryan:Chile Plan?
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Ryan:Chile Plan?

  The Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team depart for Chile on July 26 for a seven-day pre-camp for the Rio Olym...

Farina Hails Krishna’s Contribution
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Farina Hails Krishna’s Contribution

  Since joining the team, Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna has settled in well with the Team Fiji nationa...

Miriama: First Fijian Female Olympian
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Miriama: First Fijian Female Olympian

Fijian sprint and jump queen of the 1970s-1980s Miriama Chambault (Tuisorisori) was the first Fijian woman to repres...

Roqica – Heart Of A Warrior
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Roqica – Heart Of A Warrior

The people of Vativa in Wailevu East, Cakaudrove, are known as the traditional warrior of the Tui Wailevu. The peopl...

Singh Wants To Rub Shoulders With World’s Best
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Singh Wants To Rub Shoulders With World’s Best

National men’s football Under-23 defender, Alvin Singh is one of the three senior players in our Olympic Games cam...

Turagabeci’s Lucky Call
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Turagabeci’s Lucky Call

Joseph Turagabeci had just finished watching the cartoon, Rio, at his Auckland home in New Zealand, on Monday night ...

Ryan’s  Trump Card
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Ryan’s Trump Card

Tireless Team Fiji Men’s Rugby Sevens forward Jasa Veremalua is the man they look to when the going gets tough. Hi...

Nagasau Promises To Deliver In Rio
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Nagasau Promises To Deliver In Rio

It is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to represent your country at the biggest sporting event in the world. T...

Doc’s Top Appointment
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Doc’s Top Appointment

ONOC president Dr Robin Mitchell has been appointed as the new Vice-Chairman of the International Olympic Committee ...

Rodan Senior Eyeing Elusive Medal In Rio
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Rodan Senior Eyeing Elusive Medal In Rio

1980s Olympian Joseph (Joe) Rodan senior may have aged but his passion for athletics and sports in general has not w...

Khem: Nothing Beats Hard Work
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Khem: Nothing Beats Hard Work

Nadi football striker, Anish Khem, is proud to be one of the members of the Team Fiji Men’s Football Under-23 team...

Our Beast Can
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Our Beast Can

  Semi ‘The Beast’ Kunatani is a vital cog in Fiji’s hopes of winning Olympic sevens gold in Rio next mon...

Takes A Village To Raise A Child: Mum
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Takes A Village To Raise A Child: Mum

Durutalo is the first Fijian man to represent USA in the Olympic Games. Andrew Durutalo’s mother Alumita is gratef...

Hatch: Fijian Olympic Legend
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Hatch: Fijian Olympic Legend

A mateur boxing icon Hector Hatch was one of the first Fijians to represent the country in the Olympics. He then bec...

Stay Strong For Me Mum
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Stay Strong For Me Mum

  The majority of Team Fiji’s athletes were fortunate to have their families beside them when they were named...

Our ‘Fijian Bus’ On Board For Games
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Our ‘Fijian Bus’ On Board For Games

Epeli Lagiloa believes Josua ‘Fijian Bus’ Tuisova can be the X-Factor for the national 7s team at Rio Olympics n...

Tamanisau New Challenge
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Tamanisau New Challenge

Veteran goalkeeper Simione Tamanisau is a member of our national men’s football Under-23 side to the Olympic Games...

Kameli, Tuqiri For  Japan
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Kameli, Tuqiri For Japan

  Two Fijians will represent Japan sevens rugby at the Rio Olympics next month. They are Kameli Raravou Soejima...

Sotutu: Our Famous 1970s Olympian
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Sotutu: Our Famous 1970s Olympian

  Usaia Sotutu, our famous Fijian track athlete in the Olympics of 1972, has been hailed as a role model. Natio...

I’m So Blessed’
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I’m So Blessed’

  Sisilia Seavula is grateful to be given the nod to represent Fiji in athletics at the Rio Olympics next month...

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