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    Cracknell: Having Separate Flight Is Really Frustrating

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 together to Chile to prepare for the Olympic Games. Cracknell was among the

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    Anything Is Possible For Tinai

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 squad was something that meant more to her than the

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    It’s In The Blood

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 7s captain Ana Maria Roqica, who is actually continuing from

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    Viriviri:  FAMILY FIRST

Viriviri: FAMILY FIRST

  Team Fiji men’s rugby 7s winger Samisoni Viriviri made sure that everything was well with his family before he leaves for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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    Reddy: Focus Is Now On Rio

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 to Suva on Wednesday to complete their preparations and

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    Four Leave For Chile Today

Four Leave For Chile Today

    Four members of our national women’s rugby sevens team leave our shores this morning. They are on their way to Santiago, Chile, as they gear up for their

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    I’m Blessed To Have Humble Son’

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 Uprising Beach Resort in Pacific Harbour yesterday. One that stood out was

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    We’re Behind You All The Way

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 teams arrived on their shore yesterday. A traditional cere ceremony

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    Judo A Family Affair For Olympian Takayawa

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 father, Viliame Takayawa, an Olympian himself. At 16, Nacanieli was one

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That’s My Girl, Says Proud Dad

  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

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Ryan:Chile Plan?

  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

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Farina Hails Krishna’s Contribution

  Farina Hails Krishna’s Contribution

  Since joining the team, Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna has settled in well with the Team Fiji national Under-23

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Miriama: First Fijian Female Olympian

  Miriama: First Fijian Female Olympian

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

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Roqica – Heart Of A Warrior

  Roqica – Heart Of A Warrior

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

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Singh Wants To Rub Shoulders With World’s Best

  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 campaign at

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Turagabeci’s Lucky Call

  Turagabeci’s Lucky Call

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

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Ryan’s Trump Card

  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.

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Nagasau Promises To Deliver In Rio

  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

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Doc’s Top Appointment

  Doc’s Top Appointment

ONOC president Dr Robin Mitchell has been appointed as the new Vice-Chairman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Medical and

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Rodan Senior Eyeing Elusive Medal In Rio

  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

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Khem: Nothing Beats Hard Work

  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

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Our Beast Can

  Our Beast Can

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

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Takes A Village To Raise A Child: Mum

  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 grateful to

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Hatch: Fijian Olympic Legend

  Hatch: Fijian Olympic Legend

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

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Stay Strong For Me Mum

  Stay Strong For Me Mum

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

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Our ‘Fijian Bus’ On Board For Games

  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 next

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Tamanisau New Challenge

  Tamanisau New Challenge

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

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Kameli, Tuqiri For Japan

  Kameli, Tuqiri For  Japan

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

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Sotutu: Our Famous 1970s Olympian

  Sotutu: Our Famous 1970s Olympian

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

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