Fiji Sports

Commission benefits 14,000

Since its establishment early last year, the Fiji National Sports Commission has worked extensively develop sports in the interior parts of the country. The Commission’s executive chairman, Peter Mazey, said
06 Aug 2014 07:58

Since its establishment early last year, the Fiji National Sports Commission has worked extensively develop sports in the interior parts of the country.
The Commission’s executive chairman, Peter Mazey, said a lot had been achieved in just one year with about 14,824 participants in the country benefiting from their programmes.
“The Commission has been involved in providing funding to all national sporting organisations to conduct their own development programmes, train their sports national teams and assist in their local and international tournament funding,” Mazey said.
The programmes by the commission for the past 11 months include sports outreach covering 10 villages, educate the educators in six areas around the country, school programs in 67 schools, Give it a Go in five areas, Wellness programmes in three areas with 2000 participants, and school holiday camps in Suva, Macuata and Nadroga/Navosa
“As for the Educate the educators programmes, it intends to up skill the teachers and coaches to confidently deliver up-to-date and relevant sports programmes in schools and clubs”
The school programmes were conducted in 67 schools with over 8000 participants. The Commission also facilitated three programmes with a turnout of 2000 people of all ages promoting wellness in Suva and Lautoka areas.
Mazey said the international coaching grant was fully established which had an allocation of $2million in the 2014 Budget.
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