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William Koong: The Quiet Achiever
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William Koong: The Quiet Achiever

He is one of the men working tirelessly behind the scenes in the Fiji rugby 7s camp.  He started out 14 years ago i...

Pearl Band Gift For Kolinisau And Tuwai
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Pearl Band Gift For Kolinisau And Tuwai

  Two members of the gold medal winning rugby seven’s team who have Vanua Levu connections were gifted with p...

Batavotavo, 78,  Boards School Bus For Celebrations
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Batavotavo, 78, Boards School Bus For Celebrations

  78-year-old Ovini Batavotavo of Nabalebale village, Cakaudrove woke up at 4am yesterday morning to travel to ...

Sangam Nursing School At The Celebrations
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Sangam Nursing School At The Celebrations

  The TISI Sangam School of Nursing students were the first to join the crowd along the main street of Labasa t...

Kolinisau  Offers Apology
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Kolinisau Offers Apology

  The crowd cheered when Olympic gold medal winning Fiji men’s rugby sevens team captain Osea Kolinisau apolo...

Pacific Advance Party Leaves Rio
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Pacific Advance Party Leaves Rio

Oi (Bula) from the Rio Olympic Village. It is time to sign off from Rio as the Olympic Village is almost deserted. O...

Golfers Celebrate Rio Win In Style
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Golfers Celebrate Rio Win In Style

Coinciding with Fiji’s Rio Olympic gold medal victory celebrations the Fiji Golf Club had their way of celebrating...

Rio Trio Tell Of  Delayed Trip Home
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Rio Trio Tell Of Delayed Trip Home

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens reps (from left) Semi Kunatani, Ropate Kauvesi (7s team manager), Aminiasi Kunabuli (...

Kunatani, Nakarawa Arrive Today
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Kunatani, Nakarawa Arrive Today

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forwards Semi Kunatani and Leone Nakarawa arrive home today after they missed their f...

Diana Proud To Be A Fijian
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Diana Proud To Be A Fijian

There’s no place I’d rather be in then to be here in Fiji right now. These were the words of Diana Gucake who ca...

It Was All Worth It, Says Wife
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It Was All Worth It, Says Wife

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Apisai Domolailai’s wife Kini was a proud woman after witnessing her husban...

Learn From Our Olympic Conquerors: Seruiratu
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Learn From Our Olympic Conquerors: Seruiratu

There are lots of lessons to be learnt from the achievement of our Olympic gold medal winning men’s rugby sevens t...

It’s Confirmed! North To Host 7s Heroes
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It’s Confirmed! North To Host 7s Heroes

The third celebration for our Olympic gold medal winning men’s rugby sevens team is confirmed for Vanua Levu. Comm...

Kolinisau Hails PM, Govt
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Kolinisau Hails PM, Govt

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens captain, Osea Kolinisau expressed his gratitude to Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama ...

Gold Medal Comes With Responsibility: Ryan
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Gold Medal Comes With Responsibility: Ryan

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens head coach Ben Ryan was awarded the highest category in the country’s system of hon...

All Things Are Possible
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All Things Are Possible

Fijians turned up by their thousands at the ANZ Stadium, Suva to celebrate with our gold medal Olympians yesterday. ...

God Helped My Son, Says Mum
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God Helped My Son, Says Mum

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Masivesi Dakuwaqa’s mum Kelera Vuetibau said it was through divine interven...

Dad Jets In From Iraq To Join Celebration
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Dad Jets In From Iraq To Join Celebration

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens forward Viliame Mata got the chance to celebrate his gold medal win with his dad, Sit...

Natalie Finds It Hard To Leave Fiji
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Natalie Finds It Hard To Leave Fiji

It was a homecoming fit for a king as the Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens team’s Olympic gold medal celebration at ...

This Is A Victory For Every Fijian
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This Is A Victory For Every Fijian

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (His speech during the celebration for the Rugby Sevens Gold Medalists at the ANZ ...

Bye, Rio Athletes Return Home
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Bye, Rio Athletes Return Home

Oi (Bula) from the Rio Olympic Village. The Olympic Village is starting to be deserted as teams that have completed ...

Rio Top Performers, What’s Next
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Rio Top Performers, What’s Next

The 2016 Rio Olympic Games is now over for Team Fiji. It has been a historic one as they return home today with the ...

WONG HAILS RYAN
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WONG HAILS RYAN

  The no-nonsense approach of Olympic gold medal winning men’s rugby sevens coach, Ben Ryan in upholding prof...

Someday I’ll Tell My Kid I Was There, Says Oceania’s Brazilian Coordinator
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Someday I’ll Tell My Kid I Was There, Says Oceania’s Brazilian Coordinator

  “Someday I will tell my kid I was there,” says Virginia Figueredo the main contact person for Oceania at ...

Team Fiji: Final Night In Rio
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Team Fiji: Final Night In Rio

  Team Fiji contingent to the Rio Olympic Games ended their time in Brazil with a dinner at Rio Brassa Restaura...

Cracknell Shares His Experience
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Cracknell Shares His Experience

Team Fiji men’s rugby sevens skills coach and women’s head coach Chris Cracknell spoke to GRAEME COPAS of Maiden...

SEVENS OUTREACH
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SEVENS OUTREACH

  The Olympic Games men’s rugby sevens gold medal winners Fiji took time out to be part of an outreach progra...

Copeland Falls Short Of Finals
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Copeland Falls Short Of Finals

It was indeed unfortunate for Leslie Copeland (pictured) after he failed to book his spot in the top 12 men’s jave...

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