2016 Rio Olympics

Downward Spiral, Little Progress A Worry For Fijiana
Editorial

Downward Spiral, Little Progress A Worry For Fijiana

We can’t afford the current trend to become the norm because we know the capabilities of our players.

We’re A Rugby Power
SPORTS

We’re A Rugby Power

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama commended the Fiji Rugby Union for their achievement on the world stage last year....

ANZ Unveils Diwali ATMs Across Fiji
SUNBIZ

ANZ Unveils Diwali ATMs Across Fiji

ANZ Fiji yesterday unveiled Diwali-themed ATMs at various locations across Fiji in celebration of the festival of li...

Dubai 7s Test
SPORTS

Dubai 7s Test

The Fiji Rugby Union has named 30 players to prepare for opening round of the 2016-17 World Sevens Series in Dubai o...

$1.1m for 7S Heroes
SPORTS

$1.1m for 7S Heroes

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and the Fiji Rugby Union has so far received $1 150,500 after the national ...

Sprinter Tells Of Rio Experience
Olympics, SPORTS

Sprinter Tells Of Rio Experience

Sisilia Seavula believes the experience she got from the 2016 Rio Olympics will make her a better athlete. Speaking ...

We Need To Lift Our Game
Olympics, SPORTS

We Need To Lift Our Game

The experience of playing in the 2016 Rio Olympics will be used as a bench mark for the Fiji Football Association, s...

First For Olympics, First  For Fiji, First For Rugby
Opinion

First For Olympics, First For Fiji, First For Rugby

The waiting is over. The moment is upon us and we should be proud as a sporting nation. As the Rio Olympics burst in...

I’m In Rio To Do A Job: Afrika
Olympics, SPORTS

I’m In Rio To Do A Job: Afrika

Everyone is here with one aim and that is to make their country proud, says South Africa rugby sevens halfback Cecil...

I’m Blessed To Have Humble Son’
Olympics, SPORTS

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...

Do It For Your Fans, Team Fiji
Olympics, Opinion

Do It For Your Fans, Team Fiji

Congratulations to all athletes who will represent Team Fiji at the Olympic Games in Brazil next month. Whether they...

Avoid Meltdown, Beware Of Bug
Opinion

Avoid Meltdown, Beware Of Bug

The hard work starts now for our athletes with 19 days to go lining up for the biggest competition of their life. Pl...

‘Moce Mada’ Jarryd Hayne
Opinion

‘Moce Mada’ Jarryd Hayne

Jarryd Hayne showed class and true sportsmanship after he was dropped from the Vodafone Fijian men’s 7s squad to t...

Flag Bearer Pick On July 16
SPORTS

Flag Bearer Pick On July 16

  Nominations for Fiji’s flag bearer to the 2016 Rio Olympics closed on Friday afternoon. Team Fiji chef de m...

Big Boost For Balebau
SPORTS

Big Boost For Balebau

It was a special moment for Epeli Balebau after winning a gold medal in the Senior Men’s Para High Jump with a hei...

Tabakaucoro: I’m A Happy Man
SPORTS

Tabakaucoro: I’m A Happy Man

  Pacific sprint king Banuve Tabakaucoro came short of reaching the 10.16 seconds qualifying time for the 2016 ...

$20k Boost For 7s Teams
SPORTS

$20k Boost For 7s Teams

  RC Manubhai & Co. Limited contributed $20,000 to the ‘Road To Gold’ 7s rugby campaign to Prime Minist...

Games Will Decide Who Will Make It To Rio
SPORTS

Games Will Decide Who Will Make It To Rio

  People are expected to be captivated by the drama of who’s going to make it to the 2016 Rio Olympics during...

President:  Promote Healthy Living
SPORTS

President: Promote Healthy Living

This was highlighted by President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konousi Konrote while hosting the two teams to a rec...

Diet, a challenge, says Mulevoro
SPORTS

Diet, a challenge, says Mulevoro

Diet, a challenge, says Mulevoro   Preparation for the 2016 Rio Olympics is tougher than preparing for the Worl...

Best Vows ‘Beast’
SPORTS

Best Vows ‘Beast’

  Toulouse’s Fijian winger Semi Kunatani vows to improve his on-off the field discipline as he prepares for t...

I’m happy, I mean it: Hayne
SPORTS

I’m happy, I mean it: Hayne

  Jarryd Hayne has no regrets after making his decision to join the Vodafone Fijians 7s squad preparing for the...

Manning Happy To Assist Our Team
SPORTS

Manning Happy To Assist Our Team

Vodafone Fijian 7s coach Ben Ryan approached the New Zealander to assist him prepare the team for the 2016 Rio Olymp...

Cash For Rio Medal
SPORTS

Cash For Rio Medal

  Cash rewards will be given to teams/players for winning medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August. This was a...

I’m Just 2 Secs Off: Buadromo
SPORTS

I’m Just 2 Secs Off: Buadromo

  National swimming rep Matelita Buadromo will aim for her personal best at the upcoming Oceania Swimming Champ...

BLK Backs Team Fiji For Olympics
SPORTS

BLK Backs Team Fiji For Olympics

  Renowned sporting brand BLK will be Team Fiji’s official apparel partner for the 2016 Rio Olympics. The ann...

Team Fiji Faces Funding Setback
SPORTS

Team Fiji Faces Funding Setback

  Team Fiji’s financial preparations for the 2016 Rio Olympics has suffered a setback. This after Tropical Cy...

FIJIANS FIRST
SPORTS

FIJIANS FIRST

  Vodafone Fijian 7s head coach Ben Ryan said everything was up to par in preparation for the defence of the US...

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