Coca-Cola Games

COVID-19: Annual Coke Games cancelled

THE 2020 Coke Games has been cancelled. This has been confirmed in statement by the Ministry of Education this afternoon. The Ministry says this is in view of the current situation of the COVID-19 pandemic currently being experienced within the country. “Please continue to exercise safe hygiene practices and keep listening to regular updates in...

Holy Cross dominates Taveuni Zone meet

HOLY Cross College has won 45 gold medals in today’s Taveuni Athletics Zone meet. College athletes grabbed a total of 45 gold, 30 silver and 22 bronze medals for both girls and boys category. The competition has been described as a success with strong competition among athletes of Holy Cross, Niusawa Methodist Secondary School, Bucalevu...

Cuvu College and SMC retain titles at Zone meet

Cuvu College and Sigatoka Methodist College have successfully retained their titles, at the 2020 Coca Cola Nadroga/ Navosa Athletics Zone meet which finished minutes ago, at Lawaqa Park, in Sigatoka. Cuvu College won the Boy’s Division with 18 gold, 21 silver and nine bronze medals. Sigatoka Methodist College came second collecting 14 gold, 10 silver...

2020 Coca Cola Nadroga / Navosa Athletics Zone meet update

SIGATOKA Methodist College is leading the 2020 Coca Cola Nadroga / Navosa Athletics Zone meet, in both the grades currently underway at Lawaqa Park, in Sigatoka. Sigatoka Methodist High School is leading the pack, in the men’s division, with five gold, zero silver and one bronze. Defending zone champions, Cuvu College is second with two...

Two new events for 2020 Coca-Cola Games

TWO new events will be introduced at the 2020 Coca-Cola Games Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association secretary, Vuli Waqa added that the events will be competed for in the upper grades. “It is going to be competed for in the two upper grades in both the girls and boys division,” Waqa said. “This is specifically...

Tavua College celebrates Yeshnil’s Coke Games achievements

TAVUA College celebrated Yeshnil Karan’s double gold medal victory in the long distance races at the 2019 Coca-Coca Games during a special function yesterday. Karan surprised many to finish first in the open boy’s 1500metre and 3000m events at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Minister for Youth and Sports Parveen Kumar, who was the chief...

Gold medallist returns to her humble beginning

HUMILITY has rewarded her with three gold medals which contributed to the victorious achievement of Adi Cakobau School (ACS) in the recent 2019 Coca-Cola Games this year. Melania Ranadi, a Year 9 student of ACS who won the 200m, 400m, and 4X4 relay finals, returned to her holiday duties of helping her parents sell vegetables...

2019 Coke Games: SJSS relay team commends family support

ST Joseph’s Secondary School junior girls 4×100 metres relay team dedicate their gold medal achievements to their families for always supporting them. Ro Maraia Bulidromodromo was the saviour for her team as she pushed her way from third place to edge Adi Cakobau School and Jasper Williams High School inches to the finish line. Bulidromodromo...

2019 Coke Games: Qiolevu returns with javelin gold to Kadavu

RICHMOND High School came with only four athletes to the Fiji Finals for exposure but returned to Kadavu with a gold medal. Anisi Qiolevu competed for the first time in the games and stole the spotlight from the favourites, St John’s College, Jasper Williams High School and Adi Cakobau School when she threw a distance...

2019 Cokes Games: Peters breaks record; Creates history for school

JAI Narayan College created history through 14-year-old Amy Peters as she claimed the gold medal in the sub-junior girls shot put and set a record of 11.47 metres. The old record was 10.97m. Peters couldn’t believe that she had won the gold medal and she thanked her sister for encouraging her to take part in...

2019 Coke Games: Alisi thanks mum for motivation

ALISI Vakatale of Xavier College was emotional after winning the senior girls shot put after all the sacrifices she went through preparing for the Fiji Finals 2019. The 18-year-old Lomaiviti lass said she had given up on training but thanks to her mother Amalaini Vakatale, who continued to push her through and to win the...

2019 Coke Games: QVS headboy leads by example

QUEEN Victoria School headboy Tupou Lecanavanua led by example when he claimed the only gold medal for QVS in the senior boys discus. Despite the two silver medals accomplished in the second day, Lecanavanua had no choice but to win a gold medal for the school. “I know it’s my duty as the headboy is...

2019 Coke Games: Sisters power

ADI Cakobau School sub junior girls 4×400 metres relay team believes that the strong bonding within the team contributed to their success in winning the gold medal in the Coca-Cola Games in Suva yesterday. Team member Nina Nakula scooped her second medal in the relay after claiming silver in the high jump. Nakula said they...

2019 Coke Games: Six records broken

A TOTAL of six records were broken at the 2019 Fiji Finals held in the last three days at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. Xavier College student Shawntell Lockington broke the record of the senior girls high jump with a jump of 1.68m beating the old record of 1.64m set by Diana Maranikaibau...

2019 Coke Games: Karan of Tavua College ready for Fiji

ATHLETICS Fiji technical adviser and head coach to Pacific Games Albert Miller says long-distance gold medallist from Tavua College Yeshnil Karan may represent Fiji at the 2019 Pacific Games if he meets the qualifying time. Karan created a major upset in the first two days of competition by winning gold medals in both the senior...

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