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12th December

No quick fix for Australia’s problems ahead of Perth test

ADELAIDE (Reuters) – Having gone down swinging in an enthralling Adelaide test, Australia barely have time to pick themselves up off the canvas before another potentially bruising contest against a confident India in Perth. Tim...

11th December

Bid to encourage young people on living a healthy lifestyle

ONE of the main goals for the Dash for Diabetes organised by the Petero Civoniceva Foundation is to encourage the younger generations to live a healthy lifestyle. This was highlighted by co-founder of the foundation Lauren Jagger while speaking on the initiative. Ms Jagger said in all the programs organized by the foundation their key...

Sri Lanka’s Dananjaya suspended from bowling over illegal action

(Reuters) – Sri Lanka spinner Akila Dananjaya has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect after an independent committee found his bowling action to be illegal, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. Dananjaya was reported for a suspect action following Sri Lanka’s first test against England in Galle last month....

10th December

ORCA swimmers to compete at NSW championships

ORCA Swimming Club will be sending four swimmers to the 2018 Optus New South Wales Senior State Age Championships this weekend at the Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre in Australia. Team coach Esita Malani said the competition was a good way to expose some of the young talents in the club. “International competitions such as...

9th December

2018 Fiji Invitational: Fiji Warriors men’s team scoreless

THE Australian Country men’s side defeated the Fiji Warriors 4-nil l last night on the opening day of the 2018 Fiji Invitational in Suva. Earlier, the Fiji Residents women’s side went down fighting and suffered a close 1-nil loss to the Australian Country side. In matches today, the Australian Country men takes on the Fiji...

8th December

Australia Country win opening match against Fiji Residents

THE Australia Country women’s hockey side edged the Fiji Residents 1-nil in the opening match of the Fiji Invitational Tournament in Suva today. The home side played well and had some good chances but failed to find the back of the net. The next match is between Australian Country and Fiji Warriors in the men’s...

FIBA U15 Oceania Championship: Fiji goes down in fifth match

THE Fiji Basketball side lost its fifth match against Guam 79-51 at the FIBA U15 Oceania Championship in Port Moresby last night. Fiji had earlier lost to Australia (119-27), Samoa (96-58) and New Zealand (105-27). The Fijians edged host Papua New Guinea 64-62 in their opening match. Fiji plays PNG in the 5th-6th place playoff...

7th December

Swim club hosts camp for junior elite swimmers

ORCA Swim club hosted a week-long camp for 15 of its junior elite swimmers. Organized by Orca head coach Esita Malani, and assited by Olympian Meli Malani, the camp had a few motivational speakers. “We had sports people that have been through the hard yard in their days, like Makelesi Bulikiobo and Eugene Vollmer,” Malani...

Boxers ranked

THE Boxing Commission of Fiji has finalised the boxing ratings of local boxers as well as then issues surrounding title holders and other professional boxing activities for next year. BCF chairperson Sara Bulutani believes that the titles will liven up the sport especially the boxers as they will fight for a title in the future....

6th December

Fiji Junior Tribe victorious

FIJI Junior Tribe beat Nauru 34-21 in the finals to win the 2018 AFL Oceania Cup premiers title at Albert Park in Suva earlier today. The team that consists of under-15 Elite team fought a hard battle on the field to come out victorious in the last quarter. Selectors will be picking players from the...

Fijians to face Nauru in Oceania AFL U15 final

THE Fiji Junior Tribe under-15 team will play Nauru Stars in the grand final of the 2018 Youth under-15 AFL Oceania Cup at Albert Park in Suva today. After three wins from their campaign the Fijian side is one game away from defending its title. The side began its title defence with a win against...

Boost for Lautoka golf

IT will be trophies galore at the Lautoka Golf Club on Saturday after a generous sponsorship by Sydney Award’s & Trophies of Australia. LGC executive Raymond Singh said: “It was a proud moment to meet the company owner,  Adam Winter who was impressed with the Fiji Airways Fijian Drua team winning the National Rugby Championship...

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