Rugby League

Sports events around the world hit by coronavirus pandemic

(Reuters) – Major sports events around the world that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic: OLYMPICS – The International Olympic Committee and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded the Tokyo 2020 Olympics must be...

30th March

FASANOC works closely with sporting organisations

FIJI Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee chief executive officer Lorrain Mar says they are working closely with national federations in the country as to how they might adapt to training during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The national federations are the experts for their sport, so FASANOC will consult and be guided by the NF...

COVID-19: FNRL to get pay cut

FIJI National Rugby League acting chief executive officer Don Natabe said they were ready to do their part in the fight to combat the COVID-19 pandemic for the the country. “Fiji National Sports Commission chairman Peter Mazey had indicated certain sporting grants would be reduced,” Natabe said. “The commission has also telephoned confirming the same,...

26th March

Tonga NRL expelled from international rugby league, will appeal the decision

SYDNEY/NUKU’ALOFA, 26 MARCH 2020 (IRL/TONGA RUGBY LEAGUE) – A new governing body will have to take charge of rugby league in Tonga after the Tonga National Rugby League (TNRL) was expelled from International Rugby League. Following a dramatic fallout last year between the governing body and players, Tonga were pulled from the World Cup 9s...

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