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FABA pleased with growing interest

Fiji Amateur Boxing Association president Manasa Baravilala is happy with the attention and interest from individuals taking up the sport this year. “We have seen a tremendous rise and interest in amateur boxing in 2022,”...

Marist aims for top finish

The Marist Brother’s High School side is aiming for a top finish at the 2022 National Schools’ Swimming Championships. Team manager Shivneel Raju said the squad of 24 swimmers had prepared thoroughly and were ready to take on the best at secondary school level. “We are aiming for a top finish at the championship this...

Binnu’s boxing journey

Binnu Singh is a name known to nearly everyone on the streets of Sigatoka Town. Whether it be in the boxing ring, on the horse racing track, soccer field or farm life, the 51-year-old has made a name for himself in every field he has stepped foot into. Now a full-time farmer, The Fiji Times...

Nadi school out to make a splash

Three swimmers will for the first time fly the Maharishi Sanatan College flag at the 2022 National Secondary Schools’ Swimming Championship which starts in Suva this Friday. The Votualevu, Nadi school, which has a roll of about 180 students, is one of the newcomers to the competition this year. Travelling team manager Kartika Mani said...

Team thanks President

Team Fiji to the 11th edition of the Pacific Mini Games presented its sevusevu to the President of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere, yesterday upon returning in the weekend from Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Before leaving Fiji, Team Fiji had presented its itatau to Ratu Wiliame, who had encouraged the team to return to State...

28th June

Swimmers ready for pool tourney

The 2022 Nationals Schools Swimming Championships is set to roll. Some schools which are likely to be part of the event include Holy Trinity Primary and Veiuto Primary. Tailevu-based Ratu Kadavulevu School will compete in the secondary schools division alongside Marist Brothers High School in the boys while St Joseph’s Secondary School and Ballantine Memorial...

26th June

Tailevu Zone: Nadovu bags gold

Queen Victoria School senior boy Ilisavani Nadovu outran his competitors to win gold in the senior boys’ 200 metres event on Friday at day two of the Tailevu Coca-Cola Games at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay. Nadovu was lost for words after his winning run. “I would like to first and foremost thank God...

25th June

Pacific Mini Games: Rakesa grabs gold in javelin

Fijian athlete Iosefo Rakesa won gold in the men’s javelin ambulant F41 event at the Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Marianas yesterday. Rakesa won gold with a throw of 36.93 metres. Rakesa, who is a technician by profession, is of short stature due to a congenital disorder. He began para-athletics in 2016 in Suva...

23rd June

Rakesa wins gold in men’s javelin

Team Fiji Para-Athlete Iosefo Rakesa (F41) won a gold medal in the men’s javelin ambulant at the Pacific Mini Games in Saipan, Northern Marianas this afternoon. Rakesa recorded a throw of 36.93 metres which was also a personal best.

Domolailai is the fastest in Nadroga

Sakeo Domolailai of Cuvu College won the Blue ribbon event during the Nadroga/Navosa Coca-Cola Games athletics meet at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka yesterday. He finished the race in a time of 10.87 seconds. Daniel R of Nasikawa Vision College finished second while Timonium Kotoisuva of Sigatoka Methodist College came in third. In the girls division,...

22nd June

Tabakaucoro is still the fastest man in the Pacific

Banuve Tabakaucoro remains the fastest man in the Pacific after winning gold in the men’s 100 meters events at the Pacific Mini Games in Northern Mariana Islands tonight. The former Marist Brother’s High School champion ran a new season’s best of 10.56s. It was a bit of a slow start for the seasoned sprinter, playing...

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