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Top China legislator to visit Fiji

Top China legislator to visit Fiji

By MAIKELI SERU The Fijian Government is making preparations to host the Chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, Wu Bangguo, when he visits the country later this month. A Ministry of Information statement says Mr Wu’s visit symbolises the growing relations shared between Fiji and the People’s Republic of China since diplomatic [...]

Ba take soccer league title

By RITESH KUMAR Ba won the Fiji Sun/GP Batteries National Football League title this afternoon after walloping Suva 4-0 at Govind Park. Osea Vakatalesau and Malakai Tiwa scored the first two goals for the Men in Black before striker Mavileko Nakama netted a brace. Suva goalkeeper Emori Raqata was stretchered off the field early in [...]

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Straight arms

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Straight arms

GOLFING IN PARADISE By JOSE CALLEJA General Manager, Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course   This week’s tip covers the importance of straight arms in your golf swing. Throughout the golf swing there’s only one specific moment when both arms are straight and that’s just after impact. The 2012 BMW Champion Rory McIlroy demonstrates the arm [...]

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BACK ON TOP

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BACK ON TOP

Win unites our people: Tui Namosi By RITESH KUMAR Namosi regained its spot in the major ranks of the Fiji Rugby Union competition after defeating Rewa 43-6 in the GP Batteries promotion/relegation match yesterday. Rewa took an early 3-0 lead but Namosi controlled the game throughout in a one-sided affair at Ratu Cakobau Park. Coach [...]

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Navy retains the shield

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Navy retains the shield

By TALEBULA KATE Fiji Bitter Escott Shield defending champions, Fresh’et Navy retained the oldest rugby shield in Fiji to a strong-willed Army Green in a thriller at Albert Park yesterday. Army went down to a star-studded Navy side 14 – 21 which was boosted with the services of seasonal campaigners Kaminieli Neiqisa, Waqabaca Kotobalavu, Maikeli [...]

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Glory for the Bulldogs

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Glory for the Bulldogs

By VUNIWAQA BOLA The Makoi Bulldogs barked the loudest at Buckhurst Park yesterday. This was after they won for the first time the Fiji National Rugby League premier prize, the Vodafone Cup. It was an emotional moment for all the Bulldogs fans, families, players and most of all, their coach Maika Vunivere. A long journey [...]

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Police Sharks first win

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By VUNIWAQA BOLA The Police Sharks beat the Saru Dragons 20-8 in the final of the reserve grade of the Fiji National Rugby League Vodafone Cup yesterday. It’s the first win for the side since they joined the competition three years ago. And the win looked good for the side as they try to work [...]

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Steelers crushed

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Steelers crushed

By VUNIWAQA BOLA Islands Electric Lautoka Crushers was the better side yesterday when they crushed the Lami Steelers 26-5 in the Vodafone Cup Under-18 final. Led by Central College Lautoka U18 captain Tikiko Noke, the Crushers scored the first try of the game after Steelers Alipate Varia slotted a field goal. Showing their capability, the [...]

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Why Courts helps IDC

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Biggest backing of all Fiji Football Association events By P.L.MUNASINGHE (CEO Courts (Fiji) Limited on the occasion of the 2012 Courts IDC Pool Draw) As you may well know, the Courts IDC Tournament is the biggest event in the Fiji FA calendar. The tournament has been held continuously since 1938. This year will be the [...]

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Fiji FA considers ‘away goal rule’

By VUNIWAQA BOLA The playoff between New Line Chemical Rakiraki and Tailevu Naitasiri set for Govind Park today has been postponed. National League Board secretary Jainendra Sukhu said they were informed to postpone the game by Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel “We’re seeking clarification at the moment because there are many rules which can be [...]

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