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NRL superstars set to play in 2015 NRL Nines

Rugby league's biggest names, including Greg Inglis, are set to commit to next year's NRL Nines after the stunning success of the inaugural event.

Tevita Kuridrani in Brumbies' season-opener against Queensland Reds

The ACT Brumbies are to bring Wallabies centre Tevita Kuridrani straight into the starting line-up for their Super Rugby season opener after the end of his five-game ban for a dangerous tackle.

PNG volley ball squad named with eye to 2015

Papua New Guinea is building up to the defence of the gold medal they won at last year’s Mini Pacific Games in Wallis and Futuna.

Port Moresby embraces mascot Tura

THE 2015 Games Mascot, “Kokomo, The Tura” was welcomed to the city of Port Moresby at the Jack Pidik Park on Friday.

Ryan wants local players

VODAFONE Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan is opting for local players to represent the country at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Suva keeps league lead

THE Gurjeet Singh-coached Suva team stretched its winning streak to six matches in the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League after beating Nadi 1-0 at Prince Charles Park Saturday.

Weightlifting dominates

JUST like last year, Weightlifting Fiji once again dominated the awards count at the 2013 Fiji Sports Awards on Friday night.

A total of 473,076 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ were allocated during the second random selection draw for all matches except the Opening Game in Sao Paulo and the Final in Rio de Janeiro.

Tabakaucoro, Turner scoop top gongs

Fiji sprint king Banuve Tabakaucoro and veteran power lifter Sainimili Turner were crowned Fiji Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year at the 2013 Fiji Sports Awards at the Vodafone Arena Friday night.

Sports remittances boost economy: Fiji PM

Sports contribute $100 million (US$53 million) annually to the Fijian economy, confirmed Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama.