U18 girls qualify for youth Olympics

THE Fiji Hockey Federation (FHF) is over the moon that the national under-18 girls team has qualified for the Youth Olympic Games to be held in Nanjing, China, in August. FHF president Dr Robin Mitchell said their performance at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) qualification tournament in Port Vila, Vanuatu last week was very good.…

Fiji 7s warning

National Vodafone 7s mentor Ben Ryan has issued a stern warning to his troops to play well in this weekend’s Japan 7s otherwise they will be axed from the team to play in the Hong Kong 7s. Ryan challenged his players to deliver quality performances this weekend in order to maintain their spot for Hong…

Mamulas to play S-League select

The country’s national U19 team – Mamulas will play a select side from the Telekom S-League this weekend. The match will be played this Saturday as it steps up its preparations for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U19 championship in May, a statement from SIFF media said yesterday. The trial match successfully held at Lawson…

Marine stops tug boat

MARINE officers in Noro, Western province have ordered two tug-boats carrying logs not to sail due to the current bad weather and overloading. Reports said the tug boats were stopped early this week and the tug boats are still in Noro. They were loaded with logs and some cargoes out from a logging company which…

Meeting to discuss renewable energy

A validation meeting on the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency got under way in Nadi on Wednesday with 30 participants from the region’s energy sector, government, private sector  and non-state organisations in attendance. The two-day meeting is being organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration…

All set for Veikoso

SO far things are going according to schedule for Fiji Veikoso and Spawnbreezies big show Friday and Saturday afternoon. According to Crown Sound Entertainment, though tickets to the club show are limited, they are currently still available, however the public needs to be informed that ticket sales will stop at midday tomorrow. “Therefore, to avoid…