Fiji held 1-1 against Malaysia

NADI, (FIJI TIMES) – Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna rifled in a second half screamer to earn the Vofadone Fiji team 1-all draw in an international friendlily against Malaysia at Prince Charles Park in Nadi Sunday. Krishna who was heavily marked by the Malaysians in the fixture powered in the right footer in the 71st…

Fiji targets open water swimming

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) – FIJI Swimming is looking into organising open water competition for the local swimmers in the near future. President Ben Rova said it was always a challenge for the swimmers but they needed to start to have such competitions. “For open water competition we do not have any programs and this…

Farina calls for discipline

Suva (Fiji Times) – FOOTBALL players need to be more disciplined and update themselves with the new laws of the game. During the 2016 Vodafone Fiji FACT pool matches in Labasa last weekend players were indisciplined and not well versed with the laws of the game. Experienced players such as Lautoka’s Valerio Nawatu, Ilaitia Tuilau…

Pikinini soccer to continue on

The SWIRE pikinini program will continue during this school holiday. HFA General Secretary Leonard Paia confirmed this to Sunday Sports last Saturday. “Despite the school holiday the pikinini program will continue,’’ he said. Paia said so far the program has significantly improved. “Since the program was introduced, basic understanding of football has been very obvious…

Leaders urged to support sport

A senior teacher and sport master of Namoia Community High School (NCHS) along Kwaibaita Valley, east Malaita, says lack of support from leaders is the main hindrance to sport development in the area. Wilson Jr Wanofafia told Sunday Star yesterday. “We have a lot of talented youths here but the problem is we lack support…

Hockey squads jet out

The national hockey squads jet out to Fiji last Saturday for the Hockey World League Round One, set to kick off from the 28th June to 3rd July. The squads comprised of 18 players for both men and women’s team, with six officials. Hockey President Nihal Senevirantne told Sunday Sports prior to their departure that…

Race on for U19 top spots

THE race for the U19 top spots continues as top contender Real Kakamora FC edged its way closer to leaders Marist FC. Kakamora reduced the gap yesterday following their default victory over Western United. The much needed win gave them 34 points but still remain 4 points behind the current league leaders Marist FC who…

Hockey gets more support

THE Solomon Islands national hockey squads are receiving overwhelming support from business houses in the country ahead of their departure for Suva, Fiji this weekend to compete in the Hockey World Round League One. Heritage Park Hotel was the latest company to support the squads this round. The Hotel’s General Manager Sanjay Bhargava handed over…