Banuve targets Rio

NADI, ( FIJI TIMES) —The Pacific’s fastest man Ratu Banuve Tabakaucoro has set his focus on securing a spot at the Rio Olympics next year. The Bau bullet said he was not surprised to break the 200m games record. “As for the Olympics I will try and qualify first as I still have 0.03seconds off…

Rodan content with results

NADI, (FIJI TIMES) – Athletics Fiji president Jo Rodan is content with the performance of Team Fiji at the Pacific Games. In an interview upon the arrival of Team Fiji at Nadi International Airport last night, the former national athletics rep said all athletes gave their best. “Overall we performed well and we improved from…

No Changes: McKee

SUVA, ( FIJI SUN) – Vodafone Flying Fijians head coach John McKee is not ruling out the possibility of sticking with the same team which defeated Tonga against Samoa in Sacramento, USA on Saturday. The Flying Fijians kicked off the 2015 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup in style with a 30-22 win over Tonga at…

Ferns next for Fiji Pearls

NADI, (FIJI SUN) – The Fijian Pearls depart today to play the Silver Ferns in Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday. The 2015 Pacific Games gold medalist returned home on Monday night with the Team Fiji contingent. Melbourne-based Jane Costello and Unaisi Raulini will join the team for the week-long outing in New Zealand. “We are…

Team Solomon returns

The Solomon Islands contingent to the Pacific Games in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea (PNG) returned home last Sunday with their medals. The team arrived to a warm welcome by family and friends at the Henderson International Airport. The first group of athletes and team officials arrives at 5am in the morning, the second at…

Taekwondo showdown

The only Solomon Islands national female taekwondo fighter Emily Magaret Kwaetolo will be the first to fight today when the taekwondo championship kicks off today in the IV Pacific Games. Kwaetolo will face New Zealand in the under 68kg today to open the championship for Solomon Islands taekwondo team. In an interview with this paper…