Nauru produces world’s strongest man

YAREN, (DIGICEL) – Nauru’s world champion powerlifter, Jezza Uepa, set a new world record at the recent 2015 Pacific Invitational championships in Australia. Held at the Health and Fitness centre in Melbourne, the Digicel sponsored team produced some high quality lifting and broke two world records – officially making Jezza one of the world’s strongest…

All The Best, Semi: Ryan

LONDON, (FIJI SUN) – Vodafone Fijian 7s star Semi Kunatani has signed a two-year deal with France club, Toulouse. And coach Ben Ryan has wished him well. Ryan also anticipated his continued involvement next season as well as the 2016 Rio Olympics. “Semi goes with our blessing and we wish him all the best next…

Fijians in custody

HONG KONG , ( FIJI TIMES) – Three Fijian rugby touch players were arrested and charged with robbery in Hong Kong earlier this week, the Hong Kong police have confirmed. The three men aged 20, 26 and 29 were part of the Browning Bombers touch rugby team that was invited to be part of the…

Medics request

Match officials of the High school rugby 15s calls for the presence of a doctor during each games of the High school rugby 15s for safety reasons. This follows a player of KGVI has received injury to his eye during a game against White River in the senior category yesterday. The officials raised concern among…

Chance for international recognition

Solomon Islands swimmers to the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea will have the opportunity to compete in international swimming competitions if they perform to the top standard. This follows reports this year’s Pacific Games swimming competition will receive international recognition. The event will be a qualifier for international events. Solomon Islands will be sending…

Bilum bags to go with medals

POST COURIER – Athletics Fiji in the 2015 Pacific Games will be presented with a Papua New Guinean bilum bag to go with their medals instead of the traditional bouquets at the medal ceremonies. This is part of the Games Organising Committee’s vision to use the Games to showcase PNG’s classic and contemporary culture to…

Goff Praises Fiji 7s Win

SUVA, (FIJI SUN) – The Vodafone Fijian 7s team received praise from New Zealand parliamentarian Phil Goff. The former New Zealand Minister of Defence  not only congratulated the Vodafone Fijians 7s  for winning the Glasgow 7s last weekend. But said the game really brought together the Fijians and the NZ delegation who are in the…