Gold for PNG’s weightlifter Dika Toua

When Dika Toua received her Silver medal a few days ago – she cried tears of bitterness for having being eluded by that Gold medal. But did she know something we didn’t?  The little known Nigerian school girl, 16 year old, Chika Amalaha shocked the weigh- lifting community when she easily edged PNG and South…

Successful swim secures semi-final spot

Day five provided joy for the Fijian team The Men’s 50m Freestyle saw teammates William Clark and Meli Malani pitted against each other in heat six. Both swimmers beat their qualifying times by 0.75 seconds and 0.06 seconds respectively. Clark finished third in the heat with a time of 23.91 seconds just ahead of Malani…

ANZ banking on success of Fiji International

The Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ) is the official banking partner of the Fiji International. While signing the agreement at the ANZ House in Suva yesterday, ANZ CEO Pacific and Fiji Vishnu Mohan handed a cheque worth $115,000 to the general manager of the Fiji International Natalie Ritter.  As a silver sponsor…

United unleashes new line-up

The Western United Football Club has released the names of 29 players who will in their line-up in the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) season .The new line-up includes many new faces the likes of Tome Faisi, Feddie Kini, Gagame Feni, Molis Gagame and Joses Nawo to name a few. The inclusion of these players has…

PCYC wins O’Brian memorial clash

The Point Cruz Yatch Club (PCYC) cricket team has won the Kevin O’Brian memorial cricket match over the weekend after defeating Point Cruz Yatch Club by 32 runs 123-93.   The match was played at the King George Sixth cricket field. These are the only two teams that took part in the memorial match. The match…

Youths undergo discipline training

More than 20 youths in Honiara are currently undergoing a three days disciplinary training at Multi-purpose hall. The training is being facilitating by a well experienced team from Australia known as the Rugby Plus organisation, from Melbourne,  including a Fijian and former wallaby’s player Ili Tabua which was aimed at targeting youth to develop sport…

Auki to stage futsal competition

Auki futsal association will again stage another series of futsal competitions starting next week in Auki, Malaita province. Speaking to the paper yesterday president of Auki futsal association Terry Oiaka said, the competition will kick off this weekend – Saturday 2nd of August. Mr Oiaka said, the competition will be organized in the open category…

Taretiita’s time to shine

Following on from his teammate’s success yesterday, Sunday 27th July saw Taretiita Tabaroua represent Kiribati at the Clyde Auditorium the home of weightlifting for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Taretiita competed in the Men’ss 77kg Group C category against 8 other athletes including one from the not so far away nation of Niue, Jack Feleti.…