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…

Airport refurbishment on target for Pacific Games

THE NATIONAL – The  Jackson International Airport terminal will be ready for international events including the Pacific Games in July, an official says. National Airports Corporation acting managing director Joseph Tupiri told The National that the international terminal should be ready this month and opened in June.  The K100 million project undertaken by Matrix Construction…

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…

Bulk Shop Futsal league launched

An array of colour, smiles and laughter from the school kids that descended on to Lawson Tama made the beautiful Saturday morning brighter than usual. Close to more than four hundred school children from Lunga in the East to Marara in the West flocked to Lawson Tama Stadium for the official launch of the 2015…

Impressive performance

Hard work pays off with 10 medals The head coach of the Solomon Islands young tennis team to represent Solomon Islands in the West Pacific Tennis Championship, Johnson Taliki is impressed with the performance of his team after they won 10 medals. He said, the top performance by the players was due to the hard…