Fiji hosting Oceania Swimming champ

SUVA, (PACNEWS) -The President of the Oceania Swimming Association Denis Miller has clarified that Fiji’s hosting the 2016 Oceania Swimming Championships was conditional on Fiji Government support to host the event. Miller made the clarification after media reports in Fiji that the country has won the bid to host the championship. “Delegates at the Oceania…

Fiji wins bid to host Oceania Swimming

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji has won the bid to host the Oceania Swimming Championships next year. Fiji Sports Council chairman Peter Mazey said this is also an Olympic games qualifying event. Other swimming disciplines included in the championship are synchronized, long distance, and water polo. “Next year is going to be one of the…

Fiji to explore sports tourism

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji is ready to explore Sport Tourism as a source of boosting the local economy. Chairman of the Fiji Sports Council Peter Mazey said as Government moves into its five and 20 year development plan, sports will be a large part of it. He adds the recent Oceania Youth tennis Tournament…

Flying Fijians RWC targets

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Flying Fijian winger Nemani Nadolo looks set to get the nod for the goalkicking duties during the Rugby World Cup ahead of Josh Matavesi and Ben Volavola. Coach John McKee said Nadolo had been looking good with goal-kicking. “Nemani has been nailing it with his kicking. He very well could be…

OFC Appeals Committee to meet

OFC: The Oceania Football Confederation Appeals Committee will convene on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 August in Auckland, New Zealand to consider the appeal lodged by New Zealand Football against the decision made by the OFC Disciplinary Committee on 12 July. The OFC Disciplinary Committee upheld a protest by the Vanuatu Football Federation in respect…

Netball World Cup: Australia Diamonds looking ahead to semi-finals in championship defence

ABC/AAP: The Diamonds are starting to assemble a game plan for Saturday’s Netball World Cup semi-final, fully aware that Jamaica is shaping as the likely opponent. Australia’s 66-31 ravaging of South Africa in Sydney on Wednesday night guaranteed the defending world champions a top-two finish in their qualification pool, after having also beaten England. With…

Rewa books PC spot

Suva (Fiji Times) – Champions Rewa has not only won the 2015 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants but the side has also booked a spot in the 2015 Pacific Cup which will be played in New Zealand this year. Rewa gained the maximum points after four tournaments. Delta Tigers has 12 points after the…