Stage 1 draw revealed

OFC: Oceania’s first steps towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be made on 31 August when the Stage 1 of the OFC Qualifiers gets underway at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The official draw for the event was conducted at the OFC Headquarters in Penrose, Auckland revealing the path the four sides,…

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…

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…