Rio dream

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji rugby’s Olympic dream is just 10 points away and the Vodafone Fiji 7s team has two tournaments to rake up the points. Coach Ben Ryan does not just want a place in the Olympics, this season, Fiji is the closest behind leaders after a long time and there are real…

Oceania titles for Christchurch judokas

NOUMEA, ( NZ HERALD) —Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster have taken out the women’s and men’s titles at Oceania judo championships in New Caledonia as they continue an impressive start to 2015. It was de Villiers’ sixth consecutive title and Koster’s third in a row as the Christchurch couple both focus on qualifying for…

United ready for OFC

Fiji Sun – Western United t is leaving no stone unturned in the 2015 Fiji Airways Oceania Football Champions League tournament.
It starts on Saturday at the ANZ Stadium in Suva and Govind Park, Ba. Western United coach Riccardo De Vivo said the team would try their best to win. “We have been pooled in a…

Games to have 2500 plus security personnel

THE NATIONAL – Over 2500 security personnel will be deployed at July’s Pacific Games, Security and Safety Committee chairman, chief superintendent David Manning says. He said the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary would take the lead in ensuring the event is trouble free during its two-week duration. He said of the total number of men…

Fiji 7s team on right track

FIJI TIMES – Fiji 7s coach Ben has rated the Vodafone Fiji 7s team’s statistics in the 2014/2015 HSBC World Sevens Series as one of the best in recent years. According to Ryan, Fiji has played in seven tournaments recording 21 group game wins which no other team had achieved. He said winning the Hong…

O’Neill to open Games

The National –  PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will officially open the 2015 Pacific Games on July 4 at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. The Sports Minister’s office confirmed Monday night that O’Neill would take over the proceedings after the response to Papua New Guinea’s request for a member of the British Royal…