Vijay Singh for Rio

Former world number one golfer Vijay Singh is in contention to represent the nation at the 2016 Rio Olympics where the sport returns for the first time in more than a century. Golf was last played at the third Olympiad in Saint Louis, the US in 1904. The first Olympic Golf Rankings was released last…

Don’t lose focus: Takayawa

FBC SPORTS —The 2002 Commonwealth Games gold medalist Nacanieli Takayawa says Team Fiji should not lose sight of their goals when competing in their various events. Takayawa departed with the first batch of athletes for the games in Glasgow, Scotland on Tuesday and will serve as an official for Fiji’s lone judoka, Josateki Naulu. Takayawa…

MSG Sports is resolute

THE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Sports Committee has resolved that they would finalise what they have discussed in the meeting in Port Moresby last weekend in their next meeting in May, next year. Vanautu-based MSG Programme Manager Barbra Age said all the issues on the agenda were discussed and will be finalised in their next…

First OFC Mascot unveiled in Brazil

After 48 years of existence, Oceania Football Confederation now have their first ever mascot, Pasifi-ika, which made its debut at the FIFA World Cup™ in Sao Paulo, Brazil this week. OFC’s new mascot was the creation of Year 8 students from DAV Primary School in Ba, Fiji Islands. The classmates participated in the recent OFC…