Fiji Pearls down Singapore

BANGKOK, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji Pearls invitational side won another match Monday beating the touring Singapore national team. The Singapore side held the Pearls to an 11-11 draw after the first quarter but at the second quarter the Pearls pulled up their game to lead the Ruth Aitken-coached side 28-19. The lead was increased…

Australia earn double gold at Oceania Swimming

SUVA, (INSIDE THE GAMES) – Australia enjoyed a strong start to the Oceania Swimming Championships by winning gold in both the men’s and women’s 10 kilometre open water events in Suva, Fiji. The competition took place as the Upraising Beach Resort but the swimmers were forced to cope with windy conditions throughout the duration of…

$100m from rugby

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fijian rugby players are more in demand overseas as they are renowned for their pace, skills and hard running rugby. The game of rugby has injected a lot of money into the country from rugby players around the world. In 2015, about $100 million (US$50 million) was raked into the country…

PNG shocks Malaysia 2-0 in soccer friendly

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) – 193 ranked Papua New Guinea sent shock-waves into Malaysian Football. The PNG Kapuls just coming off a positive OFC Nations Cup surprised the Malaysian national team 2-0 in one-off friendly at the Sir John Guise Stadium on Friday afternoon.  Malaysia ranked 173 in FIFA world rankings are on a three…

The road to Korea 2017 begins for Oceania

OFC: The long road to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Korea Republic begins in Tonga on Tuesday when four of the region’s emerging football nations vie for a place at the OFC U-20 Championship later this year. Only the winner of the OFC Championship Preliminary tournament, which includes Tonga, Cook Islands, Samoa and…

Fiji win Pacific Nations Cup crown

SUVA, (WORLD RUGBY) – Fiji come from behind to beat Samoa 26-16 and be crowned World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2016 champions. Fiji secured the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2016 title and remain on track to qualify for Rugby World Cup 2019 after a 26-16 victory over Samoa in Suva on Saturday. Fiji had…

Unfit players: Fiji 7s coach

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Vodafone  7s coach Ben Ryan has put our national sevens players on a strict diet and strenuous training to get them in form for the 2016 Rio Olympics, which is only eight weeks away. Back from their two-week break after the HSBC London 7s and in their second day of camp,…