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Elite refs conclude FIFA course

Elite referees in Solomon Islands concluded a five-day FIFA Member Association refereeing course in Honiara on Tuesday afternoon with thirty plus participants receiving their certificate of attendance.

Piniau and Wisil qualify for Rio Olympics

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Theo Piniau and Toea Wisil will be the Athletics representatives for PNG at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in August.

Fiji Pearls down Singapore

BANGKOK, (FIJI TIMES) - The Fiji Pearls invitational side won another match Monday beating the touring Singapore national team.

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.

$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.

Ethnic tension related claims

Dear Editor – As a concerned citizen who has the right to voice out my anxiety about twaddle claims by Ex-combatants [Criminals], Special Constables and the many more, I want to make comments.

POINTING out that three tiny South Pacific nations – Kiribati, Tuvalu and Marshall islands – are “destined to slip below the waves altogether”, feisty Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Bainimarama has appealed to the international community to help Fiji and the other South Pacific island states build resilience to the impact of climatic change, which he described as the “terror of the extreme weather events”.

Media errors

Dear Editor – Please kindly correct two errors which appeared under the article “Ministry unaware of claims” in page 2 of yesterday’s issue (no. 6307),

Bred Bank – welcoming news!

A FOURTH commercial bank is poised to enter the local market this year.

Temotu elects new bishop

THE Diocese of Temotu Electoral Board of the Anglican Church of Melanesia yesterday elected the Reverend Leonard Dawea as the fifth bishop for the Diocese of Temotu.