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Claudius triumphs at MBHS athletics meet

CLAUDIUS House, after almost a decade, regained the Marist Brothers High School athletics inter-house title yesterday. Claudius won 13 gold medals, 11 silver and 12 bronze medals for a top spot overall of 36 medals....

Minors head for upsets in secondary schools finals

Fiji secondary schools athletics minors Nakasi High and Davuilevu Methodist High School will compete in the coming Coca-Cola Games for many reasons. Foremost is the grooming, developing and exposing of their young athletes in the annual national event which will take place from August 4-6 at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Nakasi High School principal...

Raivono eyes athletics fame

While Fijian boys and girls are being influenced by the success of rugby union in the Tokyo Olympics, the Super W and Super Rugby Pacific competitions, a Lekutu, Bua lass is looking at other options to gain success in sports. Welcome Latileta Raivono, 13, of Nakasi High School. In her first inter-schools athletics competition at...

23rd May

Good time to prepare

The Tattslotto Fiji Open Championship served as good preparations for the upcoming regional tournaments. The Pacific Mini Games will be held in the Northern Marianas from June 17-25 while the West Pacific Qualifying Championship and the Pacific Nations Cup will be played in Fiji with the dates to be confirmed. Fiji Open tournament referee David...

22nd May

Top seed in men’s final

Top seed Junior Benjamin fought hard to down Zachary Sands in the semi-final of the men’s open singles during the Tattslotto Fiji Open Tennis Championship at the Denarau Golf Racquet Club courts in Nadi yesterday. Sands from Vanuatu set the early pace, winning the first set 6-3. However Benjamin from the Solomon Islands bounced back,...

Bangalore’s Hesson hails ‘chase master’ Kohli after crucial win

(Reuters) – Royal Challengers Bangalore director of cricket Mike Hesson said that Virat Kohli’s intensity proved vital in the win against the Gujarat Titans after the opener roared back into form to boost their chances of making the Indian Premier League playoffs. Kohli had managed 236 runs in 13 games coming into the encounter against...

Brown, Asher-Smith seal 100m wins in Birmingham Diamond League

BIRMINGHAM, England (Reuters) – Canada’s Aaron Brown won the first men’s 100 metre race of the Diamond League season with an underwhelming show in Birmingham on Saturday, after two false starts saw top contender Trayvon Bromell and local hope Zharnel Hughes disqualified. Brown clocked in at 10.13 seconds, a minor improvement from his ‘B’ race...

21st May

Sister act leads to Lagakali victory

Sisters Kinisalote and Filomena Navula achieved a remarkable feat winning their events at the Adi Cakobau School athletics inter-house at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay yesterday. Younger sister Filomena claimed gold in the 100 and 200 metres, while elder sister Kinisalote was crowned the blue ribbon champion in the same events. Kinisalote clocked 13.63...

Tickets going fast

Tickets for next week’s Super Rugby Pacific match between the Fijian Drua and the Chiefs are selling fast. This is according to the Swire Shipping Fijian Drua chief executive officer Brian Thorburn. He said close to 50 per cent or more than 5000 tickets had been sold. “We are confident it’s going to be sold...

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