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Breakers take out golf team event

Team Magic Breakers took out the Rainbow Cool Tech (Fiji) Pte Ltd-Sponsored team Ambrose event at the Fiji Sugar Corporation Rarawai course in Ba. The side, with the inclusion of Asish Chand, Anaya Saanvi, Daman...

Hornet’ to avenge defeat

Nathan ‘The Hornet’ Singh has vowed to avenge his defeat to Ronald ‘Terminator’ Naidu when the two boxers clash in the main bout of the Bula Boxing Promotions Program at Prince Charles Park in Nadi next Saturday. Flashback to March 22, 2021, Ronald Naidu staged a last-minute barrage to down Singh and win the Fiji...

300 runners for marathon

More than 300 athletes are expected to take part at this Saturday’s Namosi Marathon. Event director Marita Manley said there had been a lot of interest from stakeholders after a successful maiden event in the highlands in 2020. “We have had more than 300 registrations so far and expecting around the same number of runners...

Lawyer looking forward to event

Prominent Suva lawyer Richard Naidu is looking forward to taking part in his second Namosi Marathon event this Saturday. Naidu was part of the same event in 2020 and said it was a tough experience but one he would love to experience again. “Very different from my normal runs on the Suva sea wall. The...

School makes most of ties

The Suva Marathon Club’s partnership with Namosi Secondary School is slowly showing its results. The school recently took part in the Suva Zone 1 athletics competition and made a clean sweep of the 1500 metres events in the boys and girls divisions. Namosi Marathon event director Marita Manley said it was good to see the...

29th June

FABA pleased with growing interest

Fiji Amateur Boxing Association president Manasa Baravilala is happy with the attention and interest from individuals taking up the sport this year. “We have seen a tremendous rise and interest in amateur boxing in 2022,” said Baravilala. “Specifically post COVID, the numbers have been outstanding with the greatest increases in the age group competition where...

Marist aims for top finish

The Marist Brother’s High School side is aiming for a top finish at the 2022 National Schools’ Swimming Championships. Team manager Shivneel Raju said the squad of 24 swimmers had prepared thoroughly and were ready to take on the best at secondary school level. “We are aiming for a top finish at the championship this...

Binnu’s boxing journey

Binnu Singh is a name known to nearly everyone on the streets of Sigatoka Town. Whether it be in the boxing ring, on the horse racing track, soccer field or farm life, the 51-year-old has made a name for himself in every field he has stepped foot into. Now a full-time farmer, The Fiji Times...

Nadi school out to make a splash

Three swimmers will for the first time fly the Maharishi Sanatan College flag at the 2022 National Secondary Schools’ Swimming Championship which starts in Suva this Friday. The Votualevu, Nadi school, which has a roll of about 180 students, is one of the newcomers to the competition this year. Travelling team manager Kartika Mani said...

Team thanks President

Team Fiji to the 11th edition of the Pacific Mini Games presented its sevusevu to the President of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame Maivalili Katonivere, yesterday upon returning in the weekend from Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands. Before leaving Fiji, Team Fiji had presented its itatau to Ratu Wiliame, who had encouraged the team to return to State...

28th June

Swimmers ready for pool tourney

The 2022 Nationals Schools Swimming Championships is set to roll. Some schools which are likely to be part of the event include Holy Trinity Primary and Veiuto Primary. Tailevu-based Ratu Kadavulevu School will compete in the secondary schools division alongside Marist Brothers High School in the boys while St Joseph’s Secondary School and Ballantine Memorial...

26th June

Tailevu Zone: Nadovu bags gold

Queen Victoria School senior boy Ilisavani Nadovu outran his competitors to win gold in the senior boys’ 200 metres event on Friday at day two of the Tailevu Coca-Cola Games at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay. Nadovu was lost for words after his winning run. “I would like to first and foremost thank God...

25th June

Pacific Mini Games: Rakesa grabs gold in javelin

Fijian athlete Iosefo Rakesa won gold in the men’s javelin ambulant F41 event at the Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Marianas yesterday. Rakesa won gold with a throw of 36.93 metres. Rakesa, who is a technician by profession, is of short stature due to a congenital disorder. He began para-athletics in 2016 in Suva...

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