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Nadroga golf tourney

THE newly formed Nadroga Golf Association will host a team Ambrose event at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course this Saturday. A total of 24 teams will participate in the tournament. The Nadroga Golf Association was formed last month to develop the sport in the province. The association’s event manager Avinesh Datt said Natadola would...

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BOWLING Nadi THE Nadi Sports Club Knockout Business House Bowls will be held at Nadi Sports & Social Club on Friday, April 27. Reporting time: 5pm (Registration and practice), tournament starts: 6pm. Format: 2 Bowls- Fours, 2. Regular bowlers, 2. Social bowlers, entry fee: $120- per team includes nibbles and drinks. Prizes: $400 – winner,...

Canoeing Association gears up for Pacific Games

APIA, 23 APRIL 2018 (SAMOA OBSERVER) – Samoa Outrigger Canoeing Association has started their preparations for the 2019 Pacific Games to be held in Samoa. A perfect weather out on the Taumeasina Island Resort open ocean contributed to a much anticipated third round of the Samoa Outrigger regatta race of the year. Five local club...

Get set for the annual school games

THE annual Coca-Cola Fiji Secondary Schools National Athletics Championships is here! It’s that time of the year that students, former scholars and their family members look forward to as someone from their family, school or even village would be taking part in the biggest athletics meet in the country. This weekend marks yet another important...

Gau Secondary School rules at Maritime Zone

Gau Secondary School reigned supreme during the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association Maritime Zone at the ANZ Stadium in Suva on Monday. Gau Secondary took home the overall title for the Maritime Zone bagging 15 gold medals, six silver medals and one bronze in the track and field events. Yasawa North Secondary School took out...

BMS, RSMS on top

Ratu Sukuna Memorial School and Ballantine Memorial School won their respective divisions at the 2018 Suva Zone 1 competition at the ANZ Stadium in Suva last week. RSMS boys bagged nine gold, 12 silver and seven bronze medals. Nasinu Secondary School, which has been a dominant force over the years, came in second with eight...

2018 Coca-Cola Games: Top two

OLYMPIAN and Athletics Fiji president Joseph Rodan tipped Ratu Kadavulevu School and Adi Cakobau School to win this year’s Coca-Cola Games. He said the inclusion of their athletes who recently returned from the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia would boost the teams’ campaign. Rodan said both schools had prepared well for the meet and...

Tight security at games

MORE than 70 police officers will be deployed for the three days Coca-Cola Games which kicks off at the ANZ Stadium in Suva tomorrow. Fiji Secondary School Athletics Association general secretary Vuli Waqa said apart from these officers there would be more officers without uniforms to be present at the Games venue. He said safety...

GC2018: Games, a learning curve

SPORTING bodies that practise good governance and integrity were the ones that did well during the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, says Sports minister Laisenia Tuitubou. He urged the sporting administrators to practise fair play and good governance for the betterment of the sports. Tuitubou said the downfall of some athletes at the Commonwealth...

GC2018: Golden girl returns

GOLDEN girl Eileen Cikamatana has set her goal of winning more gold medals after returning home from the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia yesterday. The 19-year-old was greeted by his parents and loved ones with the traditional welcome of ivakamamaca at the Nausori Airport. Eileen said the gold medal win at Gold Coast had...

Maritime Zone: Gau retains title

GAU Secondary School finished with 15 gold medals, six silver, and one bronze medal to win the overall Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association Maritime Zone title at the ANZ Stadium in Suva yesterday. Yasawa North Secondary School claimed the boys’ division with seven gold medals, six silver, and eight bronze medals while Gau Secondary School...

Della’s affair with weightlifting

ONE must have a right mind and a willing heart to be successful in life. Della Shaw-Elder has not left any stone unturned to be where she is in her life after having represented Fiji in weightlifting. Shaw-Elder has become the first Fijian to officiate at the 2018 Commonwealth Games which is not only an...