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Remain faithful in all callings; All Saints cadets advised

THE 212 students who completed the cadet passing-out program at All Saints Secondary School in Labasa have been reminded to remain committed and faithful to whatever calling they pursue in life. In addressing the students,...

2019 Coke Games: SJSS relay team commends family support

ST Joseph’s Secondary School junior girls 4×100 metres relay team dedicate their gold medal achievements to their families for always supporting them. Ro Maraia Bulidromodromo was the saviour for her team as she pushed her way from third place to edge Adi Cakobau School and Jasper Williams High School inches to the finish line. Bulidromodromo...

2019 Coke Games: Qiolevu returns with javelin gold to Kadavu

RICHMOND High School came with only four athletes to the Fiji Finals for exposure but returned to Kadavu with a gold medal. Anisi Qiolevu competed for the first time in the games and stole the spotlight from the favourites, St John’s College, Jasper Williams High School and Adi Cakobau School when she threw a distance...

2019 Cokes Games: Peters breaks record; Creates history for school

JAI Narayan College created history through 14-year-old Amy Peters as she claimed the gold medal in the sub-junior girls shot put and set a record of 11.47 metres. The old record was 10.97m. Peters couldn’t believe that she had won the gold medal and she thanked her sister for encouraging her to take part in...

2019 Coke Games: Alisi thanks mum for motivation

ALISI Vakatale of Xavier College was emotional after winning the senior girls shot put after all the sacrifices she went through preparing for the Fiji Finals 2019. The 18-year-old Lomaiviti lass said she had given up on training but thanks to her mother Amalaini Vakatale, who continued to push her through and to win the...

2019 Coke Games: QVS headboy leads by example

QUEEN Victoria School headboy Tupou Lecanavanua led by example when he claimed the only gold medal for QVS in the senior boys discus. Despite the two silver medals accomplished in the second day, Lecanavanua had no choice but to win a gold medal for the school. “I know it’s my duty as the headboy is...

2019 Coke Games: Sisters power

ADI Cakobau School sub junior girls 4×400 metres relay team believes that the strong bonding within the team contributed to their success in winning the gold medal in the Coca-Cola Games in Suva yesterday. Team member Nina Nakula scooped her second medal in the relay after claiming silver in the high jump. Nakula said they...

2019 Coke Games: Six records broken

A TOTAL of six records were broken at the 2019 Fiji Finals held in the last three days at the ANZ Stadium in Laucala Bay, Suva. Xavier College student Shawntell Lockington broke the record of the senior girls high jump with a jump of 1.68m beating the old record of 1.64m set by Diana Maranikaibau...

2019 Coke Games: Karan of Tavua College ready for Fiji

ATHLETICS Fiji technical adviser and head coach to Pacific Games Albert Miller says long-distance gold medallist from Tavua College Yeshnil Karan may represent Fiji at the 2019 Pacific Games if he meets the qualifying time. Karan created a major upset in the first two days of competition by winning gold medals in both the senior...

2019 Coke Games: Champions again!

DEFENDING Champions Ratu Kadavulevu School (RKS) and Adi Cakobau School (ACS) fought through the three days of the 2019 Coca-Cola Games to retain their titles of the overall girls and boys champions. The Delainakaikai boys won a total of 14 gold, 11 silver and 10 bronze medals to win the boys title for the second...

2019 Coke Games: Clean sweep – ACS dominates girls’ division

GOVERNMENT schools Adi Cakobau School (ACS) and Ratu Kadavulevu School (RKS) were crowned champions in the girls and boys divisions of the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. The girls from Sawani won all grades as well as the best athlete titles in each grade to stamp their supremacy in the girls’ competition. RKS and Marist Brothers High...

2019 Coke Games: ACS coach commends tight competition

ADI Cakobau School coach Antonio Rabualiku says this year has been a tight competition and it shows the improvement in preparation by smaller schools. He said the competition has made his athletes work really hard for their medals. “We thank God for giving us the gold medals but we’ve been amazed at how other schools...

18th April

Pedestrians, cyclists warned against use of earphones

THE Land Transport Authority has issued a warning to pedestrians and cyclists against the use of earphones or headphones while on the road. And it has warned that those caught will be dealt with by the authority and Police. LTA chief executive officer Samuel Simpson issued this warning today citing a recent fatal road accident...

2019 Coke Games: Radrudru, Sigaruarua named best overall athletes

TRIPLE gold medallist Kolinio Radrudru of Ratu Kadavulevu School and Naomi Sigaruarua of ACS were named overall best athletes at the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. Radrudru was named the overall best male athlete. He won gold in the senior boys 100m, 200m, and the 4x100m events. Sigaruarua also won three gold medals was awarded the overall...

2019 Coke Games: ACS and RKS defend title

AS the curtains came down on another Coca-Cola Games, defending champions in the boys and girls divisions have once again successfully defended their title after the three-day event. Adi Cakobau School won a total of 39 medals – 17 gold, 12 silver and 10 bronze medals to remain undefeated. Saint Joseph’s Secondary School came in...

Japan hands over $1.25m worth of aid to a western school

THE Japanese government handed over one new school block that houses a language room, library and conference room, three reinforced school buildings and furniture worth $1.25million to Varavu Sanatan Dharam School today. During the handover ceremony, Japanese Embassy first secretary of Development Cooperation Taisuke Iwano said the aid was given under Japan’s for Grassroots Human...

2019 Coke Games: Six national records broken

SIX records were broken at this year’s Coca-Cola Games. All of which were from the field events. The six records are: Shawntell Lockington of Xavier College broke the senior girls high jump meet record of 1.64m. Her new record is 1.68m. Orisi Navavau of Marist Brothers High School broke the intermediate boys shotput meet record...

2019 Coke Games: Unofficial – Defending champs looks good to retain titles

WITH one more race to go, Adi Cakobau School is unofficially the winner of the 2019 Coca-Cola Games. As expected, the ladies from Sawani have continued to pile up their gold medals winning three more medals in the 4x400m finals of the sub-junior, junior and intermediate grade. ACS is expected to win the senior grade...

2019 Coke Games: Sweet revenge for Jasper’s Baravilala

SERENIA Ragatu’s hope of winning her third gold for Adi Cakobau School was dashed today after she was beaten by arch-rival Salote Baravilala of Jasper Williams High School in the 4x100m. Ragatu who won the 100m final yesterday and the 200m today had to settle for silver with her team mates from Sawani. It was...

2019 Coke Games: Lecanavanua bags first gold for QVS

QUEEN Victoria School managed to win their first gold today in the senior boys discus. Thanks to Tupou Lecanavanua who took out first place after throwing a distance of 41. 40m. Orisi Somumu of All Saints Secondary School in Labasa won the silver medal with a distance of 39.42m. And Timoci Tukana of Ratu Sukuna...

Serving in the military means serving the people: Cmdr Naupoto

SERVING in the military means serving the people of Fiji, says Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) commander, Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto. “Congratulations for completing 12 weeks of training. This has made it possible for you to be part of the pass out parade,” Rear Admiral Naupoto told the 94 recruits during their passing out...

2019 Coke Games: Cheerleaders add colour to the Games

CHEERLEADERS from various schools are stealing the show at the 2019 Coca-Cola Games at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. During the three-day competition, cheerleaders kept the crowd on their feet with their dance moves. What used to have been an all-girls pompom squad in the past has now included boys as part of the cheerleading...

2019 Coke Games: Taqiri of RKS jumps for gold

APOROSA Taqiri of Ratu Kadavulevu School jumped for gold today in the senior boys triple jump keeping their hopes alive in defending their title again this year. Taqiri jumped a distance of 13.70m to win first place. Xavier College’s Jone Sukulu settled for silver with a jump of 13.61m. And Varea Grey of Marist Brothers...

2019 Coke Games: Tukidia wins gold for MBHS

MARIST Brothers High School as usual is making their presence known in the field events after winning the junior boys high jump at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. Viliame Tukidia won gold with a jump of 1.70m. Suva Grammar School’s Victor Kalouniviti settled for silver with a jump of 1.65m. Lorima Tabaiwalu of Nasikawa Vision...

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2019 Coke Games: ACS makes clean sweep in 200m finals

ADI Cakobau School is on track to defend their title as the overall winner in the girls division at the 2019 Coca-Cola Games underway at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. This after the ladies from the Rukuniveidakua made a clean sweep in the 200m finals adding four more gold medals to their tally. The Sawani...

2019 Coke Games: Taukei wins second gold for Marist Brothers

CHRISTIAN Taukei of Marist Brothers High School won his second gold medal today in the sub-junior boys discus event. Taukei threw a distance of 38.93m to claim first place. Jeremaia Vukivanua of Suva Grammar School took out the silver medal with a distance of 33.95m. And Iosefa Qalovi of Marist Brothers High School won the...

2019 Coke Games: Baleinatauba adds gold to RKS tally

DEFENDING champions in the boys division, Ratu Kadavulevu School has continued to add medals to their tally with another win in the intermediate boys long jump. This was after Epeli Baleinatauba jumped a distance of 6.66m to win gold. Noa Kautoga of Xavier College settled for silver with a jump of 6.64m. Josevata Rasoi of...

2019 Coke Games: SJSS continues dominance in field events

THE St Joseph’s Secondary School girls have continued their dominance in the field events after winning the junior girls shotput this morning at the ANZ Stadium in Suva. May Kaora won gold with a throw of 11.14m. Uluivalili Secondary School’s Sera Ralawa settled for silver after throwing a distance of 10.62m. Tamara Fakataufon of ACS...

2019 Coke Games: Competition still wide open on final day

THE competition going into the final day of the 2019 Coke Cola Games is still wide open in the girls and boys divisions. The competition is so close that a gold medal win is critical for the schools in the top four positions of the medal tally of either division. There are 19 gold medals...

17th April

2019 Coke Games: Darcy takes gold in senior boys javelin event

SUVA Grammar School’s Darcy Cammick proved too strong against 22 other competitors in the senior boys javelin event winning the gold with a throw of 55.52m. Ratu Sukuna Memorial School’s Timoci Tukana settled for silver with a throw distance of 54.27m. Napolioni Suguvanua of Ratu Latianara College won the bronze medal throwing a distance of...

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