Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Gather the courage to fight the virus

The revelation that 64 COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen support while three patients are on ventilators will raise some concern. It brings home the reality that we have a very dangerous virus to deal...

31st July

Editorial comment – United we must be

The numbers are spiralling out of control. We have far too many positive cases and far too many deaths reported daily. In fact by the time we sit back and ponder on this frightening scenario, many of us will actually know some of the positive cases. That’s just how small the area of infection is,...

30th July

Great achievement

As successful national coach Gareth Baber contemplates his future on his way to Europe, we are left to savour a great victory at the pinnacle of world sporting events. The Los Angeles Times reported that while in another sign of the reshaped TV landscape, ratings for NBC’s telecasts of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo...

29th July

Editorial comment – Our game, our gold

Fireworks lit up the night sky in the Capital City as Fijians lapped up the 27-12 victory over New Zealand for our gold medal win at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. What a beauty! After that jittery start on Day One, against Japan, Gareth Baber stayed true to his guns. He was never moved!...

28th July

Editorial comment – Unity at home

You could hear cheers and screams of joy yesterday around suburbs of the Capital City, Suva. There was a feeling of excitement. You could sense it in the air. That happens every time our national 7s team plays anywhere in the world. In the top fields of 7s rugby, the national side attracts attention every...

27th July

Editorial comment – Go Fiji, go

It wasn’t the start we wanted. It wasn’t anywhere near the form we expected. When push came to shove though, we toppled Japan and Canada where it mattered, on the scoreboard. That 24-19 win over Japan was a nail-biter though. It was frustrating, and frightening to say the least. In the end though, we delivered,...

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