Letters To The Editors

Letters to the Editor – Sunday, August 25, 2019

All not lost for Eileen In real life for Eileen Cikamatana, as Fiji’s door closed in on her, all was not lost. This amazingly young 19-year old super weightlifter now has an awesome huge Australian...

24th August

Letters to the Editor – Saturday, August 24, 2019

Eileen’s superwoman success After Eileen Cikamatana’s superwoman success in Australia, we Fijians became proud. The permanent secretary for the Youth and Sports Ministry shared that taxpayers’ funds had been used to assist her rise. The proud feeling skyrocketed. The people of Fiji have contributed towards her success. Fiji is a proud sporting nation. Mohammed Imraz...

23rd August

Letters to the Editor – Friday, August 23, 2019

Nemani’s response I salute the Youth and Sports Ministry permanent secretary Maretino Nemani for airing his views on the need for sporting federations to tread carefully in the management of elite athletes if Fiji was to retain talented and high-performing athletes such as Eileen Cikamatana. Coming from a sporting background, Maretino Nemani was a household...

22nd August

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, August 22, 2019

Our golden girl I had to relook at the words in red and read through the article to make sure that I did not require a visit to the eye clinic. The number 46 represents extreme ends. It is sheer jaw-dropping jubilation and sadness. Has 46 gold medals slipped from being placed beside Fiji’s name?...

21st August

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fantastic Eileen Cikamatana I was talking to an Australian friend on Facebook about Eileen Cikamatana’s recent fantastic record-breaking lifts. She is a wonderful person and phenomenal in her sport. No doubt about that. Then he quips, “Al, it could also be the water we have over here.” I was wondering if it could make me...

20th August

Letters to the Editor – August 20, 2019

Dragons top ranking Before the RWC Fiji’s pool opponents and Six Nations Rugby champions Wales received a major boost as the Dragons have risen to the top of the world rugby ranking displacing the All Blacks after almost a decade. Wales won this year’s Six Nations Rugby Championship for the first time since 2013 to...

19th August

Letters to the Editor – August 19, 2019

Importance of the cibi Well our warriors for the RWC (Rugby World Cup) in the land of the rising sun have been chosen and all that is left is to tweak those wrongs to a right and we should be all set to go and do battle. Now I know this topic is a bit...

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