Football

Cavallo becomes first active A-League player to come out as gay

Adelaide United midfielder Josh Cavallo is the first active A-League player to come out as gay. He said he was done with feeling ashamed about his sexuality and the exhaustion of trying to live a...

27th October

OGS still at United

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been given a chance to turn things around at the club and sort out the aftermath of Monday’s 5-0 hammering at home to Liverpool. Despite speculation that he was set to be replaced after nearly three years in the position, Solskjaer remains in his post and multiple sources...

26th October

Pressure mounts on OGS

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faced intense criticism and speculation over his future after his team’s humiliating 5-0 defeat at home by Liverpool in the Premier League yesterday. United’s worst ever defeat at home to their arch-rivals killed in 90 minutes the short-lived hype that surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the club and the...

Soccer-‘We need to win ugly more’ – coach Pioli plays down AC Milan title talk

MILAN (Reuters) – AC Milan coach Stefano Pioli said it is too early to entertain talk of a Serie A title challenge from his side this season, calling on his team to learn the art of winning ugly if they are to emerge victorious at the end of the campaign. Pioli’s side have impressed so...

Soccer-Pressure mounts on Solskjaer after Liverpool debacle

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer faced intense criticism and speculation over his future after his team’s humiliating 5-0 defeat at home by Liverpool in the Premier League on Sunday. United’s worst ever defeat at home to their arch-rivals killed in 90 minutes the short-lived hype that surrounded Cristiano Ronaldo’s return...

25th October

Teen Begg-s Ba winner

Online IT Solutions Ba beat Unique Rubber Stamps Suva in a thriller by 2-1, marking their return to the Digicel Premier League and handing the Capital City side their fourth consecutive loss of the season. The match was held at the ANZ Stadium in front of a small crowd. Teenage sensation and match winner Nabil...

Rewa keeps premier lead

Rewa has foregone a chance to attain a commanding position in the Digicel Premier League table after fighting to a lackluster 1-1 draw against Nadi in their first match after a six-month hiatus. Rewa drew first blood in the 15th minute through Kavaia Rawaqa’s left footed strike. Nadi recovered through an equaliser from Patrick Ralulu....

24th October

Nadroga football team beats Navua 2-1

The Nadroga football side has registered its first win in the Digicel Premier League beating Navua 2-1 at Uprising Sports Complex today. After six months without competitive  football,  both teams started on a low key. Nadroga had the best chance of the first spell as their effort slided off the cross bar. Veteran Osea Vakatalesau...

Premier league: Nadroga-Navua tied nill-all at half time

The Nadroga and Navua football teams are still both tied nill-all at halftime. The anticipated 2021 Digicel Premier League match drew in hundreds of fans at the Uprising Beach Resort pitch in Pacific Harbour this afternoon. Fans were also allegedly spewing hate comments at officials and were reminded to be respectful by the tournament organisers.

Premier league: Ba leads Suva at half time

A lone goal from Samuela Drudru see’s the western giants Online IT Solutions Ba lead Unique Rubber Stamp Suva at half-time as the Digicel Premier League returned to action today. Drudru guided in a beautiful header from inside the box on the 25 minute mark with Suva goalkeeper Emori Ragata failing to react in time....

Cricket-Australia edge South Africa in low-scoring World Cup thriller

ABU DHABI (Reuters) -Marcus Stoinis and Matthew Wade combined in a crucial 40-run stand to help Australia beat South Africa by five wickets in a low-scoring thriller in their opening Super 12 clash in the Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday. Stoinis and Wade held their nerve superbly during an unbroken sixth-wicket stand to take Australia...

Beach Soccer: Four teams confirm semi-final spots

Four teams have confirmed their spots in the semi-finals of the Digicel Beach Soccer Championship to be held at the Fiji Sports Council beach soccer pitch today. United Beach Soccer Club and Blue Demons have qualified from Pool B while United Brothers and Sand Sational have made it through from Pool A. The opening of...

23rd October

Nadroga prefers underdog status

Kamal Swamy said preparations for the Nadroga football team was beginning to take shape in anticipation of a titanic battle against an in-form Navua XI when the two sides face-off against each other in a Digicel Premier League fixture on Sunday at the Uprising Beach Resort sports complex. The newly appointed head coach of Nadroga...

On the hunt for new women’s coach

The Fiji Football Association will commence the hunt for a most qualified individual to take on the role of head coach for the national women’s football team following Marika Rodu’s recent termination. Chief executive officer Mohammed Yusuf confirmed the vacant position would be advertised shortly. “We’re in the process of advertising for the role soon,”...

Soccer-Man Utd can cause Liverpool problems, says Klopp

(Reuters) – Manchester United are an exceptional team and their midweek comeback win over Atalanta in the Champions League showed they have the quality to cause any team problems, Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp said on Friday. United were 2-0 down to the Italian side at Old Trafford before mounting a spirited second-half comeback to win...

22nd October

Institutional change needed in NWSL after abuse allegations, says interim CEO

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) has agreed in principle on how to handle the changes that are being demanded by players after allegations of sexual misconduct engulfed the league, interim CEO Marla Messing said on Wednesday. The National Women’s Soccer League Players Association earlier this month called on the league to cooperate with its...

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