With majority of athletes being high school students, Athletics Fiji chief technical officer Albert Miller said this would be a good opportunity for them to represent the country.more
Fiji won a number of medals in the Athletics competition and ended day one with six gold, three silver and five bronze medals.more
As part of the celebrations, the sports federation had a fun day for children at ANZ Stadium in Suva and about 60 young runners from around the country took part in the program.
Miller said schools in the country should give equal priority to all smore
This happened during the Shop N Save Easter Athletics Championships yesterday.more
Retail shop, Shop N Save Supermarket presented $65,000 sponsorship to help the sporting body this season.
Athletics Fiji president Joe Rodan said the support was timely as they were working on reviving the sport in the country.more
Copeland and Vollmer played a Playstation game with Prince Harry at the Commonwealth Games village in Glasgow last night.more
The event will be held in memory of fallen track star, Roy Ravana Jr and is expected to be the biggest event hosted by the Jet Runners Club this year.more
Also to mark World Athletics Day a Kids Athletics program was organised on May 10th at the Gospel School Ground which saw 50 children from the ages of 6 yrs to 13 yrs taking part in a 2 hour programmore
The school term is drawing to a close in Fiji and that signals the Finals of the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Championships, this year known as the Powerade Games. It seems as though for months the local press has been full of stories about inter-house competitions and zone competitions, but now there will be a couple of frenzied weeks of articles about the main individual contenders and the more fancied schools, with the occasional concession made to athletes from remote parts of the country who will be making their first entry into this competition.more
Fiji's top Javelin thrower, Leslie Copeland and his coach James Goulding fly out of the country for an 8-week training attachement at the Oceania Athletics Association's High Performance Training Centre (HPTC) based on the Gold Coast in Australia.more
The Board also unanimously voted current Board Member MR. ROY RAVANA as the new Secretary General of Athletics Fiji.more