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Tigers roar

THE Delta Tigers rejuvenated their Champions League title campaign and gifted Ba its first loss after five games with an impressive 2-0 triumph at the tfl National Stadium yesterday.

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2010 Fiji Sports Personality of the Year Tieri Up for Personality Award!

16 year old Tieri Erasito, is one of the nominees for the Fiji Sports Personality award. To vote for her, simply text Tieri to 818 of dial *818#.

Tieri broke the National 15-16 Yr Girls 200m Butterfly record and the 15-16 yr Girls 800m Freestyle record at the 2010 Oceania Championships held in Samoa. She represented Fiji in Swimming at the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore where she set a new Fiji record in the 15-16 Yr Girls 200m Butterfly.  She also represented Fiji in 2010 at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in Dubai setting a new record in the 200m Butterfly in both the 15-16 Yr Girls and the Open women’s categories.

 

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2010 Fiji Sports Personality of the Year Vote 4 Wainikiti - Vote 4 Netball!!

"All the Netballers and women administrators out there vote for Wainikiti"......Wainikiti Bogidrau

Wainikit Bogigrau is the current President of Fiji Netball Federation. She was one of the main administrators in taking Netball Fiji to the best-ever ranking: 5th on the World chart.

Text Wainikiti to 818 or simply dial *818# and select Wainikiti.

Fiji Sports Personality award is proudly supported by communication partner Vodafone Fiji Ltd, print media partner Fiji Sun and radio partner Communications Fiji Ltd.

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2010 Fiji Sports Personality of the Year Coca-Cola Games Hero up for Public Voting

Lepani Naivalu, lone Fiji representative in Athletics at the Inaugural Youth Olympic Games and Coca-Cola games hero is up for sports personality award.

Fiji Sports Personality award is proudly supported by communication partner Vodafone Fiji Ltd, print media partner Fiji Sun and radio partner Communications Fiji Ltd.

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2010 Fiji Sports Personality of the Year Youngest of All : Jasmine Rafiq

15 year old Jasmine Rafiq is the youngest participant vying for the 2010 Sports personality award, sports personality of the year award is one of the 13 awards that will presented at the Inaugural Fiji Sports Awards

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2010 Fiji Sports Personality of the Year 2 Years in a Row : Manueli Tulo

Manueli Tulo is again, one of the finalists competing in the Sports Personality of the year award. This award was presented to Niko Verekauta last year.

The 2010 Fiji Sports Awards organised by Fiji Sports Council and FASANOC, will be held on Friday 04 March at National Gymnasium

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FASANOC extends timeframe for nominations

The Fiji Association of Sports & National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) has now extended the sports nominations entry closing date to 4th February.

FASANOC administration officer Nilesh Wati says organisers made this decision to ensure that all sporting federations’ nominations will be considered.

 

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FASANOC, Fiji Sports Council combine awards

FASANOC and the Fiji Sports Council shook hands today agreeing to hold a joint annual Fiji Sports Awards and this now signifies that their wont be any separate awards organised by the two bodies.

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Stallions start work for 2011

NADROGA has selected a strong 62-member training squad into its Digicel Cup campaign after their trial on Saturday.Nadroga manager Paula Biu said they were happy with the standard shown by the more than 160 players who turned up to the trials at Lawaqa Park.

 

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Sports Notebook

In sports this week

BASKETBALL

Suva/Laucala League

Games will be held today at the Vodafone Arena

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Samurai appoints Naiteqe

Sailosi Naiteqe (Senior) will be the new coach for Samurai rugby sevens team for the Uprising 7s tournament on January 21-22 at the TFL National Stadium.Naiteqe received the invitation three weeks ago from Terry Sands who is the founder for Samurai Rugby Sevens club.

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Swimmers in Dubai

The Fiji Swimming team has arrived in Dubai for the 10th FINA World Swimming Championships that will take place on December 15-19.

The short course swimming championship have been held every two years since the inaugural championship began in Palma de Mallorca, Spain in 1993.

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Lifters snatch gold in Apia

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Suva wins IDC

Suva was yesterday crowned as the2010 Women's Inter District Championship (IDC) champion after pipping Labasa 1-0 at Buckhurst Park.It was the fitness and ball skills of the host that saw them edging a spirited Labasa outfit who played their hearts out despite not having a coach to accompany them to Suva.

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Peni steps up for $20,000 win

RED Rock created history when they defeated Army 29-28 to win the first-ever Coral Coast 7s in a pulsating final at Lawaqa Park yesterday.more

FIJI SPORTS COUNCIL DONATES TO CHARITY

Foundation for Education of Needy Children in Fiji (FENC) and Save the Children Fund will benefit from funds raised through the charity auction organized by the Fiji Sports Council to coincide with its annual 2010 Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year Awards.more

Savusavu marches into Super Premier

Savusavu added a new chapter in the history books of Fiji Football this afternoon after booking its spot in the Super Premier division following its 0-0 draw against Nasinu in the second leg of the Promotion Relegation at the tfl National Stadium.more

Super bowl

THIS year's Sukuna Bowl challenge was a success, says tournament organiser Major Tevita Daurewa.
The event, which the Military Forces wrapped up with a 14-0 win in rugby on Friday afternoon, attracted nearly 10,000 spectators with blue and red colours decorating the TFL National Stadium.more

Iniga roars loudest

ABRAHAM Iniga again was hailed the hero for Rewa as he scored another two goals to help the Delta Tigers lift the Lloyd Farebrother trophy after nine years when they defeated Lautoka 3-1 in the Courts IDC final at the tfl National Stadium yesterday.more

Dreketi loses title after own goal

DREKETI lost its grip of the Courts IDC premier division title after scoring an own goal against Tailevu Naitasiri in the final.T/Naitasiri defeated Dreketi 1-0 to walk awaywith $5500 in the bag at the tfl National Stadium yesterday.The much-awaited premier final was held to a 0-all draw with five minutes left on the clock.more

Two titles in the bag, more to come says Kumar

COACH Manoj Kumar was all smiles yesterday after guiding Rewa to victory in the 2010 Inter District Championship at the National Stadium.more

Navua through to IDC semis

NAVUA has won its protest against Nadroga and will now feature in the Courts IDC soccer semi-finals in Suva on Sunday.The defending champions will play Lautoka in one semi-final while Rewa takes on Labasa in the other top four clash.more

We are on track,says Rewa coach

Rewa coach Manoj Kumar is adamant about his team’s chances in the semifinal of the 2010 Inter District Championship this Sunday and believes his players will deliver the goods.more

Navua’s hearing set for tomorrow

The Fiji Football Association is expected to make a decision on the protest lodged by defending Inter District Championship (IDC) champions Navua against Nadroga tomorrow. This after Navua’s nil-all draw against Nadroga in their final pool play at the TFL Stadium yesterday.more

Fans upset, Fiji FA firm

Fans returned home disappointed last night with the cancellation of the two feature matches of the 2010 Courts IDC. And their demand for a refund or a free pass to witness giants Ba against Rewa and Suva against Nasinu fell on deaf ears.more

Dunadamu draws first blood

Maciu Dunadamu struck the first goal of the Super Premier division to help Navua defeat Labasa 1-0 in the 2010 Courts IDC last night.
And after helping the reigning champion to overcome its first obstacle, he declared his intention of winning the IDC.more

Chaotic start at IDC

Confusion ... Rewa players wait in the rain for a decision on their match against Ba last night. Picture: ATU RASEA

ABSOLUTE disaster and utter confusion. That's how the IDC at Laucala, Suva, ended last night. The wind and rain wreaked havoc to blow and wash away the Fiji FA's and soccer fans' hopes of an exciting opening day to the Courts tournament.more

Don’t talk, Rewa told

The 2010 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants reigning champions Airpro/Viva Rewa have placed a media ban ahead of its 2010 Courts IDC campaign. With the championships just two days away, Rewa has closed the doors to the media as they try to focus on taking the IDC title back to Nausori.more

Naqeleca out of IDC

Former Power Electric Suva Football captain Esava Naqeleca won’t play for Suva in the 2010 Courts Inter-District Championship which begins on Thursday. But Suva Football Association president Mahen Prasad denied this and said Naqeleca has not been droppedmore

Overseas trio for Nadi

OSAMA Awad and Askin Oygur will arrive in the country today to bolster Nadi's campaign in the Courts Inter District Competition which starts in Suva this Thursday.
Awad and Oyger feature for the Rockdale City Suns Football Club in the New South Wales Premier League in Australia.more

NZ Fijians out to impress selectors

Ben Delailomaloma of the New Zealand Fijians rugby league team leaps for the ball during training at Albert Park in Suva.THE Fexco Pacific-sponsored New Zealand Rugby League side will settle for nothing less but a win when they face the Australian Fijians in the second round of the Battle of the Bati series at tfl National Stadium this evening.more

Ragamu to deliver results

We defeated Dreketi and Seaqaqa to earn a spot in the semis.
"At the moment the morale is high after producing results in the competition and we're confident of a good outing," he said.more

God-gifted talent

THEY are Fiji's soccer stars of the future.
When the dust settled at Thomson Park on Friday afternoon, two youngsters from Rewa stood tall after winning hearts of many with an overwhelming display of raw talent, sheer passion and determination in the Fiji Primary Schools Association Inter District Championship.more

Leawere tells Nadroga to shape up

Flying Fijians veteran, Kele Leawere has warned the Nadroga team to pull up their socks as they prepare to faceoff against their toughest opponent, Naitasiri in the BSP Farebrother Sullivan Cup challenge this weekend.more

Navua puts locals first

Courts Navua team will not field any overseas-based soccer players in the 2010 Courts Inter-District Championship (IDC).
The 2010 Courts IDC, Fiji’s most coveted soccer tournament, will feature super premier and premier districts affiliated to Fiji Football Association from October 7-11.more

The second ref

I SAT up when I heard the commentator say James Bolabiu was consulting with the TMO - Television Match Official - after Nadroga forwards surged across the Northland tryline in the Farebrother defence two weeks ago at Lawaqa.more

IDC back in Suva

The IDC pool draw yesterday put giants Ba,Lautoka,Rewa and Suva in one pool with Nasinu SUVA is now confirmed as the new venue for this year's Courts Interdistrict Tournament.The five-day tournament which will be held at the tfl National on October 7-11 was to be held at Govind Park in Ba.more

Fire in for the record

It will be a David vs Goliath battle in today’s Suva Rugby Union’s Koroturaga Trophy final between National Fire Authority and Savura at TFL National Stadium at 5.30pm.more

Showdown of the forces

Suva Rugby Union chairman Navy Commander Francis Kean has rated the Fiji Bitter Escott Shield clash as a prelude to the annual Sukuna Bowl challenge.
And he is predicting a fiery battle at the TFL Stadium todaymore

Students excited, nervous for Tadra Kahani

Excitement, nervousness and shyness are some of the feelings amongst the primary school students who were at the Vodafone arena this morning for their rehearsals for the FM 96 Tadra Kahani with TFL and Legend Fm tonight.more

International Primary School wins Tadra Kahani Junior Division

That was the cheer from the crowd after International Primary School Suva was crowned the new Junior Division Title winner of the FM 96 Tadra Kahani with TFL and Legend FM last night with the theme "Stop Typhoid".more

Kurukuru too good

Fiji’s chance of winning the OFC Futsal Championship is over.
This after Fiji was thrashed by the Kurukuru’s 7-3 at the Vodafone Arena yesterday.
And the Coach of Fiji Futsal, Hussein Sahib said the Solomons were superior tactically.more

First loss for Fiji

The National Futsal side lost to New Zealand 6-4 in the 2010 Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Futsal Championship at the Vodafone Arena in Suva.more

It’ll be a draw

Oceania Football Confederation Futsal project officer Scott Gilligan says the feature match at the 2010 OFC Futsal Championship between Fiji and New Zealand this afternoon will be a cracker.more

Fiji FIFA Team Calls for Support

The National Futsal team captain, Kamal Hassan is calling members of the public to get behind the side when they play arch rivals New Zealand today.more

Tahiti notches win

THE Tahiti Nui Futsal side last night showed they are no easy-beats at Futsal after defeating New Caledonia 3-2 in an exciting match at the Vodafone Arena.more

Fiji thumps Tuvalu 5-1

National Futsal team captain Kamal Hassan grabbed a hat-trick of goals to overcome Tuvalu in their second game at the OFC Futsal Championship in Suva last night.more

New halves for Maroons

Aporosa Vata has been named to start for Lautoka ahead of their semifinal clash against defending champions, the Outrigger on the Lagoon Resort Nadroga at Lawaqa Park on Saturday.more

Second win for Vanuatu

VANUATU registered its second win 5-4 over New Caledonia in a tough encounter in the 2010 Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Futsal Championship at the Vodafone Arena last night.more

Practice make perfect

Solomon Island Futsal side went through 50 training sessions before they came to take part in OFC Futsal Championship, says the team manager, Mapuru Tausiga.more

Fiji National Futsal team failed to spark in their opening game

The National Futsal team failed to spark in their opening game of the 2010 OFC Futsal Championship at the Vodafone Arena last night.more

Meet the 'Bull

Fiji Powerlifting President Iliesa Irava, aka the Bull, is a living testament of the sport.

His journey, which began from simple beginnings, with a combination of hard work, determination and commitment, has ended in the high echelons of powerlifting in Fiji, even becoming one of the best powerlifters in the country.more

Top flight new target

TIGHT defence was the key as Tavua District Secondary School overpowered a determined William Cross College in the Deans Trophy Tier Two under-18 competition.more

Futsal side wins friendly

The National Futsal squad looks to be on track with their preparation for the 2010 Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Futsal Championship.

The OFC futsal Championship will be held from 8-14 August at the Vodafone Arena in Suva.more

Public urged to attend agriculture show

THE Agriculture Show will kick-off with planting a million trees when it opens on Wednesday, says Ministry of Agriculture Permanent Secretary Colonel Mason Smith.more

Reserve Bank sponsors award for Agriculture show

The 2010 Crest Agriculture show has received support from the Reserve Bank of Fiji sponsoring the Farmer of the year and Young farmer of the year award.more

Star striker joins Futsal campaign

ROY Krishna is the latest inclusion in the 20-member national Futsal squad for the upcoming 2010 Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Futsal Championship.more

Children’s safety at Showcase

TFL service assures children’s safety at Showcase
Parents can be rest assured that their children will not go missing at Fiji Showcase 2010.more

Fiji Showcase 2010

USA break dancers take warmth to young fan
Many have flocked to Fiji Showcase 2010 to watch the four American break dancers showcase their amazing talent.more
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