Fiji Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Riaz to promote big fightRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    BOXING fan Mohammed Shane Riaz's wish to see Fiji's top two boxers going head to head in the ring has prompted him to promote the King of the Ring Boxing Promotion. He is planning to bring Fiji's champion Junior "The Razor" Farzan Ali and young blood Sebastian Singh to fight.

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  2. Festival trust targets $50k for worthy causesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    THE Nadi Bula Festival Trust is hoping to raise $50,000 during this year's event, which kicks off this weekend. "We are one of the major supporters of the Foundation for the Education of Needy Children Fiji and every year we raise funds for them through the festival," he said.

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  3. Rahil's first titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    FIJI National University student Rahil Prasad won the Carz N Carz-sponsored second National Championship at the Lautoka Club on Sunday. Rahil who represents South Seas Club lifted his first major title after beating Krishneel Naicker 6-2 in the final.

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  4. Water woes endRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    WATER woes in the rice farming community of Dreketi in Macuata will be a thing of the past thanks to upgrades carried out on the Dreketi reservoir. In an official statement Water Authority of Fiji CEO Opetaia Ravai said the new connections made between the Dreketi reservoir and their reticulation system recently would benefit farmers and families in the area a lot.

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  5. New talentsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    THE merger of the A Grade and B Grade players into one division has unearthed new talents for the Billiards and Snooker Association of Fiji. With the target of reaching the 2024 World Championship, the BSAF is set to implement a solid platform to get there.

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  6. Positive outcome for millRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    Fiji Sugar Corporation executive chairman Abdul Khan said they had crushed a total of 124,000 tonnes of cane so far. Mr Khan said they were fortunate to have reached another successful year despite the effects of Severe TC Winston on the sugar industry.

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  7. Timely gift for surgical teamRead the original story

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    A GENEROUS and timely gift by the Charity First Sydney Incorporated will support the work of an Indian cardiac surgical team who will be providing services free of charge in Fiji next month. The gift consists of 20 infant warmers worth more than $A100,000 and was facilitated through the General Electric Healthcare Company Incorporated, a US-based global company.

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  8. Ship runs agroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Fiji Times

    DEFENCE Minister Timoci Natuva has labelled the running aground of Republic of Fiji Naval Ship RFNS Kiro as "shameful news for the Navy". RFNS Kiro ran aground last Friday on Cakauyawa Reef near Makuluva Island, just a little more than 10km outside of Suva.

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  9. Yasi tree marks Mandela Day serviceRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    ... va Civic Centre as part of its 67-minutes of service." He said the tree would be an indelible mark before the people of Fiji and those of the South Pacific Region.

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  10. A life to rememberRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    As Team Fiji prepares to re-write a new chapter in the Olympic Games history book, we take this moment to remember one of the country's sporting legends who had represented the country in four Olympic Games. Her name might not ring a bell to most young sporting fans but for those that witnessed this champion athlete would agree as one of the best swimmers to graze our shores.

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  11. Final touchesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    THE Fiji Football camp at the academy in Namosau, Ba, is now focused solely on the Olympic Games, particularly after the top 18 players were named in Suva to represent Fiji in Brazil. As administrators finalise operational matters before departing for Rio, head coach Frank Farina and assistant Ravinesh Kumar will focus on some finishing touches to prepare our footballers for the world stage.

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  12. Maroons surviveRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    LAUTOKA may have missed scoring a spot in the top eight of the Skipper Cup after losing to Vatukoula 25-24 on Saturday. The Maroons held opposition locked at 12-12, but were not able to capitalise on their opportunities in the second spell.

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  13. Referees boycott FRU, rugby body fails to recognise associationRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    RROFA vice-president and head of the Lautoka branch Takelo Savou claimed the Fiji Rugby Union failed to recognise their association, including the appointment of referees in sanctioned competitions in both codes. But their actions failed to stop sanctioned matches including the Skipper Cup and the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Union semi-finals of the Deans Trophy.

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  14. God's callRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    ... attack on Saturday night when Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva, announced the Fiji men's and women's sevens squads to Rio. Jerry, as he is commonly known, a backline utility, is among the men. Vualiku said she ...

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  15. Boxing pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    ... he added. "On the governance level and since the AIBA ban was lifted 18 months ago, we have met both FASANOC and Fiji National Sports Commission criteria for funding and, are grateful for their support." Meanwhile, Fiji's Olympic representative ...

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  16. Northland see redRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    NAVUA hammered Northland-Tailevu 13-1 in the Vodafone Senior Division League at the Fiji Football Academy grounds at Vatuwaqa, Suva, yesterday.

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  17. Train the trainerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    The second Fiji National Sports Commission train the trainer program was facilitated successfully in Lautoka last week with the award of coaching certificates to 30 participants representing youth and sports clubs in Lautoka and the Yasawas. A total of 11 clubs were represented at the program.

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  18. FABA's new initiativeRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    The various initiatives that have been highlighted in the past month or so are coming together with increasing speed and other initiatives that have not yet been disclosed are showing similar signs of progress. One initiative that FABA is now able to shed some light on is FABA's involvement in Fiji National Sports Commission's groundbreaking initiative to provide youth development programs in rural areas.

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  19. $4.5m for high priority bridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    ... repair works to nine bridges around the country, which it considers a high priority. Confirming this allocation, Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) chief executive officer John Hutchinson said many of the bridges needed strengthening work. "It is important ...

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  20. A safe, friendly learning environment for youthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Fiji Times

    The students of Latter-day Saints Church College release balloons during the 40th anniversary celebration at the school yesterday. Picture: RAMA LOCATED in the Tamavua hills with a great ocean view, the Fiji Latter-day Saints Church College has since 1976 provided a safe and friendly learning environment to the young people of Fiji.

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