2022 Coca-Cola Games

2022 Coca-Cola Games

By fijivillage
Monday 22/08/2022

Grammar wins the Boys Division title after a lapse of 11 years

ACS wins the 2022 Coca Cola Games


Grammar wins the Boys Division title after a lapse of 11 years

We had a plan in place but could not execute it in the past 2 years due to COVID - Delai
By Vijay Narayan, Naveel Krishant, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Saturday 20/08/2022

Suva Grammar School has secured the Coca Cola Games Boys Division title after winning 11 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze.

Grammar last won in 2011.

It came down to the 4x400 metres relays to determine the winner as it was a close contest between Grammar and QVS.

It is a perfect send off for Grammar coach and former Fijian sprinter, Jone Delai, who finishes off this year.

Delai says they had a plan in place but they could not execute that in the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However he says they have done it this year.

Delai has also paid tribute to the former students of the school for backing the team at the Coca Cola Games.

Team Manager Akuila Wainiqolo says the school has been working hard to bring the title back.

He also talked about how two of their athletes dived at the finish line to win gold.

QVS finished in second place with 9 gold, 5 silver and 7 bronze, RKS is in third place with 6 gold, 5 silver and 9 bronze, Natabua is in fourth place with 3 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze, MGM is in fifth place with 3 gold and 1 silver while Marist is in sixth place with 2 gold, 8 silver and 7 bronze.

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ACS wins the 2022 Coca Cola Games

Emotional moment for ACS - Raboiliku

By: Vijay Narayan, Rusiate Baleilevuka, Zodelle Bhan

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Adi Cakobau School has successfully defended the Girls Division title in the Coca Cola Games securing 13 gold, 6 silver and 10 bronze.

ACS coach Antonio Raboiliku says its an emotional moment for them as the Coca-Cola Games was not held for 2 years.

He thanks the Lord, stakeholders, parents, teachers, former students and students who came out to support the school but most importantly the athletes that have worked so hard.

Raboiliku has been with ACS for seven years and has won six titles for the ACS team.

He adds he will take it one step at a time as far as his future plans are concerned.

He says its a God given talent to coach and its something he loves as enjoys working with athletes especially children nurturing them to make them champions.

Grammar finished in second place in the Girls Division with 4 gold, 7 silver and 3 bronze, Saint Joseph’s Secondary is in third place with 4 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze while Jasper is in fourth place with 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze.


Inoke and Tuva are the 2022 Coca-Cola Games Best Male and Female athletes

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 20/08/2022

MGM High School sprinter Waisale Inoke and ACS sensation, Frances Tuva won the Best Male and Female Athlete awards during the 2022 Coca-Cola Games.

Inoke won gold in the Senior Boys 100 metres and Long Jump while Tuva won gold medals in the Intermediate Girls 200 metres, 400 metres and 4x100 metres relay.

Both athletes have won a trophy, $250 from Digicel Fiji and $1,000 from Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Fiji.



Tough battle in the 4x400 metres finals

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 20/08/2022

RKS won the Senior Boys 4x400 relay final with an impressive run in the last few metres to pip Suva Grammar.

The Grammar runner was in front however he lost concentration and started celebrating by pointing the baton towards the grandstand before he won the race which saw RKS take the advantage.

Grammar got silver while QVS took the bronze.

MGM won the Senior Girls 4x400 metres race, Saint Joseph’s settled for silver while Namosi Secondary got the bronze.

RKS took out the gold in the Intermediate Boys 4x400 metres race while Suva Grammar and QVS settled for silver and bronze respectively.

ACS dominated the Intermediate 4x400 metres relay to add another gold medal to their impressive tally. Nasasavia Secondary got silver and Grammar got bronze.

Natabua took gold in the Junior Boys 4x400 metres race beating Marist and RKS who settled for silver and bronze respectively.

ACS won gold in the Junior Girls 4x400 metres race.

Holy Cross College got the silver while Bucalevu Secondary School takes home the bronze.

Vunisea Secondary School won the Sub Junior Girls 4x400 metres race beating Suva Grammar who settled for silver and Dreketi High School got bronze. The Sub Junior Boys 4x400 metres race was won by QVS.

Suva Grammar and RKS settled for silver and bronze respectively.

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Schools win 4x100 metres finals in style

Final runner for Grammar Sub Junior Team dives for the finish line to win gold
By Vijay Narayan
Saturday 20/08/2022

Natabua High School has claimed the gold medal in the Senior Boys 4x100 metres final, QVS settled for the silver medal while RKS got the bronze medal.

ACS won gold in the Senior Girls 4x100 metres relay, Natabua won the silver medal while Sigatoka Methodist got the bronze.

Grammar took out the gold medal in the 4x100 metres Intermediate Boys, Marist won the silver medal while RKS settled for the bronze medal.

The ACS team has won gold in the Intermediate Girls 4x100 metres, Grammar got silver while Natabua got the bronze.

QVS won the gold medal in the Junior Boys 4x100 metres final, Marist got the silver while Natabua got the bronze.

Natabua High School took out the gold medal in the 4x100 metres Junior Girls, Grammar won the silver medal while ACS settled for bronze.

The 4x100 metres Sub Junior Boys team for Suva Grammar finished their race in style with the final runner, Eparama Dremoka diving for the finish line to win gold.

QVS settled for the silver medal while Marist got the bronze medal.

Adi Cakobau School won gold in the Sub Junior 4x100 metres final, Natabua High School got the silver medal while the Bucalevu Secondary School team took the bronze medal.

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Turuva of RKS takes gold in the Senior Boys 200 metres while Lagonilakeba of Natabua wins the Senior Girls 200 metres

Full results of 200 metres finals
By Naveel Krishant, Navitalai Naivalurua
Saturday 20/08/2022

Setoki Turuva of RKS has taken gold in the Senior Boys 200 metres race while Ayush Kumar of Drekiti High School took home silver and RKS athlete Viliame Rawairua settled for bronze.

It was a heart breaking moment for Natabua’s Ratu Alipate Vuiwakaya in the race as he stumbled and fell close to the finish line after leading the race.

Ofa Lagonilakeba of Natabua won gold in the Senior Girls 200 metres, Tokasa Gukirewa of Saint Joseph’s took home the silver while Kesaia Boletakanakadavu of MGM got the bronze.

Semesa Caqenivalu of Suva Grammar School won gold in the Intermediate Boys 200 metres while his teammate Penaia Nawaqadrua settled for silver.

Ravuama Latilevu of Marist won bronze.

Frances Tuva of ACS has won gold in the Intermediate Girls 200 metres at the Coca-Cola Games.

Her teammate, Ro Tirisiane Kiliraki settled for silver and Chloe David of Grammar won bronze.

Emosi Laqere has won gold for MGM in the Junior Boys 200 metres race, Suva Grammar’s Nathaniel Chand had to settle for silver while Laisiasa Marakiwai of Suva Grammar got bronze.

Imeri Nasali of ACS has won gold in the Junior Girls 200 metres race to extend their lead on the medal tally.

Coming in second was Claudy David from Suva Grammar while Florence Kikau from Bucalevu Secondary settled for bronze.

Filomena Navula of Adi Cakobau School won the Sub-Junior Girls 200 metres this morning.

Lidia Waqairapoa of Bucalevu Secondary School won silver and Adi Ceva Lutumailagi of Natabua settled for bronze.

Meanwhile, Ratu Aporosa Lalabalavu of Cuvu College won gold in the Sub Junior Boys 200 metres, Timoci Cakautabu of Natabua settled for silver while Francis Bakaniceva of International School Suva won bronze.

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Reddy wins second gold for Korovuto College after coming first in the 800 metres Intermediate Boys

Full results of 800 metres finals

By: Naveel Krishant , Vijay Narayan , Zodelle Bhan , Dhanjay Deo

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It is a historic Coca Cola Games for Vishant Reddy of Uciwai, Nadi who has won his second gold for Korovuto College after coming first in the 800 metres Intermediate Boys.

Reddy won the 1,500 metres Intermediate Boys gold medal on Thursday.

Reddy who is also a Nadi soccer rep, says there were specific times for the soccer training and the soccer team had helped him in his endurance, and he thanks the players for supporting him all the time.

He says there were no challenges and everything was smooth because he was working hard.

Abaramo Ratucove of Immaculate Conception College in Bua got the silver medal while Ilaitia Matadradra of Noco Junior Secondary got the bronze.

Naitasiri Secondary School’s Rusila Tabuyawa took out the gold medal in the 800 metres Intermediate Girls, Alefina Volavola of Ba Methodist High School took the silver while Iva Seniwakula of Wainimala Secondary School settled for the bronze medal.

Waisale Tewa of Nakasi Secondary School has taken home gold in the Senior Boys 800 metres race.

Sireli Korovulavula of Natabua settled for silver while Sailasa Moala of Lomaivuna High took the bronze.

Makereta Atelaite of Lomaivuna High School has taken gold in the Senior Girls 800 metres race.

Salome Vakatawabai of Namosi Secondary School has settled for silver while Saint Joseph’s Adi Ama Masau got the bronze medal.

Waisale Tagivetaua of QVS won gold in the Junior Boys 800 metres, Nirav Kumar of MGM got the silver medal while Kini Nabiri of QVS got the bronze.

Lilieta Buna of Reverend Thomas Baker Memorial won gold with a stylish run in the Junior Girls 800 metres race.

Ilisapeci Sagacoro of ACS settled for silver while Litia Lala of Tailevu North got bronze.

In the Sub-Junior Boys, Joseva Ravuaka of Vunisea Secondary won gold, Serupepeli Naidegidegi of DAV Ba got the silver while Iosefo Tuvere of Namosi Secondary settled for bronze.

Naomi Galo of Nasasavia Secondary School has won gold in the Sub Junior Girls 800 metres.

Laisiana Kororua of Naitasiri Secondary School settled for silver while Sigatoka Methodist’s Asinate Nailevu took the bronze.


Bolakoro wins gold for Grammar in the Sub Junior Discus

By Zodelle Bhan
Saturday 20/08/2022
14-year-old Suva Grammar School student, Waisale Bolakoro has won the gold medal in the Sub Junior Discus

14-year-old Suva Grammar School student, Waisale Bolakoro has won the gold medal in the Sub Junior Discus event this morning.

He threw a distance of 39.68 metres.

Meanwhile Kels Kau of QVS settled for silver and Epeli Tamani also of QVS won the bronze medal.

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St Joseph’s Kaora wins gold in Senior Girls Shot Put

By Zodelle Bhan
Saturday 20/08/2022
Saint Joseph’s Secondary School student May Kaora has won their fourth gold medal in the Senior Girls Shot Put

Saint Joseph’s Secondary School student May Kaora has won their fourth gold medal in the Senior Girls Shot Put on the final day of the 2022 Coca-Cola Games.

The 18-year-old says she feels relieved her events are over since there was so much pressure at the grounds.

She says her biggest motivation is her friends as they kept pushing her to do better and perform well.

Lusiana Qionikorolevu of Wainimala Secondary School won silver while Annemary Raduva of Swami Vivekananda College won bronze.




Poulter of Tailevu North wins gold in the Junior girls Shot Put

By Zodelle Bhan
Saturday 20/08/2022

Tailevu North College has won their first gold in the Junior Girls Shot Put with Akosita Poulter throwing a distance of 9.31 metres on the final day of the 2022 Coca-Cola Games.

Vashist Muni College student Salote Moamoa won the silver medal while Immaculate Conception College’s Karalaini Rasiosateki settled for the bronze.




Grammar leads the Boys Division while ACS leads the Girls Division

By Vijay Narayan
Saturday 20/08/2022

As we enter the final day of competition at the Coca Cola Games, Suva Grammar School leads the medal tally in the Boys Division with 5 gold, 1 silver and 5 bronze.

QVS is in second place with 4 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze, RKS is in third place with 3 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze while Marist is in fourth place with 2 gold, 4 silver and 3 bronze.

Adi Cakobau School is leading the Girls Division with 4 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze.

Jasper is in second place with 4 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze, Grammar is in third place with 3 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze while Saint Joseph’s Secondary School has 3 gold 1 silver and 1 bronze.


MGM sprinters create history after Inoke wins Senior Boys 100 metres and Boletanakadavu wins Senior Girls 100 metres

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 19/08/2022

MGM High School sprinters have created history after Waisale Inoke won gold in the Senior Boys 100 metres final and Kesaia Boletanakadavu of MGM won the Senior Girls 100 metres gold medal for the first time in the Coca Cola Games.

This is historic as MGM had never won the Senior Grade 100 metres finals.

Inoke says he did not expect to win the blue ribbon event and is grateful to God for the strength and protection throughout his preparations. He says he was expecting a tough contest from the Natabua sprinter.

Inoke has dedicated the win to all his MGM High School supporters.

His next target is to represent Fiji in athletics.

Meanwhile, Kesaia Boletanakadavu says it was not an easy feat running for MGM High because it is mostly known as an academic focused school.

She says training was tough but she is thankful to God for providing her the strength to compete today.

She has dedicated her win to her parents and supporters of MGM High School.

Viliame Rawairua of RKS settled for the silver medal in the Senior Boys 100 metres while Ratu Alipate Vuiwakaya of Natabua won the bronze medal.

Tokasa Gukirewa of Saint Joseph’s Secondary School took home the silver in the Senior Girls 100 metres while Repeka Rosi of ACS got the bronze.

Penaia Nawaqadrua of Grammar won gold in the Intermediate Boys 100 metres, Ravuama Latilevu of Marist got silver while Netani Lolo of QVS won the bronze medal.

Chloe David of Grammar finished strongly to win gold in the Intermediate Girls 100 metres, Oca Nasulunibawa won silver for Natabua while Domitila Naita of ACS settled for bronze.

Nathaniel Chand of Grammar won gold in the Junior Boys 100 metres, Josefata Tuinavitilevu of Natabua got silver while Joshua Ducia of RSMS got the bronze.

Claudy David of Grammar had a powerful finish in the 100 metres Junior Girls final winning the gold medal, Marica Narebai of Natabua took the silver while Elizabeth Chute of MGM got the bronze.

International School Suva’s Francis Bakaniceva won gold in the Sub Junior Boys 100 metres final.

Timoci Cakautabu of Natabua settled for silver while Aminiasi Tavailagi of RKS won the bronze medal.

Filomena Navula of ACS won gold in the Sub Junior Girls 100 metres, Lidia Waqairapoa of Bucalevu Secondary won the silver medal while Liviana Vulavou of Jasper settled for bronze.

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Grammar’s Tokikivunuku dives at the finish line to win the Senior Boys 400 metres

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 19/08/2022
Suva Grammar School’s Elijah Tokikivunuku dove at the finish line to win the Senior Boys 400 metres

Suva Grammar School’s Elijah Tokikivunuku dove at the finish line to win the Senior Boys 400 metres and take home the gold medal for the Grammarian camp.

It was a photo finish race and Setoki Turuva of RKS had to settle for the silver medal while Ilisavani Radovu of QVS took home the bronze.

Jasper’s Melania Turaga won the Senior Girls 400 metres gold with a great run, Naibena Tuilawaki of MGM settled for the silver medal while Josifini Ana of Namosi Secondary School took home the bronze.

Solomone Muakibau of RKS won the Intermediate Boys 400 metres final, Senirusi Rauqe of QVS took the silver while Sale Joe of Grammar settled for the bronze medal.

Adi Cakobau School stamped their mark in the Intermediate Girls 400 metres as they made a clean sweep with Frances Tuva winning the gold, Vani Tulele winning the silver and Melania Ranadi winnig the bronze.

Natabua High School’s Ratu Apakuki Navinaiyata took home the gold medal in style in the 400 metres Junior Boys, Ratu Apimeleki Vikila of RKS won the silver medal while Tobia Seru of Marist won the bronze.

Adi Cakobau School’s Imeri Nasali won gold in the 400 metres Junior Girls, Salote Takayawa of Nasasavia Secondary in Nadi takes home the silver while Maopa Vere of Sacred Heart College settled for the bronze medal.

Ratu Aporosa Lalabalavu of Cuvu College takes home the gold medal after winning the Sub Junior Boys 400 metres, Waisiki Korovulavula of Grammar settled for silver while Ratu Pio Natutusau of QVS got bronze.

Adi Ceva Lutumailagi of Natabua High School won gold in the 400 metres Sub Junior Girls 400 metres, Hephzibah Tuimanono of Grammar settled for the silver medal while Nanise Uluimoala of ACS won the bronze medal.

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MGM sprinter Inoke wins gold in Senior Boys Long Jump

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 19/08/2022
Mahatma Gandhi Memorial School sprinter Waisale Inoke

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial School sprinter Waisale Inoke won his first gold medal at the 2022 Coca-Cola Games after claiming gold in the Senior Boys Long jump.

Inoke jumped a distance of 7.05 metres.

Josefa Matawalu of Marist settled for silver while Samuela Taliai of RKS won bronze.

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Cokanauto wins Niusawa Methodist’s first gold

By Navitalai Naivalurua, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Friday 19/08/2022
Judah Cokanauto of Niusawa Methodist High School

Judah Cokanauto of Niusawa Methodist High School in Taveuni is over the moon after claiming the school's first gold medal in the Junior Boys Javelin at the 2022 Coca-Cola Games.

Cokanauto says the gold medal win is a tremendous achievement for the school.

He adds they used whatever material was available in their surroundings to prepare for the Games.

Ryan Moko of Marist came in second place while Nemani Sema of Vunisea Secondary School in Kadavu settled for third place.

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Hacere keeps Jasper’s hopes alive after winning gold in the Senior Girls High Jump

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 19/08/2022
Laisani Hacere

Laisani Hacere has given hope to Jasper Williams High School after winning gold in the Senior Girls High Jump at the Coca Cola Games.

Hacere jumped a height of 1.56 metres.

Adi Evisaki Nabuta of Xavier College won silver while teammate Lisa Lockington also of Xavier College settled for bronze.

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Frances Peters gets gold for Grammar in Intermediate Boys Shot Put

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 19/08/2022

Suva Grammar School’s Frances Peters has claimed the gold medal in the Intermediate Boys Shot Put with a throw of 14.75 metres.

Atunaisa Sokobale of Sigatoka Methodist High School scooped the silver while Christian Taukei of Marist won the bronze.



Kovanalagi wins first gold for Vishnu Deo Memorial School

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 19/08/2022

Lavenia Kovanalagi has secured the first gold medal for Vishnu Deo Memorial School in the Senior Girls Discus with a throw of 36.15 metres.

Tamara Faktaufon of ACS won silver, and Reapi Vunidakua of RSMS got the bronze.

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Qerewaqa of Holy Cross wins gold in Inter Boys Long Jump

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 19/08/2022

Viliame Qerewaqa of Holy Cross College in Taveuni has won gold in the Coca-Cola Games Intermediate Boys Long Jump with a jump of 6.67 metres.

Pita Kuricuva of Xavier College won silver while Samuela Vunivalu of Natabua High School settled for bronze.

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Vosabalavu of QVS breaks Senior Boys Javelin record

By Alipate Narawa
Friday 19/08/2022

Jone Vosabalavu of Queen Victoria School has broken the Senior Boys Javelin record at the 2022 Coca Cola Games.

Vosabalavu threw a distance of 59.69 metres, breaking the old record of 56.59 metres set by Amania Isa of Niusawa Methodist High School in 2017.

Jone Ratuiloilo of Saqani High School came second and Mosese Nokelala of Grammar got the bronze.

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Yee of Saint Joseph's wins gold in Junior Girls Discus

By Zodelle Bhan, Naveel Krishant
Friday 19/08/2022
15-year-old Carletta Yee has won gold for Saint Joseph's Secondary School

15-year-old Carletta Yee has won gold for Saint Joseph's Secondary School in the Junior Girls Discus.

Yee has dedicated her medal win to her parents and all the sacrifices they made for her.

She says her form teacher encouraged her to take part last year but due to COVID-19, the Games were cancelled however, she is happy to be back this year and to win the gold medal.

Swami Vivekananda College student Brieanna Rabakewa took the silver medal while Grammar’s Shanaina Deo won bronze.

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Tuiloma of Vunisea Secondary wins gold in the Girls 3,000 metres

Toia of St Vincent College wins the Boys 3,000 metres
By Vijay Narayan, Marika Rasekaseka, Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 19/08/2022
17-year-old Viniana Tuiloma won the Girls 3000 metres event while Evueli Toia won the Boys 3,000 metres event

Sacrificing the 1-week school holidays to prepare for the 2022 Coca-Cola Games, running up the hills of Kadavu and swimming in the ocean, has paid off for 17-year-old Viniana Tuiloma of Vunisea Secondary School who won the Open Girls 3,000 metres this morning.

Tuiloma says the school athletics team sacrificed their school holidays to stay back at school and prepare for the Games.

The Year 12 student says even though they had to go through many challenges, she is thankful to God for always being their pillar of strength.

Tuiloma says she is grateful to have supportive parents and has dedicated her win to them.

The Kadavu school now has 1 gold and 1 silver.

Elizabeth Kalouniviti settled for the silver medal in the 3,000 metres event while Akeneta Lutu of Lomaivuna High School is taking home the bronze medal.

Evueli Toia won the Boys 3,000 metres event at the Coca Cola Games.

Savenaca Namokoli of Balata Secondary won the silver medal while Christopher Tikolutu of Namosi Secondary settled for the bronze medal.

The 4x400 metres relay heats are currently underway, the 400 metres finals will be at 3.20pm while the 100 metres finals will be at 4pm.

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Lewageena of RSMS breaks Sub Junior Girls Discus record

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Friday 19/08/2022
Loata Lewageena of Ratu Sukuna Memorial School has broken the Coca Cola Games Sub Junior Girls Discus after a throw of 31.12 metres.

Loata Lewageena of Ratu Sukuna Memorial School has broken the Coca Cola Games Sub Junior Girls Discus record after a throw of 31.12 metres.

The old record of 29.39 metres was set by Tokasa Waqanisauvaki of Adi Cakobau School in 2017.

Lewageena says she was not expecting to break the record coming into the competition.

She says training was tough and she dedicates her win to her family and supporters of RSMS.

Sulie Matea of Swami Vivekananda College won silver while Siteri Matele of ACS settled for bronze.

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Susunikoro of RKS bags gold in the Intermediate Boys Javelin

By Zodelle Bhan
Friday 19/08/2022

17-year-old Vilimoni Susunikoro has won Ratu Kadavulevu School’s second gold medal at the 2022 Coca-Cola Games after coming first in the Boys Intermediate Javelin.

The old record of 67.23 metres was set by Leslie Copeland of Marist Brothers High School in 2005.

Manoa Sorovakatini of John Wesley College took the silver medal while Labasa Muslim College student David Taylor won the bronze medal.

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Makeli Tuivuya of Jasper wins gold in the Intermediate Girls High Jump

By Zodelle Bhan
Friday 19/08/2022

17-year-old Makeli Tuivuya of Jasper Williams High School won gold after a jump of 1.55 metres in the Intermediate Girls High Jump at the 2022 Coca-Cola Games.

The silver medal went to Adi Cakobau School student Nina Nakula while Sereana Naweni of Ba Sangam Secondary School won the bronze.

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2022 Coca Cola Games : Holy Cross leads the Girls Division while QVS remains in first place in the Boys Division after Day 1

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 19/08/2022
Holy Cross leads the Girls Division while QVS remains in first place in the Boys Division

As we start day 2 of competition in the Coca Cola Games, Holy Cross College from Taveuni leads the medal tally in the Girls Division with 2 gold and 2 silver while Queen Victoria School is leading the Boys Division with 3 gold and 1 silver.

Saint Joseph’s Secondary School is in second place in the Girls Division with 2 gold and 1 bronze, Suva Grammar School is in third place with 1 gold and 2 silver while Adi Cakobau School is in fourth place with 1 gold, 1 silver and 4 bronze.

Marist Brothers High School is in second place in the Boys Division with 1 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze, Suva Grammar School is in third place with 1 gold and 2 bronze, RKS is in fourth place with 1 gold and 1 bronze while DAV College Ba, Kamil Muslim, Korovuto College and St Vincent College are tied at fourth place with 1 gold medal each.

33 gold medal events will take place today at the Coca-Cola Games.

18 medals will be from the track events while 15 will come from the field.

The finals for the 3,000 metres will start at about 8.15 this morning, 200 metres heats will start at 8.45am, the 800 metres heats are at 10.46am, the 4x400 metres relay heats will start at 11.40am, the 400 metres finals will be at 3.20am while the 100 metres finals will be at 4pm.

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Inoke of MGM clocks 10.80 seconds and favourite to win the Blue Ribbon event

By Vijay Narayan
Thursday 18/08/2022

Waisale Inoke of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial School will go in as the favourite to win the Senior Boys 100 metres tomorrow after clocking the fastest time of 10.80 seconds in the heats earlier today.

Inoke who won the Suva Zone 1 Senior Boys 100 metres, stood out in today’s heats.

However he will face stiff competition from Josefa Dinono from Marist, Elijah Tokikivunuku from Suva Grammar School, Ratu Alipate Vuiwakaya from Natabua High School, Sailosi Nasausila from Penang Sangam High School and Viliame Rawairua from RKS. They have clocked a time of 11 seconds.

MGM has never won the Senior Boys 100 metres event in the Coca Cola Games.

The 100 metres finals will start at 4pm tomorrow.

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Tough tussle in the Senior Girls 100 metres with MGM’s Boletakanakadavu and Saint Joseph’s Sec Seeto clocking 12 seconds

By Vijay Narayan
Thursday 18/08/2022

A tough tussle is expected in the Senior Girls 100 metres final tomorrow as Mahatma Gandhi Memorial School’s Kesaia Boletanakadavu and Saint Joseph’s Secondary School’s Sereana Seeto both clocked the fastest time of 12 seconds in their heats.

Boletanakadavu won the Suva Zone 1 Senior Girls 100 metres final.

Saint Joseph’s Secondary’s Tokasa Gukirewa who won the Suva Zone 2 100 metres, clocked a time of 12.20 seconds while Kinisalote Navula of ACS also clocked a time of 12.20 seconds.

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Tavailagi of RKS sets new record in Sub Junior Boys Long Jump and also qualifies for 100 metres finals

By Alipate Narawa, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 18/08/2022
Aminiasi Tavailagi

A new record has been set by Aminiasi Tavailagi of Ratu Kadavulevu School in the Sub Junior Boys Long Jump, and he has also qualified for the 100 metres finals tomorrow.

Tavailagi’s jump of 6.03 metres broke the old record of 5.84 metres set by Paula Nasara of Natabua High School in 2015.

He says there were lots of sleepless nights and early morning training sessions to get to today.

Tavailagi says his uncle and grandmother came to support him today and they were overjoyed with his win.

Keleto Loboilagi of Nasikawa Vision College got silver, while Asalusi Raloka of Ba Sanatan College had to settle for bronze.

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Nalewabau of ACS bags gold for the Senior Girls Triple Jump

By Rusiate Baleilevuka, Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022
Yvonne Nalewabau of Adi Cakobau School who won gold after a jump of 11.00 metres

Yvonne Nalewabau of Adi Cakobau School who won gold after a jump of 11.00 metres in the Senior Girls Triple Jump, says her parents came all the way from Lautoka to watch her at the HFC Bank Stadium today.

Nalewabau says the challenges faced during her preparation for the Coke Games was her academic performance and training.

She adds it was tough as she had to wake up early in the morning to train.

Nalewabau dedicates her win to God, her parents, coaches, teachers, parents and all the students that supported her.

The silver medal went to Holy Cross College student Imakula Leqeua, while Laisani Kuridua of Sigatoka Methodist High School won the bronze.

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Faktaufon wins gold in the Junior Boys Shotput

By Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022
Queen Victoria School student Ravai Faktaufon has won gold after throwing a distance of 14.79 metres in the Junior Boys Shotput event.

Queen Victoria School student Ravai Faktaufon has won gold after throwing a distance of 14.79 metres in the Junior Boys Shotput event.

The silver medal went to Daniel Savea of Rotuma High School while Ratu Epe Rosevuvakula of Marist Brothers High School won the bronze medal.

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Lea bags first gold for Holy Cross College and thanks her uncle Semi Radradra for his support

By Alipate Narawa, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 18/08/2022
Unaisi Lea from Holy Cross College won gold in the Junior Girls High Jump

Unaisi Lea from Holy Cross College who has won gold in the Junior Girls High Jump has thanked her uncle and former Holy Cross College student, Semi Radradra for supporting their squad in this year’s Coca Cola Games.

Lea says she is grateful to the ex-scholars that also bought their track shoes.

She says that she always dreamt of winning gold.

Lea knows this will make her parents happy when she returns to Taveuni.

The silver medal went to Balata High School student Analaisa Vueti, while Adi Cakobau School’s Hannah Matavesi and Camari Ravunakama shared the bronze.

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Labasa Muslim College’s Baleadrau wins gold in the Junior Girls Javelin event

By Zodelle Bhan, Dhanjay Deo
Thursday 18/08/2022

Lice Baleadrau of Labasa Muslim College has won gold after throwing a distance of 37.22 metres in the Junior Girls Javelin event at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Seruwaia Laulaba of Adi Cakobau School took the silver medal while South Taveuni Secondary School student Maria Mualelele won the bronze medal.

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Marist’s Qalovi wins gold after training with concrete bricks at home

By Alipate Narawa, Rusiate Baleilevuka, Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022
Marist Brothers High School’s Iowane Qalovi and proud mum

Marist Brothers High School’s Iowane Qalovi was all smiles this morning after winning gold in the Senior Boys Shot Put event.

Qalovi who is originally from Tokou says he faced financial issues with his training and couldn’t afford to go to the gym so he improvised with his own setup at home.

Qalovi is no stranger to the winners podium as he also won gold for Marist in Shot Put and Discus in 2019.

He says this win is for his mum and brothers in Australia and Japan.

Nalani May, also of Marist Brothers High School won silver, and Jonathan Cokomata of Ratu Kadavulevu School won bronze.

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Tavuyara secures first gold for Saint Joseph’s Secondary

By Alipate Narawa
Thursday 18/08/2022
Saint Joseph’s Secondary School’s Abigail Tavuyara has won the Intermediate Girls Triple Jump in the 2022 Coca Cola Games.

Saint Joseph’s Secondary School’s Abigail Tavuyara has won the Intermediate Girls Triple Jump in the 2022 Coca Cola Games.

Rosemary Kunabuli of Jasper Williams High School won silver, and Makelesi Robe from Sangam Sadhu Kuppuswamy Memorial College in Nadi had to settle for the bronze

The 100 metres heats are currently underway.

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QVS wins gold and silver in the Discus Intermediate Boys

By Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022

Josese Tawake of Queen Victoria School has won a gold medal after throwing a distance of 43.47 metres in the Discus Intermediate Boys at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Jone Buadromo also of QVS took the silver medal while Francis Peters of Suva Grammar School settled for the bronze medal throwing a distance of 38.33 metres.

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My father has been my inspiration - Naidegidegi

Naidegidegi of DAV College Ba wins 1,500 metres Sub Junior Boys final
By Vijay Narayan, Navitalai Naivalurua, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 18/08/2022
Serupepeli Naidegidegi of DAV College Ba has won the 2022 Coca Cola Games 1,500 metres Sub Junior Boys final.

Serupepeli Naidegidegi of DAV College Ba says his father has been his inspiration as he always encourages him not to look down on himself when competing against big schools in the Coca Cola Games.

Naidegidegi won the 2022 Coca Cola Games 1,500 metres Sub Junior Boys final.

Naidegidegi looked in great form as he takes home the gold medal.

He says he is excited that whatever he has planned for, has come to fruition.

Naidegidegi who is competing in the Games for the first time has also dedicated his gold medal win to his family in Ra.

Marika Lawaniyavi from Reverend Thomas Baker Memorial School in Navosa won the silver while Donasiano Lewenivula of Nadogo Secondary School settled for the bronze medal.

The 1,500 metres finals are currently underway.

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Reddy secures first gold for Korovuto

Volavola wins Intermediate Girls 1,500 metres for Ba Methodist
By Karishma Kumari, Alipate Narawa, Naveel Krishant
Thursday 18/08/2022
Alefina Volavola and Vishant Reddy

Vishant Reddy has won the first gold medal for Korovuto College in Nadi after winning the Intermediate Boys 1,500 metres event at the 2022 Coca Cola Games.

Reddy says his principal had said winning a medal for their school was their only aim.

He says he would love to represent Fiji someday.

Reddy will take part in the 800 metres event tomorrow.

He has dedicated the win to the Nadi district, his parents and his family.

Savenaca Namokoli from Balata Secondary School won silver, and Pratik Goundar of Lautoka Andhra gets the bronze.

Meanwhile Alefina Volavola from Ba Methodist High School has won gold in the Intermediate Girls 1,500 metres event.

Nabala Secondary School athlete Kuini Valebuliti collects the silver medal, and Rusila Tabuyawa from Naitasiri wins bronze.

The 100 metres heats are currently underway while the 400 metres heats will be held at 2.50pm.

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Faktaufon wins gold in the Junior Boys Shotput

By Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022
Queen Victoria School student Ravai Faktaufon has won gold after throwing a distance of 14.79 metres in the Junior Boys Shotput event.

Queen Victoria School student Ravai Faktaufon has won gold after throwing a distance of 14.79 metres in the Junior Boys Shotput event.

The silver medal went to Daniel Savea of Rotuma High School while Ratu Epe Rosevuvakula of Marist Brothers High School won the bronze medal.

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Dad proud of son’s achievement in Coca Cola Games

Toia wins St Vincent College’s first gold
By Navitalai Naivalurua, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 18/08/2022
Akilio Seru and his son Evueli Toia

It was a joyful moment for Akilio Seru after seeing his son, Evueli Toia win the first gold medal for St Vincent College in Natovi, in the Senior Boys 1,500 metres final at the Cola-Cola Games this morning.

He says Evueli is an obedient son who has been following his training programs daily and he is happy to see him win gold.

Seru says despite not getting a medal in the 2019 Coca-Cola Games, his son was determined to return this year with a bang.

He adds his son runs 9 to 10km every afternoon and also does morning training in preparation for this competition.

Evueli Toia says even though the QVS and other runners passed him during their 1,500 metres race this morning, he was determined to beat them all when they reached the 100 metres line.

Iowane Viani of Namosi Secondary School won silver, while Lomaivuna High School student, Sailasa Moala won bronze.

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Kororua from Naitasiri Secondary wins the first gold medal of the 2022 Coke Games

This is my first Games and I dedicate the win to my family and supporters - Kororua
By Vijay Narayan, Rusiate Baleilevuka, Navitalai Naivalurua
Thursday 18/08/2022
Laisiana Kororua from Naitasiri Secondary School has won the first gold medal of the 2022 Coca Cola Games

Laisiana Kororua from Naitasiri Secondary School has won the first gold medal of the 2022 Coca Cola Games after winning the Sub Junior 1,500 metres event at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Kororua says while running, she kept a close distance with the leading athlete because she understands that the athlete will get tired before finishing the race.

She says this is her first time competing in the Coca-Cola Games and she wants to dedicate the win to her family and supporters of Naitasiri Secondary School.

Kororua will also be running in the 3,000 metres tomorrow.

Mere Fotu from Vunisea Secondary School has taken home the silver medal while Elizabeth Kalouniviti of Dreketi has settled for the bronze medal.

The 1,500 metres finals are currently underway.

The 100 metres heats start at 12.10pm while the 400 metres heats will be held at 2.50pm.

23 gold medals are at stake today.

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Tagivetaua of QVS wins gold in the 1,500 metres Junior Boys

By Vijay Narayan
Thursday 18/08/2022
Queen Victoria School’s Waisale Tagivetaua

Queen Victoria School’s Waisale Tagivetaua has won his first gold medal in the Coca Cola Games 1,500 metres Junior Boys which is also the first medal for the Tailevu based school.

Rosivela Matanimeke of Waidina Secondary School from Naitasiri provided stiff competition to Tagivetaua but had to settle for the silver medal.

Orisi Bukasiga of Xavier College will take home the bronze medal.

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Funahashi wins gold in the Senior Girls 1,500 metres and Toia comes first in the Senior Boys 1,500 metres

By Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022
FM96 Crackfast personality Drix poses with Hina Funahashi of Jasper Willams High School

Hina Funahashi of Jasper Willams High School has won the gold medal after winning the Senior Girls 1,500 metres event at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Vilimaina Naituku from Naitasiri Secondary School won the silver medal while Adi Ama Masau of Saint Joseph’s Secondary School settled for the bronze medal.

In the Senior Boys 1,500 metres event, Evueli Toia of Saint Vincent’s College secured the gold while Iowane Viani of Namosi Secondary School won the silver medal and Lomaivuna High School Sailasa Moala settled for the bronze.

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QVS wins gold and silver in the Discus Intermediate Boys

By Zodelle Bhan
Thursday 18/08/2022

Josese Tawake of Queen Victoria School has won a gold medal after throwing a distance of 43.47 metres in the Discus Intermediate Boys at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Jone Buadromo also of QVS took the silver medal while Francis Peters of Suva Grammar School settled for the bronze medal throwing a distance of 38.33 metres.

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Record number of athletes to take part in the Coca-Cola Games – Tikaram

By Naveel Krishant, Vijay Narayan
Tuesday 16/08/2022
[Photo: File]

Despite the Coca-Cola Games clashing with other sports such as Rugby, there will be a record number of close to 3,000 athletes taking part at this year’s Games.

Coca-Cola's Marketing Manager Lawrence Tikaram says many people did raise the issue that the Coca-Cola Games is clashing with other sports.

However, Tikaram says they hold the firm belief because the Coca-Cola Games plays a central part in the athletes curriculum, you have to be part of the Games.

The Coca-Cola Games will be held from this Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.




Get your Coca-Cola Games tickets early - Tikaram

By Naveel Krishant, Vijay Narayan
Monday 15/08/2022
Coca-Cola's Marketing Manager Lawrence Tikaram

People are being urged to get their Coca-Cola Games tickets early as they are selling fast especially the grandstand tickets.

Coca-Cola's Marketing Manager Lawrence Tikaram says the ground and embankment tickets are on sale from today at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Tikaram says the absence of the Games for the past two years has kind of propelled more interest in the Games.

He adds many schools also adapted different ways to prepare.

This year’s Games will be the biggest ever as about 3,000 athletes have been confirmed to participate.

The Coca-Cola Games will be held from Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.




Police beef up operations for Coca-Cola Games

By Marika Rasekaseka
Monday 15/08/2022
[Photo: Fiji Police Facebook]

As the Coca-Cola Games is set to start from Thursday, police operations in partnership with stakeholders will be beefed up to ensure an incident free event.

Chief Operations Officer ACP Abdul Khan says as more people are expected to be in Suva, their operations will not only look at the safety and security, traffic officers will confiscate items deemed to be a safety threat to other passengers and road users and unruly behaviour on public and private transport, will not be tolerated.

ACP Khan says officers will be out in numbers at the games venue including officers from the Police Special Response Unit and the K-9 unit.

He says based on past trends, student behaviour has always been a concern, and they are calling on parents and guardians to constantly remind their children on the consequences of getting involved in any form of illegal activities.

ACP Khan says if everyone plays their part, the 2022 Coca Cola games will be an incident free event enjoyed by all.




Winner will be determined by the relays – ACS Coach

By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Monday 15/08/2022
[Photo: File]

Adi Cakobau School Athletics coach Antonio Raboiliku believes this year’s Coca Cola Games will be a tight contest and the winner will be determined by the relays.

Raboiliku says this race has the excitement to keep everyone on the edge of their seats while the athletes will also have to absorb all the pressure of executing the change of batons.

Final results in the past have been determined from the relay events.

Meanwhile, athletes from the Maritime Zones are expected to arrive in Suva today while athletes from the North and the West are expected to start coming in tomorrow and Wednesday.

ACS and RKS are the defending champions.

The Coca Cola Games will be held from Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.




2022 Coke Games will be the biggest ever – Vuli Waqa

By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Sunday 14/08/2022

Fiji Secondary School Athletics Association General Secretary, Vuli Waqa says that this years Coca Cola Games will be the biggest ever.

With three Maritime Zone schools yet to be included in the final list, about 3,000 athletes have already been confirmed to participate.

Waqa says this is an encouraging sign for students who have gone through a lot in the past two years.

Meanwhile, Waqa says that they can not control athletes switching from athletics to rugby.

Following the launch of the Raluve competition last month and the high number of girls switching codes, Waqa says this is a great way for them to go further in sports.

The Coca-Cola Games will be held from Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Meanwhile, the $45 three days Grandstand tickets are on sale at the Fiji Secondary Athletics Association head office at McGregor Road, Suva while the Embankment and grass tickets will be sold at the gate on the day.




RKS wary of schools like Nakasi High and MGM

By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Friday 12/08/2022

Coca-Cola Games defending Boys champion Ratu Kadavulevu School are wary of the competition that will be coming from schools like Nakasi High School and MGM High School.

Team captain, Ratu Vilikesa Rokovonolagi believes they will have to dig deeper to defend their title this year.

Rokovonolagi says these schools have proven to be a real threat after their dominant performance in their respective zones.

Nakasi High School created history last week after winning the Triple N Zone Boys division while MGM High School student Waisale Inoke made headlines in the Suva Zone 1 by winning the Senior Boys 100 metres clocking a manual time of 10.62 seconds..

RKS will be fielding 72 athletes for the Coca-Cola Games that will be held next Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.



7 days to go for the 2022 Coca-Cola Games, grandstand tickets on sale from today

Coke Games torch lit at the factory HQ
By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Thursday 11/08/2022

The 2022 Coca Cola Games grandstand tickets are now available from the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association head office at McGregor Road.

Following the lighting of the Games torch at the Coca-Cola factory, Association General Secretary, Vuli Waqa says this year’s event will be a significant one for students and old scholars.

Waqa adds that they will ensure that proper COVID 19 safety protocols are followed during the games.

Meanwhile, Adi Cakobau School Athletics coach Antonio Raboiliku says they are excited to be back.

About 3,000 athletes will be participating from 270 schools.

The defending champions are ACS and RKS.

The Coca-Cola Games will be held from next Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.



Natabua’s Tuigau one of the favourites for the Blue Ribbon event

By Marika Rasekaseka, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Wednesday 10/08/2022
Natabua High School sprinter Mesulame Tuigau

Natabua High School sprinter Mesulame Tuigau will be one of the favourites to win this year’s Blue Ribbon event in the Coca-Cola Games.

Tuigau clocked the fastest manual time of 10.33 seconds in the Lautoka Zone meet earlier this year.

He will face stiff competition from Ratu Kadavulevu School’s Viliame Rawairua who clocked a time of 10.53 seconds, Tomasi Seru of Queen Victoria School who ran a time of 10.63 seconds, Waisale Inoke of MGM who clocked 10.62 seconds, Elijah Tokikivunuku of Suva Grammar School with the time of 10.66 seconds and Emosi Daubitu of Naitasiri Secondary School who clocked 11.04 seconds from the Triple N Zone.

All these are manual times.

The Coke Games senior boys record still stands at 10.43 seconds which was set by Banuve Tabakaucoro in 2011.

The Coca Cola Games will be held from next Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.

The grandstand tickets are expected to be available from tomorrow with $45 for the three days while the Embankment and Grass tickets of $12 and $10 will be sold on the day of the games.

ACS and RKS are the defending champions.



Jone Delai returns in time for Suva Grammar

By Rusiate Baleilevuka, Alipate Narawa
Tuesday 09/08/2022
[Image: File Photo]

Suva Grammar School’s preparations towards the Coca Cola Games will be boosted with the return of their sprint coach and former national sprinter Jone Delai.

Delai who was part of Team Fiji sprint coaches at the Commonwealth Games joins the Veiuto based school again to prepare for next weeks Fiji finals.

Suva Grammar School teacher, Navitalai Naivalu says all their athletes are ready as they go through their last phase of training.

In 2019, Suva Grammar finished in third place in the boys division and sixth in the girls division.

However they were the outright champions of the 2022 Suva Zone 2 Athletics meet, winning both the girls and the boys divisions.

The Coca Cola Games will be held next Thursday to Saturday at the HFC Bank Stadium.



Coke Games tickets to go on sale from Thursday

Grandstand $45 for 3 days
By Rusiate Baleilevuka
Tuesday 09/08/2022
[Image: File Photo]

The 2022 Coca-Cola Games tickets are expected to go on sale from this Thursday.

Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association General Secretary, Vuli Waqa says they are expecting around 2,500 athletes from 135 schools to participate in this year’s Fiji Finals.

Waqa is calling on parents, old scholars and supporters to come out in numbers to support our children who have gone through a lot in the past two years of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The grandstand tickets will be sold at their headquarters at McGregor Road.

Tickets for the grandstand will be $45 for the three days while the embankment is $12 per day and ground will be $10 per day.

The embankment and ground tickets will only be sold on the day of the games at the HFC Bank Stadium.

Adi Cakobau School and Ratu Kadavulevu School are the defending champions of the Coca Cola Games which was last held in 2019.

The Coke Games will be held from next Thursday to Saturday.



Marist ready for the Coca-Cola Games – Ah Sing

Marist welcomes Bula Outsourcing as corporate sponsor
By Alipate Narawa
Friday 05/08/2022
Marist athletes, teachers and staff members of Bula Outsourcing [Image: fijivillage]

Marist Brothers High School Athletics Team Captain, Anthony Ah Sing says they are ready for the Coca-Cola Games as they received a timely boost today, two weeks out from the Games with Bula Outsourcing coming on board as a corporate sponsor.

He says they have been training hard for the last 16 weeks and are physically and mentally prepared for what lies ahead.

Ah Sing has told his team to move on from their loss at the Suva Zone 2, and to use that to fuel them for the upcoming games.

Bula Outsourcing CEO and Managing Director, Josie Prasad says this is not a short term partnership as they are also looking at mentoring and internship programs with the students and their management team.

The Coca-Cola Games will be held from the 18th to the 20th of this month.



Nakasi High School hoping to secure medals in this year’s Coca-Cola Games

Turagakula one of the favourites for senior boys javelin event
By Marika Rasekaseka, Rusiate Baleilevuka
Friday 05/08/2022

Nakasi High School athlete, Jope Turagakula will be leading a determined group of athletes with an aim of securing some medals in this year’s Coca-Cola Games.

After winning the boys division title in the Triple N Zone, Turagakula’s zone record breaking throw in the senior boys javelin event has pulled a lot of interest from the school and old scholars ahead of the Fiji Finals.

The 19-year-old threw a distance of 51.54 metres at the Zone and is aiming to go further.

Nakasi High School Javelin coach, Vitoriano Rakaisau says they have been working hard to prepare their athletes.

Nakasi High School won the Triple N Zone boys division for the first time after taking 16 gold, 9 silver and 7 bronze while their girls won 2 gold, 1 silver and 3 bronze.

The 2022 Coca-Cola Games will be held from the 18th to the 20th of this month at the HFC Bank Stadium.



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