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Waqa Blake to play his 100th NRL match against the Broncos
Fiji Bati star, Waqa Blake will be playing his 100th NRL match when he takes the field for the Param
3 hours ago
Boxing & MMA to return to Las Vegas
Boxing and mixed martial arts events will return to Las Vegas from this weekend after the Nevada sta
2 hours ago
Four test positives in latest Premier League COVID-19 Tests
Four players tested positive for coronavirus in the latest batch of tests conducted by the English P
3 hours ago

Kerevi returns home to visit family in time of need
Fiji-born former Wallabies Vice-captain, Samu Kerevi says it has been tough for him not to be able t
19 hours ago
Nadolo welcomes the birth of his firstborn
Former Fiji Airways Flying Fijians player Nemani Nadolo has welcomed the birth of his firstborn son,
21 hours ago
Incoming Wallabies coach Rennie set to leave Glasgow early
Dave Rennie will be free to focus fully on his Wallabies duties next week after agreeing to leave Gl
24 hours ago

27/05/2020
Bayern beats Dortmund 1-0 to close in on title
Leaders Bayern Munich took a big step to retaining their Bundesliga title by winning 1-0 away from home at second-placed Borussia Dortmund. Joshua Kimmich's wonderful
1 day ago
A number of players with links to Fiji to take field when NRL resumes from tomorrow
A host of Rugby League stars with links to Fiji have been named to feature for their sides when the NRL season resumes tomorrow. Last year’s top try scorer Maika Siv
1 day ago
World Rugby to consider anti-coronavirus measures
World Rugby's executive committee will consider recommendations this week that could help significantly reduce the risk of coronavirus in the sport. The BBC reports that
1 day ago

26/05/2020
400 applications for COVID-19 and TC Harold assistance received by Fiji FA
400 applications for assistance from players and officials have been received by the Fiji Football Association during their COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold Survey.
2 days ago
PM says they continue to fund sports development while Qereqeretabua wants more funding for minor sports
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says the government has prioritised sports development and has contributed an average of $7.7 million over the years through National Bu
2 days ago
No bad blood towards departed Reds trio - Wright
Queensland Reds captain Liam Wright says there is no bad blood towards the departed trio and "good mates" Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas. The Reds returne
2 days ago

Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield prepared to face former rival Mike Tyson
Former heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has confirmed he is prepared to face former rival Mike Tyson in a trilogy fight for charity – but there’s a catch. Ty
2 days ago
Eddie Jones wants to coach England rugby tests from the sideline
England rugby coach Eddie Jones wants to coach test rugby from the sidelines like football managers. Jones says that he has tried it out during his time in Japan and h
2 days ago
Tui Kamikamica likely to play for Storm in their first game this Saturday
Melbourne Storm prop Tui Kamikamica who has been struggling with a back injury is likely to play for the Storm when they will take on the Canberra Raiders in the NRL this
2 days ago

Hodge looking to learn some secrets of the Flying Fijians
Wallabies player Reece Hodge is looking to learn some secrets of the Flying Fijians after linking with Fiji’s former strength and conditioning guru John Pryor, who has
2 days ago
Hodge looking to learn some secrets of the Flying Fijians
Wallabies player Reece Hodge is looking to learn some secrets of the Flying Fijians after linking with Fiji’s former strength and conditioning guru John Pryor, who has
2 days ago
Woods & Manning beat Brady & Mickelson in US $20m charity match
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady in a charity golf match which raised US $20m for coronavirus relief efforts in the United States. The
2 days ago

25/05/2020
Wests Tigers sounded out Folau
Israel Folau was reportedly sounded out over a possible return to the NRL with Wests Tigers. The Sydney rugby league club was said to have put out the feelers to see if t
3 days ago
Tuimaba and Botitu likely to miss the remaining four tournaments – Baber
Fiji Airways Men’s National 7s Team Coach Gareth Baber says that Aminiasi Tuimaba and Vilimoni Botitu may not play the remaining four tournaments of the HSBC 7s series.
3 days ago
Kiwi Brandon Smith tipped to replace Cameron Smith when he retires
New Zealand test hooker Brandon Smith says that he has been assured that he will be the heir to Cameron Smith's No.9 jersey at the Melbourne Storm. Smith says that it'
3 days ago

NRL hopes to have crowds on the stand by July 1st
As the 2020 NRL season near its resumption date, Australian Rugby League Commission chairman Peter V’landys has already identified the game's next mission is to get cro
NRL
3 days ago
La Liga can resume behind closed doors from 8th June
Lionel Messi and the other footballing superstars of La Liga have been given the all-clear to take to the field again from June 8th. La Liga players have started train
3 days ago
Michael Cheika: I should have quit as Australia coach before 2019 World Cup
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says that he should have left the coaching job in early 2019 after Rugby Australia brought in Scott Johnson as director of rugby and
3 days ago

24/05/2020
NBA looking at Florida's Disney World Resort as the site to resume season
The NBA is in talks to resume the season at Florida's Disney World Resort in late July. The season was put on hold on the 11th of March because of the coronavirus pand
NBA
4 days ago
Fury eager to fight Joshua to give fans what they want
Tyson Fury says he is eager to give British boxing fans what they want by fighting Anthony Joshua for the undisputed world heavyweight title but he said the duo must focu
4 days ago
Popular Iranian Parkour athlete arrested over a rooftop kiss
Alireza Japalaghy, a popular Iranian parkour athlete and his stunt accomplice have been arrested by Tehran's cyber police for "vulgar acts" after a photo of the pair kiss
4 days ago

Wallabies and All Blacks players reportedly in talks to remove South Africa from Super Rugby
Senior players from the Wallabies and the All Blacks have reportedly united in a bid to remove South Africa from Super Rugby. According to Nine News, a contingent of s
4 days ago
One referee per game dispute resolved as 2020 NRL season draws closer to the resumption date
The Australian Rugby League Commission and match officials have reached an agreement to resolve their dispute with one referee per game. The referees' union has agreed
NRL
4 days ago
Woods and Mickelson in US $10 million golf rematch
Rivals Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will be joined by NFL greats Tom Brady and Peyton Manning as they take on a US $10 million golfing rematch. The event will raise
4 days ago

23/05/2020
Man runs 19 marathons in 19 days to raise more that 83,000 pounds
An Isle of Man athlete has run 19 marathons in 19 days raising more than 83,000 pounds for people affected by Covid-19. Christian Varley was inspired to take on the ch
5 days ago
World Rugby reportedly considering dramatic law changes
World Rugby is reportedly considering dramatic law changes as a way to get the sport running again after the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the Times, World Rugby's L
5 days ago
Reds trio released from contracts
Queensland Reds players Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings, and Isaac Lucas have been released from their contracts. The trio was stood down on Monday after refusing to take
5 days ago

Iconic San Siro 'stadium can be demolished' for new 60,000 stadium - Italy's heritage authority
The famous San Siro Stadium in Milan is set to be replaced by a new stadium after Italy's heritage authority raised no objections to its demolition. AC Milan and Inter
5 days ago
World Rugby welcomes commitment from the Six Nations and SANZAAR
World Rugby says they welcome the commitment from the Six Nations and SANZAAR for closer collaboration to ensure a more harmonious global calendar for all stakeholders.
5 days ago
Osaka is the world's highest-paid female athlete
Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has become the world's highest-paid female athlete, displacing US rival Serena Williams at the top of the list. According to Forbes ma
5 days ago

SANZAAR, Six Nations come together to consult over global rugby calendar
Rugby's SANZAAR and Six Nations unions have entered into a consultation process, aimed towards the creation of an aligned, global rugby calendar. In a joint statement
5 days ago

22/05/2020
Mehrtens calls for trans-Tasman Super Rugby
All Blacks and Crusaders legend Andrew Mehrtens says Super Rugby is dead in its current format and must change to a competition played solely in New Zealand and Australia
6 days ago
COVID-19 pandemic has cost us 28 million pounds so far – Man Utd
Manchester United say the coronavirus pandemic has cost them an initial 28 million pounds - and expect the final figure to be far higher. United revealed their third-q
6 days ago
Olympics would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year - Bach
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach says the Tokyo Games would have to be scrapped if the event cannot be held next year due to the Covid-19 crisis.
6 days ago

I cant wait to smash Wilder’s face again- Fury
WBC Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has taken another jab at arch rival Deontay Wilder, this time while doing his daily morning workouts. Fury beat Wilder via a 7th ro
6 days ago
Oceania Rugby Under 20s Championships cancelled
The 2020 Oceania Rugby Under 20s Championships scheduled for the 27th of May to the 6th of June has been cancelled after consultation with Rugby Australia over the last m
6 days ago
Read interested to play in Mitre 10 competition
Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read has revealed that he is keen to play in the Mitre 10 Cup competition, saying the country's top players being back in provincial rugb
6 days ago

Provincial unions at risk of pulling out of Mitre 10 Cup due to player payment concerns
Four New Zealand provincial rugby unions – Taranaki, Northland, Southland, and North Harbour which has helped grow many Fijian players over the years may be forced to p
6 days ago

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COVID-19 Response Budget
Attorney General and the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum presented the COVID-19 Supplementary Budget to parliament at 7.30 on Wednesday ...
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