Vaccination rollout set to begin for Fijian children

The Moderna vaccine will be used in the rollout that begins on Monday. Health Secretary James Fong said the Moderna vaccine would be rolled out by school clusters across the country. Dr Fong said unlike the workforce, vaccination for children would only be conducted with the consent of parents or...
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Fijian Role In UK Forces Celebrated At Bula Festival

The Fijian defence community is being celebrated with a Bula festival in Aldershot. Members of the public have joined a large number of serving and veteran Fijian personnel and their families at Queen's Parade. Cake, entertainment, speeches and presentations all feature during the day's events - which give an insight...
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AFC Cup 2021: ATK Mohun Bagan to miss Hugo Boumous in knockout clash

India’s ATK Mohun Bagan will be without their influential midfielder Hugo Boumous in their AFC Cup 2021 inter-zonal semi-final against FC Nasaf of Uzbekistan next week. Hugo Boumous, a French international, is out due to injury. ATK Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas has also made a few more changes to his 22-member side that will travel to Qarshi, Uzbekistan for the match on Wednesday.

Leeds to make offer for NRL forward

Leeds Rhinos are reportedly set to offer a deal to outcast St George Illawarra forward Tariq Sims, according to League Down Under. Sims revealed himself that contract talks with the Dragons failed to materialise despite impressing in 2021. “The conversations with the Dragons didn’t even reach that point, negotiating length...

Five key battles to watch out for in FC Nasaf Vs ATK Mohun Bagan clash

The Mariners won two and drew one of their three matches in the AFC Cup group stages. ATK Mohun Bagan have qualified for the Inter-Zonal semifinals of the AFC Cup and are up against Uzbek outfit FC Nasaf Qarshi. The Indian Super League outfit advanced to the knockouts stage after topping their South Zone group unbeaten. This, however, will be a real test for the Mariners on the continental front. Antonio Habas will have his job cut out against a very lively and vibrant attacking outfit.

May 1996: Fijian colonel accuses Israel of a massacre

TookLt Col Vam Vakanivavalgi sat in front of the television of his broken officers’ mess yesterday afternoon and watched his own headquarters being shelled by the Israelis. As artillery swirls on videotape in front of him at the Fijian battalion headquarters in Kana, the colonel – who has spent eight years in UN service in southern Lebanon – pointed to the smoke filled the screen.

Five ways to feel like a local in Fiji

Fijians are famous for their warm hospitality, which makes it easy to immerse yourself in their culture and make friends. From visiting villages and attending Sunday church services to playing rugby or sharing a traditional feast, here are the best ways to connect with the Fijian people and experience the islands like a local.

Tabai Matson and swashbuckling Harlequins could be a match made in rugby heaven! Fijian coach is relishing the chance to take the Premiership's entertainers to even greater heights after 'phenomenal' finale last season

In June, Tabai Matson knew he was to be Harlequins’ new coach, so sitting 12,000 miles away he watched the Premiership play-offs to understand the club he would be taking over. When Bristol went 28-0 up in the first half of the semi-final against Quins it was 4am in New...

The ‘Survivor 41’ Tribe Divisions

The upcoming 41st season of “Survivor” is starting out with 18 castaways, split into three tribes of six people apiece. Now CBS has revealed the tribe divisions in a new set of photos released on the press site. Here is what we know. The Luvu Tribe. Here are the six...

Just eight places remaining in 2022 Moana Pasifika squad

Moana Pasifika have revealed they have only eight spots left on their roster for their inaugural campaign in next year’s Super Rugby Pacific. © (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images) Just eight places remaining in 2022 Moana Pasifika squad. Since being granted an unconditional licence to join the competition in July,...

Fiji Islands: Need to know before you go

As per official reports, Fiji Islands is planning to reopen for tourists by the end of the year. The country can also possibly pre-pone the reopening due its successful vaccination program. However, in order to have a successful reopening, businesses, locals and visitors will need to follow guidelines laid out by the country’s Care Fiji Plan.

ATK Mohun Bagan name squad for AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal

(MENAFN - IANS) Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan head coach Antonio Lopez Habas on Friday announced the squad for their AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal against FC Nasaf in Uzbekistan after a series of tests at a camp in Dubai. There have been some changes to the squad that featured in Group D, South Zone last month in the Maldives.

South Pacific islanders stay afloat despite losing tourists

Although COVID-19 lockdowns severely affected the financial wellbeing of people dependent on tourism, the social, mental and physical well-being of South Pacific islanders living in the region's main tourist destinations actually showed improvements, according to a study. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimates that the drop...