Ramadan Olympics Challenge Muslim Athletes

Al Pessin VOICE OF AMERICA July 10, 2012 LONDON — When the summer Olympic Games open in London later this month, Muslims worldwide, including many elite athletes, will be observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Muslim Olympic hopefuls face the prospect of competing at the highest levels while abstaining […]

Fiji football updates

Injured Tiwa out as Simi leads Fiji May 28, 2012 By Sunil Sharma A knee injury has forced Ba midfielder Malakai Tiwa out of the Fiji soccer squad preparing for the OFC Nations Cup to start this Saturday at Lawson Tama Stadium in Honiara.   TOP STORIES LOCAL INTERNATIONAL Savusavu […]

Fiji Rugby newsupdate

U20 a threat in world meet Arin Kumar Sunday, May 27, 2012 THE Fiji under-20 rugby team can be a threat to any team if they play with a proper pattern says International Rugby Board’s Oceania Development manager Lee Smith. Smith conducted a scrum coaching session with the baby Flying […]

Fiji drops in world soccer rating

Fiji Drops In International Soccer Rankings SUVA – Fiji has fallen three places in the latest FIFA World Rankings and is now placed fourth in the Oceania region. Neighbours New Caledonia (155) and Samoa (156) have surpassed Fiji who is sitting on 160. National team director Tarunesh Reddy told Times Sport […]

Team effort takes Bangladesh to historic final

Source: Photo: Mahmudullah celebrates Bangladesh’s victory, Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Mirpur, March 20, 2012  (Courtesy Cricinfo) Bangladesh made it to the final of the Asia Cup, defying pre-tournament expectations with consecutive victories against their more fancied neighbours. It was only the second time they had reached the […]