Rugby 7s Olympic Glory unites nation, Pacific

When you think of Rugby 7s, the ascent of Fiji’s men’s team to the summit of 7s heaven and their winning of almost every accolade of the fast-paced and ever-growing sport is usually the first thing that come to

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Olympic Glory unites nation and the Pacific

The medal-winning performances of the Fijian men and women's teams at the Tokyo Olympics have united the nation and the

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IB August 2021 edition

Islands Business August Issue

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Fiji Wins Gold in Tokyo: Mission Accomplished

Fiji’s flag is flying high again as the country’s men’s rugby 7s team successfully defended its gold medal after a thrilling final against old rugby rivals New Zealand last night. The nail biting encounter was a

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Fiji and NZ to meet in 7s gold medal clash

New Zealand and Fiji will meet in the gold medal match of the men’s Olympic sevens tournament at Tokyo 2020 tonight. The Fiji 7s men’s team shrugged off an unwavering Argentina side this afternoon. Young Sireli

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Tokyo 2021: Pacific athletes ready to go

Let the Games Begin! Once again we will get to hear this iconic line as the Summer Olympic Games sets up for another momentous opening ceremony in Tokyo tonight. Despite the long delays and seeds of doubt conjured by

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Olympic travel a big challenge for some Pacific Island teams

Famous athletes in sports like tennis and golf heading to the Tokyo Olympics will probably arrive in Japan at the front of the plane. It’s a style to which the athletes of the Pacific Islands are unaccustomed.

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Rugby sevens pools announced for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The pools for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic rugby sevens competitions have been confirmed as players, teams and fans countdown to the kick-off at Tokyo Stadium on 26 July. The 12 men’s and 12 women’s teams have been

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Fiji crowned Oceania 7s champions

Fijian 7s team was crowned the PacificAus Sports Oceania 7s champions after remaining undefeated and beating the All Black 7s 17-7 in their final match in Townsville. Coach Gareth Baber tried various combinations during

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Cook Islands swimmer off to Olympics

Cook Islands swimmer Wesley Roberts has broken a national record and qualified for the Tokyo Olympics. Wesley Roberts, also known as the “Atiu Rocket”, broke the national record in the 400 metre freestyle (3.52.50)

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Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia through to Olympics

Samoan weightlifter Iuniarra Sipaia has confirmed her spot in the Tokyo Olympics next month and says she is honored to be representing the country. Sipaia told the Samoa Observer in an interview on Tuesday that she felt

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Brisbane set to host 2032 Olympics

In a move that would prove a big boost to Pacific Islands athletes, Brisbane is set to be awarded the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games next month after clearing the penultimate hurdle in the International Olympic

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