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ACE champs visit villagers

FASANOC’s Athletes and Communities Engagement (ACE) community outreach program in partnership with Nayavu Health Centre and Tailevu Sub Division medical team continued its outreach activities at Naituvatuva Village in Tailevu and Nalidi Village in Ra...

Tiger withdraws from Hero World Challenge with foot injury

Tiger Woods on Monday announced he will not compete at this week’s Hero World Challenge due to a foot injury that is making it difficult for him to walk but said he still plans to compete at two events in December. Woods, who turns 47 next month and has not competed since missing the cut...

Browns return Watson to roster after suspension

Nov 28 (Reuters) – The Cleveland Browns returned quarterback Deshaun Watson, who has faced allegations of sexually assaulting women, to their 53-man roster on Monday after an 11-game suspension without pay for violating the National Football League’s personal conduct policy. Watson, a three-times Pro Bowl selection, is expected to start Sunday’s away game against his...

Australian Open’s revamped format ‘good for the game’ – Smith

(Reuters) – The Australian Open’s new format, in which the men’s and women’s tournaments will take place simultaneously, will be good for golf, world number three Cameron Smith said on Tuesday. The regional circuit’s most prestigious event returns in Melbourne this week after being cancelled twice during the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be held at...

29th November

Croatia school trash-talking Canada

DOHA, Nov 27 (Reuters) – After an opening loss to Belgium, coach John Herdman had boldly predicted that Canada, who had not won a single World Cup game or even scored a goal, were “gonna eff Croatia” the 2018 finalists. After being thrashed 4-1 by the 12th ranked Croatians on Sunday, Andrej Kramaric, who contributed...

White Sox agree on 1-year deal with RHP Mike Clevinger

Right-hander Mike Clevinger completed his return to the American League Central on Sunday after he agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, multiple outlets reported. MLB Network reported it is a one-year deal for the former Cleveland and San Diego starter at a salary of “more than $8 million.” Clevinger, 31, went 7-7...

Free agent WR Odell Beckham Jr. removed from flight

November 27 – Free agent wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. was removed from a flight on Sunday morning, Miami-Dade Police said. Officers responded to a medical emergency aboard an American Airlines flight bound for Los Angeles at Miami International Airport at about 9:30 a.m. after the crew became concerned about Beckham. “As they tried to...

28th November

Archers shoot for places

The Fiji Archery Association held its second senior qualification round to select a team to the Oceania Archery Championship which will be held in Australia next year. The qualifiers, one of five events to select a six-member team to the championship in Adelaide next April, was held at the St Marcellin Primary School grounds in...

Breakers go on scoring blitz to crush Brisbane Bullets

The New Zealand Breakers exploded offensively to dismantle the Brisbane Bullets 116-79 in Auckland on Sunday and continue their flourishing start to the National Basketball League Season. The Breakers continue to defy a horror travel schedule – having come back from winning in Cairns on Friday night. But they were in no mood for leniency...

Canada down Italy to set up Davis Cup final showdown with Australia

(Reuters) -Canada booked a showdown with Australia in the Davis Cup final after Felix Auger-Aliassime and Vasek Pospisil edged out Italians Matteo Berrettini and Fabio Fognini 7-6(2) 7-5 in a tightly fought decisive doubles affair on Saturday. The Canadians will be chasing their first title in the men’s team competition when they take on 28-times...

Nadal says ‘a part of his life left’ when Federer retired

(Reuters) – Rafael Nadal admitted that “a part of his life left” with Roger Federer when his great rival retired from tennis — with both players left an emotional wreck on court after the Swiss played his last ever competitive match in September at the Laver Cup. The two, who between them have won 42...

27th November

Suvavou Wins Men’s Volleyball

THE Suvavou men’s team walked away $3000 richer and with the 15th Fiji Bitter Wairiki 7s carnival volleyball title after beating Waica X by 3-1 in the final. It was a battle of the best team from Viti Levu and Waica from Vanua Levu on Taveuni. Waica X won the first set 22-25 before Suvavou...

Woods to Compete with Son

TIGER Woods, who has not competed since missing the cut at the British Open in July, has added a third December event to his calendar as he agreed to play with his son Charlie at the PNC Championship in Orlando, tournament organisers said on Friday. The December 17-18 event at Ritz-Carlton Golf Club is a...

NZ Beats India in 1st ODI

AUCKLAND, New Zealand— Tom Latham made a career-best 145 and captain Kane Williamson scored 94 in an unbroken partnership of 221 which lifted New Zealand to a seven-wicket win over India on Friday in the first of three one-day internationals. The match was in the balance when Latham joined Williamson with New Zealand at 88-3...

26th November

India begin preparation

INDIA skipper Shikhar Dhawan views the one-day series against New Zealand as part of their preparation for the home World Cup next year but rival captain Kane Williamson preferred to stay in the present. India were eliminated in the semi-finals of the 20-overs World Cup in Australia earlier this month but prevailed in the T20...

Canada set up Davis Cup semi with Italy

CANADA beat Germany 2-1 to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals where they will face an Italy who advanced earlier on Thursday with a stunning upset of the United States in Malaga, Spain. Vasek Pospisil and Denis Shapovalov clinched the winning point for Canada with a 2-6 6-3 6-3 triumph over Kevin Krawietz and Tim Puetz...

25th November

Sukuna Bowl: Blues rule volleyball courts

It was an emotional victory for the Police women’s volleyball team which beat Army by three-straight sets to successfully defend its title. A day before the competition, team player Moli Karanavatu lost her mother. According to the 38-year-old police Sergeant, her mum was her pillar of strength and always encouraged her to play. “I went...

Help for Fiji: Australian clinics promise recognised qualification

Fijians now have a chance to get one of the best qualifications in sports that can gain world recognition. Thanks to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) Sports Cell, a group of Australian sports officials are conducting capacity building training and coaching clinics at Albert Park in Suva to selected sports organisations. As Fijians leave in...

24th November

Golfers rush in for 2022 Lautoka Open prize

The cream of Fijian golfers head to Lautoka City this weekend to compete in one of Fiji’s oldest and most lucrative annual golf tournaments. The anticipation among local golfers, and some from abroad, has seen a battle royal building up for Saturday’s 91st edition of the Shop N Save-sponsored Lautoka Open golf championship. The 18...

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