Sports Archive August 2016

Solomon Islands U20s Hoping to Surprise

It will be a new-look Solomon Islands squad that arrives in Vanuatu for the Oceania Under 20 men's football championship.
Sharon Firisua at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Firisua Beats National and Pacific Record

She may have finished a long way behind the leading group, but Solomon Islands' Sharon Firisua has never the less emerged from the qualifying round for the Olympic 5000-metres with a new national and Pacific record.
Fiji Eyes Olympic Medal in Rugby

Fiji Eyes Olympic Medal in Rugby

Fiji will be hoping to make history by winning a first-ever Olympic medal in the men's rugby sevens that also features a powerful New Zealand team featuring code-swapping star Sonny Bill Williams.