Gold Medalist

Nauru Government celebrates powerlifting world dominance

Government Ministers David Adeang, Tawaki Kam, and Aaron Cook were on hand to welcome gold medallist Jezza back to Nauru on Sunday 23  June, and the celebrations continued last week with a special event at the Meneñ Hotel to honour the efforts of all competitors.

Jezza took the honours in Sweden in the World Classic in the super heavyweight +120kg class after the USA’s Ray Williams failed with three opening squats at 440 kilograms.

” I will treat all my matches as a final” Shing

Shing made the promise to his father, John Shing, when asked how did he sees his performance in the ongoing Pacific Mini Games in Port-Vila

Yoshua was first introduced in an international tournament when he participated for the first time in the Commonwealth back in 2006 in Melbourne, Australia at the age of 12 and hes was the youngest athlete at the games

At the age of 24, he is giving all his best today at the Pacific Games to win more medal and most importantly to prove himself on home ground

Three gold medalists named in Flying Fijians squad

Leone Nakarawa is an established member of the 15-a-side setup and has been joined by new caps Josua Tuisova and Vatemo Ravouvou, who were also a part of Fiji sevens success in RiOlympic gold medallists Leone Nakarawa, Josua Tuisova and Vatemo Ravouvou have been named in the Flying Fijians team.Photo: AFP

Akapusi Qera reassumes the captaincy and is one of seven players who last featured at the 2015 World Cup, alongside Nemani Nadolo, Tuapati Talemaitoga, Manasa Saulo, Dominiko Waqaniburotu, Nikola Matawalu and Asaeli Tikoirotuma.