Archive for August 6th, 2017

Washington formally tells UN of Paris agreement withdrawal

Washington formally tells UN of Paris agreement withdrawal

The Trump administration has officially told the United Nations the US intends to pull out of the Paris climate change agreement. President Donald Trump announced in June the US would leave the pact, and now Washington has formally communicated this to the UN. The US State Department described its communication with the UN as a […]

Crusaders crowned Super Rugby champions 2017

Crusaders crowned Super Rugby champions 2017

The Crusaders claim their eighth Super Rugby championship with victory over the Lions in Johannesburg.  Scott Robertson looked into the eyes of his jubilant Crusaders players after their 25-17 win over the Lions, and could see how relieved they were to finally be the kings of Super Rugby. The victory in the final over the Lions, […]

New rules at airports coming after terror scare

New rules at airports coming after terror scare

NEW rules for travellers at Australian airports are coming in after a flight crackdown was ordered following the Sydney airport terrorism plot. The dramatic new security clampdown will tighten restrictions for taking liquids on board, photo IDS and possibly introduce biometric ID checks and full body scans. The stringent new measures may also prohibit anyone […]

New Fijian bottled water hits market

New Fijian bottled water hits market

Fijian Olympians continue to stamp their mark in the local business scene as valuable ambassadors. SAVU, a new Fijian bottled water from an artesian aquifer in a protected rainforest in the Namosi highlands, has announced it has signed its first official brand ambassador: Rugby Sevens Captain and Olympic Gold Medallist Osea Kolinisau. Natalie Marletta, co-founder […]

Baber says next 7s Olympians most likely to come out from Deans competition

Baber says next 7s Olympians most likely to come out from Deans competition

Some of our next 7’s Olympians are most likely to come out from the Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby competition which is underway at the ANZ stadium. Vodafone Fiji’s 7’s Coach Gareth Baber is at the grounds witnessing the Coke Zero Deans semi-finals and is highly likely to rope in some standout players. Baber says the Deans […]