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Le poignant chant des Fidjiens après leur médaille d'or

JEUX OLYMPIQUES - L'équipe des Fidji est sortie victorieuse jeudi 11 août du tournoi masculin de rugby à 7, remportant la première médaille olympique de l'histoire du

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Fiji's rugby 7s coach given land and chiefly name as Olympic 'thank you'Fijis coach Benjamin Ryan has scored a big thank you for his role in the rugby 7s teams Olympic triumph. Image: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images By Johnny Lieu2016-08-30 01:49:43 UTC Theres no stopping the celebrations in Fiji after the country took home its first medal at the Rio Olympics beating the United Kingdom in a powerful emotional rugby 7s match. While the team has already been overwhelmed with plaudits their coach…

Canada head coach Liam Middleton believes defence is the main area they will need to sharpen to counter the Vodafone Fijian 7s team this Friday at 6pm. Middleton said they were aware of the challenge Fiji would bring on the first day. “We have prepared well and we are excited to see this new 7s season as a build up to the Rio Olympics.

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FIJI has never won Olympic gold but that could change in Rio with a rugby team drawn from the Pacific nation’s humble villages which takes the simple approach of training in sand dunes and coral lagoons.

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Australia men’s rugby team and Fiji women’s rugby team have qualified for next year’s sevens event in Olympics at Rio de Janeiro. The Wallabies defeated Tonga in the Oceania Sevens Championships final by 50-0 to claim the spot in Rugby at 2016 Olympic Games. On the other hand Fiji women’s beat Samoa by 55-0 to ...