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Undersea volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami
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Undersea volcano erupts in Pacific, islanders rush to escape tsunami

Satellite images showed a huge eruption, a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters

Tokyo Olympics 2020: COVID-hit Fiji celebrates rugby sevens gold
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: COVID-hit Fiji celebrates rugby sevens gold

In an editorial, the Fiji Times newspaper lauded the sevens team’s victory against the odds and its effect on a weary nation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fiji defends rugby sevens title with 27-12 win over New Zealand
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fiji defends rugby sevens title with 27-12 win over New Zealand

The elated Fijians burst into a cappella hymns that boomed around the stadium to celebrate just the second ever Olympic medal for the nation of 890,000 people scattered around more than 330 Pacific islands.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Argentina bounce back to beat South Africa, join Fiji, Britain and New Zealand in rugby sevens semis
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Argentina bounce back to beat South Africa, join Fiji, Britain and New Zealand in rugby sevens semis

The Fijians will next play Argentina, which rebounded to beat South Africa 19-14, and Britain will have to contend with top-ranked New Zealand.

Undersea earthquake of 7.7 magnitude sets off small tsunami in South Pacific islands
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Undersea earthquake of 7.7 magnitude sets off small tsunami in South Pacific islands

Waves of 10 centimetres were measured in Vanuatu and a smaller tsunami was detected in New Caledonia

Tsunami confirmed in South Pacific after 7.7-magnitude undersea quake strikes north of New Zealand
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Tsunami confirmed in South Pacific after 7.7-magnitude undersea quake strikes north of New Zealand

The US government's NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said waves reaching between 0.3 and one metre above the tide level were possible for Fiji, New Zealand, and Vanuatu in the South Pacific

ISL: Nine overseas footballers, including eight Brazilians, given green signal to arrive in India for new season
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ISL: Nine overseas footballers, including eight Brazilians, given green signal to arrive in India for new season

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has granted permission to a total of ten foreigners to join their respective clubs for pre-season in Goa for ISL 2020-21

Ranveer Singh's Simmba to re-release in Australia, Fiji as cinemas reopen after coronavirus lockdown
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Ranveer Singh's Simmba to re-release in Australia, Fiji as cinemas reopen after coronavirus lockdown

Simmba, an official remake of Telugu hit Temper, also starred Sara Ali Khan and Ashutosh Rana.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Two Fiji rugby players arrested for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after returning from overseas
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Two Fiji rugby players arrested for breaking COVID-19 quarantine after returning from overseas

The Fiji Rugby Union has criticised two of its top professional players who have been arrested for failing to self-isolate after returning to Fiji from overseas.

Totaram Sanadhya, an Indian in Fiji: A life defined by the indentured labour system and the fight against it
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Totaram Sanadhya, an Indian in Fiji: A life defined by the indentured labour system and the fight against it

An indentured labourer sent to Fiji, Totaram Sanadhya survived near-starvation and back-breaking work to become a successful sugarcane farmer. He travelled throughout the islands, meeting labourers and listening to their tales of woe. He would go on to write a letter to Mahatma Gandhi, requesting that an English-speaking lawyer be despatched to Fiji to help the Indians get organised

India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns
India

India recorded highest births on New Year's Day with 67,385 babies born, China holds second spot with 46,299 newborns

China, with 1.43 billion people in 2019, and India, with 1.37 billion, have long been the two most populous countries of the world

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales edge past Uruguay to set up quarter-final against rivals France
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales edge past Uruguay to set up quarter-final against rivals France

When the final whistle blew, Wales had enjoyed 66 per cent of possession and 73 per cent of the territory, yet it took three tries in the last 15 minutes to give them a respectable scoreline

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales gain bonus point in win over Fiji, send Australia through to quarters
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales gain bonus point in win over Fiji, send Australia through to quarters

As the game wore on, the superior quality of the Welsh attack told, and forward passes cost Fiji two more tries

Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales clinch thrilling victory over Australia, inch closer to top position in Pool D
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Wales clinch thrilling victory over Australia, inch closer to top position in Pool D

Wales, 43-14 winners over Georgia in their opener, will now be confident of finishing their pool unbeaten, with their next opponents Fiji in Oita on 9 October before taking on Uruguay in Kumamoto four days later.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Georgia make light work of Uruguay, register 33-7 bonus-point win
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Georgia make light work of Uruguay, register 33-7 bonus-point win

A dominant forward display laid the foundation for an impressive victory by Georgia, who will now target an upset against Australia on 11 October as their path to a shock quarter-final place from Pool D.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada seek inspiration from Uruguay's shock victory ahead of campaign opener against Italy
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Canada seek inspiration from Uruguay's shock victory ahead of campaign opener against Italy

Uruguay's shock win over Fiji has inspired Canada who are looking for a similar upset when they open their World Cup campaign against Six Nations wooden-spooners Italy in Fukuoka on Thursday.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Minnows Uruguay pull off greatest upset in their history by beating Fiji 30-27
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Minnows Uruguay pull off greatest upset in their history by beating Fiji 30-27

Minnows Uruguay pulled off the greatest upset in their history on Wednesday as they stunned Fiji 30-27 to leave the Pacific islanders staring at an early exit from the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia survive Fiji scare to clinch victory; New Zealand gear up to face arch-rivals South Africa on Day 2
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia survive Fiji scare to clinch victory; New Zealand gear up to face arch-rivals South Africa on Day 2

South Africa will play in shirts bearing an image of Chester Williams, the only black member of the Springboks' 1995 World Cup-winning team who died this month at 49

FIH Women's Series Finals 2019: Gurjit Kaur scores four as India beat Fiji 11-0 to storm into semi-finals
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FIH Women's Series Finals 2019: Gurjit Kaur scores four as India beat Fiji 11-0 to storm into semi-finals

Gurjit Kaur slammed four goals as India thrashed lowly Fiji 11-0 to storm into the semifinals of the FIH Women's Series Finals hockey tournament

ISL: ATK sign Fijian forward Roy Krishna from A-League side Wellington Phoenix FC for upcoming season
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ISL: ATK sign Fijian forward Roy Krishna from A-League side Wellington Phoenix FC for upcoming season

Former champions ATK on Tuesday unveiled Fijian forward Roy Krishna as their first International signing for the next Indian Super League season