An exodus of players to Sri Lanka and semi-professional rugby league teams in Australia offers no scope for development and effectively ends the international careers of those involved, says Vodafone Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan.
The British Govt has ruled out mandatory pregnancy tests for women despite a Fijian-born British servicewoman who did not know she was pregnant giving birth on the frontline in Afghanistan this week.
The birth in Afghanistan, a first for a UK soldier sparked calls for extra testing for servicewomen before they head to the frontline.
According to MailOnline, soldiers currently have hearing, sight, blood and weight-related tests but nothing to find out if they are carrying a baby.
However the British Govt told MailOnline it is a matter of privacy and they expect women to come forward when they fall pregnant.
The unnamed Fijian — a gunner in the Royal Artillery —had a son in Camp Bastion just days after the Taliban launched a deadly attack on the UK’s main base in Helmand.
The baby and her mum are believed to have been flown back to Britain.
A military source told MailOnline the case is an unusual one and that the soldier in question “has not done anything wrong.”
She had been deployed with the 12th Mechanised Brigade since March after having passed her tough pre-deployment training, which included a gruelling eight-mile march and five-mile run, without inkling that she was pregnant.
Fiji FA made the right decision: PrasadWhile many are still questioning Fiji Football Association's decision to select Ba to play Suva in the Champion versus Champion, Suva president Mahen Prasad says the parent body has made the right call and they are ready to face the Men In Black.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.