Pacific Islands

The Irish national rugby union team has cancelled a planned tour of Fiji this summer due to the pandemic. Ireland and Fiji were due to play three Tests in July

Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua have taken a major step closer towards being accepted into the new Super Rugby competition being devised by New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia after they were granted…

Rugby union's world governing body is to contribute $1.65m (€1.4m) over three years to help two teams from the Pacific Islands enter the Super Rugby competition from 2022.

Fiji Rugby is seeking private investment to support the management of a team that will compete in the Super Rugby club competition in the coming years

The Lanka Premier League will start five days later from November 27 to December 17 and will only be played at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Stadium in Hambantota

Two torches that will be used in the Olympic and Paralympic torch relays at the postponed Tokyo Games next summer have started an eight-month tour of Tokyo

Sunday's NRL grand final in Sydney provided a 12 per cent boost in television ratings from last year, 2.97 million tuned in to free-to-air broadcaster Nine up from the 2

A raft of broadcast rights contracts signed for sailing’s 36th America’s Cup include deals with both public-service and pay-television broadcasters in Italy and the UK, as a priority is placed on maximum exp…

Fiji and Japan will line up alongside the Six Nations sides in an eight-team international rugby union competition in Europe in November and December

New Zealand Rugby has effectively put an end to the current format for Super Rugby, announcing plans for a new eight-to-ten team club competition that will exclude sides from South Africa and Argentina

Japan and Fiji have been invited to join an expanded Six Nations international rugby tournament being proposed to take place this November and December

A new initiative has launched that will provide Pacific Island nations with access to sports coverage from Australian free-to-air commercial networks Seven, Nine and Ten, along with other content providers

More sports organisations and athletes around the world are cutting pay and introducing other cost-saving measures as the economic impact of the coronavirus bites

The executive board of the International Olympic Committee has approved the Paris 2024 organising committee’s plans for a new urban sports arena near the Champs-Elysées and also given the green light fo…

Paris 2024 has today (Thursday) confirmed that the Polynesian island of Tahiti will host surfing events during its summer Olympic Games, subject to formal approval from the International Olympic Committee…

The organising committee for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games is considering staging the event’s surfing competitions on the Pacific island of Tahiti.

Global Rapid Rugby, a new club competition incorporating former Super Rugby franchise Western Force, has today (Thursday) revealed plans for its debut season with teams representing Fiji, Samoa, Hong Kong…