Fiji will not change its national flag: PM

Fiji will not go ahead with a proposal to change its flag, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Thursday, meaning Britain's Union Jack will stay.

Fiji declares public holiday after winning first ever Olympic medal

Fiji will have an extra public holiday to celebrate the country's first ever Olympic medal after its rugby sevens team won gold in Rio, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced Friday.

Fiji's elegant giants glide to rugby gold, first-ever Olympic medal

Fiji win their country's first-ever Olympic medal by thrashing Britain 43-7 in the gold medal match of the rugby sevens.

Fiji assured of first-ever Olympic medal, meet Britain in rugby final

"When these guys are on form, they're untouchable," Britain's rugby sevens coach Simon Amor said after Fiji outclassed his team to win gold

Fiji shock New Zealand in rugby sevens and eye first medal

A shock win over New Zealand in the rugby sevens has carried Fiji into the semi-finals of the men's tournament and put the country on the verge of a first-ever Olympic medal.

Death toll in Fiji cyclone climbs to 29

The death toll from the cyclone that hit Fiji over the weekend climbed to 29, local media reported Tuesday.

Five dead in Fiji in wake of Cyclone Winston; clean-up begins

At least five people died during the weekend after a severe tropical cyclone left a trail of destruction through the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, according to media reports Sunday.