Fiji won its second straight Olympic gold with a 27-12 victory over New Zealand in the rugby sevens final at the Tokyo Games.

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Fiji top bet for Gold in PNG Fiji top bet for Gold in PNG There will be gold medals on offer in 20 events across seven different sports at the Pacific Games today.

Rugby 7s climaxes with the playoff rounds, including medal matches in both the menís and womenís competition, where Fiji and Australia respectively look the teams to beat for gold.

The womenís gold medal match is scheduled for 8.58pm while the menís will kick off at 9.49pm. Six gold medals are on offer in swimming, while Vaía canoeing also will have medals.

Shooting also continues with the sole event of the day, the mixed single barrel final slated for 6pm.

This is a Ďdown the lineí discipline of clay target shooting and Fijiís Glenn Kable has been dominating these shotgun events in Pacific Games competition since 2003.

Power lifting sees gold medals in six different weight divisions on offer.

The Telecom Fijiana side defeated Tonga, 45-0 and will face New Caledonia at 12pm today in the quarterfinals while the menís quarterfinals will begin at 3:06pm.

In the basketball playoffs, the Fiji menís side will face Samoa at 3pm in the while the womenís side takes on Tahiti at 1pm.

The Fiji menís side defeated Tahiti 75-67 yesterday while the womenís side defeated PNG 88-69.

On the unofficial medal tally, Fiji now has 8 gold, 13 silver and 13 bronze medals and lies in fifth spot. PNG leads with 28 gold, 18 silver and 10 bronze medals, Tahiti is second with 16 gold, 11 silver and 7 bronze.

New Caledonia is third with 14 gold, 10 silver and 16 bronze, while Samoa has 11 gold and 14 silver.

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