Kurukuru final selection this week

The selection to name the final squad for the Solomon Islands national futsal team will be made this week. This was confirmed by the head coach of the Solomon Islands national futsal team, Juliano Schmeling on Wednesday. Schmeling revealed they will name 14 players who will travel for the World Cup. “We will select 14…

Women’s Try Rugby sessions

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will stage an exciting tag rugby and tackle rugby coaching sessions this Saturday through their development division. The program will be staged at the Town Ground Rugby Stadium this Saturday 30th July starting at 3:00pm. SIRUF confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “Players and teams…

Team PNG contingent depart for Rio

PORT MORESBY, (LOOP PNG) – The Team PNG contingent departs Port Moresby Wednesday for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The Team that left included Judo athlete, Raymond Ovinou and his coach, Richard Glied, Boxer, Thadius Katua and his coach, Joe Aufa, Weightlifting Team Manager, Winis Tua and Team PNG Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bernie…

G-Cup in September

GUADALCANAL Football Association (GFA) will host the Guadalcanal Cup (G-Cup) in September in a date yet to be set. According to GFA executive member, Patrick Miniti, it will use the tournament to select players to prepare for the Solomon Cup next year. Miniti said it is timely to organize this tournament to select a squad…

HFA league resume this weekend

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) League will resume this weekend after having its break during the recent Solomon Games. HFA confirmed this to Star Sports, Thursday. Fourteen matches are lined for premier division and divisions 1 and 2. Premier matches for this Saturday will see Koloale FC taking on Realas FC at 2pm to be…

Rio gets ready for rugby

RIO DE JANEIRO, (WORLD RUGBY) – With anticipation building as rugby prepares for its return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 92 years, the Deodoro Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is finally ready for action. The grass has been laid, the pitch marked out, the seating and floodlights installed in the temporary…

Pacific lifters battle uneven field – OWF

SUVA, (FIJI TV) -The General Secretary of the Oceanic Weightlifting Federation says the 15 competitors representing the region at next month’s Rio Olympics won’t be facing a level playing field. Paul Coffa said despite the natural talent of the Pacific lifters, they would will be up against some athletes who have been banned for drug…

The logging sector practices

AS a follow up of our article on the corrupt practices and conduct in logging industry, we here share some experiences of our clients. Our laws requires that any person/entity who wishes to carry on business in the country as a timber exporter or sawmiller in regards to customary land, such a person/entity must seek…

What does it really mean?

BY the time you are reading this commentary, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s delegation would have been on its way home. It had spent the last eight days in Taiwan meeting the key people in the island’s new administration. Prior to its departure, the people of Solomon Islands were told the purpose of the visit. Prime…