Elite refs conclude FIFA course

Elite referees in Solomon Islands concluded a five-day FIFA Member Association refereeing course in Honiara on Tuesday afternoon with thirty plus participants receiving their certificate of attendance. The course commenced on Friday and was led by FIFA instructors Alejo Perez Leguizamon and Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh. The opening ceremony of the course was witnessed by local…

Fiji Pearls down Singapore

BANGKOK, (FIJI TIMES) – The Fiji Pearls invitational side won another match Monday beating the touring Singapore national team. The Singapore side held the Pearls to an 11-11 draw after the first quarter but at the second quarter the Pearls pulled up their game to lead the Ruth Aitken-coached side 28-19. The lead was increased…

$100m from rugby

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fijian rugby players are more in demand overseas as they are renowned for their pace, skills and hard running rugby. The game of rugby has injected a lot of money into the country from rugby players around the world. In 2015, about $100 million (US$50 million) was raked into the country…

Village killing

Suspect arrested, remanded A MAN has been remanded in custody on Tuesday afternoon for allegedly chopping to death another man with a bush knife at Koivo village in the Guadalcanal plains over the weekend. Peter Kwainia was remanded in custody until July 5 when he is due back in the Honiara Magistrates Court. Police alleged…