New executive for SITTF

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federations (SITTF) has a new executive as of Wednesday. The new executive was elected during the SITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at the NOCSI Conference room, chaired by the president of Hockey and Archery, Nihal Seneviratne. The SITTF president Aldrin Bekala stands undefeated with the secretary general Elwin…

DOLPHIN CAGING

Operator identified A DOLPHIN captive centre police raided at Mbungana, Central Province, last Saturday was operated by the country’s only qualified veterinary Dr Baddeley Anita. Central Province premier Patrick Vasuni confirmed this to the Solomon Star. “…yes the province has granted Dr Anita a licence to keep dolphins at Mbungana,” MrVasuni said. “But this is…

Casino owner’s son acquitted

THE court on Tuesday found the son of the owner of the Pacific Casino hotel who allegedly tried to burn the hotel down not guilty of the allegation after a trial. Tommy Leong was therefore acquitted of the charges of two counts of arson, two counts of attempted arson and four counts of malicious damage.…

HOCKEY IN TOP AWARD RACE

Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) was amongst the shortlisted 2016 Hockey Revolution Awards. This was official announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) late last month.  “The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the shortlist for all of the Hockey Revolution Awards which will be presented at the Hockey Revolution Part 2 Conference in Dubai,’’…

KOSSA futsal training delayed

KOSSA Futsal club’s training has been delayed for the next few weeks. This is due to the maintenance work done at the Multipurpose Hall. Coach, Thomas Kalola told Star Sports trainings should resume as soon as the venue is set. Kalola said early preparation is a must so that the team is well prepared for…

Tennis election, Wednesday

A new executive to lead the Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation (SITTF) for the next four years will be elected on Wednesday. The election will be the highlight of today’s SITTF’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). The meeting will be held at the Office of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the City…

Use of ‘G’ vehicles

Dear Editor – Knowing the simple rules governing (G) vehicles and reporting incidents seen to appropriate authorities is away forward in assisting to reduce corruption. It is important to realise that more than half of Solomon Islands population does not know the simple rules governing (G) Vehicles. This is seen as disabling of Whistle Blower’s…