Holmes is new airline chair

NATIONAL carrier Solomon Airlines has a new board. It is chaired by Austin Holmes, who replaces outgoing chairman Denton Rarawa. The board held its first meeting Tuesday this week, according to Solomon Airlines insiders. It was not clear what was discussed in the first meeting, but according to one source, the chief executive officer’s job…

Lai praised stars

THE President of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has commended the national futsal team for the successful victory over their hot rival, Fustal Whites on Wednesday in their third match of the 2016 Oceania Futsal World Cup Qualifiers in Fiji. In his congratulatory messages Lai thanked the Kurukuru’s including their coaching staff who are…

Toilet issue at airport resolved

Privacy concerns at the Honiara International Airport Arrival Rest rooms has been solved. This was confirmed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Aviation and Communication Moses Virivolomo yesterday. Mr Virivolomo said over the past days the contractor had been working hard to get the job done which saw the men’s toilet fixed and…

Mission on target

THE Kurukuru assistant coach has reiterated that their mission for this Oceania World Cup Qualifiers in Fiji is to prove all critics wrong and make the nation proud. Jerry Sam stressed this to Star Sports from Fiji yesterday. “We have confident to prove all the critics wrong and make our nation proud not for the…

Touch Day Out Event This Weekend

The ‘Touch Day Out’ Touch Rugby Competition Day 1 has been re-scheduled for this weekend, Saturday 13th February. The event will take place at DC Park, Henderson from 12:00pm to 5:30pm. Organisers have apologised for postponing the event last weekend due to the condition of the field after the heavy rain and the risk of…

Three hunting for top honours

OFC: The Solomon Islands’ Kurukuru has moved a step closer to Colombia 2016 after seeing off New Zealand, but the Futsal Whites and Vanautu are still on their heels as the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship moves into day four of competition. The reigning champions have been clinical in their performances thus far. They’re improving with…

Solomons move clear at the top

OFC: Kurukuru captain Elliot Ragomo played a starring role for the Solomon Islands as they downed New Zealand 4-1 to move three points clear of the pack on Wednesday – Match Day 3 of the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship. Vanuatu twice came from behind in the opener against New Caledonia to secure a 6-3 victory,…

Fiji thrashed by Tahiti

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) – Vodafone Fiji futsal team was thrashed 1-9 by Tahiti in the 2016 Oceania Football Confederation Futsal Championship at the Vodafone Arena in Suva Wednesday night. Fiji was outclassed by Tahiti in most areas as they were too quick and smart for the home side. Fiji also got a few scoring…