Temotu gets 3 points from Honiara

Temotu Province football team registered their first three points clear in the Solomon Games football competition following their 1-0 against a determined Honiara side at the Lawson Tama Stadium yesterday. The win puts them on second place with four points behind Western Turtles who also has four points but with two points in goal difference.…

Firisia confirms Olympic spot

(FIJI TIMES) – Solomon Islands female athlete Sharon Firisia has sealed her Rio wild card spot with a gold medal in the women’s 5000m run. Firisia said while the time recorded was far from her personal best she was content with the gold medal. “I am so happy but not with the time because the…

Women’s Beach Volley semi’s next week

THE semi-finals for the women’s Beach Volley will take place next week. Officials at the games venue told Star Sports yesterday that all pool matches for the women’s Beach Volley have already been completed, Friday. For men, team Honiara beat team Malaita on Friday. Six provinces are participating in the Women’s Beach Volleyball competition. They…

Beach Eagles defeat Honiara

THE Malaita Eagles Beach Soccer team has maintained their winning streak on day four of the Solomon Games beach soccer competition. Beach Eagles narrowly defeated hosts team Honiara 5-4 in an electrifying match of the day on Friday. The top favourites, Beach Eagles took the lead few minutes from the opening actions of the first…

Peace event

Dear Editor – Its good to see the successful staging of the national healing and apology week. At least some of the former combatants have come together and reconcile with each other and with the government, police and Honiara city. Its a first step to achieving lasting peace in the country. The experience from the…

Toilet plea

Dear Editor – Honiara city is a growing in terms of the population. Yet, one of the services that is lacking is public toilet. I’m not sure how many public toilets we have in our city. I remember one near the Honiara public library and at the Central Market. Apart from that, there are not…

Breathalyzer gets first 10

Police chief issues stern warning on drink-driving TEN people have been arrested for drink -driving over the weekend as a result of putting breathalyzers to its first use during a police operation last weekend. Police Commissioner Frank Prendergast said despite the police warnings, police still apprehend 10 people who were tested over the legal limit.…

Randy making a difference in Fiji

A LOCAL Solomon Islands student studying at the University of South Pacific (USP) in Fiji is now popular there, as he is embarking on a lone journey to raise funds for the victims of the Tropical Cyclone Winston. TC Winston brought devastation and havoc in Fiji , early this year. Randy Chite of Western Province…