West netball competition

The Western Netball Association has announced that a netball competition is scheduled for the end of next month from 28th September to 2nd Oct. 2015, in Gizo at the netball stadium. Western Netball Association for the first time will host this year’s competition inclusively with children with special needs in Gizo West Centre school. All…

Teachers’ competition underway

A soccer and netball competition for Honiara teachers is currently underway. Solomon Islands National Teachers’ Association (SINTA) branch in Honiara organised the event for its teachers to come together and enjoy themselves in sports. Chairman of the SINTA branch Honiara Frank Robolite’e told Star Sports that the competition started last week. “This is first of…

Fiji wins bid to host Oceania Swimming

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji has won the bid to host the Oceania Swimming Championships next year. Fiji Sports Council chairman Peter Mazey said this is also an Olympic games qualifying event. Other swimming disciplines included in the championship are synchronized, long distance, and water polo. “Next year is going to be one of the…

Fiji to explore sports tourism

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji is ready to explore Sport Tourism as a source of boosting the local economy. Chairman of the Fiji Sports Council Peter Mazey said as Government moves into its five and 20 year development plan, sports will be a large part of it. He adds the recent Oceania Youth tennis Tournament…

West Rennell taskforce

Dear Editor – Allowing me space again in your column so that I can respond to A. Jones regarding the above article, in Star Issue No.5952 on Thursday 20/08/15. I am sorry for him that he falls short to understand the points that I have raised in my article on 19th /08/2015. In fact my…

Voice of Katario

Dear Editor – An article in the Letters to the Editor column that seems to be not of the mainstream kind, made it to your column last week on Monday (17/08/15). Captioned “Congratulations ‘The Voice of Katario’”, the article was written by JS Pitabelama and referred to a recent gospel DVD release by youths from…

Solar help

Dear Editor – The Hon. Obed Neo is a Member of the Provincial Assembly for Ward 7 at Koviloko in Isabel Province and a gentleman who has done much to aid the elderly, the widows and disabled people in his ward, totaling more than 267 disadvantaged persons. He is desperately seeking aid to secure 350…