Nawo stays with national team

One of the three Solomon Islands national football players who were center of the row between the Solomon Islands national coach and Vanuatu’s Amicale FC’s manager has decided to remain with the national squad for the Australian tour. National head coach, Coach Moses Toata on Tuesday confirmed that Joses Nawo has decided to remain with…

TSL teams gear up for league

CLUBS that qualify for the Telekom S-league (TSL) championship have begun serious training ahead of the premier league which is set to start next month. Solomon Warriors, Western United, Koloale, KOSSA, Marist Fire, Guadalcanal, Real Kakamora, West Honiara and Malaita Kingz are the nine clubs that will be competing this year. The S-league champs Solomon…

Taekwondo returns to the ring

Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union SITU is calling on the national taekwondo team to resume its training this week in preparation for the upcoming international tournaments this year. SITU Secretary General John Alick made the call yesterday for athletes who represented the country in the recent Pacific Games to attend training starting this morning. Alick said…

Keeping election pledges

Dear Editor – Last week saw the new British High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands, His Excellency Chris Trott, make a courtesy call on the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. In a subsequent press release from the office of the Prime Minister, it was reported that the PM had spoken about the Democratic Coalition for Change…

Fake medical clearances

Dear Editor – The allegation (SStar No.6080) by Director of NTU, who stated“…NTU did not want fake medical clearances.  Past students pay various doctors to do their health clearances, which was cheating” is a ridiculous sweeping and incriminating immature statement. Whilst I have no concern about designating Honiara International Medical Centre to undertake medical clearance…