Japan helps NOCSI

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) through the Japanese Embassy in Honiara has donated 50 judo uniforms to the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the Japanese Embassy Head office in Honiara yesterday. Ambassador Kenichi Kimiya said, he was very pleased to hand over the sets of judo uniform to NOCSI under the Japanese…

Fiji FA names Krishna

Suva (Fiji Times) – NEW ZEALAND-based striker Roy Krishna will lead Fiji in friendly internationals matches against Tonga and American Samoa. Krishna, 27, plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. Powerhouse Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva have four players each in the national training squad announced on Wednesday. Vanuatu-based defender Samu Kautoga and…

Star in the making

IPSWICH, (POST COURIER) – Surrounded by incredibly loud noise, Ipswich-based sprinter Miriam Peni did her home country Papua New Guinea proud. She completed a successful Pacific Games experience with a silver medal in the 4x100m relay after coming fifth in the open 100m final in Port Moresby. Given she’s 16, the Ipswich and District Athletic…

Flying Fijians threat: Serevi

TORONTO , (FIJI SUN) – Fiji 7s great Waisale Serevi believes the Vodafone Flying Fijians will make serious noise come the Rugby World Cup in England next month. The Seattle, Washington-based IRB 7s Hall of Fame star made the comment following Fiji’s triumphant 39-29 World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup final win against Manu Samoa Tuesday…

$2,000 bribe exposed

Dear Editor – I wish to applaud Jimmy Hanahunu for his courageous exposure of bribery and stand against such malpractices. I do not believe that it is the work of Jefter, but someone or organisation behind him. I say this because I have experienced such an experience where the law was being manipulated divert the…

Help for the Solomons

Dear Editor – In a recent letter to the Private Views column of your newspaper I read an article which, although overall was political in nature, it did mention the current plight of the National Referral Hospital when it said (quote) “see the current state of our National Referral Hospital where patients are without beds.…