Local club rep loses final match

Western United FC have ended their Oceania Club Champions League campaign with no points after they were defeated by Fiji’s Suva FA 3-1 in their final group match on Saturday. United went down for the third time in a row fighting for at least a win, but all they managed to get was one goal,…

High school rugby sets to kick off

Secondary school students within Honiara will have another opportunity to expose their rugby skills when Credit Corporation High School 15s competition kicks off this coming weekend. Solomon Islands Rugby Development Officer Fredson Soaki told the Sunday Sports the competition will provide opportunity for young boys to develop their skills in the game. Soaki said the…

Rugby Plus programme set to roll

The Rugby Plus group is currently in the country led by the former Wallaby Illi Tabua to run rugby promotion programmes. The programmes will include morning workshops for the general public starting at 9am to 12:30pm. After the workshops the group will carry out school visits to various schools in Honiara and later in the…

Taiwan to donate soccer balls to SIFF

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) will receive a timely donation of footballs from Taiwan this week. Taiwanese embassy in Honiara confirmed this to Sunday Sport.  This comes as Taiwan’s navy squadron grace our shores tomorrow with loads of OA furniture and footballs to be donated to SIFF.  “As a gesture for goodwill and continued commitments…

G-camp aims to retain position

Honiara Football Association (HFA) division 2 runners up, G-Camp, aims to maintain their current position as second round of the soccer competition sets to kick off. The boys from Gilbert Camp in east Honiara are closely behind league leaders Sokamora FC from Makira. The competition has been running since last year. Coach John Winnian said…

PNG investor eyes Gold Ridge mine

A Papua New Guinea investor is reportedly eying to purchase the Gold Ridge mine in central Guadalcanal, and create a joint venture with landowners. Australian firm St Barbara is the current owner. The mine was closed since April last year in the wake of the flash floods that hit Guadalcanal and Honiara. It has not…

Group formed to tackle threats to environment

A group of local environmental organisations has joined hands to discuss and address environmental issues in the country. They are members of the Development Service Exchange (DSE), the umbrella body for NGOs in the country. Their goal is to share information and create space to provide updates on environment and conservation issues in the country.…

Church donates blood to hospital

Church members of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints of Solomon Islands recently donated to the low level of the Blood Bank at National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara. It is customary for people to donate blood to assist only their close family members in times of a medical emergency. But Self- Reliance Centre Coordinator of…

Residents pleased with upgraded road

Residents of Kobito and Lau Valley area in east Honiara say they were grateful for the work done to upgrade their feeder road. Work on the road had been going on for the past days, undertaken by Trade Transformation Company (TTC). The project was funded by the government with support from donors. A spokesman for…