Raramo: Rise up Malaita

THE Vice Chairman for ‘Malaitans for Malaita Initiatives’ through the National Malaita Fundraising Committee (NMFC) Redley Raramo has revealed that his committee is organizing a special event on the Malaita Second-appointed day to be held on August 15, 2016 here in Honiara. The theme for the celebration is ‘Rise up Malaita’. This theme is in…

Gov’t urged to compensate victims

THE GOVERNMENT is urged to pay compensation to the children, women and men of South Guadalcanal who came under fire from the patrol boat owned by the state between the years 2001 and 2002. Provincial Member for Vatukulau Ward in South Guadalcanal, Rollen Seleso, made the call, Thursday. “I was amongst the people at Veramogho…

TOUGH RULES

Strict guidelines to be enforced on national squad Preparations for the next stage of the World Cup Qualifiers will be intensive and will be under tough discipline. That was according to the president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai. Lai said there will be rules whereby all players must adhere to as…

Kurukuru final selection this week

The selection to name the final squad for the Solomon Islands national futsal team will be made this week. This was confirmed by the head coach of the Solomon Islands national futsal team, Juliano Schmeling on Wednesday. Schmeling revealed they will name 14 players who will travel for the World Cup. “We will select 14…

Women’s Try Rugby sessions

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will stage an exciting tag rugby and tackle rugby coaching sessions this Saturday through their development division. The program will be staged at the Town Ground Rugby Stadium this Saturday 30th July starting at 3:00pm. SIRUF confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “Players and teams…

Team PNG contingent depart for Rio

PORT MORESBY, (LOOP PNG) – The Team PNG contingent departs Port Moresby Wednesday for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. The Team that left included Judo athlete, Raymond Ovinou and his coach, Richard Glied, Boxer, Thadius Katua and his coach, Joe Aufa, Weightlifting Team Manager, Winis Tua and Team PNG Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Bernie…

G-Cup in September

GUADALCANAL Football Association (GFA) will host the Guadalcanal Cup (G-Cup) in September in a date yet to be set. According to GFA executive member, Patrick Miniti, it will use the tournament to select players to prepare for the Solomon Cup next year. Miniti said it is timely to organize this tournament to select a squad…

HFA league resume this weekend

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) League will resume this weekend after having its break during the recent Solomon Games. HFA confirmed this to Star Sports, Thursday. Fourteen matches are lined for premier division and divisions 1 and 2. Premier matches for this Saturday will see Koloale FC taking on Realas FC at 2pm to be…

Rio gets ready for rugby

RIO DE JANEIRO, (WORLD RUGBY) – With anticipation building as rugby prepares for its return to the Olympic Games for the first time in 92 years, the Deodoro Stadium in Rio de Janeiro is finally ready for action. The grass has been laid, the pitch marked out, the seating and floodlights installed in the temporary…