Pacific games broadcasters revealed

2015 Pacific Games is pleased to announce two domestic television broadcasters who will provide coverage of the Games. They are EMTV and Click Pacific Limited who have signed on as non exclusive domestic right holders for the 2015 Pacific Games. EMTV will be PNG’s Lead Broadcaster of the 2015 Pacific Games. In this capacity they…

NZ men join strongest ever Oceania Sevens

IRB – For the first time in the tournament’s history, the All Black Sevens are set to compete in Oceania’s regional Sevens competition. The Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU) has announced that the 2014 Oceania Sevens will be played on 3-4 October, alongside the Noosa International Sevens on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. One week before…

New FIFA Project development in Santo

Football in Vanuatu has received a major fillip with an upgrade of the Sokka City Stadium in Luganville, Santo Province. Sokka City Stadium played host to the OFC U-17 Championship two years ago and attracted average crowds of 6,000. FIFA Development Officer Glenn Turner outlined the vision for the Northern region of Vanuatu’s football community.…

Big names back in Fiji 7s team

FIJI TIMES – Several former sevens reps are making their return to the Fiji sevens training camp next week. Vodafone Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan has named his extended squad to prepare for the upcoming 2014/15 HSBC Sevens World Series. He has included players such as Nasoni Roko, Jasa Veramalua, Sitiveni Waqa, Jone Vota, Emosi…

DPP’s hysterical reply

Dear Editor – The hysterical reply by Mr Talasasa to my comments made at a Family Violence workshop has disappointed many people in Solomon Islands. It is disappointing that the chief prosecutor of the country reverts to threatening a Justice of the High Court for explaining the experiences he has had in his court. But…

Why forget Y.Sato?

Dear Editor – Someone who needs to be thanked was ignored by the head of the Anglican Church of Melanesian (C.O.M) during the recent visit by the Archbishop of Canterbury. If we reflect back on the release of the seven Melanesian brothers, it was Yukio Satu who played a major role in the negotiation process.…

Taekwondo leadership should step down

Dear Editor – I write to express the views of those representing Focus Taekwondo Club in Honiara, concerning the current Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (S.I.T.U) President and his executive. I find them incapable of leadership based on the points stated herein: 1.     Election of S.I.T.U. Executive Council Members The last election of the current S.I.T.U.…

Northwest Choiseul constituency

Dear Editor – I’d like to contribute to a debate regarding the current Member of Parliament for North West Choiseul. It is interesting to note that whilst the National election is around the corner much has been seen and debated in the media regarding our constituency and MP. Anyway my purpose of writing this note…