Papua New Guinea eye Slovakia showdown

OFC: Papua New Guinea’s hopes of reaching the Girls’ Youth Olympic Football Tournament semi-finals rest on downing Slovakia on Wednesday in Nanjing. Beaten 7-0 by South American hot-shots Venezuela in their first match, Papua New Guinea can still slip into the last four if they can somehow beat the European side in their final group…

S-League to adopt original format

The Telekom S-league competition will go through the original two phase format this season. This was according to the the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). The S-League Board revealed that the new season will return to the competition format originally adopted by SIFF two years ago. The first phase is the TSL competition and will…

Solomon Islands represented in the Youth Leadership Program in Gwangju Republic of Korea

SOLOMON Islands is taking part in Youth Leadership Program in Korea. Bremer Lekelalu Abana, Community Based Rehabilitation, Field Worker of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services was selected as one of the participants for the 10th Youth Leadership Program, following recommendation from Solomon Islands National Paralymic Committee (SINPC) and Community Based Rehabilitation Unit (CBR).…

Local scoop double in Vanuatu

A Solomon Islands student studying at St. Patricks College in Penama Province, Vanuatu has scooped two awards at an annual weeklong Penama Inter Secondary Association (PISSA) games. Jordana Rota Kolivangana, whose parents are teachers at the college on Friday walked away with a Silver medal she won on table tennis. She also won a 10000…

Futsal awaits nod from SIFF

Kurukuru coach wants early preparations The head coach of the Solomon Islands National Futsal Team, Dickson Kadau says he wants to start early preparations in order to get the Kurukuru team fully prepared for next year’s Oceania World Cup Qualifiers. Kadau told Star Sports that since the release of the names of players to form…

Sheer hard work paid off: SOSA coach

The coach of SOSA the newly crowned Honiara Netball Association (HNA) Netball League champions, Shalom Akao says she was impressed with her team’s performance. Ms Akao said it was through sheer hard work that brought them victory in this year’s HNA league champions. SOSA netball club has again proved their dominance in the Honiara netball…

Judge scorns police probe of sexual cases

THE level and standard of police investigation into sexual violence cases varies from poor to abysmal, a High Court judge says. Justice Pallaras was speaking on his experiences and views from the bench in relation to sexual offending and family violence at the Family Violence and Youth Justice Workshop that started yesterday at the Honiara…

Where’s our DPP?

Country needs a full-time Director of Public Prosecution, says judge A HIGH Court judge says the country needs and deserves a “full time” Director of Public Prosecutions. Justice Stephen Pallaras, QC, made the call in light of the frequent overseas travels by the Director of Public Prosecution Ronald Bei Talasasa. He said Mr Talasasa’s regular…