Solympics eyes second spot

THE country’s national U17 men’s futsal team, Solympics aims to finish second after Marist was confirmed winners of the 2018 Solomon Islands Ports Authority (SIPA) futsal league title. Solympics coach, Stanley Puiarana said they aim to finish high will not give away any matches despite going against the Vania the bottom team of the competition.…

Ragomo queries futsal facility

SOLOMON Islands Futsal sensation, Elliot Ragomo has called on responsible authorities to clarify when the proposed futsal facility will be built. Ragomo told Star Sports that it has been 10 years since the proposed futsal stadium was first promised. To date, nothing was done. “Just imagine it is more than 10 years, where is the…

Hayne selected into Vodafone Fiji Bati

Suva (Fiji Times) – SUPERSTAR Jarryd Haynes has been selected in the Vodafone Fiji Bati team for the Test Match against Papua New Guinea on June 23 in Australia. Coach Matthew Adamson has included all the overseas-based players for the mission. Fiji National Rugby League CEO Timoci Naleba said the coach selected the best players…

FBC to launch new Sports TV channel

SUVA, (FBC SPORTS) – The Fiji Broadcasting Corporation has added another feather to its cap, with the announcement of Fiji’s first ever free 24-hour sports channel. FBC Chief Executive, Riyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the plan to bring a dedicated channel on their platform has been long overdue. “There is huge demand for it. We took a…

Kia joins new boxing club

HENRY Kia has left the SINU boxing club to join Covenant Boxing Club, following a sealed deal recently. The young boxer who has represented Solomon Islands in recent boxing tournaments overseas said, he left his former club ‘looking for greener pasture’. He was officially released by the Honiara Amateur Association (HABA) to join his new…

Totori scores for Lautoka

Suva (Fiji Times) – LAUTOKA defeated Labasa 2-1 in the 2018 Vodafone Premier League match at Subrail Park in Labasa on Saturday. Lautoka’s goals were scored by Benjamin Totori and Kolinio Sivoki in the match. Meanwhile, Lautoka played Dreketi at 1.30pm yesterday at the same venue.

Ship crews undergo basic safety training

A GROUP of uncertified ship crew have successfully completed a safety training in Honiara last week. The training was facilitated by Sol-Safety Consultancy and Training Services (SSCTS), which is privately owned by Elijah Mouku. The training was made possible under the support of Solomon Islands Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA). The training enabled uncertified marines crews…

Private Sector welcomes Undersea Cable Agreement

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) as the peak body representing the private sector in the country applauds the Solomon Islands Government and the Australian Government for their commitment to progress the high-speed telecommunication undersea cable from Sydney to Honiara. On Wednesday 13th June 2018, Prime Minster Rick Houenipwela and his Australian…

Discipline is the key to success – AC Ratu

“Becoming a police officer was my child hood dream. I never gave up on that dream until I am now retiring from the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force,” says outgoing Assistant Commissioner, National Capital and Crime Prevention, Madam Gwen Ratu. From Malaita and Guadalcanal origin, she was recruited into the RSIPF back in October 1984…