SIFF congress deferred

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has rescheduled the 2016 ordinary congress set for early this month to May 2016. SIFF’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO ) Neil Poloso confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement. “Please be informed that following SIFF EXCO meeting in late February 2016,  the  SIFF Ordinary Congress 2016 which was scheduled…

Volleyball quarter finals staged

The men’s quarter final matches of the 10th Easter annually volley ball championship in Honiara has successfully ended on Thursday. Gizo Kolo was the second team to advance to the top four finalists after edging Mix Boys in a stunning showdown yesterday at the Multipurpose Hall. The provincial side has to work extra harder before…

Soccer suspends comp

Port Moresby (The National) –  THE PORT Moresby Soccer Association will suspend its season for the second consecutive year due to the upgrading of the facilities in preparation for this years’ FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in November. Association president John Wesley Gonjuan told The National that they were in an unfortunate predicament which would…

PNG boxers bow out of regional Olympic qualifiers

Port Moresby (The National) – PAPUA New Guinea’s boxers all bowed out of competition at the Asia-Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in Quian’an, China, with welterweight Andrew Asaiga losing to Iranian Sajjad Kazemzadehposhtiri on Monday. Jonathan Keama, lost his middleweight (75kg) bout to Australia’s Jason Lewis via a unanimous decision on Sunday. Keama, after a courageous start…

Solomon Games saga – PS make denial

Dear Editor – Having seen your publication today (yesterday) under the above, I wish to express my disappointment as to how the media reporting. Your report stated that the Provincial Secretary, Renbel Province had wrote a letter confirming the Province’s intention to relinquishing the Solomon game. After seeing that article, I went straight to your…

Locals support SIPA reform

Dear Editor – I would like to contribute to the SIPA reform issue as well because others have also shared their views. I was only forced to contribute based on some criticisms of the reform which I think still resembles people who would be best referred to as the “Peters”. Peter in the bible is…

Incite, divide and conquer

Dear Editor – It  is with CONCERN reading the recent angle now pitched by the infamous SIPA CEO. I am certain that the SIPA BOARD members are confused and mere spectators in the tug of war to win public minds and politicians support. (Read pay board members and promise power and wealth to politicians). Collin…

TIA DROPS, KUZZENS our reps for WSB

SOLOMON Islands will be represented at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds (WSB) by two dance crews, and not one as previously announced, thanks to the WSB organizers. This was revealed to the Solomon Star by Simon Chottu, the Director of Hailie’s entertainment one of the hosts of the recent Battlegrounds Solomon Islands (BGSI). Both crews were…

Dr Sanga: We need more writers

ONE of the editors of the newly launched book about Solomon Islands Boarding School Experiences Dr. Kabini Sanga says he wants to see more writers in the next edition. The next edition will be focusing on village lives setting that will be more interesting for people to read about how black people are doing with…