$1MILLION DEBT

Temotu provincial government has incurred a debt of nearly SBD $1million over the past two years and is now facing immense pressure to settle it. Reports reaching the paper said, the million dollar debt has affected normal provincial government services and is causing frustration amongst the direct employees of the province because their National Provident…

Schools 7s final showdown

THE annual High Schools Easter Rugby 7s Championship 2016 will wrap up today with four semi-finals and four finals. For the junior category Bishop Epalle will take on St John at 2pm for the first semi final followed by Selwyn College and Mbokonavera at 2:20pm. White River 1 and White River 2 will play off…

USPSI to host inter-tertiary

THE inter-tertiary games for this year 2016 will be hosted by University of the South Pacific- Solomon Islands Campus (USPSI). This annual event was an initiative for all Solomon Islands university students studying within and outside the country to come together and interact with each other through sports.  Solomon Islands National University (SINU) hosted last…

Bellona launches new rugby initiative

On Easter Monday 28th March 2016, the Bellona Rugby Union Association (BRUA) led by their president Lungu Kiloko and his vice Andrew Batangi kick start their season with the successful roll out of the new rebranded Get Into Rugby (GIR) initiative at Gongona village on Bellona island in the Renbel Province. The program started around…

Super six-gender parity competition

Twelve basketball teams have been confirmed to take part in the Super Six-Gender Parity basketball competition which is set to kick off this weekend. The 12 teams comprises of six male teams and six female teams. The teams are Gunners, Marist, Crusaders, Blazers, Bullets, SOSA for the male category and SOSA, Defenders, Andel, Lakers, Sunrise…

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…