Solrice backs karate

A big step closer to Oceania Championships The 17th installment of the Oceania Karate championships will take place in New Caledonia from 15 to 18 September. Solomon Islands Karate Federation (SIKF) president, Junior Siosi, who represented the country at the Oceania Development Camp and Cup in May earlier this year, said that exposure on the…

Hosts Vanuatu booked a place

PORT VILA, (OFC) – The remaining spot on offer to Group A will go down to wire the after a 1-1 draw between New Caledonia and Fiji kept the latter’s hopes alive and delayed New Caledonia’s progression to the playoffs until at least the final group games on Saturday. Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea, who…

U20 defeats Cook Islands

The Solomon Islands national U20 men’s football team has secured their first three points of the OFC U20 championship in Vanuatu. This followed their 3-0 victory over Cook Islands at the Lunganville Soccer City Stadium yesterday. The win gave them four points as they remain on second spot behind favourites, New Zealand with six points…

Fans commend Kurukuru

Mad Kurukuru’s fans and supporters in the country and abroad has commended our local players for standing tall against  Futsal World Champions Brazil despite they lost their friendly  match 18-0 on Tuesday.  “Congratulations Kurukuru players and your coaching staff for the great friendly. “It was unfortunate that you could not contain mighty Brazil in that…

Solrice supports Small Mala games

SolRice Company Ltd has stepped in to provide assistance towards the Small Malaita Mini Games to be held in Walande Village from 19 – 23 December 2016. Through this assistance, SolRice Company Ltd is making a large donation of the new product Solgood Long grain rice. The SolRice Company Ltd in a statement to the…

The Perfect Test

Brazil defeats Kurukuru in friendly THE country’s national futsal team, Kurukuru on Tuesday tested their strength in a hard battle when they took on the world’s number one side Brazil in their final friendly match. The match ended with a final score 18-0 in favour of the world champions. The victory proves Brazil dominance in…

Chase for dominance

OFC: As the only side to claim an opening day win, New Zealand has made the strongest start to the OFC U-20 Championship of the four Group B teams chasing glory in Luganville, Santo, Vanuatu. An impressive Cook Islands kept the favoured Kiwis limited to just three goals, and it will only get harder for…

Uni games end successfully

THE 2016 University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USP SI) championship league was successfully completed on Friday with the presentation of prizes. The event was described as an achievement for sports boys and girls at the University. The week-long event started on Monday 29th and ended on Friday 2nd September. An exciting prize presentation…

Students warned of bad behaviour

Students are being urged to show respect and good sportsmanship during competition matches both in and off the court. This was according to the organizers of the High School League Basketball league competition. The call was made following unwanted behaviour displayed by some students during the High School Basketball matches at the Multipurpose Hall over…