Cook Islands is next

The Solomon Islands national U20 men’s football team will take on Cook Islands today for their second group match of the OFC U20 Championship. The match will be played at the Lunganville Soccer City Stadium in Vanuatu at 12pm today. A win for Solomon Islands will put them in a more comfort zone of making…

Kurukuru-Brazil friendly today

The Solomon Islands national futsal team will take on the World’s number one futsal team, the Brazilian national futsal this morning for their friendly match before the 2016 FIFA Futsal World Cup. The match will take place at the Sao Paulo, Brazil. Kurukuru has been dreaming of this important leg of their preparation ahead of…

Renbel 1, Volleyball champs

Renbel 1 squad came out as champions after beating a determined Kwara’ae 1 in a tight match in the men’s category Volleyball competition during the University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USP SI) Championship League 2016, Friday. The volleyball grand final matches were played at the outside courts next to the Multi-purpose Hall. The…

Never say down

U20 fight back to draw 2-2 with Tahiti The national U-20side kicked of their OFC campaign yesterday to a 2-2 draw against Oceania powerhouse Tahiti, in Vanuatu. They came from behind with two goals down to level the game in the second half. Tahiti led 2-0 at half-time, scoring their first goal in the 13th…

Fathers mark their day with sports in Honiara

Families across the country celebrated Father’s Day this weekend in many different ways. One of the events which took place in the capital over the weekend was the Solomon Star’s Special Fathers’ Day sports competition. More than 100 fathers took part in the day’s sports event held at the Telekom Recreational Area, east Honiara. Organisers…

Top 4 clash

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) —-The finals of the 2016 Inkk Mobile Battle of the Giants will be held at Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori this weekend. This follows the completion of pool plays during the weekend which saw qualifiers Labasa playing Suva in the first semi-final on Saturday at 2pm followed by lone westerner Lautoka against hosts…

ECCL tourney underway

THE Ethnic & Cultural Championship League (ECCL) of the University of the South Pacific Solomon Islands (USPSI) Campus in Honiara is currently underway as competitions commences yesterday at the Multi-purpose hall. The organized competition is an annual event and marked as an important episode in the Centre’s (USP SI) calendar with the focus to unite…

Dwellers, Hekari in tough Champions League pools

Port Moresby (The National) – HEKARI United and the Lae City Dwellers have been drawn in tough pools for this year’s Oceania Football Confederation Champions League. According to the official draw for the new, expanded competition, Hekari is pooled in Group A with AS Magenta (New Caledonia), AS Central Sport (Tahiti) and qualifying stage runners-up,…

Samoa’s contribution to the Paralympics

APIA, (SAMOA OBSERVER) —-The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro might be over, but with the completion of one tournament, another one is about to start on the 7th of September. With the Paralympic Games, the whole world is raising awareness for people with special needs from all areas of our planet. Samoa’s contribution to…