Tiki Toa to take on Japan

OFC: Tahiti’s national beach soccer team are set to test their skills against the might of Japan in September when the two nations meet for a series of friendlies at Akashi Okura beach in Hyogo. It will be the first official match for the 2015 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup runners-up since losing the final…

Fiji riding wave of success

Fijian football has never seen a period like it. By this time next month, Fiji will have added a maiden appearance at the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament to last year’s successful debut at the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. Throw in a strong showing thus far in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying,…

Guadalcanal crowned SG champs

GUADALCANAL province has been crowned the 2016 Solomon Games overall winner at the official closing of the event on Sunday. The result had brought much joy to the Guadalcanal Province Premier Anthony Veke who was overwhelmed with his provincial team for their overall performance throughout the two-week event. In an interview, he told Star Sport…

Kakamoras shot Frigates

Hosts downed Eagles from medal share Makira Ulawa Football team are the champions of the 2016 Solomon Games football competition. The Eastern boys claimed the top spot after thrashing Isabel Frigates 3-0 in a stunning grand finale in front of a huge crowd at the Lawson Tama stadium on Saturday. The Frigates team was hoping…

SIRUF president happy with SG rugby comp

President of the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) Frank Wickham says the 2016 Solomon Games rugby competitions have been very successful. Wickham echoed the sentiment at the closing of the rugby 7s competition on Friday at the Panatina rugby oval. “I would like to thank all teams who came to compete in this Solomon…

Ragomo, Stevenson settle with Minas Club

The Solomon Islands National Futsal Team Captain Elliot Ragomo is settling in with Minas Tenis Clube in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Pacific Futsal star was accompanied by his team mate George Stevenson. The duo will be training with the Brazil’s top team for the next eight weeks as part of Kurukuru’s preparation in the lead-up…

Hockey appoints new development officer

THE Solomon Islands Hockey Federation has a new development officer. He is Erick. Erick was appointed by the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) together with the Oceania Hockey Federation (OHF). OHF Continental Officer Gil Gemming confirmed that Erick has a one year contract with us. “The contract is initially for one year, but we are…

It’s a provincial affair

Tight security will be mounted today TWO visiting provincial teams have proved their worth resulting in the Solomon Games soccer grand finale a provincial affair. Makira Kakamoras yesterday removed hosts from the final equation as Isabel Frigates downed Malaita Eagles in tough semi-final encounters yesterday at Lawson Tama. This leaves two provincial teams for the…

Gov’t supports weight-lifting federation

On Friday, before the Solomon Games Weightlifting competition started at Multipurpose Hall, the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry responsible for Sport, Permanent Secretary Mr. George Palua handed over the world class weightlifting equipment’s to the Solomon Islands Weightlifting Federation (SIWF) President Mr. Leslie Ata to be used for the competition and for future weightlifting competitions…

Table Tennis Development moves to provinces

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation- SITTF President Mr. Aldrin Bekala handed over Table Tennis Tables to Malaita Table Tennis Association President Mr. William Farobo and Isabel Representative Mr. Frank Poura yesterday afternoon at Jadok Sports Shop in bringing table tennis development into the Provinces. The Solomon Islands Government through Ministry of Home Affairs Federation…