Central kicks in six gold

Central Taekwondo team has banged six gold medals in the 2016 Solomon Games Taekwondo competition in the individual category over the weekend to claim the overall trophy. The Central Taekwondo team coached by the national fighter Alick Delly collected four gold medals in the female individual category and two gold medals in the male individual…

SIFF: Makira is not disqualified

The Makira Ulawa men’s football team is not disqualified according to the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). Rumours said Makira Ulawa team will be disqualified for fielding Nicholas Muri who was claimed to be a Telekom S-league registered player for the 2015 TSL season. Muri played in two of Makira’s opening matches of which they…

Beach Eagles soar

Malaita wins gold in beach soccer tournament The Malaita Beach Eagle soccer team has snatched gold after winning 2016 the Solomon Games beach soccer tournament on Monday. The final was played at the Waikiki beach, commonly known as Mamanawata beach soccer pitch. Malaita concluded its undefeated campaign with an impressive 6-4 final result against Western…

Beach volley semi-finals today

The beach volley ball semi-final matches today will be exciting and tough for the players at the Waikiki beach (Mataniko river mouth). The semi-finals for both women and men qualifying teams today will determine their places for grand final in their respective categories. For women first semi-final, Renbel will take on Guadalcanal at 9am to…

Tu Ata games end

The Sikaiana communities in Honiara has concluded their annual sports get together episode known as Tu Ata Games. This year was the fourth time they host their tourney which usually coincided with the country’s Independence Day. A spectacular ceremony with a colourful prize presentation and cultural entertainments was staged over the weekend at the Sikaiana…

Va’a federation proposed

Following much anticipation, the Solomon Islands Va’a Federation is soon to be formally established in the country. This was according to the Interim president, Eric Chow. In his remarks Mr Chow said, following the success of Va’a as a recognised competitive sport in the  Pacific Games in 2015 – Solomon Islands will be stepping up…

PNG netball names U21 squad

Port Moresby (The National) – THE national selectors announced a train-on squad for the Papua New Guinea Under-21 netball team to compete at the Oceania qualifiers. The qualifiers are in September in New Zealand for the World Youth Cup hosted by Botswana from July 8-16, next year. The players, who were selected from the national…

Rio wild card

Suva (Fiji Times) – MAKERETA Naulu has more to be grateful for after the completion of the Melanesian Athletics Championships after her name has been entered as a special wild card submission for the Rio Olympics. Naulu said she had filled the required forms after her time of 11.94 seconds in the 100 metres on…

A step back for Western Turtles

Western Province men’s football team’s chance of taking the lead in Group A of the Solomon Games football competition faded following their 3-0 defeat to host Honiara at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Sunday’s performance was not what their fans and supporters had expected. Turtles found it hard to find the back of the net unlike…