Committee wants required number

Solomon Games 2016 Management Committee (SGMC) has urged all provincial sports coordinators to adhere to required number of athletes in each sports that will be played during the upcoming Solomon Games. SGMC stressed this to Star Sports in a statement last night. “Be informed that the maximum number of entries for each sport is  as…

Unfit players: Fiji 7s coach

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Vodafone  7s coach Ben Ryan has put our national sevens players on a strict diet and strenuous training to get them in form for the 2016 Rio Olympics, which is only eight weeks away. Back from their two-week break after the HSBC London 7s and in their second day of camp,…

Hayne’s battle 7s selection

SUVA, 16 JUNE 2016 (FIJI TIMES) – While he has that ability to create a media circus, Jarryd Hayne has also been able to win the respect of Vodafone 7s coach Ben Ryan. Ryan said he had told Hayne that he had a slim chance of making it to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games but…

Fiji eyes 7s event

Suva (Fiji Times) – PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says Fiji would like to host one of the tournaments of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. Speaking at a private dinner for the World Rugby delegates at the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa in Nadi on Monday evening, Bainimrama who is the Fiji Rugby Union president…

Kurukuru confident of making difference

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru is confident it can make a difference in the upcoming 2016 FIFA Futsal World. Speaking to local media on their arrival from Australia on Wednesday, head coach, Juliano Schmeling said the team had stepped up preparations during their month long training camp in Australia. He said with the stage…

Hana FC takes on Red Cardim Vaelens program

Hana Football Club started the Red Cardim Vaelens program early this week in Honiara. They started their training program on the topic of family violence which was presented by the community policing team of the RSIPF. During the training activity which was facilitated by the Community Policing team of the RSIPF, they highlighted some of…

Malaita Futsal

Friendlies set The Malaita Futsal team for the up coming Solomon Games will be hosting a Honiara based Futsal club call Matox in two friendly matches scheduled for this coming weekend. The two friendlies will be staged at the Aligegeo stadium in Auki tomorrow and on Saturday respectively. This was confirmed to Star Sports in…

Confidence in ladies hockey

Despite Solomon Islands women’s hockey team will make the first debut in international hockey competition Bently Donga is confident that our national side will be competitive. Head coach Donga stressed this to Star Sports in an interview. “This will be our first time to have our women’s team representing the country in any international competition,’’…