Vanuatu Sports Journalists’ Association formed

PORT VILA,  (ONOC) – Pacific Islands News Association  (PINA) president Moses Stevens is the chairman of the newly formed Vanuatu Sports Journalists’ Association. Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) and Vanuatu Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) organised a media workshop which culminated with the election of office bearers for the new association at…

PAC 7s rugby set to go

The 2016 PAC Sevens Rugby Tournament will take place this Saturday 21st May at DC Park Rugby Field, Henderson. Pool Games kick-off at 9:30am and finals will start around 2:00pm on Saturday. The event is hosted by HammerHeads Rugby Club and is the 3rd rugby event for the year. The major sponsor of this event…

Futsal league tomorrow

Lawson Tama Stadium is set to come alive tomorrow morning as Bulk Shop Futsal League will officially kick off their league matches. Michael Bate’e of the Solomon Islands Sports Coalition (SISC) confirmed this to Star Sports on Thursday. “We would like to  urge all parents, guardians and teachers’ to come and support the kids during…

Team settles down

The Solomon Islands national men’s football team has settled down well in Sydney, Australia yesterday ahead of their journey for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Nations Cup. Teaming up with the squad was  the newly signed Technical Advisor Ramon Tribulietx the head coach of Auckland City. The national men’s team coach Moses Toata confirmed to…

Western Cup final showdown

Western Cup defending champions Central Ranogga has failed to defend their title after being narrowly edge out in the first semi-finals of the competition at the JFK Stadium in Gizo yesterday. Central Roviana led by Western Turtle veteran defender Alec Wickham denied the defending champions in stunning battle that ended with a 3-2 victory. Central…

Rarawa lauds bidding team

THE GOVERNOR of Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has congratulated the country’s bidding team, for a successful effort to host the Pacific Games in 2023. Mr Rarawa made the credit, when speaking at the CBSI’s 2015 Annual Report launch event in Honiara yesterday. “Just last week, the Solomon Islands delegation led by the Honourable…

City backs 2023 games preparation

The Honiara City Council (HCC) executive has congratulated the bidding team for the successive bid to host the 2023 Pacific Games here in the country. At the same promised to support preparation work towards the important event. Deputy Mayor Eddie Ngava, who was part of the bidding team that traveled to Vanuatu, presented a brief…

Schools carnival kicks off today

The Secondary Schools’ Sports carnival will kick off today at the St Joseph’s Tenaru sports field. According to organizers, Athletics Solomon, two events will kick start the sports event today starting at 4pm. The two events are the 5000meter race and the 800meter race. The remaining track and field events will kick off tomorrow. It…

New taekwondo club for Central

A NEW taekwondo club has been established in Tulagi, Central provincial capital. This is part of the Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (SITU) development program to reach out to the provincial centres. SITU president Philip Afu in an interview with Star Sports yesterday confirmed the new set up. “Central provincial capital Tulagi now has a new…

Fiji FA selects squad for Pacific Nations

SUVA,  (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji Football Association has selected a 23-member squad for the Pacific Nations Cup. The team is camping in Ba and is expected to depart the country on May 26. Fiji Football Association vice-president and national team director Tarunesh Reddy said there was a need that the team was a blend of…