Oceania boxing weighs grouping

(The National) – PAPUA New Guinea Amateur Boxing Union president John Avira says Oceania must reconsider its grouping with Asia if it wants its boxers to have a better chance of qualifying for the Olympics. Avira said the efforts of the country’s boxers at the Asia-Oceania Olympic Qualifiers in Qian’an, China, showed that athletes from…

Roy Krishna Eyes Olympics

RNZI: Star striker confirms he is going to play for Fiji in the Nations Cup in PNG Wellington Phoenix striker Roy Krishna admits it’s been a bit of a frustrating season but he’s happy to finally be back on the field and slowly returning to full fitness. The 28 year-old injured his ankle in January…

Team Wellington on to the semis

OFC: Team Wellington have set up a semi-final meeting with AS Magenta from New Caledonia after beating Hekari United 4-0 to finish on top of Group B. Team Wellington have set up a semi-final meeting with AS Magenta from New Caledonia after beating Hekari United 4-0 to finish on top of Group B. Finalists in…

Auckland City strikes late to reach semifinals

A late comeback has seen Auckland City keep their hopes alive for a sixth straight Oceania Champions League title. Needing a draw against Vanuatu side Amicale to progress to the semifinals, the seven-time champions recorded three late goals to snare a 3-1 victory. The favourites had earlier found themselves in serious danger after former Auckland…

It’s over for Warriors

Warriors 5-4 Lae City OFC: THE country’s Oceania Club Championship rep Solomon Warriors came from behind twice to beat brave Lae City Dwellers (LCD) 5-4 in their final group match yesterday in the wet QBE stadium. Warriors have finished their campaign on a high following a nine-goal thriller to defeat Papua New Guinean debutants Lae…

Selwyn College Rugby 7s Champs

Selwyn College Rugby team has claimed the top spot of the annual High Schools Easter Rugby 7s tournament after edging the defending champions White River community high school in a stunning grand final yesterday at the Panatina rugby oval. A tough game though, they were confident up right and managed to walk away with $2000…

Western Cup set

Western Football Association (WFA) is set to kick off their highest football Championship “The Western Cup” at the Western Provincial capital town-Gizo, JFK Soccer Stadium from the 06th May to 19th May 2016. WFA President Robert Riqeo confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “Gizo Town will be rocked when the long awaited…

TTV to broadcast Oceania champ

Solomon Islands Football fans will be treated to LIVE Free-to-Air Television coverage of Oceania’s premier International Football Club action with the first match between Nadi FC and AS Tafana to kick off at 12 midday on Friday 8th April. Twelve champion Clubs from New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji, Solomon Islands, PNG, New Caledonia, Vanuatu & Samoa…

Bemobile/Vodafone acknowledged

President of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki has thanked Bemobile/Vofafone Solomon Islands for their great sponsorship towards the SIVF 10TH Annual Volleyball Championship hosted in the Honiara during the Easter Holiday. In a letter Star Sports sighted Maitaki expressed his federation’s appreciation to the company. “Our grateful acknowledgment and appreciation for your…

World Tennis Day celebrate with fun

Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federation (SITTF) yesterday joined the world to celebrate the World Table Tennis Day with fun attracting hundreds of spectators at the Honiara City Council ground, Wednesday. The program started at 8am and finished at 2pm in the afternoon. The program featured playing table tennis with people with disabilities and the public,…