Athletes told to be serious

ATHLETES are strongly urged to be serious and follow COVID-19 safety measures during the current COVID-19 outbreak the country is facing. The call was made by the National Olympics Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) president, Martin Rara. Rara said health plays a very important role in athletes’ sports careers. “I call on all sports athletes…

SIAC election postponed

THE election for the Solomon Islands Athletes Commission (SIAC) new executive has been cancelled and postponed for a later date. This was confirmed by the current SIAC chairman, Francis Manioru in a statement yesterday. The cancellation and postponement is due to the current Covid-19 situation the country is facing at the moment. “Due to the…

RISING SEAS DISMAY

Climate Change takes toll on festive season tourney near Auki THE Sea Level rise as a result on the impacts of Climate Change has reportedly affected the recent Ward 30 Football tournament, held at Lalana community of the Aoke Langalanga electorate in Malaita Province. The disaster has obviously caused disturbance to the flow of the…

V’BALL FIRST

Volleyball Federation is first to sign MoU with SINIS THE Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) is the first national sports federation to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) yesterday. The signing was done at the SINIS Conference room between the SIVF president Morris Tangoeha Hakapauhenua, SINIS Director…

Aligegeo Stadium upgrade starts

WORK to upgrade Aligegeo Football Stadium has finally started on Monday this week in Auki, Malaita Province. The project is part of the National Government’s commitment through the Ministry of Home Affairs to support provinces upgrade their sporting facilities. Work on Aligegeo Football Stadium will cover expansion of the current grand stand building, installation of…