‘Learn from this games’

Now that the Solomon Games is over, the DCCG Government with its line ministry responsible for sports should have a clear image to run the next Solomon Games without repeating their mistakes in the 2016 Solomon Games. This was the very words a provincial contingent member to the recent Solomon Games uttered to Star Sports.…

Isabel athletes acknowledged

ISABEL national and provincial government leaders have acknowledged and congratulated the Isabel contingent that participated in the recent Solomon Games in Honiara. As part of showing their appreciation the leaders hosted a dinner for the team at the Heritage Park Hotel over the weekend.  The highlight for Team Isabel is the result from Isabel Frigates…

Inter-sch sports champ for Mala’s Southern region

THE Southern region inter-secondary school sport championship in Malaita province has completed successfully at Rokera PSS from 22nd-25th June. Seven schools namely Rokera PSS, Maroupaina CHS, Masupa CHS, Hunanawa CHS, Sarawasi CHS, Ote CHS and U’hu CHS participated in the competition. They took part in 11-aside soccer, netball, volleyball and track event (100m). Furthermore, there…

Tough journey for U-17 hopefuls

OFC: The road to regional dominance will not be easy for the eight nations taking part in next year’s OFC U-17 Championship with the official draw revealing the journey ahead for each of the teams. The 2017 edition of the OFC U-17 Championship will be held in Papeete, Tahiti in February 2017 with preliminary stage…

Let’s prepare now!

Iroga says our task is to prepare for pacific games THE newly elected president of the Solomon Games Council, James Iroga has appealed to all athletes and coaches to prepare for the 2023 Pacific Games which will be hosted by Solomon Islands. Mr Iroga was speaking during the official dinner hosted at Honiara Hotel to…

Marist signs 4 Hekari players

PORT MORESBY,  (LOOP VANUATU) —Four players from Hekari United Football Club have been signed by Marist Football Club of the Solomon Islands. The four are Tommy Semmy (striker), Daniel Joe (right back), Koriak Upaiga (left back) and David Muta (central midfield). They will play for their new club in the Telekom S-League in Honiara. The…

Renbel next games host

The Renbel province will be the next host of the Solomon Games in two years time. This was declared by the Deputy Prime minister Manasseh Maelanga at the close of the 2016 Solomon Games on Sunday. “Renbel province will be our next host and my Ministry will work together with you make another successful one…

Provincial athletes returning

PROVINCIAL athletes who were in Honiara over the past two weeks competing in the 2016 Solomon Games are returning to their respective provinces over the weekend and through out this week. Most of the delegates from Malaita left on Monday for Auki while other athletes from Central and Western Province left last Saturday and Sunday.…

Govt prioritizes sports

THE Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government is very committed in prioritizing sports development in the country. That was according to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Home affairs, George Palua when speaking on Sunday at the closing of the Solomon Games at Lawson Tama. “The government is prioritizing sports in its development structure…

Melanesian games back after 13 years

Suva (Fiji Times) – WITH Fiji holding a regional athletics competition after a lapse of 13 years, the Melanesian Athletics Championship proved to be a good platform for young athletes. While the highlight of the competition mostly centred around three athletes Toea Wisil, Leslie Copeland and Banuve Tabakaucoro, who were all vying for Olympic qualification,…