Lauru netters scoop gold

… dethrones reigning champs Honiara THE Lauru Kuvojo women’s netball squad has been crowned the 2016 Solomon Games champion on Friday. Lauru narrowly edged the determined Honiara flank with a close score of 24-23 (full time) in a striking match yesterday afternoon at the Multi-Purpose Hall courts. For Lauru side, it was a history in…

Temotu gets 3 points from Honiara

Temotu Province football team registered their first three points clear in the Solomon Games football competition following their 1-0 against a determined Honiara side at the Lawson Tama Stadium yesterday. The win puts them on second place with four points behind Western Turtles who also has four points but with two points in goal difference.…

Firisia confirms Olympic spot

(FIJI TIMES) – Solomon Islands female athlete Sharon Firisia has sealed her Rio wild card spot with a gold medal in the women’s 5000m run. Firisia said while the time recorded was far from her personal best she was content with the gold medal. “I am so happy but not with the time because the…

Women’s Beach Volley semi’s next week

THE semi-finals for the women’s Beach Volley will take place next week. Officials at the games venue told Star Sports yesterday that all pool matches for the women’s Beach Volley have already been completed, Friday. For men, team Honiara beat team Malaita on Friday. Six provinces are participating in the Women’s Beach Volleyball competition. They…

Beach Eagles defeat Honiara

THE Malaita Eagles Beach Soccer team has maintained their winning streak on day four of the Solomon Games beach soccer competition. Beach Eagles narrowly defeated hosts team Honiara 5-4 in an electrifying match of the day on Friday. The top favourites, Beach Eagles took the lead few minutes from the opening actions of the first…

Eagles out-clashes Kikio

THE Malaita Eagles Beach soccer team out clashed the determined Western Kikio in an electrifying match by 5 goals to 2 Thursday afternoon at the Waikiki (Mamanawata) beach, Central Honiara. With the win against W/Kikio, Eagles now registered 9 points after winning three matches. Waikiki beach come alive yesterday as hundreds of spectators flocked in…

Kakamora, Renbel In top form

Makira Ulawa province football team has continued dominance in pool B of the 2016 Solomon Games after cruising past Lauru football team 5-1 at the Lawson Tama Stadium Monday afternoon. This is their second win of the competition after they defeated Malaita 2-0 in the opening match. The win gave them the six points lead…

Tu Ata games underway

As the country turns 38 years old yesterday, people of Sikaiana from all works of life congregated at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. The annual tournament dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted 41 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara. A colourful parade was made…

Big boost for team Makira

THE MAKIRA/ULAWA provincial contingent for the 2016 Solomon Games has received a boost of shared assistance from their Members of Parliament (MPs) this week. Reports reaching Star Sports confirmed that, the three MPs for Makira/Ulawa Province have donated a total sum of $50,000.00 to the Honiara Based Makira/ Ulawa fund raising committee. “East Makira MP,…