Netball tournament set

Solomon Islands Netball Federation (SINFED) has announced that all provinces are being represented at the Netball Tournament except for Central and Makira who were not able to send a team due to costs of participation. SINFED was assured by Makira that they will send a team to the Our Telekom National Netball Under 20 tournament…

Solrais company supports ladies soccer

The much anticipated women’s league has been confirmed to kick off shortly after Solomon Games. Thanks to Solomon Rice Company Ltd for stepping in as major sponsor of the 2016 women’s league. Their total sponsorship will be around $70,000 for both U16 League and senior women’s league. SOLRICE General Manager Nick Ellis told local media…

Volleyball ref course ends

The Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation will conclude its AVC National Referee course on Friday. The course started on Monday 27th June and is expected to finish today 1st July 2016. A total of 28 participants attended the course. The participants sat 3 category tests yesterday which is beginner test(level 1), experience referee test (level 2)and…

Dull start for hockey team

Solomon Islands hockey squads has made a dull start to their campaigns at the Hockey Word League round one in Suva, Fiji in the day one of the competition. According to Day one’s results our boys team went down to experienced Fiji 18-0 in their first match. They also lost their second match to Tonga…

Top golfers arrive for Samoa Open

APIA, (SAMOA OBSERVER) – The biggest professional golf event in Samoa was officially launched in Apia, at the Royal Samoa Country Club, Fagali’i. During the next few days, nearly 60 P.G.A professionals from Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, U.S.A and Samoa will go head to head for the S.I.F.A Samoa Open and S.I.F.A Samoa Senior Open.…

Solomon Games Platinum sponsor

OUR Telekom is the Platinum sponsor for the 2016 Solomon Games with a sponsorship package of around SBD $248 000. The deal was was signed and handed over to the President of the Solomon Games Council Alexander Macdonald by Our Telekom CEO Loyley Ngira. Our Telekom in a statement said it is pleased to announce…

Companies to the rescue

Three firms have came to the rescue of athletes arriving early for the start of the Solomon Games 2016. Due to delays in release of funds  it was difficult doing necessary catering for the athletes. But thanks to the assistance of the three companies namely Sol Rice, Victory Trading and Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited.…

Two teams for OFC champ

Solomon Islands will now finally have two teams competing in the OFC Champions League. This follows the official announcement from OFC about a new expanded format set for 2017 OFC Champions League. “A new and expanded format that will take Oceania’s premier international club competition across the Pacific is on the cards for the 2017…

Ladies football launching

More women’s football action is set to kick off again in the national capital in the coming days. This will be made possible through the sponsorship of SOLRICE Company. HFA General Secretary Leonard Paia said the Honiara Football Association (HFA) will launch a women league today. “The launching of the HFA Womens’ leagues for both…