West netball competition

The Western Netball Association has announced that a netball competition is scheduled for the end of next month from 28th September to 2nd Oct. 2015, in Gizo at the netball stadium. Western Netball Association for the first time will host this year’s competition inclusively with children with special needs in Gizo West Centre school. All…

Teachers’ competition underway

A soccer and netball competition for Honiara teachers is currently underway. Solomon Islands National Teachers’ Association (SINTA) branch in Honiara organised the event for its teachers to come together and enjoy themselves in sports. Chairman of the SINTA branch Honiara Frank Robolite’e told Star Sports that the competition started last week. “This is first of…

Fiji wins bid to host Oceania Swimming

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji has won the bid to host the Oceania Swimming Championships next year. Fiji Sports Council chairman Peter Mazey said this is also an Olympic games qualifying event. Other swimming disciplines included in the championship are synchronized, long distance, and water polo. “Next year is going to be one of the…

Fiji to explore sports tourism

SUVA, (FIJI TV) – Fiji is ready to explore Sport Tourism as a source of boosting the local economy. Chairman of the Fiji Sports Council Peter Mazey said as Government moves into its five and 20 year development plan, sports will be a large part of it. He adds the recent Oceania Youth tennis Tournament…

Positive start for Kingz and Saints FC

THE two local renowned futsal clubs currently participating at the second edition of the Wantok Futsal Challenge in Vanuatu made a stunning performance at their campaign after day three of the competition. Paramatre Kingz and Saints FC both won their opening matches since the competition kicked off on Saturday at the Wan Smol Bag sporting…

Disability sports fun day today

The Solomon Islands Disability Sports fun day kicks off today at the Maranatha Hall. This event will bring all people with disability from centers and communities in and around Honiara to come together to have fun with sports. It will be attended by prominent members of the Government, organization representatives and foreign diplomats. The purpose…

Local female basketball shines in US

Solomon Islands female basketball player Maya Van Den Heever has shined out in the final of the Triple Threat Western Regional Championship in United State held from July 27-30. Ms Maya helped propelled her team Orange County Elite into the grand final but was unfortunate to win the title. Her side went down narrowly with…