New boxing association formed

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) has been formed following a meeting last week in Honiara. Seven members form this new association and is headed by newly elected president John Pririfoti and vice president Frank Riqa. The move to form the HABA was initiated by the Honiara based boxing club, the Solomatic Boxing club. The…

In need of space

Honiara based Solomatic boxing club needs more than just equipment to help train its interested boxers. What they need is more space to cater for more than 50 boxers both new and old who are training in an area about 4×5 square meters at the Banana Valley in White River, West Honiara. Thats according to…

New dawn for Just Play in Auki

Auki primary students in Malaita had their first test of Just Play games on Friday last week. The kids festival was conducted as concluding activity for teachers and volunteers who have undergone Just Play Training workshop in Auki. More than 80 kids at Auki primary school from the age 6 to 12 years old demonstrated…

High school rugby today

Exciting rugby matches are set down for this week in the Credit Corporation High School rugby 15s competition in Honiara. Today (Wednesday) will see St Johns school taking on Koloale in the junior category game which is set to kick off at 2pm whilst the main game of the day will be between the 2…

3×3 deferred

The Honiara 3×3 Streetballers championship set for Sunday August 9th has been deferred to Sunday August 16 at the Multi-purpose hall. The postponement is because the Multi-purpose hall had been engaged by Solo Icon for their program on Sunday. The championship is part of 3×3 basketball elite development program, and also to scout potential players…

Malaita sports celebration

Following the last meeting by the Malaita 2nd appointed day celebration committee on Monday, a number of sports have been confirmed for the upcoming celebrations. Eddie Omokirio Sports coordinator of the Malaita provincial sports division confirmed that the sports event to be staged are rugby 7’s, netball and half marathon (21km).  “Only soccer is postponed…

Stage 1 draw revealed

OFC: Oceania’s first steps towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will be made on 31 August when the Stage 1 of the OFC Qualifiers gets underway at Loto-Tonga Soka Centre in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The official draw for the event was conducted at the OFC Headquarters in Penrose, Auckland revealing the path the four sides,…

‘We miss our colorful soccer’

THE young coach and former national soccer player Joel Puia Konofilia says Solomon Islands has missed its original way of soccer nowadays. Konofilia was the coach for FC west Honiara which will be competing in the upcoming NSL. Speaking to this paper, he said that Solomon Islands had missed its original way of doing good…

Talasasa: Critics come join us

Chef De Mission for Team Solomon to the recent Pacific Games, Ronald Bei Talasasa has called on all critics to join forces with the National Olympics Committee of the Solomon Islands (NOCSI), sports athletes and the Government of Solomon Islands to rebuild the image of sports in the country. Talasasa made the call following many…