NSJC told not to expect too much

A sports fanatic, Adrian Mutu has lashed out to the National Selection and Justification Committee (NSJC) for the Pacific Games, saying they should not expect so much from athletes since they have not helped in putting in place proper and upgraded facilities for athletes to train in for the Games. The NSJC recently revealed that…

Aimela $4,000.000 richer

Aimela football club (FC) was crowned the 2015 Telekom sponsored soccer league in Auki, Malaita province. This came after their final league match on Monday after they beat the mighty GB United by 3 goals to one (3-1.). It was the first time for the league to be organized. Aligegeo stadium was packed with soccer…

Oceania proud of our hockey

The Oceania Hockey Federation has expressed gratitude to the news of Solomon Islands sending it Hockey team to the Pacific Games for the first time. In an email cited by Star Sports Gill Gemming, Continental Development Officer of the Oceania Hockey Federation expressed the federation’s gratitude and vowed to make a final visit to the…

Locals set for Fiji Open

Seven Solomon Islands tennis players will be taking part in the 2015 Fiji Open Tennis Championships this week. They players are Junior Benjamin Charley, Graham Mani, Christinoh Fujiyama, Vinda Teally, Georjimah Row, Luke Paeni and Yanni Honila. This was confirmed by senior player and trainer, Yanni Honila. Honila said the team will put in their…

Two matches set for CC Rugby 15s

The Credit Cooperation Rugby 15s Competition continues today with two great matches scheduled for both the senior and junior categories. The matches will be played at the Panatina field. SIRUF Rugby Development Officer, Fredson Soaki said in the Junior category,  KGVI will take on Bishop Epalle at 12 pm to be followed by Mbokona against…

Call for govt’s support to WP’s bid

A LOCAL activist and a member of the Solomon Islands Solidarity Movement for West Papua Freedom has called on the government of the day to support West Papua (WP) in its bid to join the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG). Ben Didiomea claimed, when the current Prime Minister was the Opposition Leader; his speech supported West…

Tennis star graduates

One of Solomon Islands’ tennis stars who is based in USA, Zinnia Leamana, has graduated with a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Minor Supply Chain Management at Clayton State University in the state of Georgia. Leamana, 23, who hails from Isabel Province, was among 10 current and former Clayton State student-athletes who have earned their…

Micah to ply trade in Europe

FUTSAL sensational striker Micah Lea’alafa is tipped to ply his trade in Europe. Reports reaching Star Sports stated that the Amicale OFC championship player will undergo trial in Italy or play for Auckland City alongside two Amicale players Fenedy Masauvakalo and Brian Kaltack. The arrangement was being made by Amicale FC president Andrew Leong. Lea’alafa…

Yandina women Under 16 league underway

YANDINA women Under 16 League in Russell Islands, Central Province has kicked off. The commencement of the league was marked with a colourful parade during which representatives of Solomon Islands Football Federation delivered an address. Six teams are participating in a round robin format. Most of the young women participating in the league are students…

Rosefelo back on track

Solomon Islands long distance running athlete, Rosefelo Siosi is back on track after a week break due being sick during the Oceania Area Championship in Australia.  Last week Rosefelo confirmed he won’t be participating in the 2015 Oceania Area championship because he felt sick and had to be exempted from running. He told Star Sports…