DCCG’s pledge fulfilling: PS

PERMANENT SECRETARY of the Ministry of Home Affair says the recent handing over of the International standard Boxing Ring to the Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Federation (SIABF) this week is a first step of fulfillment of the DCC government’s pledged to sporting federations in the country. George Palua made the comments when he handed over…

Judo looks for training venue

THE Solomon Islands Judo Federation is in desperately seeking venue to conduct its trainings to help prepare the team for upcoming Regional and International competitions. President of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation Eddie Cooper reveal that plight when the federation received 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese government this week. “Actually we already kicked…

Judo acknowledges JOC assistance

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation says the recent donation of 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese Embassy through the Japanese Olympic Committee is a milestone achievement for the Judo Federation in the country. Eddie Cooper told Star Sports that the much needed assistance will certainly boost judo’s preparations for the upcoming  Regional…

No offer to Ifunaoa

CLUB Champions Western United has apologized to Solomon Warriors management about an Island Sun article which stated that United has an offer for Warriors striker Dennis Ifunaoa to lure him to the club. Ifunaoa who plays for Hekari in last season’s OFC Champions League is the centre of a complication between the two TSL powerhouse…

Japan helps NOCSI

The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) through the Japanese Embassy in Honiara has donated 50 judo uniforms to the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) at the Japanese Embassy Head office in Honiara yesterday. Ambassador Kenichi Kimiya said, he was very pleased to hand over the sets of judo uniform to NOCSI under the Japanese…

Fiji FA names Krishna

Suva (Fiji Times) – NEW ZEALAND-based striker Roy Krishna will lead Fiji in friendly internationals matches against Tonga and American Samoa. Krishna, 27, plays for the Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League. Powerhouse Ba, Nadi, Rewa and Suva have four players each in the national training squad announced on Wednesday. Vanuatu-based defender Samu Kautoga and…

Star in the making

IPSWICH, (POST COURIER) – Surrounded by incredibly loud noise, Ipswich-based sprinter Miriam Peni did her home country Papua New Guinea proud. She completed a successful Pacific Games experience with a silver medal in the 4x100m relay after coming fifth in the open 100m final in Port Moresby. Given she’s 16, the Ipswich and District Athletic…