Mayor assists Naha FC

Honiara City Mayor and Councillor for Naha ward Alfrence Fatai has stepped into to assist the Naha football club (FC) with new sports equipment recently. The assistance was handed over in a brief ceremony at Naha. As a councillor responsible for Naha ward Fatai said, he was glad to provide such assistance for the club…

Warriors back on second spot

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) league defending champions, Solomon Warriors FC is back on the second spot in the HFA premier division tally after a slight drop following the previous weekend’s 1-0 defeat to Northern United. Warriors retained the second position with 29 points, five points behind leaders KOSSA FC who maintained its pole position…

Local athletes approved to train for Rio Olympics

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Martin Rara has said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved six Solomon Islands athletes to undertake training in any country in preparation for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. In an interview with SIBC last week in Suva when the NOCSI President…

Nauru produces world’s strongest man

YAREN, (DIGICEL) – Nauru’s world champion powerlifter, Jezza Uepa, set a new world record at the recent 2015 Pacific Invitational championships in Australia. Held at the Health and Fitness centre in Melbourne, the Digicel sponsored team produced some high quality lifting and broke two world records – officially making Jezza one of the world’s strongest…

All The Best, Semi: Ryan

LONDON, (FIJI SUN) – Vodafone Fijian 7s star Semi Kunatani has signed a two-year deal with France club, Toulouse. And coach Ben Ryan has wished him well. Ryan also anticipated his continued involvement next season as well as the 2016 Rio Olympics. “Semi goes with our blessing and we wish him all the best next…

Fijians in custody

HONG KONG , ( FIJI TIMES) – Three Fijian rugby touch players were arrested and charged with robbery in Hong Kong earlier this week, the Hong Kong police have confirmed. The three men aged 20, 26 and 29 were part of the Browning Bombers touch rugby team that was invited to be part of the…

Medics request

Match officials of the High school rugby 15s calls for the presence of a doctor during each games of the High school rugby 15s for safety reasons. This follows a player of KGVI has received injury to his eye during a game against White River in the senior category yesterday. The officials raised concern among…

Chance for international recognition

Solomon Islands swimmers to the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea will have the opportunity to compete in international swimming competitions if they perform to the top standard. This follows reports this year’s Pacific Games swimming competition will receive international recognition. The event will be a qualifier for international events. Solomon Islands will be sending…