Bilum bags to go with medals

POST COURIER – Athletics Fiji in the 2015 Pacific Games will be presented with a Papua New Guinean bilum bag to go with their medals instead of the traditional bouquets at the medal ceremonies. This is part of the Games Organising Committee’s vision to use the Games to showcase PNG’s classic and contemporary culture to…

Airport refurbishment on target for Pacific Games

THE NATIONAL – The  Jackson International Airport terminal will be ready for international events including the Pacific Games in July, an official says. National Airports Corporation acting managing director Joseph Tupiri told The National that the international terminal should be ready this month and opened in June.  The K100 million project undertaken by Matrix Construction…

Goff Praises Fiji 7s Win

SUVA, (FIJI SUN) – The Vodafone Fijian 7s team received praise from New Zealand parliamentarian Phil Goff. The former New Zealand Minister of Defence  not only congratulated the Vodafone Fijians 7s  for winning the Glasgow 7s last weekend. But said the game really brought together the Fijians and the NZ delegation who are in the…

Bulk Shop Futsal league launched

An array of colour, smiles and laughter from the school kids that descended on to Lawson Tama made the beautiful Saturday morning brighter than usual. Close to more than four hundred school children from Lunga in the East to Marara in the West flocked to Lawson Tama Stadium for the official launch of the 2015…

Impressive performance

Hard work pays off with 10 medals The head coach of the Solomon Islands young tennis team to represent Solomon Islands in the West Pacific Tennis Championship, Johnson Taliki is impressed with the performance of his team after they won 10 medals. He said, the top performance by the players was due to the hard…

Womens Rugby 10s competition draws near

The proposed Womens rugby 10s competition which is scheduled to kick off this Thursday 14th May has been deferred for a week to give teams more preparation time. The new date for the opening will be on the 21st of May which is next Thursday. So far organizers have received confirmation from two teams and…

Three sports confirmed for Paralympics team

The Solomon Islands Paralympics team will take part in three sports in the Pacific Games in July. The three sports are shot-put, table tennis and Javelin. Solomon Islands National Paralympics Federation (SINPF) has confirmed the team comprise of five athletes. Preparations for the Solomon Islands Paralympics team for the Pacific Games are going on well said,…

A day of sport and fun for Honiara mothers

Green Beret Netball team were crowned the Paoa FM Super 8 Knockout competition champions at SMI ground last Saturday. They walked away with $3000 cash and trophy after winning the final match against NGB’s in a 20-15 contest. It was a happy day for all mothers who took part in the event, organised specifically to…