Triathletes in regional squad

FOUR local triathletes have been selected to form a pacific development team. In statement on Thursday Nathan Thompson Siofa, head coach and media officer said the selection of the athletes shows the strength of Solomon Islands. “The strength of Solomon Islands triathletes has been recognized with 4 of 8 places in a pacific development team…

Kava aims high

Former Pacific Games boxing silver medalist Paul Kava is aiming for gold in the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kava told Star Sports yesterday he is fully prepared now for the Games and admitted he was not really in his top form in the previous Pacific Games in 2011 New Caledonia which…

Rare commodities

The Auckland City FC coach says a number of Solomon Islands players possess rare skills which are difficult to create. Ramon Tribulietx revealed this in an interview with the Auckland City FC media yesterday. He says the likes of Micah Lea’alafa, Jack Wetney and James Naka, are fast becoming rare commodities in a football world…

National netball team lost to Sunrise in friendly

The Solomon Islands national netball squad experienced their first defeat in their second friendly match against Honiara’s Sunrise Netball team, Wednesday at the Multipurpose Hall netball court. Sunrise finished off with a close score margin of 57-51 after four quarters of netball action. The squad had it under control for the two quarters taking a…

NOCSI delegation to attend ONOC congress

A team of five officials of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) will be attending the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) congress and annual general meeting. They are President, Ronald Bei Talasasa VP International, Naoyuki Fujiyama Vice president Finance, Secretary General Melinda Avosa, Francis Manioru Athlete Commissioner  and Lisa Wini. Talasasa and Fujiyama…

Auckland City aim for five OFC titles

SUVA, (NZ HERALD) – Auckland City FC are in line to make more history, after reaching yet another OFC Champions League final. The ASB Premiership champions defeated FC Gaitcha 1-0 in Suva Tuesday to book their place in the decider. Serbian defender Marko Dordevic headed the only goal midway through the second half of the…

137 to lead volunteers

Port Moresby (The National) –  THE 2015 Pacific Games will have 137 volunteer team leaders, who will be key support people working with the Games Volunteer Workforce and Games Organising Committee staff during the July event. The team leaders will be the main point of contact between the GOC functional area managers and the volunteers…

Fiji defeats PNG and Singapore

SUVA, ( FIJI TIMES) -The two Fiji netball sides won their matches last night in the International Series at the Vodafone Arena in Suva. The Digicel Fiji side beat Papua New Guinea 68-37 while the Punjas Fiji side won 61-47 over Singapore. National coach Kate Carpenter had a chance to look at the extended squad…