ACOMSIC Games kick off

2015 ACOMSIC Games kicked off Monday with a colourful parade into Lawson Tama stadium in Honiara. The ACOMSIC Games which was last hosted by the Church of Melanesia 10 years ago was revived yesterday which saw 12 Church of Melanesia run schools participating in the event. More than 890 athletes and officials from the provinces…

Lai: My OFC appointment important

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) William Lai says his inclusion to the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Executive is important for Solomon Islands Football. Lai revealed this upon arrival yesterday from Zurich where he and other SIFF executive members took part in the recently held FIFA presidential elections. “As a Football nation it’s important that…

GP malaria supports rugby 7s

The country’s national rugby sevens squad yesterday received 17 mosquito nets as they remain in camp in preparation for the Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea next month. The nets were donated by the Guadalcanal Provincial malaria department and handed over by the Guadalcanal malaria program manager, Francis Oto. Speaking during the brief handing over…

Two matches set for womens rugby 10s

The Womens Rugby 10s Competition continues today with two great matches set down for Panatina field this afternoon. SIRUF Rugby Development Officer confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. Fredson Soak said, matches for Womens 10s competition will continue today, starting at 4:30 pm at the Panatina field, East Honiara. The Development Officer…

Training halts

Bad weather to be blamed for no training Training for young tennis talents who will represent Solomon Islands at the Pacific Oceania Junior Championship have come to a halt over the past days due to the current bad weather experienced in the country. The youngsters were supposed to have kicked off their trainings following their…

Franchise deadline looms

Football clubs hoping to secure licences for next two seasons of the Telekom S-League have until Sunday 30th May to submit their applications or miss out of the country’s top football competition. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Competitions Department made the announcement following confusion about the closing date for applications amongst clubs who want…

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…