Athletics squad revealed

Solomon Islands Athletics Federation has revealed the names of 16 athletes that will represent the country at the coming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The runners are grouped under two categories, the sprinters and the middle and long distance runners. For the sprint category, there are new faces who are in for their…

United ousted

Western United FC’s hope of advancing further into the second stage of the Fiji Airways Oceania Club Champions League has diminished after they lost 3-0 to the defending champions, Auckland City FC of New Zealand on Tuesday. United after the match still has a glimmer of hope remaining as it awaits the result of the…

High school rugby 7s finals today

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) high school rugby 7s has completed its pool games yesterday at the Panatina Rugby Oval. The competition kicked off on Easter Monday and continued yesterday with pool games while play offs and the finals will be played today. SIRUF development officer Fredson Soaki said, the tournament is part…

Rugby 7s workshop this week

Two World Rugby certified trainers will be in the country this week to run a rugby 7s workshop for coaches, players, students and any interested individuals in Honiara. They are Osea Umuumulovo and Eddie Waqa from Fiji rugby union and they will be co-delivering courses with the help of the SIRUF Coaching and MO Educators.…

Our Telekom assists MFA

Our Telekom Company has donated its own branded umbrellas and flags to Malaita Football Association (MFA) last Friday to support the current soccer league. The presentation was conducted at the Telekom head office in Auki, Malaita province. Telekom Auki branch manager Mike Selaga said, as the major sponsor of Our Telekom Malaita capital league which…

Hekari United leads Group C

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Hekari United with a 3-2 win over Tafea leads Group C of the Fiji Airways Oceania Champions League. The Papua New Guinea team, which has three points are equal level on points with New Zealand team Wellington FC but Hekari has a better goal forward meaning they are in the lead.…

Gannon adds experience to Lupe midfield

OFC: As far as football in the Pacific is concerned, Scott Gannon has seen his fair share of airport lounges. The Lupe Ole Soaga midfielder was brought into the side this year to offer some experience to the Samoan champions as they embarked on their first OFC Champions League campaign. And his impact was near…

Rio dream

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – Fiji rugby’s Olympic dream is just 10 points away and the Vodafone Fiji 7s team has two tournaments to rake up the points. Coach Ben Ryan does not just want a place in the Olympics, this season, Fiji is the closest behind leaders after a long time and there are real…

Oceania titles for Christchurch judokas

NOUMEA, ( NZ HERALD) —Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster have taken out the women’s and men’s titles at Oceania judo championships in New Caledonia as they continue an impressive start to 2015. It was de Villiers’ sixth consecutive title and Koster’s third in a row as the Christchurch couple both focus on qualifying for…