SIFF demands accountability,  good governance 

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) President William Lai is demanding all its member associations to uphold accountability, transparency and good governance during this challenging time of the coronavirus pandemic.  The SIFF president urged football leaders to practice these core values to maintain a good reputation to all football stakeholders, partners and sponsors, a statement…

PM opens games office

A NEW office space to prepare for the 2023 Pacific Games was unveiled in Honiara yesterday by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare. The new PG 2023 office is located at the old Sea King Restaurant premise Speaking during the ceremony, Sogavare said the office will be the home of the National Hosting Authority and its partners…

Bilikiki training to resume

THE country’s beach soccer team, Bilikiki will resume training once they are given the green light by the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF). At the moment all football codes are slowly returning to their normal routine in training. Bilikiki like the other two football codes are also preparing for the Oceania Beach soccer championship scheduled…

Mani scores first goal for Hibiscus

SOLOMON Islands young footballer Charles Mani scored his first goal for Hibiscus FC of New Zealand over the weekend. Hibiscus Coast defeated Franklin United 6-1 at Stanmore Bay Park for the fifth match week of Lotto NRFL Men’s Division 2. Mani scored the final goal following a hat-trick by teammate Daniel Cyra and a goal…

Taekwondo club opens for new recruits

AUKI Taekwondo Academy (ATA) this week opens its door for new recruitment starting this Thursday. Interested students who wish to join the ATA martial arts club are welcome to register with the club on Thursday 23 July at the Auki Primary School Hall from 4:30 pm-6:30 pm.  Both males and females over the age of…

PM to officially open Games 2023 office 

PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare will officially open the new Pacific Games 2023 Office in Honiara tomorrow. The Prime Minister said all the key partners for the 2023 Pacific Games will be housed under the office including; the National Hosting Authority, the Games Organising Committee, and the Facilities Committee, a statement from Prime Minister Press Secretariat…

Honiara rugby league to start 1st Aug

HONIARA Rugby Union Association (HRUA) will kick off its league on Saturday 1st August. President, Brain Taupiri in a statement appeals to all clubs to pay up their registration and affiliation fees before the deadline. He said HRUA is ready to start the league after the coronavirus pandemic disturbed the initial plan to start it…

SOLMAT deployed to border

Solomon Islands Medical Assistance Team (SOLMAT) comprising of medical doctors, surveillance and contact tracing personals have again been deployed to the western border over the weekend. This is to support Western Provincial Health Emergency Operation Centre (PHEOC) to respond to potential entry and community transmission of COVID-19 at Komaliae village in the Shortland Islands, a…

Koloale wins pre-season 

KOLOALE women’s football team is the winner of the women’s pre-season tournament which ended over the weekend. Koloale was the dominant team in the group stage winning all matches in Group A while Police Blue led the Group B. They maintained their dominance in the tournament to reach the final and defeated a well organized…

TRAINING TO GO ON

Wini to continue training after quarantine By CARLOS ARUAFU SOLOMON ISLANDS female weightlifter, Jenly Wini Tegu is more determined to continue with her training as soon as she is released from Covid-19 quarantine. Speaking to Star Sports yesterday, the country’s top female weightlifter confirmed that they are expected to be released from quarantine today. Wini…