Hekari, Solympic friendly ends in draw

THE friendly match between Hekari FC of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and the Solomon Islands U23 training squad has ended in a two-all draw, Tuesday at the Lawson Tama stadium. It was a friendly, but both teams clearly came to play. Solympics were on the front foot early breaking the deadlock half way through the…

Volley technical course set

THE Olympic Solidarity FIVB Young Players Course for our national volleyball teams and upcoming players has now confirmed to kick-off today ( Wednesday) 11th March 2015 at the NOCSI conference room at 8.30am. Forty participants have been selected. The training will start  with an opening ceremony to be attended by Ministry of home affairs (…

O’Neill to open Games

The National –  PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will officially open the 2015 Pacific Games on July 4 at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby. The Sports Minister’s office confirmed Monday night that O’Neill would take over the proceedings after the response to Papua New Guinea’s request for a member of the British Royal…

Games council boss happy

The National – PACIFIC Games Council president Vidhya Lakhan, who was in Port Moresby for a week, left on a happy note, confident that everything will fall in place come the Games on July 4.
 His mood was not the same less than a month ago when he left after checking out venues.
He described the…

PNG debut outside Oceania

OFC: The Papua New Guinea women’s national team have made great ground since returning to action following last year’s OFC Women’s Nations Cup, making their international debut outside of Oceania as they build for the Pacific Games and Olympic qualifiers. The side kicked off their return to the international stage with a two match series…

Amicale signs up Micah

Solomon Warriors star midfielder and Solomon Islands sensational futsal star Micah Lea’alafa will join Amicale FC of Vanuatu for the upcoming O-League. Reports reaching Star Sports the local sensation has been eyed by the top club in Vanuatu to boost their campaign in this annual Oceania football competition. Micah is one of the Solomon Warriors…

Former PNG former coach here

A former head coach for the Pepes National team in Papua New Guinea [PNG], Annie Iamo is in the country to prepare the local netball team for the Pacific Games. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Netball Federation [SINFED] following upon her arrival on Tuesday. President for SINFED, Noelyn Luahiti said, Annie Iamo will…

Basketball boosts management capacity in Oceania

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) in Oceania in partnership with the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) is enhancing the management and administrative capacity of selected Basketball Federations in the Oceania Region through a Management in Sports Organization (MiSO) workshop. The MiSO workshop is being held at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi from…