Perspectives in Sports

Dear reader, welcome to this special August edition of Perspectives in Sports all the way from Glasgow, Scotland.  I am very fortunate to be with Team Solomon as their General Team Manager.  The team, under the command of Chef de Mission Ronald Bei Talasasa Jr, have settled well into the Commonwealth Games Village.  The facilities…

Avaiki sets fire on Diesel team

Former rugby champions the Avaiki rugby team finally ends Diesel services unbeaten run on Tuesday. The match was played at the Solomn Islands national university (SINU) rugby field. It was hard fought match with Diesel services resting some senior players paid the price for the loss. Avaiki fielding mostly new kids on the block never…

Inter- ministry competition starts today

The Honiara town will come alive today as the city will be witnessing the “2014 inter-ministry soccer and volleyball league “kick-off its opening ceremony today at Rove field at 2.00pm. Morris Hakapauhenua vice chair, of the inter-ministry organising committee said a colourful uniform parade will be taking place to show case team uniforms. “We expect…

Concern over SIVF boss

A former national volleyball player and coach has raised concern about the integrity of Solomon Islands volleyball federation (SIVF) in light of a volleyball coaching program that the federation has facilitated. “I questioned why the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation facilitates a volleyball coaching program when its president is still under investigation for allegations relating to…

PNG Games venues on target

The PNG Games Host Organising Committee (HOC) is planning for all refurbishments to be completed by this October. PNG Games CEO Materua Tamarua said that current renovations included: the Sir Ignatius Kilage Indoor Stadium with full refurbishments taking place including new flooring, improved lighting and ventilation, and increased seating capacity to hold up to 1000…