Big number for athletics

Twenty five athletics will represent the country in the upcoming 15th South Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea schedule for July 4-18. This is a big number for the Athletics Solomon to prepare the squad within the 165 days. President of the Athletics Solomon and President of National Olympic Committee Martin Rara admitted that they…

Do or die game

The National U-16 team chances of advancing to the semi final will be decided after their match against Tahiti at 1pm today. A win for Solomon Islands will secure them a position into the semi final stage while a draw will require them to score more than 11 goals against their final opponent the American…

Solomons thrash Tonga

National U-17 soccer team kick off their campaign at the OFC U-17 championship with a huge goal difference, thrashing Tonga 10-1 at Pago park stadium in American Samoa on Wednesday. But it was Tonga who scores first with a shocking goal in 14 minutes when their striker Soakai Vea goes around Solomon Islands goal keeper…

Western United in serious training

The current leader of the Telekom S-league (TSL), Western United FC is undergoing serious training in preparation for the resumption of the TSL competition. On Wednesday the team, under the watchful eye of head coach Commins Menapi continues their fitness drills, ball passing and small sided games at Ports Authority sport field. The team which…

Totori wary of Tahiti

Gershom Totori is a hot shot with a very famous Solomon Islands’ football name. Yet the 16-year-old from Malaita is no relation to namesake Benjamin Totori who played professional football for Portland Timbers and the Wellington Phoenix. “I am not related to Benjamin Totori but he is from Malaita Province like me, “Totori said, “I…

NOCSI yet to confirm relay baton

National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) is yet to receive confirmation on the arrival of the South Pacific Games relay baton in the country. President of NOCSI Martin Rara said they only received email from Pacific games committee that the relay baton will be going around in the participating countries but there were no…

Provincial Gov’t urge to support sport

Malaita Tennis Association (MTA) has called on its provincial government to include sport in its development plan. Speaking to Star sport, president of MTA Raphael Angi’i said sport plays an important role in building better life for youths and children. “In many occasions sport prevent youths from engaging in unlawful activities and do better things…

Hopes high as team leaves

HOPES are high amongst managers and members of the Under 16 soccer team that left yesterday for American Samoa. The team are taking part in the Oceania Under 17 Competition which starts January 13. Coach Jacob Moli left a message to parents, fans, sponsors and the country that the team are going there to perform…