Fiji is preparing to host PNG

Netball Fiji will announce its squad to prepare for upcoming international matches. Netball Fiji held its first trials Saturday with more than 74 players attending. NF vice-president Vivien Koster was impressed with the outcome. “Players from Nadroga/Navosa, Nadi, Lautoka attended the trials,”she said. “These players are very talented.” Selectors will select an extended squad of…

Chess competition kicks off

The first Chess competition for this year is set to kick off on Saturday in Honiara. The competition took place at the Solomon Islands Broadcasting Cooperation (SIBC) Conference room started at 10am. This was organized by the Solomon Islands Chess Federation. The draw to determine which group players will join was expected in the morning.…

Triathlon sets date for next event

The local triathlon-racing season got underway in February thanks to a break in the cyclonic weather and the crocodiles having better things to do. An email to members and supporters said the next event will be on 5 April. “It’s an exciting year for the club with Boris Teddy representing Solomon Islands at the Youth…

Blazers stop Bullets undefeated run

Western Bullets men’s basketball team tasted their first defeat to Travel Blazers after an undefeated run in the Namson Tran Basketball competition on Thursday. It was an equally fought match which resulted in the two quarters of the matches ended in a tie but Blazers make sure they grab the points. Blazers had to put…

Chess participants announced

The Solomon Islands Chess Federation (SICF) has released the names of 56 players who will vie in the upcoming National Open Chess Championship which will start on Saturday. The competition will be held at the SIBC conference Room starting at 10am Saturday. Out of the 56 selected players, eight of them are students from Chung…

Pacific in Union resumes

After a few months of recess the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation’s (SIRUF) Pacific in Union – Rugby 4 Schools (SI) program is back again and all to kick off. A statement from the SIRUF-PiU’s office said this rugby program will resume in Honiara next week with a teacher’s workshop. This will take place Monday…

Joining FIFA study group

FIFA World Cup events aren’t just for the world’s top players to showcase their talents as Solomon Islands Women’s Development Officer Diane Justus well knows. The former international has found herself in Costa Rica alongside some of the game’s former greats as a member of the FIFA technical study group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17…