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…

Gold for PNG’s weightlifter Dika Toua

When Dika Toua received her Silver medal a few days ago – she cried tears of bitterness for having being eluded by that Gold medal. But did she know something we didn’t?  The little known Nigerian school girl, 16 year old, Chika Amalaha shocked the weigh- lifting community when she easily edged PNG and South…

Successful swim secures semi-final spot

Day five provided joy for the Fijian team The Men’s 50m Freestyle saw teammates William Clark and Meli Malani pitted against each other in heat six. Both swimmers beat their qualifying times by 0.75 seconds and 0.06 seconds respectively. Clark finished third in the heat with a time of 23.91 seconds just ahead of Malani…

ANZ banking on success of Fiji International

The Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (ANZ) is the official banking partner of the Fiji International. While signing the agreement at the ANZ House in Suva yesterday, ANZ CEO Pacific and Fiji Vishnu Mohan handed a cheque worth $115,000 to the general manager of the Fiji International Natalie Ritter.  As a silver sponsor…

United unleashes new line-up

The Western United Football Club has released the names of 29 players who will in their line-up in the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) season .The new line-up includes many new faces the likes of Tome Faisi, Feddie Kini, Gagame Feni, Molis Gagame and Joses Nawo to name a few. The inclusion of these players has…

PCYC wins O’Brian memorial clash

The Point Cruz Yatch Club (PCYC) cricket team has won the Kevin O’Brian memorial cricket match over the weekend after defeating Point Cruz Yatch Club by 32 runs 123-93.   The match was played at the King George Sixth cricket field. These are the only two teams that took part in the memorial match. The match…