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…

Fiji rugby sevens and netball teams appeal for Glasgow 2014 lifeline

Fiji’s participation in team events at Glasgow 2014 is “under consideration” following their reinstatement into the Commonwealth, insidethegames can reveal. Reg Sanday, President of the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC), has appealed to the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) for the country’s rugby sevens and netball teams to be allowed to compete…