Ko finishes third in Melbourne

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko finished the Women’s Australian Open with a frustrating one-over 73 during her final round yesterday as she claimed a share of third place. Starting the day two back from overnight leaders Chella Choi and Australian amateur Minjee Lee, Ko made a double bogey at the par-four sixth, which meant she was…

No goal in Ba draw

TEN men Rewa held defending champions Ba to a scoreless draw in the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League at Govind Park on Saturday. The Delta Tigers played the last 25 minutes without Luke Lomasalato who was sent off by referee Rakesh Chandra for a second bookable offence. Both teams failed to capitalise on the…

Basketball training squads announced

The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has released the names of 50 men and 36 women for the basketball training squad for the country’s national basketball team. The men’s training squad comprises of 46 Honiara based players and four overseas based players, while the women’s squad comprises of 34 Honiara based players and two overseas…

B’ball announces squad

The Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) has announced the men’s and women’s national training squad last week. Following that announcement the federation has called on the selected players for a meeting next Monday 24th February. SIBF has confirmed putting a national youth team (under 19 boys and girls) and the national squad (men’s and women’s)…

Drop in ranks

The Solomon Islands has experienced a drop in the recent FIFA ranking. The recently released rankings show Solomon Islands dropped by two spots from 172 to 174 in the world ranking. Solomon Islands are the only side which saw any downward movement in the Oceania ranking but remain fourth ahead of Vanuatu. This is the…

Former Nadi striker to join Australian club

NADI striker Uraia Loki has followed the footsteps of Ba duo Jone Ralulu and Malakai Tiwa by joining the Yoogali Football Club in Australia. The Yoogali Football Club which plays in the Griffith & District Amateur Football Association competition is coached by former Fiji captain Abraham Watkins. His sons Archie Junior and Sitiveni also played…

Softball gears up

EIGHT associations have confirmed their participation at this year’s national softball championships in Kokopo in April. Papua New Guinea Softball Federation senior vice president Ralph Tarasomo confirmed yesterday that the host organising committee was all set to stage the tournament following a successful national club championships last September. The affiliates who paid their nomination fees…