Workshop sheds light on match-fixing

The risks of match-fixing to football in Oceania was highlighted at the recent INTERPOL Integrity in Sport – FIFA conference, co-hosted by the Oceania Football Confederation, Fiji Football Association and Fiji Police. The two-day meeting, held in Fiji, brought together almost 100 regional football administrators, players’ associations, referees, football club owners, government agencies and police…

Protect players

Hekari United has appealed to the Telikom National Soccer League management, all stakeholders and media to rise up against violence in the sport. Franchise owner John Kapi Natto said unruly behaviour by fans during the weekend’s clash at Lae’s Sir Ignatius Kilage Stadium against home side Besta United bordered on intimidation and with the threat…

Gus ousted

An impossible has happened. Mr. Gus Kraus the current South Pacific Champion on the 8 ball game was beaten for the first time on Monday at Club HP, Heritage Park Hotel. And it happened not even at the finals but at a stage earlier, the semi final. And this came after beating Mr. Peter Boyers…

SUPER 6’s TONIGHT

Tonight at Club HP, Heritage Park Hotel will be the Blue Ocean Shipping Super 6 Singles followed by the Blue Ocean Shipping Super 6 Doubles. Singles competition to start at 7pm and to be followed by the doubles at around 9pm. It will be the Weight Lifting Federation’s turn to fundraise, a dance night with…

Chess registration starts

Registration for the upcoming chess open national championship is currently underway in Honiara. The Solomon Islands chess federation (SICF) revealed registrations started yesterday and will continue up until March 16. The competition will then kick off on March 22. Interested chess players who intend to participate in the upcoming competition are urged to register themselves.…

Alleged match fixing investigated

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) is carrying out an investigation over allegations of match fixing during the match between X-Beam FC and Real Kakamora over the weekend. This was confirmed from the SIFF media department this week. The investigation follows allegations of match fixing relating to the X-Beam and Real Kakamora match over the…

It’s transfer time

FOOTBALL in Fiji has probably reached its most exciting time. It’s the time when money “literally” will do the talking with the transfer window opening earlier this week and closing on March 15. This is an opportune time for teams struggling in the Fiji Sun/Skipper Tuna National Football League to revamp their squads with some…