Media comes to the fore in Fiji

Fiji’s Tanoa Waterfront Hotel played host to a UN reunion of sorts as 12 different nationalities were represented on day one of the OFC Media Officers Workshop. Held annually since 2010, with a brief hiatus in 2013, the workshop works to build on the skills of each of the OFC Member Association media officers in…

HFA PRE-SEASON POSTPONED, FOUR CONFIRMED

Four football clubs have confirmed their participation for the Honiara Football Association (HFA) pre-season competition. This was confirmed by the HFA executive on Thursday. The four new Pre-season clubs are San Jorge Thunders FC, Rivantor Hunters FC, Henderson Eels FC and G FC. These four clubs will go into a round robin format of competition…

Panatina leads school netball comp

After round five of competition in the primary school netball competition, Panatina has taken off comfortably in leading the tally. They are second by Chung Wah B followed by Saint Nicholas B on the third spot. Honiara Netball Association (HNA) President Shalom Akao told Star Sports after two days of competition the primary school netball…

TULAGI FUTSAL COMP KICKS-OFF

Central Islands province (CIP) on Monday kicks-off its 2014 futsal competition. It will run for over two weeks in Tulagi. Reports said about 17 teams around the province have registered to participate in the competition. The province’s sports department is organizing and support the competition. The initiative is part of promoting sports in the province…

Paralympic preparations going well

The head coach of the Solomon Islands athletes with disability says, preparations for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Scotland is going well. The duo, Janet Sipale and Noela has been under intensive training conducted by Topue himself and guided by the president of the Solomon Islands National Paralympics Committee (SINPC), Mrs Nina Davis. The duo…

No firepower

VODAFONE Fiji 7s coach Ben Ryan says lethargic play resulted in the poor performance of the national side in the final day of the Hong Kong 7s tournament at the Hong Kong Stadium on Sunday. Fiji lost in the Cup semi-final to England 7-17 Sunday night. Earlier the side struggled to beat United States in…