Chess boost

The Solomon Islands Chess Federation (SICF) received a boost of morale entering the New Year with the current visit of International Chess Federations Chief Executive Officer and of Global Chess, Geoffrey Borg. His visit is no ordinary, seeing the level of experience and skills from the top being relayed to the local federation and key…

More to be qualified

Chess players in the country will get their qualification if they do pass a test set by the International Federation of Chess. Visiting FIDE chief executive officer (CEO), Geoffrey Borg is conducting a seminar for key chess players in the country on this. They will be qualified to be a development instructor and national instructor…

TSL resumes after delay

Round two of the Telekom S-league will finally kick off today following a two-week delay. The second round of the TSL could not start as earlier scheduled due to the week-long wet weather experienced in the national capital, Honiara in recent days. Matches will be played at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Four matches have been…

LANDS, POLICE, HCC DISAPOINT NSC

The development of the proposed new national Sports Stadium is everyone’s business to see it through right to the end, according to the National Sports Council (NSC) Chief Executive Officer, David Firisua. Firisua said the council has faced a difficult time to commence work on the proposed site since the settlers refused to move out…

KOSSA hosts fundraiser

The KOSSA Football Club (FC) management will be holding its first fundraising drive at the car wash pub starting 6pm today. This is to raise funds for the Kossa team that will be participating in the national Telekom S-League (TSL) that will resume this weekend. The management would like to invite former KG students, friends…

Round 12 fixtures to mark TSL resumption

The resumption of the Telekom S-league proposed for this weekend will feature matches starting from round 12 of matches. This follows a proposed arrangement by SIFF that matches which should have been played will be staged during the week as catch-up matches. Round 12 of matches will see KOSSA FC taking on Western United FC,…

Govt urged to provide for coach

CONCERN citizens group, Forum Solomon Islands International (FSII) urges the Solomon Islands Government to seriously consider setting aside a budget purposely to engage international coaches to develop and improve the performances of our athletes. Forum Solomon Islands International’s president Redley Raramo said it’s about time that government recognizes the potentials of our athletes. “These men…

TriSI to stage first monthly comp

The Solomon Islands Triathlon Federation (TriSI) is looking forward to host its first competition for this year this Saturday, January 25. The event will take place at the usual Kakabona beach West of Honiara. The Series will be held for women and men over the Sprint for the Under 23s and Olympic standard distances and…