FASANOC to discuss goals, strategies at AGM

The direction and priorities of the Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (FASANOC) will be discussed at its annual meeting later this month in Suva. FASANOC president Reg Sanday said the meeting would allow representatives of 41 affiliates from different sports in Fiji to reassess the objectives of the national sports umbrella body…

HFA courses this week

The proposed Honiara Football Association (HFA) administration and coaches training is going to be staged this week. It will kick off tomorrow at the SIFF Academy conference room for over three days ending Thursday. The HFA congress met on March 6 this week to hold its ordinary AGM. In that meeting, club representatives have agreed…

Gus triumph, donates prize

The country’s top pool player Gus Kraus of Solomon Airlines who won the prestigious inter ministry super singles challenge last Thursday has donated his prize to the organizers. He returned the prize to assist them keep the competition going. And his opponent at the finals was little known John Bakeua of Home Affairs who took…

Hekari pushed but defends title

PNG’s Hekari United have retained their position at the top of the Telikom National Soccer League table with a 3-1 victory over Besta PNG United, but the defending champions were made to work hard for it. Urged on by a rampant home crowd, Besta PNG United gave the visitors from Port Moresby a real run…

Gender equality on the Just Play agenda

The Just Play Programme has four objectives as it works to make social change throughout the Oceania region, one of which is the promotion of gender equality. With 8 March 2014 marking International Women’s Day, the inroads this programme makes all year-round in the realms of gender equality and female empowerment comes under the spotlight.…

Moizan: We go to Fiji to win

OFC Champions League Group Stage is five weeks away our focus on the competing clubs continues as we shine the spotlight on New Caledonia’s AS Magenta. Noumea-based Magenta has enjoyed a sustained period of domestic dominance that has seen them win eight local titles in the last 14 years. And now AS Magenta are back…

Basketball kicks off today

Basketball fans and supporters are in for some big actions this year as the Namson Tran Basketball competition kicks off today. Four matches will be played today with the first to kick off at 1pm at the Multipurpose Hall. A uniform parade will mark the start of the pre-season competition. The parade will be led…

Warriors off to Vanuatu for friendlies

Club champions Solomon Warriors head off to neighbouring Vanuatu yesterday for a series of friendly matches as part of their preparation ahead of the Oceania Club Championship. The team left with few new additional players. Lethal left footer, James Naka, and a handpicked defender from KOSSA FC are joining the team on this friendly tour.…

AFL PNG out to reach 50,000 kids

AFL Papua New Guinea hopes to get at least 10,000 school-aged children, in Port Moresby, playing Aussie Rules. Twelve schools will be visited by the AFL PNG’s development officers Cornelius Papau this term and another 30 schools will have undergone the Niukick programme by December. Niukick is a junior development programme, derived from the AFL…