Females urged to take up self defence 

Permanent Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs (MWYCFA) Dr Cedric Alependava is supporting the Self Defence and Self Protection seminars currently underway in Honiara during the 16 Days of Activism.  Dr Alependava uttered this in an interview with Star Sports when facilitator of the seminars Master John Gill started…

U14 Junior Kurukuru squad named

THE Junior U14 Kurukuru team who will be representing the country in the 2020 Australian National Futsal Championship early next year was announced, Tuesday. According to reports, the team comprises of 11 players selected from SISC popular 2019 Bulk Shop Junior Futsal League. The team is currently undergoing intensive training under the leadership of head…

TOP CALL FOR REFS

Solomon Islands FIFA badged referees George Time and Hugo Hebala Pado are on international duties in China and Paraguay this month. Time arrived in China on Tuesday to officiate at the 2019 FISU University World Cup from 21 November to 1 December in Jinjiang as 16 men’s and 8 women’s football teams set to compete,…

Heavy defeat for U17

THE country’s national U17 team suffered their second defeat in the men’s FIFA U17 World Cup tournament in Brazil yesterday. The U17 team went down 7-0 to Paraguay of South America. The young lads did a pretty good job in the first half to hold off Paraguay with only two goals. The South Americans extended…

Body Builders hail sponsors

Our National Bodybuilders who have created history for the country at 25th South Pacific Body Building championships held in New Caledonia has made a surprise visit to stakeholders and business houses who supported them to attend championships upon their return, Wednesday. Soon after their arrival on Wednesday afternoon at the Honiara International Airport the national…

Mona to defend title

OUR Men’s Sport Physique Mr Solomon, Moffat Mona is optimistic to take one further step up in the upcoming 25th South Pacific Bodybuilding Championships set to be held in New Caledonia this weekend. Mona retained his title as Men’s Sport Physique Mr Solomon for the second time during the Solomon Islands National Body Building Federation…

Assault mission fail 

Mother applies self defense skills and saved a life By CROFTON UTUKANA A mother of two kids and student of the Yun’s Taekwondo Academy of Solomon Islands (YTASI) have rightly utilized the self defense knowledge and skills she learned. The 32 year old mother who wish to remain anonymous for various reasons recently joined YTASI…

Kurukuru ends with another close finish

THE country’s national men’s futsal team, Kurukuru has ended their second international friendly clash with another close match. Kurukuru were once again edged by a goal difference by the Australian national futsal team, Futsalroos 3-2 in their second and final friendly match at the Valentines Sports Park yesterday afternoon. Former Kurukuru star Jack Wetney was…

HHH SPOL 7s CHAMP

HENDERSON HAMMERHEADS (HHH) is the 2019 SPOL rugby 7s champions after defeating Islanders 39-7 at the Town Ground rugby stadium on Saturday. Hammerheads made an impressive undefeated run throughout the tournament to claim this year’s SPOL 7s trophy. They kicked off the grand final campaign with a comfortable 21-7 lead in the first half before…