Easter volleyball champ set

The annual national volleyball championship is set for the long Easter weekend with $30,000.00 worth of cash prizes up for grabs. President of the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation (SIVF) Morris Maitaki confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement on Monday. “The SIVF wish to inform all volleyball provincial teams and Honiara clubs we will…

HISTORIC RUGBY TOURNEY

Soltuna 7s kicks off today in Suva By SIMON ABANAin Suva, Fiji    THE Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) in partnership with SolTuna are set to host a historic tournament in Suva, Fiji, today. After weeks of preparation, the inaugural Soltuna 7s tournament gets underway at USP Laucala sport grounds this morning. Two home…

NOCSI PROBE

Games delegation queried, Rara defends claims By RONALD TOITO’ONA THE Solomon Islands delegation for the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia is being probed by certain National Federation members, it was revealed. This came after a leaked list of the confirmed athletes and officials has in it, names of close family members of the National…

Zion FC gets help

COUNCILLOR for Vura Ward in East Honiara Alfrence Fatai has stepped in to assist Zion Futsal Club. Following a request from the club management for assistance, a cash donation was handed over to them. Councillor Fatai said it was for a good course to help the club in the upcoming Easter Knock out. “I’m pleased…

Stone field soccer league into round two

GILBERT Camp Water Pump Stone field seven a side soccer league kicked off its round two matches this week. The teams have completed their round one matches last week. On Monday history has twisted which saw a lot of improvements and the competition between teams will be getting tougher. The first match on Monday saw…

National 7s settle down in Suva

SOLOMON Islands national rugby sevens team are settling down in Suva ahead of the Soltuna 7s tournament this weekend. The team arrived in Fiji’s capital on Tuesday as they hit the ground running with some light training sessions. They will be participating in the inaugural Soltuna 7s a historic tournament to be held outside the…

Bright start for big two

Warriors, Marist win opening matches By CARLOS ARUAFU   Oceania Champions League representatives Solomon Warriors FC and Marist FC made positive starts to their Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship campaign on Saturday at Lawson Tama. Both teams registered a win each in their opening matches. Warriors kicked off the day’s action with an impressive 5-0 win over…

GAMES CONTINGENT ANNOUNCED

 NOCSI names C’Wealth Games team of 14 athletes and 11 officials By RONALD TOITO’ONA   THE National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has released the Commonwealth Games 2018 contingent, which will be representing the country in Gold Coast, Australia. A total of 14 athletes have been selected and will compete in six sports at…

Tip Off final showdown

The Tip Off Basketball Challenge men’s finals are set to kick off at the Multipurpose Hall on Sunday. This year’s men’s grand final will again feature last year’s finalists, Marist and Gunnerz men’s basketball club. These two teams made their way through following two weekends of tough group matches. Gunnerz Basketball team were crowned the champions…