Para officials off to Spain

SHORTLY after being given power to lead Paralympic in the country over the weekend during an AGM, Paralympic  newly elected president Nihal Seneviratne and his executive wasted no time as they gear up for regional and international events lining up for them. The newly elected president of the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee (SINPC) Nihal…

Wini inspires students

Solomon Islands weightlifter queen Jenly Wini who created history at the recent Commonwealth Game has inspired young students to pursue weightlifting in the future. The Commonwealth game bronze medallist for the past three days has been conducting Oceania Talented Identification program at Koloale Community High School, Hips school and Mbokonavera Community High School. The program…

Wini questioned delay of award

Solomon Islands top female weightlifter Jenly Wini has questioned the government over the delay of awarding the athletes who have won medals during the Mini Pacific Games and the Commonwealth Games last year. The Ministry of Home Affairs has promised the winning athletes to complement their achievements with awards but nothing is being delivered until…

Let the battle begins

Town Ground Rugby Stadium will come alive today as 13 rugby teams battle it out for the Solomon South Pacific Oil 7’s tournament top prizes. The winner will walk away with SBD$50,000 while the runner up will walk with SBD$20,000. The tournament is already the main topic of discussion among rugby teams and supporters following…

Fijians here for 7s

THIRTEEN rugby players from Fiji has arrived yesterday to team up with local teams for the South Pacific Oil Rugby Sevens set to kick off this Friday at Town Ground Rugby stadium. Their inclusion will boost the level of competition and provide an exciting game for rugby fans to enjoy. Out of the total, eight…

Mayor’s Cup ends well

THE first ever Mayor’s Cup Independence tournament ended successfully on Tuesday at the King George Sixth sports field. This was according to the Chairman of the organizing committee Councilor Greg Malefo.  “Today is treated as a special day for the Honiara City Mayor’s Cup due to its success that we now witness,” Malefo said. “Teams…

ARCHERS GIVE BEST SHOTS

LOCAL archers gave their best shots in the first day of the 2018 World Archery Oceania Championship in New Caledonia, Tuesday this week. Even though it’s an uphill battle for Solomon Islands against their much experienced Oceania opponents, local archers gave the best on day one. President of the Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI)…

U19 held to a draw

THE national U19 side held Solomon Warriors to a 1-1 draw yesterday in another entertaining friendly match at the SIFF academy. It was a good test for the U19s as Warriors coach Moses Toata fielded his full strength first team. The young lads had to defend in most parts of the game and break on…