Bronze for hockey

The Solomon Islands men’s and women’s teams has won bronze medals in the Oceania Intercontinental Cup successfully ended over the weekend in Sydney, Australia. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne confirmed this to Star Sports, Monday. “The national men’s hockey team has won bronze medal after beating   Samoa 6-1 in the…

Brazilian slams refs

BRAZILIAN Marist defender Diego says referees officiating in the Telekom S-League are making too many mistakes in round one of the country’s elite football league. The towering centre back told Star Sports on Thursday, playing in the TSL is very difficult because the officials are very poor. “The playing level here is very difficult because…

Preparation for Commonwealth Games progresses

Preparation for the Gold Coast’s 2018 Commonwealth Games is progressing well as host organisers also received overwhelming supporter from chefs de mission  delegates from 65 commonwealth countries set to compete in the games. NOCSI vice president Nihal Seneviratne who attended the chef de mission workshop in Gold Coast in preparation for the games next year…

Foster rejoins Kingz

PAPUA New Guinea international Michael Foster says he is eager to help Malaita Kingz complete their Telekom S-League 2017/2018 campaign on a positive note. The Kapuls midfielder told Star Sports on Tuesday upon arrival at the Henderson international airport as he rejoins Kings for the TSL round two. “I’ll try my best to help the…

Final athletics squad

Athletics Solomon Islands has released the names of their final squad for the upcoming Vanuatu Mini-Games, December 2017. Athletics Solomons president Martin Rara released the names of the final squad following months on training sessions and trials they have conducted. “Generally this squad is a balance squad,’’ he told Star Sports on Tuesday. “We’ve recalled…

Hockey teams jet off

The Solomon Islands national men and women’s hockey teams has left the country for Sydney, Australia yesterday to take part in the Intercontinental Cup competition. Team Solomon is led by Winki Yee as team manager who will meet up the president of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne and head coach Julian Brazier…

Basketball teams jet off

THE country’s women’s and men’s basketball teams jetted out of the country on Monday morning for Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG). Both teams will participate in the 2017 FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup in Port Moresby which will kick off today till next Sunday. The 2017 FIBA Melanesia Basketball Cup is an international basketball contested…

Four horse race

MARIST and Henderson Eels both won their respective matches on Sunday to make it a four horse race in the Telekom S-League title challenge. Defending champion Marist edged Real Kakamora 2-0 in the opening match with veteran striker Abraham Iniga brace seals the three points. Iniga scored a goal apiece in each half to make…