Schools urged to play Basketball

THE Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF) encourages schools to play basketball not only to prepare them for the Pacific games 2023 but to make basketball popular in the country. Basketball is one of the unfamiliar sports in the country, most people and schools are not playing it. SIBF President Cyril Rachman highlighted this statement during…

Hockey school program underway

THE hockey school program which prepares schools for the upcoming school sports carnival is underway in Honiara. After kicking off the program last week, Hockey Development Officer (HDO) Allan Temoa and Hockey President Winky Tee have now completed a number of schools under the program. The program covers introduction to hockey, basic hockey skills, ball…

AUTHORITIES HIT BACK

PG2023 Materials not linked to log pond offloading Social Media speculations linking PG 2023 construction materials to offloading activities at a Log Pond near Alligator Creek, East of Honiara are incorrect and authorities condemn such misleading rumors. Authorities responsible for the implementation of the Pacific Games 2023 including the National Hosting Authority, the 2023 Cabinet…

Tagini joins KOSSA’s technical team

KOSSA FC continues to regroup adding important technical people into their team before the 2021 TSL season kicks off this weekend. KOSSA’s latest inclusion into their technical team is Samo Tagini’s service as the club physio for this TSL season.  Tagini has a vast experience being an experienced nurse and have worked with numerous sporting…

Solright takes the lead

SOLRIGHT FC has taken over the lead in the 2021 Solrais Women’s Premier League (SWPL) table with 19 points after securing their sixth win on Saturday.  The new look Solright side edged former leaders Koloale FC in a nail biting 3-0 encounter at the Lawson Tama to take the lead by a point. It was…

GG: fun run one way to reduce NCD

Governor General Sir David Vunagi says the annual fun run organised by Rotary Club of Honiara is one way of reducing non-communicable disease (NCD) in the country. Sir Vunagi was invited as the guest at the event and delivered his short remarks. Sir Vunagi said NCD becomes a problem when everyone don’t have much exercise…

Hundreds join fun run

HUNDREDS of people living in and around Honiara concluded their public holiday with muscle flexing hitting the road during the Whit Monday fun run on Monday morning. The route started at Lawson Tama stadium, up the Kola-Ridge cemetery towards the direction of the Governor General’s residence and down the Kukum market and back to Lawson Tama.…

Malaita crowned beach champs

THE MALAITA Beach soccer team is the champions of the Mariner National Beach Soccer Championship after defeating hosts Honiara 5-3 in the grand final at DC Park, Saturday. As expected it was an evenly fought out match between the two rivals. Malaita made it clear to their opponents they are here for the title and…

Kikio get ‘fair team’ award

WESTERN Kikio has received the fair team award at the end of the Mariner National Beach Soccer championship, Saturday. The team came third after beating Makira Sharks in the 3rd/4th play off. Kikio beat the determined Makira Sharks by 8:4. Kikio goalkeeper also received a hand glove award. Beach soccer defending champion, Malaita Kwikwi reclaimed…

FRIENDLY CLASHES

Lawson Tama Stadium is expected to host a number of friendly clashes tomorrow during the Whit Monday public holiday. Interestingly, both TSL and Royals football will be hosting their friendly matches at Lawson Tama on that day. TSL will be organising four pre-season friendly matches. It would start at 10 am and conclude at 4pm.…