DEAL DONE

PM confirms 2023 Games support from Taiwan FUNDING arrangement for the Pacific Games 2023 with Taiwan has been sealed. This came after Prime Minister Rick Houenipwela successfully negotiated the arrangement with the Taiwanese President during his bilateral talk with President of Taiwan Dr Tsai Ing-Wen this week. A statement from the Prime Minister Press Secretariat…

TOUGH CALL

SOLOMON Warriors Football Club (FC) president, Honourable Bodo Dettke has strongly urged the Warriors team to give more sacrifices in their preparation for the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) competition and the TSL competition. Dettke made the call during the Solomon Warriors Football Club presentation of awards over the weekend. Warriors eyes to make another impressive…

HHH, TIA secures second wins

The Fletcher Kwaimani ManUp Rugby Challenge defending champions, Henderson Hammerheads (HHH) and TIA Warriors have both has two wins following their impressive round robin match wins. TIA Warriors defeated Islanders 18-16 while HHH defeated Diesel 54-22 over the weekend. They will battle each other in the final round robin match before proceeding into the cross…

Totori keen to extend lead

Veteran Solomon Islands footballer Benjamin Totori says he is determined to extend his top scoring record in the OFC Champions League. Totori is leading the top scorers tally with 23 goals ahead of Argentinian Emiliano Tade who is closing in behind with 18 goals for Auckland City. Speaking to Star Sports on Saturday, Totori said…

Warriors miss semi spot

Solomon Warriors FC has missed out on the Oceania Champions’ League semi final spot. The strong Warriors side lost 2-0 in the quarter finals yesterday to none other than the defending champions, Auckland City at Auckland’s Kiwitea Street. Emilano Tade broke the deadlock in the 20th minute and Solomon Islands Micah Lea’alafa extended the lead…

Totori eyes finals

SOLOMON Islands veteran striker Benjamin Totori says he is targeting the semi-finals of the OFC Champions League with Fijian club side Lautoka FC. Totori departed Nadi International airport yesterday with the Fijian champions yesterday for their OFC Champions League quarter-final clash with Tahiti champions AS Dragons. Speaking to local Fijian media pre-departure, Totori is confident…

New fun run champs

The absence of the renowned long distance runners has paved way for other local athletes to add titles against their names during the Easter fun run. Oceania long distance title holder and Easter fun run champion Sharon Firisua’s absence has paved way for long her long-time rival Diana Matekali to scoop the title during the…

Easter Soccer 7s kicks off today

The Easter Soccer 7s competition will kick off today after it was postponed due to the heavy rain over the Easter weekend. The competition is sponsored by the Member of Parliament for West Honiara constituency Honourable Namson Tran. The West Honiara Constituency Development Officer (CDO) Brian Taupiri said the objective of the competition is to…

Marist set for grand final

MARIST FC has secured the second spot for the grand final of the Telekom S-league (TSL) Championship against Warriors this weekend. Marist edged their way past a tough Malaita Kingz FC side on Thursday to give them the chance to battle for this year’s TSL Championship title. Marist coach, Jerry Allan is grateful for the…