Sports master questions HFA decision

MBUA Valley Community High School Sports master Joseph Wane has questioned the Honiara Football Association____s (HFA) decision to penalise his team after an incident in their game with Vura CHS in the HFA U-16 School League. The incident resulted in a decision made by match officials of the match between these two schools at King…

Eagles in camp

The Malaita Eagles soccer team preparing for the upcoming Solomon Cup marches into camp this week. According to information reaching Star Sports, a total of 26 athletes are now in the camp and will undergo their first training together as a team starting on Monday. Some players who are called up for training are yet…

GO GREEN introduced in Gizo

The Solomon Islands Athletes Commission (SIAC) has successfully introduced a new program called the ‘Go Green’ program in Gizo on Tuesday. The message given to young primary school students is called “Love Your Coast” and it is about keeping the environment clean. “We educate athletes and the public about “LOVE YOUR COAST” and how important…

Coaching training date to be finalised

THE Malaita football Association in Auki is yet to set a date for the important SIFF grass root coaching training next month. The training program is made possible between Malaita Football Association and Solomon Islands Football Federation to input the coaching knowledge to interested football men and women in Malaita province. The coaching training will…

KG VI and Vura in hockey lead

King George Sixth School and Vura School men’s hockey teams maintain their lead in their respective groups of the high school hockey league with 15 points. They maintained their undefeated run in group A and group B respectively 15 points from five undefeated matches. KG VI registered their fifth straight win against Selwyn 2-0 on…

MARIST SIGNS FA____ARODO

Solomon Islands defending club Champions, Marist Football Club has signed up Solomon Islands most capped player, the national team captain and veteran midfielder, Henry Fa,arodo Junior. The signing was confirmed on Monday by Marist Head Coach, Juliano Schmeling. This is Marist’s first major signing since Marist’s participation in the OFC Champions League. His inclusion will…

Australia pays Moti

Apologised to former attorney general for illegal deportation Australia has paid Julian Moti compensation and apologised to him over his illegal deportation from Solomon Islands in 2007. Moti revealed this is Suva, last Thursday, during the launch of the book, Redeeming Moti, written by Australian journalist Dr Susan Merrell. “I am pleased to announce that…

KEY SUSPECT SURRENDERS

Suspect Airlifted to Honiara via helicopter ONE of the key suspects into the double murder case over the Easter at LGZ building, Town Ground is now in police custody after surrendering to Police on Monday afternoon. The murder suspect who was identified as Jimmy Goufi gave in and is now ready to face the law…

Law students get paid

SEVENTEEN government sponsored students studying law at USP Emalus campus in Vanuatu have finally received their allowance last week after almost 14 weeks without an allowance. The money was part of their first semester allowance. The affected students confirmed this to Solomon Star on Monday. Meanwhile, the students thanked the government for its continuous support…

RAMSI DRAWDOWN OUTREACH REACHES MAJOR MILESTONE

Marking another major milestone in the drawdown of the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI), senior representatives of the Solomon Islands Government, Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) and RAMSI have now visited, thanked and farewelled all nine provincial governments and assemblies, the Honiara City Council and the National Parliament.  The honourable members of…