Local athletes ready for triathlon champs

After postponing last month’s Pacific Triathlon Championships, over 15 international athletes from Fiji and PNG are ready to fly in to Honiara this week, ahead of the Championship races on the 3rd and 4th of September. The five weeks of extra training due to the postponement has paid off, with Solomon Islands athletes in peak…

Kurukuru eyes tough friendly

Solomon Islands national futsal team, Kurukuru is eyeing for test against the World’s current number one team, Brazil next week. This friendly match is scheduled for September 5. It has been eight years since Kurukuru first tasted the might of the Brazilian national futsal team whom currently is the number one team in the world…

Senior squad named for friendly

The Solomon Islands Football Federation has released the names of players who will represent the country’s national team to play the visiting Australian football club, the Brisbane Wolves FC tomorrow. A total of eighteen players have been called upon for the friendly match. The team comprises of two goal keepers, seven defenders, four midfielders and…

Plea for training commitment

The captain of the Solomon Islands national men’s senior football squad, Junior Henry Fa’arodo has called on all players to be committed to training. In a statement on social media Facebook yesterday Fa’arodo said after the friendly match this weekend all players concerned must be committed to sessions planned by the interim coach. Eighteen players…

U14 netball finals showdown

The Honiara Netball Association (HNA) school league will stage its finals of the U14 category, Friday at the Multipurpose Hall outdoor court. The matches will kick off starting at 3pm featuring St Nicholas and Chung Wah B followed by HIPS and Chung Wah A at 3:30pm and Bishop Epalle and Coronation at 4pm. This will…

Low Price hockey league end soon

The Low Price Enterprise Men’s High School Hockey League and Colgate Palmolive High School Women’s Hockey League will soon complete their pool matches.  Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) confirmed this to Star Sports, Thursday. “We have few more pool games before we will kick of the second stage of the competition,’’ SIHF said. “So far…

Hockey sports day

THE King Six National Secondary School will host a Hockey sports day today at the school’s hockey playing ground. Reports reaching Star Sports says this will be the first time for any schools in the country to have such program since the sport was revived late last year in Honiara. The program is anticipated to…

TOUGH RULES

Strict guidelines to be enforced on national squad Preparations for the next stage of the World Cup Qualifiers will be intensive and will be under tough discipline. That was according to the president of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF), William Lai. Lai said there will be rules whereby all players must adhere to as…

Kurukuru final selection this week

The selection to name the final squad for the Solomon Islands national futsal team will be made this week. This was confirmed by the head coach of the Solomon Islands national futsal team, Juliano Schmeling on Wednesday. Schmeling revealed they will name 14 players who will travel for the World Cup. “We will select 14…

Women’s Try Rugby sessions

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) will stage an exciting tag rugby and tackle rugby coaching sessions this Saturday through their development division. The program will be staged at the Town Ground Rugby Stadium this Saturday 30th July starting at 3:00pm. SIRUF confirmed this to Star Sports in a statement yesterday. “Players and teams…