‘Let’s get fair soccer squads from SG’

The former national midfielder now turned coach says this Solomon Games football competition is the best platform to scout for potential players to form national squads in all age categories. Joel Konofilia said it is the best time to earmark players so that national teams can be inclusive and fairly represented. Konofilia said this Solomon…

SG hockey competition set to roll

The 2016 Solomon Games hockey competition is set to kick off tomorrow at the KGVI hockey ground. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne said this year’s competition will be the first ever for Solomon Islands to host such big competition involving all provinces’ since hockey was revived in the country ,’’…

Boxing concludes, Team Mala bags 4 golds

The 2016 Solomon Games Boxing competition has concluded bouts with Team Malaita dominating the sport with four gold medals. The four gold medals were won by Junior Oto, John Kaloka, Polycap Bonave and Rowan Tapera. Choiseul snatched two gold medals while Isabel, Western and Honiara scooped one each for their teams. Aloysion Arabatu and Hosea…

Lauru netters scoop gold

… dethrones reigning champs Honiara THE Lauru Kuvojo women’s netball squad has been crowned the 2016 Solomon Games champion on Friday. Lauru narrowly edged the determined Honiara flank with a close score of 24-23 (full time) in a striking match yesterday afternoon at the Multi-Purpose Hall courts. For Lauru side, it was a history in…

Temotu gets 3 points from Honiara

Temotu Province football team registered their first three points clear in the Solomon Games football competition following their 1-0 against a determined Honiara side at the Lawson Tama Stadium yesterday. The win puts them on second place with four points behind Western Turtles who also has four points but with two points in goal difference.…

Women’s Beach Volley semi’s next week

THE semi-finals for the women’s Beach Volley will take place next week. Officials at the games venue told Star Sports yesterday that all pool matches for the women’s Beach Volley have already been completed, Friday. For men, team Honiara beat team Malaita on Friday. Six provinces are participating in the Women’s Beach Volleyball competition. They…

Beach Eagles defeat Honiara

THE Malaita Eagles Beach Soccer team has maintained their winning streak on day four of the Solomon Games beach soccer competition. Beach Eagles narrowly defeated hosts team Honiara 5-4 in an electrifying match of the day on Friday. The top favourites, Beach Eagles took the lead few minutes from the opening actions of the first…

Eagles out-clashes Kikio

THE Malaita Eagles Beach soccer team out clashed the determined Western Kikio in an electrifying match by 5 goals to 2 Thursday afternoon at the Waikiki (Mamanawata) beach, Central Honiara. With the win against W/Kikio, Eagles now registered 9 points after winning three matches. Waikiki beach come alive yesterday as hundreds of spectators flocked in…

Kakamora, Renbel In top form

Makira Ulawa province football team has continued dominance in pool B of the 2016 Solomon Games after cruising past Lauru football team 5-1 at the Lawson Tama Stadium Monday afternoon. This is their second win of the competition after they defeated Malaita 2-0 in the opening match. The win gave them the six points lead…

Tu Ata games underway

As the country turns 38 years old yesterday, people of Sikaiana from all works of life congregated at the Ever Green Red Beach Sports Grounds, to celebrate the day with exciting sporting activities. The annual tournament dubbed as the ‘Tu Atu Games’ attracted 41 teams from Sikaiana living in Honiara. A colourful parade was made…