Team settles down

The Solomon Islands national men’s football team has settled down well in Sydney, Australia yesterday ahead of their journey for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Nations Cup. Teaming up with the squad was  the newly signed Technical Advisor Ramon Tribulietx the head coach of Auckland City. The national men’s team coach Moses Toata confirmed to…

Western Cup final showdown

Western Cup defending champions Central Ranogga has failed to defend their title after being narrowly edge out in the first semi-finals of the competition at the JFK Stadium in Gizo yesterday. Central Roviana led by Western Turtle veteran defender Alec Wickham denied the defending champions in stunning battle that ended with a 3-2 victory. Central…

Rarawa lauds bidding team

THE GOVERNOR of Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI) has congratulated the country’s bidding team, for a successful effort to host the Pacific Games in 2023. Mr Rarawa made the credit, when speaking at the CBSI’s 2015 Annual Report launch event in Honiara yesterday. “Just last week, the Solomon Islands delegation led by the Honourable…

City backs 2023 games preparation

The Honiara City Council (HCC) executive has congratulated the bidding team for the successive bid to host the 2023 Pacific Games here in the country. At the same promised to support preparation work towards the important event. Deputy Mayor Eddie Ngava, who was part of the bidding team that traveled to Vanuatu, presented a brief…

Schools carnival kicks off today

The Secondary Schools’ Sports carnival will kick off today at the St Joseph’s Tenaru sports field. According to organizers, Athletics Solomon, two events will kick start the sports event today starting at 4pm. The two events are the 5000meter race and the 800meter race. The remaining track and field events will kick off tomorrow. It…

New taekwondo club for Central

A NEW taekwondo club has been established in Tulagi, Central provincial capital. This is part of the Solomon Islands Taekwondo Union (SITU) development program to reach out to the provincial centres. SITU president Philip Afu in an interview with Star Sports yesterday confirmed the new set up. “Central provincial capital Tulagi now has a new…

What’s going on in Rugby?

Rugby fans and supporters have lashed out at the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) and the Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) and questioned why the head of the two organizations still hold on to power while their time in office has lapsed. They claimed Peza Wickham is an over-due president for HRUA for the…

New taekwondo club kicks off

NEWLY formed Solomon Islands National University (SINU) Taekwondo club has kicked off its first training session on Tuesday with a huge turnout from students. More than 40 SINU students’ of both male and female showed up for the first training run which was held at the SINU agriculture school at Kukum Campus. According to John…

SIPA-Kurukuru deal intact

DESPITE the removal of Collin Yow as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Solomon Islands Ports Authotrity (SIPA) the deal to support the national futsal side remains. That’s according to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) Neil Poloso. He confirmed to Star Sports that the $2 million support by Solomon…

HFA league kicks off

The Honiara Football Association (HFA) 2016 league season kicked off on Saturday. A total of eight matches were played at the King George Sixth School sports fields starting at 10am. These matches were all from the three divisions, the Premier Division, Division 1 and Division 2. Matches will continue today featuring six games. The Premier…