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…

Fans hail Micah

Local football fans in the country have acknowledged  and congratulated the country’s New Zealand-based football star Micah Lea’alafa for his outstanding performance following the recent Oceania league championships. Following the league, the young star received the golden ball and the player of the Oceania club championship award. This came after he helped secure his Auckland…

It’s over for Warriors

Warriors 5-4 Lae City OFC: THE country’s Oceania Club Championship rep Solomon Warriors came from behind twice to beat brave Lae City Dwellers (LCD) 5-4 in their final group match yesterday in the wet QBE stadium. Warriors have finished their campaign on a high following a nine-goal thriller to defeat Papua New Guinean debutants Lae…