Va’a federation proposed

Following much anticipation, the Solomon Islands Va’a Federation is soon to be formally established in the country. This was according to the Interim president, Eric Chow. In his remarks Mr Chow said, following the success of Va’a as a recognised competitive sport in the  Pacific Games in 2015 – Solomon Islands will be stepping up…

A step back for Western Turtles

Western Province men’s football team’s chance of taking the lead in Group A of the Solomon Games football competition faded following their 3-0 defeat to host Honiara at the Lawson Tama Stadium. Sunday’s performance was not what their fans and supporters had expected. Turtles found it hard to find the back of the net unlike…

Beach showdown

THE much awaited semi-finals and finals for the Solomon Games 2016 Beach Soccer tourney is set to go down today, at the Waikiki beach (Mamanawata) starting at 9am and through to the afternoon. After a weeklong of prestigious battle in a round robin format was played, the hosts and three other provincial teams will scuffle…

United hints final squad for TSL

THE Western United Football Club will soon name their final squad for the upcoming 2016/17 Telekom Soccer League (TSL) which will kick off later this month. United’s head coach Commins Menapi said he had already submitted the list to the team management which is responsible for its release. Menapi said his team has kicked off…

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.…