Karate members asked to resume training

Members of the Solomon Islands (Jindokai) Karate Federation (SIKF) are being urged to resume their training sessions as soon as possible. President of the SIKF Junior Siosi Tafoa made the call in light of an upcoming international event they will be attending this year. “All SIKF national team members are asked to resume training as…

Hockey registration opens

Registration for the upcoming hockey club league is now open. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Senevirantne confirmed this to Sunday Sports in an interview. “The hockey club league registration is now open for interested clubs,’’ Senevirante said. “The registration period starts now and closes on 31st March 2016,’’ he added. “Interested…

Kurukuru rules

6-1 thrashing of Vanuatu to make it four wins in a row KURUKURU have again proved their supremacy in the 2016 OFC championship in Fiji thrashing Vanuatu 6-1 in a stunning showdown, Friday at the Vodafone Arena. Three goals in both stanzas were enough for the local lads to keep their position on the top spot.…

Lai praised stars

THE President of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has commended the national futsal team for the successful victory over their hot rival, Fustal Whites on Wednesday in their third match of the 2016 Oceania Futsal World Cup Qualifiers in Fiji. In his congratulatory messages Lai thanked the Kurukuru’s including their coaching staff who are…

Mission on target

THE Kurukuru assistant coach has reiterated that their mission for this Oceania World Cup Qualifiers in Fiji is to prove all critics wrong and make the nation proud. Jerry Sam stressed this to Star Sports from Fiji yesterday. “We have confident to prove all the critics wrong and make our nation proud not for the…

Touch Day Out Event This Weekend

The ‘Touch Day Out’ Touch Rugby Competition Day 1 has been re-scheduled for this weekend, Saturday 13th February. The event will take place at DC Park, Henderson from 12:00pm to 5:30pm. Organisers have apologised for postponing the event last weekend due to the condition of the field after the heavy rain and the risk of…

Boxing action this weekend

The Honiara Amateur Boxing Association (HABA) will be hosting their second bouts for this year, this Saturday at the Multipurpose Hall. HABA confirmed this to Star sports in an interview, Thursday. “We will be  staging  our second bouts for this this weekend (Saturday night February 13, 2016) at the Multipurpose Hall,’’ HABA said. HABA strongly…

Rio Olympics positive impact

SUVA, (FIJI TIMES) – The Telecom Fijiana’s qualification for the Rio Olympics will have a positive impact on the growth of women’s rugby in the region. That’s the view of Kylie Bates who is the development consultant and director of Game Changers an Australian based company which uses partnerships to make sport and communities stronger.…

Kurukuru on the lead

AFTER Day Three of the 2016 OFC Futsal Championship the defending champions, Solomon Islands National Futsal Team, known as Kurukurus are currently leading the competition with nine points from three successive victory. Their 4-1 victory over hot contenders Futsal Whites edged them a step closer to 2016 Futsal World Cup set for Colombia later this…

Touch comp deferred for this weekend

THE Henderson Hammer Heads Rugby Club has postponed its Touch Rugby competition for this weekend. This was due to the heavy rain fall experienced in the capital over the weekend. The ‘Touch Day Out’ touch rugby competition is the first of a series of rugby events to kick off the HHH 2016 calendar. It will…