Disability sports fun day today

The Solomon Islands Disability Sports fun day kicks off today at the Maranatha Hall. This event will bring all people with disability from centers and communities in and around Honiara to come together to have fun with sports. It will be attended by prominent members of the Government, organization representatives and foreign diplomats. The purpose…

Local female basketball shines in US

Solomon Islands female basketball player Maya Van Den Heever has shined out in the final of the Triple Threat Western Regional Championship in United State held from July 27-30. Ms Maya helped propelled her team Orange County Elite into the grand final but was unfortunate to win the title. Her side went down narrowly with…

Boxing support

The Solomon Islands National University (SINU) management has supported the institution’s boxing club with the donation of boxing gloves. This was part of encouraging sports and social activities for the students with in the university. SINU boxing club was established in June as part of engaging students who are interested in this sport besides academic…

United U16 women crowned champs

Western United U16 women’s team is the 2015 champion of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) national women’s U16 soccer championship. United confirmed their victory over Guadalcanal after 120 minutes of play at the SIFF Academy football field. It was Rose Malefo who scored the winning goal after a 1-1 tie which saw the two…

High school rugby action continues

The 2015 Credit Corporation High School Rugby 15s competition continues this week with some exciting matches being lined up. In the Junior category St Joseph Tenaru will take on Mbokonavera at 2pm today -Tuesday 18th August 2015, in the in their first junior category Quarter final. The winner will proceed on to the semifinal while…

Sports seminar kicks off in Auki

A TWO days Sports Facility Survey Working Seminar (SFSWS) for sports associations in and around Auki town kicked off yesterday at the Rarasu Restaurant in Auki, Malaita province. This training focused on rugby, football, tennis, athletics and volleyball officials. Rep from each association in and around Auki town attended the training. It was funded by…

Maneka: Sports brings unity

SOCCER can bring unity and peace in communities says Minister for National Peace, Unity and Reconciliation and MP for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. He was speaking during the handing over of T-shirts to Guadalcanal U-16 girls’ team competing in the U-16 girl soccer competition at SIFF academy over the weekend. “Why I supported soccer is…

Guadalcanal U16 gets support

Guadalcanal Under 16 women’s team has been boosted with the donation of T-Shirts and food item on Sunday. The support came from Member of Parliament for North Guadalcanal Samson Maneka. The team received the items just before their semi-final match against Central province which they won comfortably with a 2-0 score line. Speaking to Star…

The golden boot prize winner

Western United women’s U16 team striker, Cathy Vavaha had two things to celebrate on Monday, their victory in the Solomon Islands Football federation (SIFF) U16 National women’s championship and the golden boot trophy. The form five student from Vura secondary school bagged eight goals from four matches played. Speaking to Star Sports after the match…

JFK stadium opening

After five years of waiting a date has been announced for the opening of the JFK Football Stadium in Gizo, Western Province. The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) has set the date December 8 for the opening of the stadium which will coincide with the Western Province Second Appointed Day. It will be marked with…