Call for govt’s support to WP’s bid

A LOCAL activist and a member of the Solomon Islands Solidarity Movement for West Papua Freedom has called on the government of the day to support West Papua (WP) in its bid to join the Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG). Ben Didiomea claimed, when the current Prime Minister was the Opposition Leader; his speech supported West…

Tennis star graduates

One of Solomon Islands’ tennis stars who is based in USA, Zinnia Leamana, has graduated with a Bachelor degree in Marketing and Minor Supply Chain Management at Clayton State University in the state of Georgia. Leamana, 23, who hails from Isabel Province, was among 10 current and former Clayton State student-athletes who have earned their…

Micah to ply trade in Europe

FUTSAL sensational striker Micah Lea’alafa is tipped to ply his trade in Europe. Reports reaching Star Sports stated that the Amicale OFC championship player will undergo trial in Italy or play for Auckland City alongside two Amicale players Fenedy Masauvakalo and Brian Kaltack. The arrangement was being made by Amicale FC president Andrew Leong. Lea’alafa…

Yandina women Under 16 league underway

YANDINA women Under 16 League in Russell Islands, Central Province has kicked off. The commencement of the league was marked with a colourful parade during which representatives of Solomon Islands Football Federation delivered an address. Six teams are participating in a round robin format. Most of the young women participating in the league are students…

Rosefelo back on track

Solomon Islands long distance running athlete, Rosefelo Siosi is back on track after a week break due being sick during the Oceania Area Championship in Australia.  Last week Rosefelo confirmed he won’t be participating in the 2015 Oceania Area championship because he felt sick and had to be exempted from running. He told Star Sports…

Mayor assists Naha FC

Honiara City Mayor and Councillor for Naha ward Alfrence Fatai has stepped into to assist the Naha football club (FC) with new sports equipment recently. The assistance was handed over in a brief ceremony at Naha. As a councillor responsible for Naha ward Fatai said, he was glad to provide such assistance for the club…

Warriors back on second spot

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) league defending champions, Solomon Warriors FC is back on the second spot in the HFA premier division tally after a slight drop following the previous weekend’s 1-0 defeat to Northern United. Warriors retained the second position with 29 points, five points behind leaders KOSSA FC who maintained its pole position…

Local athletes approved to train for Rio Olympics

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) Martin Rara has said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved six Solomon Islands athletes to undertake training in any country in preparation for next year’s Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil. In an interview with SIBC last week in Suva when the NOCSI President…

Medics request

Match officials of the High school rugby 15s calls for the presence of a doctor during each games of the High school rugby 15s for safety reasons. This follows a player of KGVI has received injury to his eye during a game against White River in the senior category yesterday. The officials raised concern among…