National netball team lost to Sunrise in friendly

The Solomon Islands national netball squad experienced their first defeat in their second friendly match against Honiara’s Sunrise Netball team, Wednesday at the Multipurpose Hall netball court. Sunrise finished off with a close score margin of 57-51 after four quarters of netball action. The squad had it under control for the two quarters taking a…

NOCSI delegation to attend ONOC congress

A team of five officials of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) will be attending the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) congress and annual general meeting. They are President, Ronald Bei Talasasa VP International, Naoyuki Fujiyama Vice president Finance, Secretary General Melinda Avosa, Francis Manioru Athlete Commissioner  and Lisa Wini. Talasasa and Fujiyama…

137 to lead volunteers

Port Moresby (The National) –  THE 2015 Pacific Games will have 137 volunteer team leaders, who will be key support people working with the Games Volunteer Workforce and Games Organising Committee staff during the July event. The team leaders will be the main point of contact between the GOC functional area managers and the volunteers…

Fantastic experience

DESPITE the unsuccessful campaign by Western United at the Oceania club championship league in Fiji assistant coach Riccardo De Viva has described his stint with the team as a wonderful experience. Speaking exclusively to the Sport Sports yesterday at the Honiara International terminal before he jetted out of the country with two of his players…

De Viva thanks United

THE Western United assistant coach to the recent Oceania Club Champions League, Riccardo De Viva has made a public acknowledgement. De Viva mainly highlighted his gratitude for being given the opportunity to chare his knowledge on football with the club and players. “I would like to thank the management and both the owners Reggie and…

SMB sinks SHNAS in opener

TEAM SBM A from the school of business and management at the Solomon Islands National University outclashed its opponent SHNAS A from the school of health, nursing and applied science in their opening yesterday at Kukum campus field. SBM A boys scored 4-1 in the full 40minutes game and celebrated the win. Both teams have…

Easter race champ set for Commonwealth Games

The Easter 5000m road race champion, Charlton Pegoa will not be participating in the Pacific Games but will do so in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. This was confirmed by the Athletics Solomon president, Martin Rara. Athletics Solomon president, Martin Rara, recently confirmed Pegoa has proven himself ready to compete in the Pacific Games…

Call for Multipurpose Hall court renovation

TEAM manager for the Solomon Islands men’s Basketball squad, Eric Chow has called on responsible authorities within the Honiara City Council to do some repair on the Multipurpose Hall playing court. Chow made the call following observations that the poor state of the court has been disturbing at times and there are fears athletes training…

Local club rep loses final match

Western United FC have ended their Oceania Club Champions League campaign with no points after they were defeated by Fiji’s Suva FA 3-1 in their final group match on Saturday. United went down for the third time in a row fighting for at least a win, but all they managed to get was one goal,…