Athletics squad revealed

Solomon Islands Athletics Federation has revealed the names of 16 athletes that will represent the country at the coming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The runners are grouped under two categories, the sprinters and the middle and long distance runners. For the sprint category, there are new faces who are in for their…

United ousted

Western United FC’s hope of advancing further into the second stage of the Fiji Airways Oceania Club Champions League has diminished after they lost 3-0 to the defending champions, Auckland City FC of New Zealand on Tuesday. United after the match still has a glimmer of hope remaining as it awaits the result of the…

High school rugby 7s finals today

The Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) high school rugby 7s has completed its pool games yesterday at the Panatina Rugby Oval. The competition kicked off on Easter Monday and continued yesterday with pool games while play offs and the finals will be played today. SIRUF development officer Fredson Soaki said, the tournament is part…

Rugby 7s workshop this week

Two World Rugby certified trainers will be in the country this week to run a rugby 7s workshop for coaches, players, students and any interested individuals in Honiara. They are Osea Umuumulovo and Eddie Waqa from Fiji rugby union and they will be co-delivering courses with the help of the SIRUF Coaching and MO Educators.…

Our Telekom assists MFA

Our Telekom Company has donated its own branded umbrellas and flags to Malaita Football Association (MFA) last Friday to support the current soccer league. The presentation was conducted at the Telekom head office in Auki, Malaita province. Telekom Auki branch manager Mike Selaga said, as the major sponsor of Our Telekom Malaita capital league which…

We’ve gone lower with our soccer

SOLOMON Islands has continued its drop in the FIFA ranking once more, hitting its lowest ranking ever since 1993. In the previous FIFA Ranking released in March, Solomon Islands moved a spot down from 183 to 184, now it has dropped by eights spots to settle on 192th place making it the worst rank the…

Dull start for United

WESTERN United FC made a dull start to their Oceania Club Champions League campaign, losing their opening match 0-1 to Vanuatu’s Amicale FC last Saturday in Fiji. The chances of advancing to the second round of the competition are slim, putting them in a much tougher position. United are now in a position where they…

It’s not over yet!

Western United vows to regroup and fight back after going down 0-1 to Amicale FC of Vanuatu in their opening OFC champions League match in Suva, Fiji, Saturday night. Coach Ricardo De Vivo declared after the game: “It’s not over yet. “We will regroup to compete in our remaining two matches.” United will meet Auckland…

Menapi: We are prepared

The head coach for Western United FC, the Solomon Islands representative club to the Oceania Club Champions League, Commins Menapi says United is prepared for their opening match against Vanuatu’s Amicale FC tomorrow. In an email on Thursday Menapi said, the players are happy and are looking forward for this first match and vowed that…