Triathletes in regional squad

FOUR local triathletes have been selected to form a pacific development team. In statement on Thursday Nathan Thompson Siofa, head coach and media officer said the selection of the athletes shows the strength of Solomon Islands. “The strength of Solomon Islands triathletes has been recognized with 4 of 8 places in a pacific development team…

Kava aims high

Former Pacific Games boxing silver medalist Paul Kava is aiming for gold in the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kava told Star Sports yesterday he is fully prepared now for the Games and admitted he was not really in his top form in the previous Pacific Games in 2011 New Caledonia which…

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…