Ministry to stage volleyball competition

THE Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey will host an inter-division volley ball competition for its workers. The competition will start Wednesday next week. Leading up to the competition on Friday, Goldsing Enterprise stepped in to support the “Orange Juice” with one set of uniform. The uniform was handed over to the team management at…

Women’s U-16 kicks off here

Players told to make their marks Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) kicked off the 2015 womens Under 16 Invitational championship yesterday at the SIFF Academy in East Honiara. The official opening program started with a colourful parade from the participating teams within Honiara and provinces. The championship was officially launched by the OFC Womens Football…

Women’s football boosted with gears

Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) last Saturday received a number of the football gears from OFC to boost women football development in the country. OFC Women’s Football and Grassroots Development Officer Nicolar Demaine delivered the gears to the SIFF Women Development officer Diane Justice at the launching of the 2015 women U16 Invitational Championship yesterday…

HFA organises ‘School League’

THE Honiara Football Association (HFA) will be organising a school league for all interested schools within Honiara as of this month. HFA general secretary Leonard Paia said HFA will tap into the young talents group of school students after the successful completion of the HFA League. “Now that the league is over, HFA Executive is…

DCCG’s pledge fulfilling: PS

PERMANENT SECRETARY of the Ministry of Home Affair says the recent handing over of the International standard Boxing Ring to the Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Federation (SIABF) this week is a first step of fulfillment of the DCC government’s pledged to sporting federations in the country. George Palua made the comments when he handed over…

Judo looks for training venue

THE Solomon Islands Judo Federation is in desperately seeking venue to conduct its trainings to help prepare the team for upcoming Regional and International competitions. President of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation Eddie Cooper reveal that plight when the federation received 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese government this week. “Actually we already kicked…

Judo acknowledges JOC assistance

PRESIDENT of the Solomon Islands Judo Federation says the recent donation of 50 sets of uniforms from the Japanese Embassy through the Japanese Olympic Committee is a milestone achievement for the Judo Federation in the country. Eddie Cooper told Star Sports that the much needed assistance will certainly boost judo’s preparations for the upcoming  Regional…