Twin sisters to lead girls’ basketball

The Solomon Islands girl’s U19 basketball squad will be boosted with the inclusion of the twin sisters Maya and Nefertiti Van Den Heever. This was confirmed by the Solomon Islands Basketball Federation (SIBF). The twins have confirmed their interest for being part of the team who will represent the Solomon Islands at the Oceania U19…

Gizo netball gets support

The Heritage Park Hotel has come to the support of Gizo netball association by availing their premier venue, the Club HP for the association to conduct its fundraising this evening starting at 6pm. And the Hotel is doing so at no cost to the association meaning all funds raised will be kept by the association…

Wini finishes eighth

Solomon Islands only female weightlifter at the Commonwealth Games, Jenly Wini has ended her participation finishing at eighth place in the women’s 58kg category. Wini managed to finish on eighth spot out of 14 competitors. Despite not being able to win a medal at the Games, Ms Wini was happy with her final result. “I…

Coach unmoved by transfers

The coach of the Telekom S-league champions Solomon Warriors FC, Moses Toata is unmoved by the fact that he has some of his key players switching sides for the upcoming TSL season. Warriors had three of its players who signed for Western United FC for the coming season. These players are Jeffery Bule, Gagame Feni…

Women rugby soon

After not being able to play last year, the womens rugby program is kicking off again soon. This has been confirmed by the SIRUF Development Officer Mr. Fredson Soaki. Mr. Soaki said that the priority now is to the clubs to get themselves organized and start training sessions in the evenings. He calls on the…

Gorosi learns from games

David Gorosi will take away some fantastic lessons from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, after an impressive performance in the Group B Men’s 85kg Weightlifting. He was the only competitor in the whole group who was awarded a ‘Good Lift’ for all of his lifts, and beat his personal best in the Snatch, lifting 125kg…

SOLOMON GAMES 2016 UNVEILED IN BELLONA

Acting Prime Minister Manasseh Maelanga has unveiled the Solomon Games 2016 during celebrations to mark the 21st Rennell and Bellona 2nd Appointed Day on Tuesday on Bellona Island. Renbel Province won the bid to host the games in 2016 after successfully bidding for hosting rights during the 2013 Solomon Games in Tulagi, Central Islands Province…

Perspectives in Sports

Dear reader, welcome to this special August edition of Perspectives in Sports all the way from Glasgow, Scotland.  I am very fortunate to be with Team Solomon as their General Team Manager.  The team, under the command of Chef de Mission Ronald Bei Talasasa Jr, have settled well into the Commonwealth Games Village.  The facilities…

Disappointment over Kurukuru’s non-participation

Futsal fans and supporters have voiced disappointment over the non-participation of the Solomon Islands National Futsal team, Kurukuru in this year’s Oceania Futsal Challenge. The non-participation of the Solomon Islands national futsal team at the current Oceania Futsal Challenge has attracted more criticisms. fans say it is a slap in the face for a country…

Avaiki sets fire on Diesel team

Former rugby champions the Avaiki rugby team finally ends Diesel services unbeaten run on Tuesday. The match was played at the Solomn Islands national university (SINU) rugby field. It was hard fought match with Diesel services resting some senior players paid the price for the loss. Avaiki fielding mostly new kids on the block never…