Inter- ministry competition starts today

The Honiara town will come alive today as the city will be witnessing the “2014 inter-ministry soccer and volleyball league “kick-off its opening ceremony today at Rove field at 2.00pm. Morris Hakapauhenua vice chair, of the inter-ministry organising committee said a colourful uniform parade will be taking place to show case team uniforms. “We expect…

Concern over SIVF boss

A former national volleyball player and coach has raised concern about the integrity of Solomon Islands volleyball federation (SIVF) in light of a volleyball coaching program that the federation has facilitated. “I questioned why the Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation facilitates a volleyball coaching program when its president is still under investigation for allegations relating to…

United unleashes new line-up

The Western United Football Club has released the names of 29 players who will in their line-up in the upcoming Telekom S-league (TSL) season .The new line-up includes many new faces the likes of Tome Faisi, Feddie Kini, Gagame Feni, Molis Gagame and Joses Nawo to name a few. The inclusion of these players has…

PCYC wins O’Brian memorial clash

The Point Cruz Yatch Club (PCYC) cricket team has won the Kevin O’Brian memorial cricket match over the weekend after defeating Point Cruz Yatch Club by 32 runs 123-93.   The match was played at the King George Sixth cricket field. These are the only two teams that took part in the memorial match. The match…

Youths undergo discipline training

More than 20 youths in Honiara are currently undergoing a three days disciplinary training at Multi-purpose hall. The training is being facilitating by a well experienced team from Australia known as the Rugby Plus organisation, from Melbourne,  including a Fijian and former wallaby’s player Ili Tabua which was aimed at targeting youth to develop sport…

Auki to stage futsal competition

Auki futsal association will again stage another series of futsal competitions starting next week in Auki, Malaita province. Speaking to the paper yesterday president of Auki futsal association Terry Oiaka said, the competition will kick off this weekend – Saturday 2nd of August. Mr Oiaka said, the competition will be organized in the open category…

Siosi completes 5,000 metres final as a hero

Solomon Islands teenager races home one-and-a-half minutes behind second-last runner at Hampden Pak. He crossed the line in 16 minutes, 55 seconds, and was lapped three times. “I feel so tired, it was too cold for me,” said the 17-year-old. He was a teenager from the Solomon Islands whom just about no one inside Hampden…

BACK IN TRAINING

Babalu on a two-year-self training program SHE was once hailed as the country’s golden girl in track and field. Dubbed Solomon Islands’ very own athletics princess after scooping gold at the 2009 Pacific Mini Games in Cook Islands as a 11-year-old, Betty Babalu now 16 is back stamping her feet on the roads doing what…

Inspiration for the future

Two athletes competed in the Athletics events on the fourth day of competition in Glasgow, at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The weather took an unfortunate turn from the Pacific-like temperatures leading up to yesterday’s event, which saw more typically Scottish wet and cold weather. Francis Manioru was first to compete in the morning, in the…

Rosifelo sets new Pb

Solomon Islands long distance runner, Rosifelo Siosi has set a new record in his timing with a new personal Best (PB) in the 5000 meter heat at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland. His previous Pb was 16:14s in Cook Islands last year and 16:05 in the Oceania Championship this year. He was dubbed a…