Solbrew 7s successful

The recently held SolBrew Rugby 7s tournament was a success as described by the organisers. The tournament was jointly organised by Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation (SIRUF) and Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) and was played at the Panatina oval on Friday 13th June. A total of twelve teams participated in the tournament namely; Avaiki…

GLASGOW BOUND

Athletes starts Commonwealth Games journey The first group of athletes of Team Solomon for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow started their journey to Scotland on Monday. The first group of travelling athletes included Rob Dorovolomo, David Gorosi; Hepline Iro, Brown Ramohaka, Jad Nalo, Stanley Ofasisili, Thompson Siofa, triathlon Tony Lomo, and Douglad Haulanga, Martin Rara,…

SI joins in Olympic Day celebration

Solomon Islands joined all other countries that are members of the International Olympic Committee in celebrating Olympic Day which fall on June 23 on Monday. A group of young athletes and school children gathered Monday morning at 8.30am to celebrate the Olympic values: – Striving for EXCELLENCE– Demonstrating RESPECT– Celebrating FRIENDSHIP When addressing the group…

Credit Corporation High School rugby 15s

The Credit Corporation Honiara High School Rugby 15s competition will resume after the school mid-year break. This was due to the unavailability of players from participating schools. Organisers said only two remaining pool games are scheduled for this week before the temporary break come into effect. The games are: Wednesday 2 5th June 2014• Selwyn…

Siosi confident

The young talented long distance runner, Rosefelo Siosi has vowed to return home with a medal from the Oceania championship in the Cook Islands. Speaking to Star Sports prior to his departure the young lad said he expected a tough contest from runners in the competition but remains focus and will give all his best…

Olympic run today

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WORLD CUP CRAZE STARTS

IT already started in recent weeks, but today marks the commencement of the real rage. The country’s closely followed event, the soccer World Cup has started and the soccer mad nation is back on its feet again as people rally support behind their favourite teams. Brazil has taken on Croatia this morning in a match…

Topue gets qualification, experience

Solomon Islands now has a qualified and experienced coach for the wheelchair basketball, he is Fa’amoana Topue. Topue recently attended a one week coaching and refereeing course for wheelchair basketball in Australia during which he learnt a lot to help develop the new code of basketball in the country. The course attended comprises also of…

It’s busy time: Triathlon

TRIATHLON Solomon Islands says it is a busy time for them as a number of activities and event occur. “Secretary-General, Jan Katene, represented the National Federation at the Oceania Triathlon Union Congress in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday 24th May and was able to contribute to the views of developing nations to be carried forward…

Honiara High marks Queens Birthday with sports

While many are getting ready for today’s Queen’s Birthday celebrations, Honiara High School yesterday took a day off to host an early celebration. Students from all grades took part in the day’s sports events. The day’s event includes soccer, basketball and volleyball. While the event marked the Queen’s Birthday celebrations, it also plays an important…