‘I’M STILL THE PRESIDENT’

Maitaki claims suspension was result of infighting THE Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation president and vice president of NOCSI who was reportedly suspended for allegedly misappropriating funds says the move was purely to tarnish his name.“This is again another attempt by some NOCSI board members to tarnish my reputation publicly but it is clear that NOCSI…

MINITI PLANS MINI WORLD CUP

A call to all Primary School sports masters and teachers in and around Honiara has been made to discuss plans to stage a Mini World Cup to coincide with the main world event. There will be a meeting for all the interested primary schools and soccer school of excellence to attend. Patrick Miniti said the…

World Cup fever builds in Auki

WITH the FIFA World Cup in Brazil just around the corner, Auki town is already lit up with the hype of the worldwide and biggest sporting event on the planet. People can be seen wearing the colors of their favorite soccer nations, pasting stickers on their vehicles; some even have their hair cuts as their…

Our Telekom road relay successful

The Our Telekom 60 Kilometres road relay has successfully ended on Monday. The road relay was part of the Makira Banana Festival. The race started at Kirakira to Wairaha River near the Tikopian Settlement of Nukukaisi and back to Kirakira. Each team consist of seven members and each member runs 4 kilometres and pass on…

ROSEFELO DEFENDS SPORTSMAN AWARD

Solomon Islands young athletics long distance champion, Rosefelo Siosi has again scoop the prestigious Sportsman of the Year award. Rosefelo won the same award last year. The annual award is an initiative of the National Sports Council in recognition of best sports men and women in the country every year. This is history for Rosefelo…

Honiara 7s set for Queens Birthday

After weeks of consultation and planning, the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation and Honiara Rugby Union Association in partnership with the Solomon Breweries Limited had set Friday 13th June as the kick off date for the Solbrew-Honiara Rugby 7s tournament. The tournament is sponsored by Solbrew Company Limited with attractive prizes up for grab. The tournament…

Auki sevens series kick off

Auki rugby sevens’ series kick off last Saturday at Aligegeo stadium in Auki Malaita province. The stadium was packed as people support the revival of the code in Auki. In his opening remarks during official opening of the series, president of Malaita Rugby Union Association (MRUA) David Fiumae said they want to see development of…

Huge cash for Sikaiana Tu Ata Games

FIFTY thousand worth of prizes will be up for grabs come 5 – 7 July 2014 when Round 2 of the Sikaiana Tu Ata Games kicks off on the ever-green Reuben Bako Sports Ground (RBSG) at Red Beach’s Sikaiana Settlement on East Guadalcanal.  Thanks to the Rove Fish Market’s sponsorship, this is more than double…

Paralympics athlete sets focus on debut

Solomon Islands only athlete to represent the people with disability at the coming Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 is looking forward to making her first ever appearance. Janet Sibale said she is prepared to make the country proud when she participates in the Games. “I’m very happy but a little shy while thinking of my first…

U19 basketball training squads named

The Solomon Islands basketball federation (SIBF) has revealed the names of 33 young basketball players enlisted for the U19 training squad for the upcoming Oceania basketball championship. The number of the current listed players for both categories will be trimmed as time goes on until it reaches the final 12 players who will then represent…