Impressive performance

Hard work pays off with 10 medals The head coach of the Solomon Islands young tennis team to represent Solomon Islands in the West Pacific Tennis Championship, Johnson Taliki is impressed with the performance of his team after they won 10 medals. He said, the top performance by the players was due to the hard…

Three sports confirmed for Paralympics team

The Solomon Islands Paralympics team will take part in three sports in the Pacific Games in July. The three sports are shot-put, table tennis and Javelin. Solomon Islands National Paralympics Federation (SINPF) has confirmed the team comprise of five athletes. Preparations for the Solomon Islands Paralympics team for the Pacific Games are going on well said,…

Triathletes in regional squad

FOUR local triathletes have been selected to form a pacific development team. In statement on Thursday Nathan Thompson Siofa, head coach and media officer said the selection of the athletes shows the strength of Solomon Islands. “The strength of Solomon Islands triathletes has been recognized with 4 of 8 places in a pacific development team…

Kava aims high

Former Pacific Games boxing silver medalist Paul Kava is aiming for gold in the upcoming Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kava told Star Sports yesterday he is fully prepared now for the Games and admitted he was not really in his top form in the previous Pacific Games in 2011 New Caledonia which…

NOCSI delegation to attend ONOC congress

A team of five officials of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) will be attending the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) congress and annual general meeting. They are President, Ronald Bei Talasasa VP International, Naoyuki Fujiyama Vice president Finance, Secretary General Melinda Avosa, Francis Manioru Athlete Commissioner  and Lisa Wini. Talasasa and Fujiyama…