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…

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…

KOSSA in for premier title

Former O’league representatives, KOSSA FC has sealed their victory as the HFA premier league champions finishing off with 27 points. This was confirmed following another impressive 6-1 win against CDL Lekas FC over the weekend. The final victory totals all wins to nine, two defeats from 11 games played. Sitting on second spot is the…

Farm training for flood victims

KASTOM Gaden Association (KGA) conducted a three-day integrated agricultural farming training for flood victims of Papangu community on the Guadalcanal plains this week. Hundreds of families in the area lost their food gardens when flash flood hit the plains on April 3 this year. The training, which concluded yesterday, was part of the rehabilitation process…

ANZ pledges $33k to tennis

ANZ on Wednesday announced a sponsorship of SBD$33,000 towards the Solomon Islands Tennis Association (SITA). ANZ’s financial contribution to SITA will support the ANZ inter-primary school championship to be held in September  in Honiara. ANZ CEO Solomon Islands Geoffrey Buchanan said the bank is happy to show its support for the sport as part of…