Blazers stop Bullets undefeated run

Western Bullets men’s basketball team tasted their first defeat to Travel Blazers after an undefeated run in the Namson Tran Basketball competition on Thursday. It was an equally fought match which resulted in the two quarters of the matches ended in a tie but Blazers make sure they grab the points. Blazers had to put…

Chess participants announced

The Solomon Islands Chess Federation (SICF) has released the names of 56 players who will vie in the upcoming National Open Chess Championship which will start on Saturday. The competition will be held at the SIBC conference Room starting at 10am Saturday. Out of the 56 selected players, eight of them are students from Chung…

Pacific in Union resumes

After a few months of recess the Solomon Islands Rugby Union Federation’s (SIRUF) Pacific in Union – Rugby 4 Schools (SI) program is back again and all to kick off. A statement from the SIRUF-PiU’s office said this rugby program will resume in Honiara next week with a teacher’s workshop. This will take place Monday…

Joining FIFA study group

FIFA World Cup events aren’t just for the world’s top players to showcase their talents as Solomon Islands Women’s Development Officer Diane Justus well knows. The former international has found herself in Costa Rica alongside some of the game’s former greats as a member of the FIFA technical study group (TSG) at the FIFA U-17…

VOLLEY CHAMP IS BACK

NATIONAL volleyball champion Western province is all set to participate in next month’s national champion in Honiara. Solomon Islands volleyball federation (SIVF) in a statement on Wednesday said Western province has confirmed its participation this year. “The two times champion of the national volleyball championship Western province has confirmed to the SIVF organizing committee that…

AFL SET TO KICK OFF

The Solomon Islands AFL (SIAFL) expects to get busy this year as it is gearing up for the start of its 2014 league competition next weekend. A statement from the AFL Solomon Islands development team the grand opening ceremony will take place next Saturday 29th of March at KGVI oval, East Honiara. The public is…

Mamulas to play S-League select

The country’s national U19 team – Mamulas will play a select side from the Telekom S-League this weekend. The match will be played this Saturday as it steps up its preparations for the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) U19 championship in May, a statement from SIFF media said yesterday. The trial match successfully held at Lawson…

Easter peace dart set

Easter weekend has always being earmarked by the Zomo sports and social club to gather at a venue to participate in the darts game. Western Region Zomo Sports and social club branches from Noro, Munda, Taro, Hyper and Gizo will be participating in this year’s Easter darts tournament where Gizo Zomo club branch will be…

Taiwan supports U19

The Taiwanese Embassy office in Honiara has rendered its support towards the fundraising event for the national U19 in preparation for the World Cup qualifiers. This is the first time the Taiwanese Embassy has come forward with such assistance for football especially aside of pouring aid to the Government for other developments of the country.Speaking…