HBL date confirmed

The Solomon Islands basketball federation (SIBF) has announced the kick off date for the Honiara basketball league (HBL) for this year. The confirmed date is July 13. The HBL competition for this year will be slightly different in terms of which categories to participate. The competition includes the senior men’s and women’s category, high school…

Gold and bronze for Solo

Solomon Islands has won its first two medals in day one of the Oceania Athletics Area championship in the Cook Islands. The two medals, one gold and bronze medal were both won by the country’s long distance runners. Sharon Firisua scooped the gold medal winning the women’s 5000 meter race and Rosefelo Siosi won bronze…

ALF duo back with experience

Two Solomon Islands AFL players have returned from Australia equipped with what they described as a whole new experience. The duo Francis Ramo and Peter Nuku arrived yesterday after spending three months in Australia where they featured with the Coolaroos AFL club in the Darling Downs Football League. They duo said they have not only…

We are the ‘World Cup’s’ biggest fans

With the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ in full force we’re being inundated with facts and figures outlining the teams, players and countries taking part. While the Oceania region isn’t being represented by a team in Brazil, two countries have shown just how football crazy they are. Solomon Islands has emerged at the top of…

QQQ supports Rangers

One of the long-time established businesses in the country QQQ Wholesale Ltd had stepped to assist Rangers football club (FC) with a funding support of $5000 and soccer shoes. The help has boosted the team in their participation at the Honiara leagues. The President of Rangers FC, Fred Peter Taisara has thanked the management of…

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…