Olympic run today

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WORLD CUP CRAZE STARTS

IT already started in recent weeks, but today marks the commencement of the real rage. The country’s closely followed event, the soccer World Cup has started and the soccer mad nation is back on its feet again as people rally support behind their favourite teams. Brazil has taken on Croatia this morning in a match…

Topue gets qualification, experience

Solomon Islands now has a qualified and experienced coach for the wheelchair basketball, he is Fa’amoana Topue. Topue recently attended a one week coaching and refereeing course for wheelchair basketball in Australia during which he learnt a lot to help develop the new code of basketball in the country. The course attended comprises also of…

It’s busy time: Triathlon

TRIATHLON Solomon Islands says it is a busy time for them as a number of activities and event occur. “Secretary-General, Jan Katene, represented the National Federation at the Oceania Triathlon Union Congress in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday 24th May and was able to contribute to the views of developing nations to be carried forward…

Honiara High marks Queens Birthday with sports

While many are getting ready for today’s Queen’s Birthday celebrations, Honiara High School yesterday took a day off to host an early celebration. Students from all grades took part in the day’s sports events. The day’s event includes soccer, basketball and volleyball. While the event marked the Queen’s Birthday celebrations, it also plays an important…

‘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…