FEMALE ARCHERS

The number of women taking up archery sport has increased. This was according to the president of Solomon Islands Archery, Nihal Seneviratne Seneviratne said this promotes gender balance in sports, a must in every sport. “The number of females attending archery training has now increased. “When archery was revived the number was around six now…

ONOC workshop an eye opener

THE Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) team led by Sainimili Talatoka the Coordinator of the Oceania Sports Education Program (OSEP) held an eye opener workshop for national federations (NFs) in the country this week. The workshop called Readiness Assessment Tool (RAT) conveyed to NFs executives, coaches, team managers and athletes for the first time was…

TOP AWARD

Darwin: Award a boost in my career By CARLOS ARUAFU The award winning goal-keeper for the Renbel U19 boys in the recent Youth Solomon Cup tournament Darwin Aomatangi says the ‘Golden Glove’ award is a boost to his football career. Speaking to Star Sports after being awarded the U19 Youth Solomon Cup Golden Glove Award…

Western U16 champs

Western province U16 team has won the Youth Solomon Cup tournament for the U16 category. They sealed victory after they won their final round robin match over Renbel 3-1 at the SIFF Academy field on Tuesday. Western drew two matches and won three matches to give them 11 points. Yesterday’s match was tough against the…

‘My boys have improved’

Football has always circulated well amongst the Solomon Island provinces but the development of the game in the Renbel Province has always been indelible. The recent Solomon Cup and the current Youth Solomon Cup has definitely been a platform for Renbel Province football to shine as players from the remote Province continued to improve in…

Archers training successfully kicked off

The Archery Federation of Solomon Islands (AFSI) has officially kicked off their training session for this year over the weekend. Senior archer Andrew Lano has revealed AFSI official training session has commenced over the weekend at the Rove Police ground, west Honiara. “We’ve kicked off our training over the weekend,” he said. “It’s quite interesting…

Tough start for U16

The start of the Youth Solomon Cup U16 category has been tough with all three results ended in all draws. The opening match saw Guadalcanal and Western province end with a 1-1 draw. The second match featured Malaita and Central province who finished goalless after 70 minutes of play followed by the final match of…

Western and Renbel takes the lead

Western province and Renbel U-19 teams are at the top of the table in day two of the Youth Solomon Cup tournament. Both teams registered four points each from two matches played. They won their respective opening matches of the tournament on Wednesday and drew 0-0 in their match on Thursday. Western defeated Central 3-2…

Puairana: We’ve come to learn

SOLOMON Islands Under-17 head coach Stanley Puairana says his young guns have gained a lot of experience participating in the 2018 Australian National Futsal Championships. The Junior Kurukuru reached the semi-finals but were unfortunate to went down 6-1 at the hands of Australia futsal state, New South Wales on Thursday. Star player Raphael Lea’i continues…