SIX NOCSI OFFICIALS AXED

SIX Vice presidents who are executive members of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) were removed in an Extraordinary Congress meeting held at the Heritage Park hotel on Wednesday. The 6 were members of the NOCSI executive board and their removal was due to amendments made in the constitution during the Extraordinary Congress…

Body building showdown set

All the athletes and officials from South Pacific Teams have arrived in Honiara ahead of the 23rd South Pacific Bodybuilding & Physique championship set to kick off today here in Honiara. Vice President of the Solomon Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBF) Dickson Kae said all the athletes and officials who will take part in the…

Micah’s contract intact

SOLOMON Islands dual international Micah Lea’alafa’s contract with Auckland City is still valid despite his recent visa setback. Some local football fans questioned the player’s contract since he is seen in the country after the World Cup qualifiers in September. Auckland City Team Manager, David Firisua Jr told Star Sports the player is still a…

Team Solo gear up

Solomon Islands National Body Building team are gearing up for the 23rd South Pacific Body Building and Physique championship this weekend. The country is set to host the elite regional body building championship for the first time. There are 18 body builders camping at the Honiara Hotel after the conclusion of the Solomon Islands National…

Bronze for hockey

The Solomon Islands men’s and women’s teams has won bronze medals in the Oceania Intercontinental Cup successfully ended over the weekend in Sydney, Australia. President of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne confirmed this to Star Sports, Monday. “The national men’s hockey team has won bronze medal after beating   Samoa 6-1 in the…

Brazilian slams refs

BRAZILIAN Marist defender Diego says referees officiating in the Telekom S-League are making too many mistakes in round one of the country’s elite football league. The towering centre back told Star Sports on Thursday, playing in the TSL is very difficult because the officials are very poor. “The playing level here is very difficult because…

Preparation for Commonwealth Games progresses

Preparation for the Gold Coast’s 2018 Commonwealth Games is progressing well as host organisers also received overwhelming supporter from chefs de mission  delegates from 65 commonwealth countries set to compete in the games. NOCSI vice president Nihal Seneviratne who attended the chef de mission workshop in Gold Coast in preparation for the games next year…

Foster rejoins Kingz

PAPUA New Guinea international Michael Foster says he is eager to help Malaita Kingz complete their Telekom S-League 2017/2018 campaign on a positive note. The Kapuls midfielder told Star Sports on Tuesday upon arrival at the Henderson international airport as he rejoins Kings for the TSL round two. “I’ll try my best to help the…

Final athletics squad

Athletics Solomon Islands has released the names of their final squad for the upcoming Vanuatu Mini-Games, December 2017. Athletics Solomons president Martin Rara released the names of the final squad following months on training sessions and trials they have conducted. “Generally this squad is a balance squad,’’ he told Star Sports on Tuesday. “We’ve recalled…

Hockey teams jet off

The Solomon Islands national men and women’s hockey teams has left the country for Sydney, Australia yesterday to take part in the Intercontinental Cup competition. Team Solomon is led by Winki Yee as team manager who will meet up the president of the Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) Nihal Seneviratne and head coach Julian Brazier…