PM acts on pledge

Schools receive $10K vouchers PRIME MINISTER Manasseh Sogavare has acted on the $10K pledge for sports equipment for schools he made during last year’s National Secondary School Games. Prime Minister Sogavare handed the vouchers to the 43 schools that participated in last year’s school Games on Friday after his brief visit to the Pacific Games…

The turtle’s name is Solo 

THE name of the 2023 Pacific Games mascot is Solo.  This was announced by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare during the inauguration ceremony to name the country’s official Pacific Games 2023 mascot on Wednesday night.    In his nationwide address on Friday, Mr Sogavare said the name of the mascot is simply Solo.  He said this name…

Young tennis team returns

SOLOMON Islands young tennis team returned home following a successful West Pacific Regional Championship campaign in Fiji in the past two weeks. Team Solomon competed against Team Fiji, Vanuatu and PNG in the U12, U14, U16 category. The team in overall competed well in all age categories despite being the first time for most of…

EYES SET ON PG 2023

Body Building’s Miss Solomons prepares to represent SI at Games SOLOMON Islands only female bodybuilder Corina Dettke is now in training to represent Solomon Islands in the Pacific Games 2023. Ms Dettke, who is currently living and working in Brisbane, Australia, said she will be doing her preparations for the games in Australia. “I have…

Match week one done

TWELVE franchise football clubs played their opening matches to mark the start of the Telekom S-league (TSL) 2022/2023 season at the Lawson Tama Stadium over the weekend. Solomon Warriors FC was the first to register the first three points of the season, defeating Honiara City FC 4-2. The season’s second match saw Henderson Eels FC…

2022 National Bodybuilding Championship set

THE Solomon Islands National Bodybuilding Federation (SINBBF) will be hosting its national championship on Saturday 16th July in Honiara.  The event will be held at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) High Performance Centre.  According to SINBBF president Paul Fanasia Junior, the event is an opportunity for current and new bodybuilding athletes to…

3×3 Basketball competition successful

THE first 3×3 basketball competition for this year, the TOSS Tech 3×3 Independence Challenge ended successfully at the Multipurpose Hall outdoor courts on Thursday. Phila finished top of the men’s category after edging their way past Jelly Fam 10-9 in the men’s grand final match and Gunnerz men’s team finished on third place. Sunrise women’s…