Coaches grateful for laptops

SPORTS coaches have expressed gratitude for the opportunity to do work and study with laptops recently rendered by LiteHaus International. A good number of sports federations’ coaches who are under scholarship at SINIS were introduced to the laptops at the SINIS High Performance Centre early this week. Coach for Para Athletics [Portfolio 3], Augustine Olibuma…

800 athletes bound for Australia

OVER 800 athletes from Solomon Islands will be travelling to Australia to train in the lead up to the 2023 Pacific Games. A statement from the Australian High Commission in Honiara yesterday said second secretary Tilda Michalski was at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) to farewell the country’s hockey team as they…

PM farewells 80 China bound Athletes

Eighty athletes selected to undertake intensive training in China have been formally farewelled by Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare.  The athletes will spend 90 days intensive training in China to prepare them physically and mentally to compete in the 2023 Pacific Games on their return. The 80 athletes are our representatives in Seven of the…

Indigenous Australian wheelchair basketballer visits Solomon Islands

THE Australian High Commission last week hosted Clarence ‘CJ’ McCarthy-Grogan, an Indigenous Australian wheelchair basketballer undertaking community outreach across Honiara. A statement from the Australian High Commission said CJ’s visit was part of Australia’s partnership with Solomon Islands ahead of the 2023 Pacific Games, where Australia is the numbawan training partner. CJ was in Honiara…

Four medals for Karate

SOLOMON Islands national Karate team has won four bronze medals in the recently held Oceania Karate Federation Championship in New Zealand. Solomon Islands won bronze in the men’s 75kg and women’s 55kg, 50kg and 61kg weight categories. Joe Kwasui won bronze medal in the men’s 75kg and while Jacinta Uriga, Mary Liu and Hazel Uate’e…