Hockey semi finals showdown

The High School Hockey league semi finals will kick off today at the King George Sixth Hockey pitch. First up will feature the women’s first semi finals between King George Sixth girls and Koloale girls. The match will kick off at 3pm followed by King George boys and Don Bosco boys at 3:30 pm for…

NOCSI VP to Vila

The vice president of the National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOSCI) Nihal Senevirantne will leave for Vanuatu this afternoon to attend the chef de mission meeting for the 2017 Mini Games.  The meeting is set for Port Villa, Vanuatu on the 17th and 18th of August 2017. Seneviratne said the chef de mission meeting…

Marist and Sunrise 3×3 winners

Marist men’s basketball and Sunrise women’s basketball teams are the winners of the first 3×3 basketball series. Marist defeated Ebola boys 10-5 in the men’s final showdown at the Multipurpose Hall court. For the women, Sunrise edged their way past a determined El Divas side to win the first series 8-6. It was an equally…

LAST CALL

NJSC: Hand in your training squad list The National Olympic Committee of Solomon Islands (NOCSI) has strongly urged all national sports federations to hand in their training squad list by today. This call goes out to the 13 Sports Federations who will form Team Solomon for the Pacific Games in Vanuatu. A statement from the…

Two draws, two wins

Sunday’s High School Basketball league saw two matches end with a draw and another two with wins. The opening match of the day saw Mbua Valley boys and Bishop Epalle boys drew 24-24. Don Bosco boys registered the first win of the day defeating White River High School 31-19. The third match was a tough…

Rugby planning course training

A DEVELOPMENT Planning Course for rugby was held at Tanoa International in Nadi, Fiji over the weekend. It was attended by Oceania rugby union development managers and chief executive officers (CEOs). Over 130 participants, presenters and educators from around the Oceania Region and 16 Member Unions attended the training in Nadi, Fiji for the 2017…

Inter-company futsal kicks off today

THE much-anticipated Honiara Inter Company futsal competition is set to kick off this afternoon at the Multi-purpose Hall. Chairperson of the organizing committee, George Capps and Secretary John Dick Tome confirmed this to Star Sports last night. Tome said the competition is purposely organised to give company employees time out from their work stations to…

Coach names team

21 selected, four omitted NATIONAL football team head coach Felipe Vega-Arango has named his final 21 players for the home and away FIFA World Cup qualifiers against New Zealand next month. Speaking exclusively to Star Sports yesterday, the Spaniard said he has decided to make the final cut after weeks of rigorous training. “I am…