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U-20 journey outlined

OFC: The eight teams taking part in OFC’s premier youth competition now know the path they must take in order to claim regional glory following the official draw for the OFC U-20 Championship.

Eagle Futsal team boosted

The Malaita Eagle Futsal team on Wednesday received a new set of uniforms ahead of the 2016 Solomon Games.

Limited spaces for volley umpires

ONLY 10 spaces are available for men and women who wish to become national volleyball umpires.

Jones upsets top Pacific swimmer

Suva (Fiji Times) - AUSTRALIAN swimmer Cameron Jones defeated favourite Ryan Pini of Papua New Guinea in the men's 50 metres butterfly event in the 2016 Oceania Swimming Championship Tuesday night at Damodar City National Aquatic Centre in Suva.

Fiji team in camp

Suva (Fiji Times) - THE Vodafone Fiji football squad players was assessed for injuries yesterday morning ahead of the first training session in preparation for the international friendly against Malaysia this Sunday.

Samoa lay down early marker

OFC: Samoa have signaled their intentions at the 2016 OFC U-20 Championship Preliminary tournament by overpowering neigbours American Samoa 5-0, while hosts Tonga and Cook Islands were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw in the other match on the opening day.

Tourists fly into Malaita

SIX overseas tourists landed in a private aircraft at Gwaunaru’u Airport in Malaita last Friday, three weeks after the airfield was reopened.

New Catholic Archbishop of Honiara

A new Archbishop for the Catholic Church of Solomon Islands was been announced by His Holiness, Pope Francis in Rome at lunch yesterday Rome time.

Peace, the way to national unity

Dear Editor – As the Solomon Islands prepares to celebrate its 38th Anniversary of Independence, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, I believe from a government press statement, has chosen the theme, ‘Embracing Peace for Nation Building’ for this year’s celebration which all citizens’ should reflect upon to move the country forward.

IN this week’s piece, which will be the first of two articles on the topic, expression of gratitude is conveyed to the current Chairman and board members of the Royal Solomon Islands Police Health and Welfare Scheme (RSIPHS), the ‘Scheme’, for succeeding another milestone.