Sports Archive October 2008

Sustainable Energy Financing Roadshow Launched in Gizo

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands together with the World Bank and the Australian Government will launch the Sustainable Energy Financing Project roadshow program in Gizo, Western Province, on Thursday 30 October.

Guadalcanal Peace and Reconciliation Committee Meets

A second meeting of the Guadalcanal Peace and Reconciliation Committee is rescheduled to kick-off early next month.

Quick Action Seals Damaged Runway at Munda

Technical staff of the Ministry of Aviation has taken swift action on yesterday to conceal a big hole at the centerline runway of Munda airport.

SIFF Congress Begins This Week

Delegates representing the various football associations are arriving in the national capital ahead of the SIFF Congress that will take place on Friday.

Kurukuru Squad Urged to Training

Members of the Kurukuru Futsal Squad are being called on to turn up for a brief meeting and training tomorrow at Lawson Tama.

Female Soccer Coach Attends Elite Coaching Course in New Zealand

Diane Justus has added another milestone to the development of women's soccer in the Solomon Islands.

Maemae and Sale in Oceania All Stars to Take on Becks

A young, energetic and competitive Oceania All Stars line-up will face David Beckham's LA Galaxy on Saturday December 6 at the Auckland Regional Council's Mt Smart Stadium.

Jovita Leaves for Women's FIFA U17 Women's World Cup

Solomon Islands' only female FIFA badge referee, Jovita Qilamasala leaves this afternoon to officiate in the FIFA Under 17 Women' s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand.

National Athletics Championship to be Held

A Primary School Carnival and a National Athletics Championship Competition will be held in Honiara from the 30th to the 31st of October.

Kurukuru an Unforgettable Experience for Solomon Islanders

With the Kurukuru boys back in the country, majority of the citizens are so proud having them as sports ambassadors of Solomon Islands and having inspired many fans in Brasilia.

Dr. Sikua Thanks Taiwan

Last Thursday, the country's leaders came together to celebrate the Republic of China's National Day at the Sea King restaurant.

Our Kurukuru Inspires Many

Solomon Kurukuru might not have won any games at the FIFA Futsal World Cup, but off the field they have been big winners as ambassadors for their nation.

'Win in Oceania' Project Scheduled for 2009

The 'Win in Oceania' project will be implemented in 2009, SIFF President Martin Alufurai said.

Alufurai Appointed to OFC Finance Committee

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) President, Martin Alufurai has been appointed member of the OFC Finance Committee at the weekend in Auckland, New Zealand.

Kurukuru to Arrive on Sunday

Team Kurukuru have begun their journey home last night.

Team Solomons Left for Commonwealth Games in India

Team Solomons left for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Pune, India, yesterday, with just three days to go before the opening.

Russia Beats Kurukuru 31-2

Records tumbled today at the Gimnasio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia. Russia's 31-2 goal victory over the Solomon Islands is a new record for the FIFA Futsal World Cup, beating Brazil's 29-2 goal thrashing of Guatemala eight years ago.

In the Land of the Giants

The amount of Futsal courts that Solomon Islands and Brazil have could be described by the same word: 'countless'.

Kurukuru Improve, but Japan too Strong

Solomon Kurukuru's 2-7 loss to Japan was one of mixed emotions. The unquestionable high was the half-time score of 2-3 against a quality opponent at the highest level; the young side, battered by Brazil only two days earlier played as well as they ever have.

Brazil Beats Kurukuru, 21-0

Brazil has imposed its authority in the football code by scoring 21 times without reply against Solomon Islands. They have now consolidated their position at the Group A summit.

Thumbs Up to One Television

With the live coverage of the FIFA Futsal World Cup, many young Futsal fans are watching their heroes in the comfort of their homes.

Kurukuru First Test a Lesson Learnt

A minute into Solomon Kurukuru's 10-2 loss to Cuba, it looked like an unlikely victory could be in the making.

People Encourage Kurukuru after Loss

Solomon Times took to the streets to find out what the public thought following the loss of the Kurukuru boys to Cuba.

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