Sports Archive June 2008

Gold Ridge Claim Comfortable Win

Gold Ridge 2 claims the court with a win of 38-30 over HT Arrows on Saturday.

Works in Place for Solomons First Rugby Stadium

A ground breaking ceremony at the Town Ground field officially kick starts building of Solomon Islands first national rugby stadium.

Solomon Islanders Haul Medals at Oceania Championship

The 2008 Oceania Championships finally got underway at the Oleai Track and Field in the Northern Marianas. Reports from The Saipan Tribune say that three Solomon Islanders competing at the 2008 Oceania Championships have scoped up two bronze and one silver medal.

Ngava on the New Wantok Cup Competition

The Wantok Cup is the brainchild of the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) with no link to the now defunct Melanesia Cup competition.

Discussions in Place for SIFF Television Project

Oceania Football Confederation President Reynald Temarii is in Zurich to discuss with FIFA officials the television project for Solomon Islands.

Launch of New Pidgin Bible

The Saint Barnabas Cathedral Church will launch its Pidgin Bible next month.

Provincial Side Walk Out Volleyball Champs

The unbeatable Noro volleyball team of the Western Province walked out of the court with heads up high.

SIFF Conducts Coaching Courses

The OFC senior coaching license course currently underway at the SIFF Academy is part of 'Win in Oceania' programme the OFC is currently implementing.

Kurukuru Flies off to FUTSAL World Cup 2008

Tears of joy flowed freely amongst the Solomon Islands players, officials and supporters at the Vodafone Arena in Suva as the crafty Islanders sealed their place in the 2008 FUTSAL World Cup after topping the OFC FUTSAL Championships.

Kurukuru's Flying High, Beats Fiji

The Solomon Islands Futsal boys have continued its dominance of the OFC Futsal Tournament in Fiji, with a comprehensive 11- 6 against the host country Fiji.

Guadalcanal Province Provides Land for Disaster Office

Guadalcanal Province premier Stephen Panga and his executive have today confirmed they will allocate a piece of land for a disaster office at Doma as soon as they start building the new Headquarters.

Kurukuru does it Again

With only the second day of the Oceania Football Federation Futsal Championship the Solomon Islands football Futsal Kurukuru boys have now topped the Oceania football confederation Futsal table following their impressive 8-5 win over New Caledonia yesterday.

The Perfect Way to Start the Tournament: Wai'ia

That was how Solomon Islands Futsal coach Victor Wai'ia described his sides 5-1 romp over New Zealand in the opening match of the OFC Futsal Championships in Suva.

Omokirio Plays Against Soccer Great Zidane

Solomon Islands Soccer Ambassador, Gideon Omokirio, got a chance of a lifetime when he was picked to play for an Oceania selected team against the 1998 French World-cup winning team.

Sunrise Humbles Andel in Court

Sunrise humbled Andel by 73-34 in an action packed game in Honiara Netball League (HNL)'s Super Division compeition.

Soccer Takes Charge in Solomons

People of the small Pacific nation of Solomon Islands are known to be huge soccer fanatics.

MOU Signing Paves Way for Sports Stadium

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing paves way for development and upgrading to take place at the King George VI sports ground in East Honiara.

Auki Committee to Set Date for Solomon Games

A two weeks deadline is in place for the Malaita Solomon Games local organizing committee to report on possible dates for the national event.

Netball Super Divison Battle Out in Court

The Honiara Netball League super division kicks off with tough rivals Gold Ridge and Kossa battling it out in the court.

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