Sports Archive July 2008

Rugby Giants to Contest for Finals

The semi finals of the rugby fifteens will kick off half past four today at the Panatina field between Avaiki and Matangiki.

Andel Soars to Top of Netball League

The unbeatable Andel claims victory after thrashing Gold Ridge One.

Heroes Welcome for Bilikiki Team

DJ Graphics in conjunction with the Solomon Islands Football Federation welcomes home the Bilikiki boys' team.

Kossa FC Bows Out of Japan Trip

The dream historical trip to Japan for the Kossa FC ended when the Waitakere FC team from New Zealand claimed the champions of the O-League early May this year.

Totori Returns Due to Injury

Solomon Islands international soccer star, Benjamin Totori, had to cut short his stint at the United States due to an injury sustained during training. Totori will return to Solomon Islands on Saturday to begin his rehabilitation.

Naka Smiles Despite Loss

Despite losing out in the continuing 2008 Beach Soccer World Cup in Marseille France, goal getter for the Bilikiki side, James Naka still smiles.

Makuru FC 2007 DJ League Champions

A small but good crowd turned up to witness the 2007 DJ League presentation night at Lawson Tama in Honiara.

Solomons Rugby 15s Squad to New Caledonia

Solomon Islands national senior rugby 15s squad will participate in the Federation of Rugby Union (West) Cup in New Caledonia next month.

Italy Exhaust Solomons Bilikiki Side

Italy exhausted a courageous effort from Solomon Islands to win 7-4 in what proved a fitting curtain-raiser to Marseille 2008.

Solomons Bilikiki Boys in France

The Bilikiki boys have arrived in France and are settling well ahead of their opening match on Thursday.

SIFF Approves Two Teams in Wantok Cup

Green light has been given to maintain the two teams that participated in the inaugural Telekom Wantok Cup.

Bilikiki Kicks off Beach Soccer World Cup Campaign

The Solomon Islands kick off the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup today when they play Italy in the opening match of the tournament at Stade du Prado in Marseille, France.

Australian Businessman Assist Rugby Sevens Team

An Australian businessman has responded positively to assist the country's national rugby sevens team in their preparation for the upcoming World Cup Rugby Sevens 2009 Qualifier.

SSEC Mourn Death of Church Head

The head of the South Seas Evangelical Church, Reverend Bishop Festus Suruma died early Saturday morning in Honiara.

Solomons Launch Pidgin Bible

The recent launching of the pidgin bible at Saint Barnabas Cathedral on the 6th of Sunday is said to be one important thing that has happened in Solomon Islands history.

Taiwan Donates Wheelchairs to Solomon Islands

Speaker of Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan), Honourable Wang Jin-Pyng co-host a handover ceremony with Solomon Islands Minister of Health and Medical Services, Johnson Koli of 30 new wheelchairs to Solomon Islands Red Cross Society and National Referral Hospital.

Solomons National Rugby Sevens Team to World Cup Sevens 2009 Qualifiers

Solomon Islands will for the first time compete in the IRB World Cup Sevens Qualifiers for the FORU (Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions) region.

Wantok Cup to Strengthen Relationship

"The Vanuatu team is looking forward to the Wantok Cup competition and look forward to making it a regular competition," says the General Secretary of Vanuatu Football Federation, George Lapson.