Sports Archive January 2012

"Coaching is not easy though. When you make a decision it is up to you and you're the one who gets the blame when the team doesn't win. It is hard when things are not going your way."

Suri Swaps Football Boots for Clipboard

The remarkable playing career of Batram Suri may finally have come to an end but the last words of his footballing story are far from being written.
Striker Dennis Ifunaoa is in line for a place in the Solympics squad.

Solomon Islands' 'Solympics' Squad Shaping up

Nearly 50 talented young Solomon Islanders will face some anxious moments over the coming days as they attempt to force their way into the 'Solympics' national U-23 squad for the Oceania qualifying tournament for the London 2012 Olympics.
Gideon Omokirio wants to give something back to the sport that has brought him so much pleasure.

Omokirio Relishing New Role

Former Solomon Islands international Gideon Omokirio has produced many special moments on the pitch but is now focused on helping others do likewise.

Search and Rescue Calls off Operation

A week-long official search for a Wagina man in the Western Solomon Islands, who has been missing at sea for a week, has been called off.

S-League Receives Boost from Sponsor

The second half of the S-League season has received a major boost in the form of the first tranche payment from competition sponsor Our Telekom.