Sports Archive November 2022

“Taekwondo is not only about kicking it’s about its overall trainings of all aspect that needs weights and SINIS is well equipped to improve their performance."

Former Taekwondo Olympic Medalist Visit SINIS

Dong min Cha, South Korean National Taekwondo athlete, World Champion and former Olympic medalist was part of the small delegation of World Taekwondo Oceania that spent last week at the SINIS Institute during the National Taekwondo Athletes Training Camp.
His standout moment came in the 71st minute when he pulled off a string of four saves to keep the score 1-0.

Japanese Goalkeeper Shuichi Gonda Wins New Fan Base in Solomon Islands

Solomon Islanders are always, often quietly, gunning for the underdog. So when Japan played four-time World champions Germany there was quite support for the underdog.
His expertise in Sport Science and Strength & Conditioning along with his coaching background provides a valuable contribution to SINIS coaches and athletes.

Exercise Physiology Expert Lends Support to SINIS

Dr Glen Deakin, an adjunct Senior Lecturer from JCU: James Cook University, Australia is in Honiara for 3 weeks supervising Sport & Exercise Science students at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport - SINIS.
SolBrew Commercial Manager, Vivian Wickam, SolBrew Country Manager-SC Director, Gilbert Rothmaier, SIFF Vice President Marlon Houkarawa and SIFF Competition Director, Gerald Oiaka.

SolBrew Major Sponsor for 2022 Solomon Cup

Solomon Breweries Limited (SolBrew) today signed up as the major sponsor for the 2022 Solomon Cup at a signing ceremony with the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) at the SolBrew head office in Honiara.
The draw is now official with two pools consisting of five teams. The two finalists from 2020, Malaita and Western, are in two separate pools.

Teams Drawn for 2022 Solomon Cup

Teams have been officially drawn for the Solomon Cup 2022 at the Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF).
John left the country yesterday for Australia after spending almost six months with SINIS.

SINIS Bids Farewell to Performance Services Mentor

The Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) has said goodbye to one of the Performance Services Co-ordinator, Mentor & Volunteer John Tascone.
There have been upsets already, making this World Cup a little less predictable. Japan defeated four-time world champions Germany 2-1 this morning.

World Cup Fever Heats Up in Honiara

The capital Honiara is heating up with World Cup fever, it is the talk of the soccer mad capital of the Solomon Islands.
The company donated Beach Umbrellas, soccer balls, singlets, water bottles, and wrist bands towards the December event, which will be hosted in East Malaita.

Bmobile Supports Kwai Sports Games 2022

Bmobile Solomon Islands is the first company to support the Kwai Beach Games 2022, during a brief handing over ceremony at the Company’s Headquarter at Grand Plaza Building, Town Ground in Honiara.
The expo’s theme - “Creating New Pathways” - recognises the need for SINIS to support the 85 per cent of its 1200 athletes across the country who are unemployed, have no formal work experience and often low formal education levels.

"Creating New Pathways" Provides Learning Space for Athletes

It was an exciting time for the Australia Awards, Pacific Australia Labour Mobility scheme (PALM) and Australian Volunteers Program as they support athletes from the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) to learn about study and career opportunities.
Solomon Islands women’s national team has just defeated Oceania champions Papua New Guinea 3-0 at the Pacific Women’s Four Nations in Canberra.

Solomon Islands Beats Oceania Champions PNG

The Solomon Islands women’s national team has defeated Oceania champions Papua New Guinea 3-0 at the Pacific Women’s Four Nations in Canberra, Australia.
All this is in preparations for the 2022 Oceania Rugby Sevens challenge in Brisbane, Australia.

Women’s Rugby 7s Team Learn Importance of Wellbeing and Lifestyle

The Solomon Islands women’s rugby 7s team are currently undergoing wellbeing and lifestyle training at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS).
The Royals side includes players who were part of the Solomon Islands national women’s soccer team that created history for the country at the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Women’s Nations Cup 2022.

Royals on Quest for Hat-Trick in Women's Premier League

The two-time champions of the Solomon Islands Women’s Premier League, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) Royals Women’s Football Club, are eyeing the top spot once again in the 2022 season.
Alice and Margreth with their SINIS Field Educator SINIS WLP Misook Ranny.

USP Students Complete Placement at SINIS

Ms. Margreth Asala Hesao and Ms. Alice Alide Samo, students of USP recently completed their 10 week placement at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS).
Private Sami has represented the Australian force rugby teams in the 15s and 7s code – playing against the United Kingdom military team and the Tongan army. She also represented her home state in Netball – in the 15s she played in the center and full back (Backline) and netball as a Goal Defence (GD).

Private Sami Here for Netball and Rugby Trials

Australian Army Private, Ms. Jessica Sami will join the trials for the National Women’s Rugby 7s and Netball squads.