Sports Archive August 2022

Timothy Soe assisting the boxers during their Strength & Conditioning session at SINIS.

Former SPG Gold Medalist Mentors Young Boxers

South Pacific Games (SPG) Tahiti, 1995 Gold Medalist Timothy Soe is one of the trusted mentors to lead in supporting young and current boxers under the Solomon Islands Amateur Boxing Association (SIABA) - as he eyes a new term with the sport towards 2023 Pacific Games.
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, Waisale Serevi and Secretary to the Prime Minister Dr Jimmie Rodgers.

King of Rugby 7s Offers Support to Solomon Islands Rugby

The King of Rugby 7s, Waisale Tikoisolomone Serevi met Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare during a courtesy visit yesterday morning.
Serevi proudly shared that he has a middle name ‘Tikoisolomoni’ meaning ‘was in the Solomon Islands’.

Wale says Serevi 'an Inspiration for Sports Men and Women'

The Solomon Islands Opposition Leader, Hon Matthew Wale has described the renowned world ‘king of 7s’ Waisale Serevi as an ‘inspiration for sports men and women in the pacific’.
The squad was named following a trial selection conducted based on field performance, training and beep test data results.

Touch Rugby Name Women’s Squad

Touch Rugby Association Solomon Islands announced 18 female athletes for the women’s touch rugby national squad to begin High-Performance training.
Signing of MOU between SINIS and Solomon Islands powerlifting, with representatives of both organizations.

Solomon Islands Powerlifting Signs MOU With SINIS and NSC

Powerlifting SI has reached the agreement and requirement to finally sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with SINIS and the National Sports Council (NSC).
"As the host country we need to include more events for para sports like the able sports – more events more chances for us to win medals,” Ologa stated.

SINIS Supports Para Sports Buildup for 2023 Pacific Games

The Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS) continue to support the development of Para Sports and its buildup preparations for the 2023 Pacific Games.
Out of the seventeen players named only seven players are from the last 2021 Futsal World Cup squad.

New Look Kurukuru Squad Back in Training

The Solomon Islands national futsal team, the Kurukuru, are hard at training in preparation for the upcoming OFC Futsal Cup 2022 to be held in Suva, Fiji, next month.
Volleyball coach on scholarship Nigel and SINIS S&C coach Tony Taupongi displaying the new set of basketball balls.

SINIS Take Delivery of Sports Equipment

The Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) continue to deliver through the ongoing support from the Solomon Islands Government to acquire more training equipment to support National Federations in the country.
The Solomon Islands and Samoa post-match at the OFC Women's Nations Cup 2022.

Solomon Islands and Samoa Move Up FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World Rankings

Following the third and fourth play-off at the OFC Women’s Nations Cup 2022, there’s plenty more to celebrate for the Solomon Islands and Samoa who were included in the biggest movements made in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola Women’s World rankings.
Junior Fordney scored the opener as Central Coast FC beat Lae City FC 3-2 at the OFC Champions League 2022.

Central Coast FC Through to Semi-finals, Defeating Lae City FC 3-2

Central Coast FC of the Solomon Islands are through to the semi-finals of the OFC Champions League 2022 for the first time after edging a five-goal thriller over Papua New Guinea’s Lae City FC at Ngahue Reserve in Auckland.
Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare and Australia's Pacific Minister Pat Conroy at the Sports Institute shortly after making the announcement.

Australia to Support Pacific Games 2023 With SBD$100M

The Australian Government will donate more than $A16.5 million, or nearly $SBD100 million, for the Pacific Games.
But even as the race winners were celebrating, Siosi, who was lapped once by the medal winners, went on with his race, completing more than two laps.

Crowd Cheers on Rosefelo at the Commonwealth Games Despite Finishing Last

On Saturday, the packed Alexander Stadium here cheered Rosefelo Siosi of the Solomon Islands at the Commonwealth Games as he completed the Men’s 5000m race in 17 minutes 28.93s seconds, more than four minutes after Uganda’s Jacob Kiplimo won the gold medal.
The Central Coast forward made a mockery of the height advantage of his markers, heading home from a corner to send the raucous Central Coast fans in attendance into rapture.

Central Coast Fights Back Beating Galaxy FC 3-1

Solomon Islands representatives Central Coast FC have fought back from a goal down to pick up a 3-1 OFC Champions League 2022 win over Vanuatu’s Galaxy FC at an overcast Ngahue Reserve in Auckland, New Zealand.
President William Lai and Solrais Country Manager James Bradley. Looking on is  SIFF CEO Leonard Paia.

SBD$100,000 Sponsorship Deal Sealed: Solrais Continues Support for Women’s Premier League

The Solomon Islands Football Federation (SIFF) and Solrais signed a new contract worth SBD$100,000 for the sponsorship of the Solrais Women's Premier League 2022 season.
Teanoui Tehau celebrates his opening goal for AS Vénus v Central Coast FC in the OFC Champions League 2022.

Tahiti’s AS Venus Defeats Central Coast 3-0

Solomon Islands OFC Champions League 2022 representative Central Coast FC have started their campaign with a loss to Tahiti’s AS Venus.
SOLO is currently in Isabel, and will meet with Isabel Premier Hon. Ms Rhoda Sikilabu and her government. SOLO will later visit the Nature Conservancy Rangers and will than do school visits to Jejevo kindergarten and Jejevo Primary and Secondary school.

SOLO on a Provincial Tour Drumming Up Support for Pacific Games 2023

The Pacific Games 2023 mascot, affectionately named SOLO, is on a provincial tour, drumming up support and spreading the spirit of the upcoming Pacific Games.
According to the Solomon Islands National Paralympic Committee (SINPC), the final para squad list will be released soon, set to compete in Para-athletics, Para-swimming, Para-table tennis and Para-sailing.

Solomon Islands to Participate in Inaugural Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022

History will be made for the Solomon Islands, as athletes with an intellectual impairment prepare to represent the country for the first time at the Inaugural Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022 in Brisbane, Australia on 12 November 2022.
The donated funds will go towards much needed sports equipments for the schools.

40 Schools Receive Much Needed Funds for Sports

In his recent visit to SINIS, the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare has donated SBD$10,000 each to 40 schools that participated in the 2021 National Secondary School Games (NSSG).

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