Sports Archive October 2023

The $10 commemorative banknote is produced in a limited quantity, making it a treasured collector’s item and a significant component of Solomon Islands numismatic heritage.

CBSI Launches New $10 Note to Commemorate Games

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands has launched the new $10 banknote, dedicated to commemorating the upcoming 17th Pacific Games scheduled to be held in Honiara from November 19th to December 2nd, 2023.
“You will be representing your families, your communities, your provinces and most importantly our country,” encourages the Solomon Islands Chef de Mission, Ms. Fay Ghemu.

Team Solomon Holds Final Team Bonding Session

The Solomon Islands athletes who will represent the country in the upcoming Pacific Games took part in their final team bonding session over the weekend in Honiara.
Iumi Water Sports Park in DC Park, will also host open water swimming, Va’a, Touch rugby and archery.

Sailing Games Venue Preparation On Track

"Iumi Water Sports Park" at DC Park is finalising preparations to host the Pacific Games sailing competition next month.
The sporting communities of Australia and the Pacific share a rich history and deep love of sport.

Australia Supports Rugby With Fresh Paint for Stadium

Last week, the Australian High Commission, through the Solomon Islands Infrastructure Program (SIIP) donated 260 litres of paint to refresh and upgrade Town Ground, preparing the stadium as a dedicated training venue ahead of the Sol2023 XVII Pacific Games.
Sevens club Burraneer Rays, who took out the Dubai International Open sevens in December, spent a week in the region with the Solomon Islands national women’s team to assist with their preparations.

Rugby Australia Formalize Partnership With Solomon Islands Rugby

Rugby Australia has continued the development of Rugby in the Pacific after formalizing its partnership with the Solomon Islands.
Timothy takes great pride in knowing that his artwork will leave a lasting impression on the school for years and decades to come.

Student Beautifies Team Solomon Games Village

Timothy Manepuria Jr. is a Form 5 Arts student at St. Joseph's Catholic National Secondary School, Tenaru and hails from the eastern side of Guadalcanal, Marau Sound.
SINU Panatina Campus with a total of 11 buildings, 103 bedrooms, two common rooms, 21 ablution and laundry areas will be one of the accommodation venues.

Games Village Ready for Contingents

The Solomon Islands National University as one of the games village is now ready to be occupied by over 5000 athletes and officials from around the Pacific during the 2023 Pacific Games in November.

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