Sports Archive March 2023

Para Powerlifting Head Coach from Australia, Simon Bergner, at the SINIS.

Bright Future For Para Powerlifting in the Pacific

Day four now into the Oceania Paralympic Committee (OPC) ‘High Performance Training’ in Solomon Islands and there has been great progress over the sessions of Para powerlifting.
“So our goal is not to make sure that we get medals when they compete, but it is to make sure that they keep improving. And eventually with that improvement we will see the results in the international scene, whether it be the Pacific Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships or the Paralympic Games."

Pacific AusSports Paralympic 'High Performance Training Camp' Kick Start Program Today

Oceania Paralympic ‘High Performance Training’ kick started their program today at Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS).
Elite Para Coaches and athletes being led to their camping spot for the six-day ‘High Performance Training’

SINIS Hosts Para Athletes and Coaches From the Region

Elite ‘Para’ athletes and coaches from the five Pacific countries to undergo the six-day ‘High Performance Training’ at Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) have arrived today.
Athletes preparing for the Pacific Games 2023.

Our Telekom Announces SBD$10.7M Sponsorship for Pacific Games 2023

Solomon Telekom Company Limited this morning officially announced its sponsorship for the Pacific Games 2023, valued at $10.7M Solomon Dollars.
Organizers say the two-day event was a success, and it was good to see HABA and SIABA coming together for such an event.

Boxing Completes Selection For Pacific Games 2023

Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) in support through Honiara City Council's (HCC) request facilitated a two-day boxing selection event for the Honiara team to compete in the upcoming Solomon Games.
SIRL President, Jerry Tengemoana said the signing marks another milestone for the establishment for ‘Rugby League’ in Solomon Islands.

Rugby League Federation and SINIS Enter Partnership

The Solomon Islands Rugby League (SIRL) federation has signed a ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MOU) with the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS) this morning.
Constructed by JED Enterprise a local construction company, this is the largest SIG Project given to the local contractor, providing jobs for locals as well as building the capacity of the local engineers and construction workers.

PG2023 Football Facilities Taking Shape

The National Hosting Authority through its Facilities Committee is on track to deliver the PG2023 Football Training Field and a replacement for the former SIFF Academy that SIFF surrendered to give way for the construction of the PG2023 Stadium Project funded by the government of the Peoples Republic of China.
The meeting enabled Ministries to be briefed on the implementation of the work plan and activities and align to the Safe and Green Games Strategic Plan.

Safe and Green Games Ready for Implementation

Government Ministries are now ready to implement the Safe and Green Games in their Ministerial Budgets, following the launch of the Safe and Green Games Strategy by the Hon. Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare on 3 March 2023.
Remaining national Athletes for Athletics (Jumps, Middle Distance, Sprints and Throws), Para athletes and Swimmers to undergo training and competitions in Australia leaving the country yesterday with Coaches and SINIS Support Staff.

Athletes Leave for Gold Coast, Australia

Remaining national Athletes for Athletics (Jumps, Middle Distance, Sprints and Throws), Para athletes and Swimmers to undergo training and competitions in Australia have left the country yesterday.
The Sol2023 Pacific Games Ambassadors include Jim Marau, Chris Votu and Primo Higa, former national Footballers turned Coaches: Batram Suri and Timothy Inifiri, Paralympian: Hellen Saohanga, Weightlifting Queen: Jenly Wini, Boxing Icon: Joseph Saimei and national Tennis Player and Coach: Junior Benjamin.

GOC Launch Sol2023 Pacific Games Ambassadors Programme

The 2023 Pacific Games Organizing Committee (GOC) has officially launched the Sol2023 Games Ambassadors Programme.
Around 25 participants from different denominations are currently undergoing the Sports Chaplainship Workshop that will be completed tomorrow. Amongst the participants are team Chaplains of the country’s different sport teams as well.

Sports Chaplainship Workshop Organized by SINIS

A three-day ‘Sports Chaplainship’ workshop is currently ongoing at Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS), having started yesterday.

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