Sports Archive April 2023

Success in sports often requires a long-term planning approach that prioritizes sustained investment and development over short-term wins.

Getting the 40 Gold Medals at the Upcoming Pacific Games

The Solomon Islands government has set itself a target of 40 Gold Medals for the upcoming Pacific Games in Honiara.
Receiving a tour of the Gold Coast Performance Centre facilities and accommodation where Solomon Islands athletes have been staying.

Over 800 Solomon Island Athletes to Develop Their Talent in Australia

Throughout 2023 over 800 Solomon Islands athletes will be training on the Gold Coast in Australia.
“These athletes are from the provinces that have done well during the Solomon games and have been invited to attend the week-long training camp. Seven of these athletes are in the relay team to Gold Coast next month May 5-7,” said Travertz.

International Coaches from Australia Conduct Training for Athletics

Following its first successful athletics training camp held in Gold Coast, Australia, in mid-March, there is now a ‘Stage 2’ camp for athletics currently being held at the Solomon Islands National Institute of Sport (SINIS).
Since the opening of Volunteer applications on April 15th, more than 300 people have submitted their applications to GOC’s Workforce Centre at AJ City Mall Lunga, East Honiara.

Volunteer Programme Receives Great Interest

The Sol2023 Pacific Games Volunteer Program is generating much interest both in Honiara and in provinces throughout Solomon Islands.
The visits also gave schools the opportunity to meet the fun-loving ‘SOLO’, the Sol2023 Pacific Games Mascot.

Solo Share 'Volunteer' Awareness

The 2023 Pacific Games Organizing Committee (GOC) and ‘SOLO’ the Games Mascot, have this week kick started a series of school visits in Honiara, advocating for and providing awareness on the ‘Games Volunteer’ program.
The National Netball squad will embark on a 7 day program at the Gold Coast where they will have the opportunity of receiving mentor coaching from an Australian Coach along with participating in some high level trial games against semi-professional franchise teams and other pacific national teams.

National Netball Team Travels to Gold Coast

Eight female members of the Nation’s Netball Team have left the country for Australia, as the rest of team members will join them later this week for upcoming trial games.

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