Sports

SOLRICE RUGBY COMP JULY

BY IRWIN ANGIKI The long-awaited 2022 rugby championship, dubbed ‘SolRice Grand Premier Rugby Competition’ is set to kick off first week of July. SolRice and the Honiara Rugby Union Association (HRUA) signed the sponsorship papers yesterday. Head of Solomons Office…

SIVF AND SINIS SIGN MOU

BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR THE Solomon Islands Volleyball Federation has become the first sporting federation to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the newly established Solomon Islands National Institute of Sports (SINIS)- High Performance. The MOU is to outline all…

MULTI REOPENS NEXT MONTH

BY TAROMANE MARTIN THE New Zealand (MFAT) funded Multipurpose Hall upgrade project is expected to be officially opened next month. Honiara City Council (HCC) Head of Sports Division Fox Henry Qwaina confirmed yesterday saying the official opening is put down…

TWO PLAYERS DROPPED

National Football Team trains on BY ELTON LONARATHA JNR Two players of the Solomon Island national team training squad have been omitted after breaching team rules set by Head Coach Felipe Vega Arango. The two players are Bobby Lesly and…

Weightlifter receive Queen’s award

Solomon Islands Weightlifting Queen Jenly Tegu Wini was amongst recipients of the Queen’s Birthday Medal For services to sport in the field of weightlifting. Born in 1983, now 38 years old, Ms Wini is an athlete, in the field of…