The Samoa Touch Rugby Incorporated hosted its 2 day Opens Touch Championships on the 14th and 21st July 2018 at the St. Joseph’s College grounds, Alafua.
Two Year 9 netball competitions have kicked off following the success of the Oceania Foundation Coach Netball accreditation workshops held in May 2018, where 35 secondary school teachers completed the program.
The Uso Bike Ride Group are back in Samoa. They are joining forces with the Samoa Cancer Society to help raise awareness in promoting prevention of cancer through early cancer screenings.
The Samoa National Basketball Association spearheaded a successful “Primary Schools Hoops 4 Health” 10-week programme to promote basketball in the country.
There is a great need to develop football in Savai’i. This was highlighted at the Youth National Football League held at Football Federation Samoa (F.F.S.) fields in Iva Faasaleleaga, Savai’i.
S.C.O.P.A. Netball Club had an awesome season this year, winning the A Grade Women’s, A Reserve Women’s and Open Men’s Shield and declared overall Championship Winners in each of these divisions.
The Robert Louis Stevenson under 17’s rugby team is in Auckland New Zealand on their first rugby tour. Following an outstanding performance at this year’s inter-college tournaments earlier this year, R.L.S.S decided to build on the momentum by undertaking a rugby tour playing different colleges in Auckland.
Queensland overcame a 12-8 halftime deficit to beat New South Wales 18-12 for a consolation win in the third State of Origin rugby league match on Wednesday.
Tag Rugby is a fast-moving non-contact sport that is suitable for all ages and currently becoming a popular sport in Samoa. With added difficulty of pulling off velcro tags to stop the ball carrier, local tag tournaments have become exciting athletic exhibitions for spectators and players alike.
Papua New Guinea hosted the XII Oceania Swimming Championships over a six-day programme. Samoa fielded a small yet strong team of two females and four males to put their training to the test and succeeded brilliantly.
Rugby player Danny Cipriani is facing disciplinary action from the English game's governing body after being fined by a court for a nightclub assault.
Eleider Alvarez rocked Sergey Kovalev with a right that dropped the Russian on his rear.
The Cleveland Browns' long search for a franchise quarterback has led them to Baker Mayfield — the first of four passers to be drafted in the top 10 Thursday night.
The shadow of Cristiano Ronaldo is still hanging over Real Madrid as the team prepares to face fierce rival Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday.
Basketball's international governing body has opened disciplinary hearings against Australia and the Philippines after a wild brawl that included Milwaukee Bucks forward Thon Maker broke out in their Basketball World Cup qualifying game Monday.
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