Everyone is entitled to their opinion. Lupesoliai Joseph Parker said this yesterday in response to comments made by Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi that he was not fit in his fight against Dillian Whyte last week.
Saint Joseph’s College stole the spotlight in the Zone B Athletics competition by taking the trophies for all the boys’ divisions. Seven schools competed in track and field events. The schools included Maluafou College, Saint Mary’s College, Chanel College, Church College Pesega, Saint Joseph’s College, Faleata College and Robert Louis Stevenson School.
Leifi’ifi College won the intermediate and senior boys division of the Zone A Athletics competition at the Apia Park on Thursday. The wins put them in a good space ahead of the Champ of Champs competition later this year.
She came, she swam and she easily won the first 15 km ocean swim in Samoa. Jess Evans took less than four hours, 3hrs 56mins, to swim six laps of the 2.5 km course at Saoluafata Harbour to secure her first Open Water Swim title in Samoa.
As Samoa continues its preparations to host the Pacific Games next year, Samoa’s Outrigger Canoe Clubs in the country are also preparing for the Vaa competition.
The Samoa Weightlifting Federation hosted the Junior and Novice tournament last week to identify elite lifters to represent Samoa in the 2019 Pacific Games.
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.
Japan opened a new stadium Sunday for the 2019 Rugby World Cup on the site of a school that was destroyed by a devastating tsunami in 2011.
Tyson Fury says he has signed the contract. Deontay Wilder said the fight is "official." All it needs now is a time and a place
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.
Samoa women’s football draft team continued their preparation for the qualifying games last night with a friendly match against American Samoa.
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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