Redemption for a gutty crew of five New Zealanders and one Australian came on the turquoise waters of Bermuda's Great Sound, four years and 3,000 miles removed from one of the most brutal collapses in sports.
The Farmer Joe Supermarket and Taula Shield competition for the Apia Rugby Union resumed as usual last Saturday with the shield holders BBE Vaiala Ulalei facing SCOPA.
Emirates Team New Zealand's Peter Burling wheeled his 50-foot catamaran into controlling position in the prestart of Race 8 of the America's Cup and then gave a quick wave with his right hand to Jimmy Spithill and the boys on Oracle Team USA.
Winger Dane Gagai's second try of the match in the 77th minute capped a stirring second-half Queensland comeback as the Maroons beat New South Wales 18-16 to level the three-match State of Origin rugby league series 1-1 on Wednesday.
5000 years B.C. the Austronesia population is flooding across the Pacific Ocean in their va’a, a time before Captain Cook, thousands of years before European Exploration.
The British and Irish Lions will face a major reality check and a test of their tenacity and philosophy when they play the unbeaten Crusaders in the third match of their New Zealand tour on Saturday.
Emirates Team New Zealand capsized Tuesday at the start of an America's Cup challenger semifinal race against Britain on Bermuda's stormy Great Sound, throwing three crewmen into the water and extensively damaging its 50-foot catamaran.
Gerard Cowley-Tuioti of Vaiusu and Saleloga was named the Most Valuable Player at the inaugural Super Rugby game in Apia where Auckland Blues beat the Queensland Reds.
La’auli Savae Michael Niko Jones, former Manu Samoa coach and legendary All Black, has been knighted. Sir Michael Niko Jones has been made a knight companion for being a driver of economic and social development for Pacific people in New Zealand and the Pacific region.
The Auckland Blues have done enough to hold off a strong challenge from the Queensland Reds to win the historical first Super Rugby game to be played in Samoa. A try by debutant and young Samoan, Stephen Perofeta, secured the Blues a 34-29 victory - a win that could have been a lot bigger had it not been for two disallowed tries.
Former San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne scored one of New South Wales' five tries in a 28-4 win over Queensland in the first rugby league State of Origin match on Wednesday.
Canada and the United States missed late kicks at the goalposts and finished 28-28 in the first leg of their 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
While Manny Pacquiao has been out running along the river and attracting attention downtown since arriving on a chartered flight with a huge entourage, Jeff Horn has been preparing for their WBO welterweight world title bout in the quiet, outer suburbs.
Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of next week's State of Origin rugby league opener against New South Wales due to a shoulder injury.
Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to an easy 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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