HIGH FLYING:  Joe Perez in action against Kenya in the Trophy final of the three-day Las Vegas Sevens yesterday.

Samoa edged in Vegas Trophy final

A late comeback from Samoa inspired by former captain Tila Mealoi could have given the Manu Samoa Sevens its best finish at the HSBC Sevens series this year.

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Kids getting together for one last photo.

League for Life a hit!

2017 is gearing up to be an exciting year for rugby league.  

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Anthony Milford.

Broncos beat 2016 champion Cronulla in NRL season opener

Cronulla's premiership defense in Australia's National Rugby League got off to a shaky start when the Sharks were beaten 26-18 at home by Brisbane to open the 2017 season.

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Alistair Overeem kicks Mark Hunt during a heavyweight mixed martial arts bout at UFC 209.

Woodley edges Thompson, keeps belt in dull fight at UFC 209

Tyron Woodley retained his UFC welterweight title with a desultory majority decision over Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson in their rematch at UFC 209 on Saturday night.

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Tim Simona of the Wests Tigers beats a tackle against the Raiders.

Simona to face integrity unit next week in NRL scandal

A National Rugby League player implicated in a betting scandal is expected to face the sport's integrity unit next week.

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BACK IN BLUE: Faalemiga Selesele and Afa Aiono.

Sevens touch down in Las Vegas

Manu Samoa Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has named veteran Samoa star Afa Aiono and last year’s captain Faalemiga Selesele in his squad for Las Vegas and Vancouver in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. 

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Phelps asks Congress to ensure anti-doping system is fair

Testifying before a congressional hearing on improving anti-doping measures, Michael Phelps has expressed frustration over seeing others cheat and says athletes need to believe the system works.

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The runner Vasily Permitin, left, and Evgeny Pishchalov, who are part of the Rocket Science Project, attend an interview for the Associated Press at the Russian Indoor Championships in Moscow, Russia.

Russian athletes fight back against doping, state control

A group of Russian track and field athletes want to beat dopers with science and show that their country can win cleanly.

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The GiR/PiU program has been very busy the last few weeks because we have introduced our program to some of the various mission schools, private schools, likewise also government schools.

Samoa Rugby Union GiR/PiU Development Program

The Samoa Rugby Union Development team continued its  GiR/PiU programs from Itu O Tane in Savaii and now throughout some of the primary and secondary schools in Upolu.

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COACH: (L-R) Joe Chan Ting and Rudy Leavasa.

Coach shares winning formula

B.B.E. Vaiala is currently the biggest powerhouse rugby team in Samoa.

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WINNER AGAINST TOAULA: B.B.E Vaiala successful.

Apia Union kicks off season

The Taula Apia Rugby Union kicked off the start of Season with a fight for the Molesi Shield between B.B.E Vaiala and Toaula.

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IRON MAN: Darren Young is a name that has been synonymous with excellence in sport, particularly in athletics.

Samoa’s ultimate ironman

For well over 30 years, Darren Young is a name that has been synonymous with excellence in sport, particularly in athletics. 

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Manu Samoa Sevens squad for the Las Vegas Sevens.

Manu Samoa Sevens team named

The Chairman of the Samoa Rugby Union, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, has named the Manu Samoa Sevens squad for the Las Vegas Sevens.

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First “national” hockey inter-island competition is Savaii

On Saturday 18 February 2017 Samoa Hockey staged its first ever Malietoa Tanumafii II Inter Island Hockey Championship at Sapapalii Primary School at Sapapalii in Savaii.

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Lona Fagaloa Boys Team.

Volleyball Tournament kicks off

The Samoa Volleyball Federation kicked off its annual tournament yesterday. Twenty two mens and nine girls teams are taking part in the tournament.

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Cup Winners: Bladerunnerz

Bladerunnerz complete clean sweep

The Marist Sports Week Touch Tournament ended in a thrilling final between Bladerunnerz and No Idea.

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TENNIS: Eleanor  Schuster (right) won the Junior Sportswoman of the Year Award last year. She is pictured here with Francine Chadwick.

Rising tennis sensation Schuster off to India

Eleanor Schuster has been named in the Pacific Oceania Junior Girls Team to compete in the prestigious Junior Federation Cup (JFC) pre-qualifying rounds that will be held in New Delhi, India from the 20 – 25 February 2017. 

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Brock Lesnar attends a UFC 200 mixed martial arts news conference in Las Vegas.

Brock Lesnar tells UFC he is retired from competition

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has informed the mixed martial arts promotion that he is retired from competition.

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Former All Blacks and Chiefs star Sione Lauaki.

Former All Blacks Sione Lauaki dead at 35

Former All Blacks backrower Sione Lauaki has died aged 35.

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DEVELOPING RUGBY IN SAMOA: Promoting Rugby skills in Savaii is the basis for development of the sport in our country.

Development starts at grassroots level

The Samoa Rugby Union Development team started it’s programme this year on the big Island of Savaii last week where selected Primary and Secondary schools from Itu o Tane were visited.

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Coach Allister Coetzee.

Teenage back Curwin Bosch called up to Springboks squad

Teenage back Curwin Bosch has been included in the South Africa squad for a training camp next week.


Lupesoliai La'auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker v Hughie Fury.

Parker fight venue confirmed

World heavyweight champion Lupesoliai Joseph Parker’s next fight and where it will happened has been confirmed.


This photo released by MAGO on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City.

Brady's Super Bowl jerseys returned to New England Patriots

Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots.


Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo scores on return home as Portugal loses to Sweden

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.


Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

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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