After losing their first six matches of the season, the Parramatta Eels have won back-to-back games while preventing the Wests Tigers from staying in the top four in the National Rugby League.
The Titans Volleyball defended their Shield title in the men’s division one competition this week. Titans scooped the Shield from the I’asa Volleyball team on Monday and again defeated Liona Volleyball team from Laulii on Thursday
You can take the boy out of Samoa, but never Samoa out of the boy. Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali, an Australian born with Samoan and Polish roots, is 100 percent Samoan at heart.
The hardest part of leaving is saying goodbye. Yesterday, Football Federation Samoa bid farewell to one of their friends and work colleague, Masato Tsuchyia, who is returning to Saitama, Japan.
A special welcoming ceremony was hosted yesterday afternoon by the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (S.A.S.N.O.C.) for the athletes who recently competed in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games earlier this month.
Sean Manaea's father is from American Samoa, where he grew up playing cricket and rugby and didn't really know anything about baseball.
Samoa’s super heavy weight weightlifter, Lauititi Lui, is currently in rehab. Lui won silver at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, where he also sustained a knee injury.
Samoa National Netball team has booked their spot for the 2019 Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. Following an undefeated run at the Regional Qualifiers in Auckland, New Zealand, over the weekend, Samoa together with Fiji, who was the runner up, were the top teams from the competition.
Cronulla center Jesse Ramien scored two tries to help the Sharks beat Penrith 26-22 on Sunday and prevent the Panthers from moving into a share of first place in the National Rugby League.
Samoa Outrigger Canoeing Association has started their preparations for the 2019 Pacific Games to be held in Samoa. A perfect weather out on the Taumeasina Island Resort open ocean yesterday contributed to a much anticipated third round of the Samoa Outrigger regatta race of the year.
Church College of Pesega dominated the 2018 B.S.L. and Bluesky Samoa Schools Netball Champ of Champs, which concluded yesterday. Held at the National University of Samoa Gymnasium on Thursday and Friday, Church College of Pesega won both the intermediate division as well as the senior girls division.
The Royal Samoa Country Golf Club teed off its 2018 season yesterday. Held at the Fagalii Golf Course, Aeau Peniamina Leavai, a member and a Patron of the club hit the first tee ball to open the season for all the members of the club and for anyone to play golf.
The Business System Limited (B.S.L.) and Bluesky School Netball Champ of Champs 2018 kicked off the first day of the tournament yesterday morning. Held at the National University of Samoa Gymnasium, 20 Secondary Schools from all over Samoa were first assembled for the opening ceremony before taking the battling out in Court.
Samoa’s golden girl, Feagaiga Stowers, not only is a champion, but a special athlete. National weightlifting coach, Tuaopepe Jerry Wallwork, made this comment during an interview with the Samoa Observer.
After a marvelous performance in the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, Samoa Weightlifting Juniors is set to hit the gym again. The Samoa National Weightlifting Junior team includes Silver medalists, 18-year-old Don Opeloge and 17-year-old Gold medalist’s female lifter, Feagaiga Stowers.
The Football Federation Samoa Center of Development Programme is back. The reintroduction of the programme as part of the Football Federation Samoa’s (F.F.S.) technical programme for 2018 was held last week Thursday.
The Fijian netball team went missing Saturday on the Gold Coast, failing to turn up to watch the semifinals of their Commonwealth Games sport.
The fifth round for the 2018 Bluesky Super Nine Rugby Championship kicked off yesterday at four different venues.
Commonwealth Games boxing sliver medalist Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali is taking boxing back to the grassroots level. In partnership with Marist Boxing, they have visited two rural villages in Siumu and Falese’ela, Lefaga to promote the sport of amateur boxing in those areas.
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.
With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net.
Former NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Los Angeles early Wednesday.
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