With a contagious smile, a sense of humor and a deep determination to keep playing golf, Jarrod Lyle endeared himself to people around the world in a long struggle against cancer.
Sa’anapu with support from the Samoa Touch Rugby Incorporated hosted a one day “Touch 4 Awareness Tournament” recently at the Sa’anapu Primary School fields.
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.
The Frankies Tama Uli Salelologa team continued their winning ways at the Bluesky National Sevens Series winning yesterday’s tournament by overcoming, Tepatasi, 24-19.
Anthony Joshua retained his WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Joshua, who fought with a suspected broken nose from the second round, sent the Russian to the canvas with a big right midway through the seventh and was unloading a flurry of punches before the referee stepped in to end the fight.
He can laugh about it now, the concept of being "too big" that led him on this extraordinary journey to the Philadelphia Eagles.
After a seven year hiatus, the Samoa National Football Cup is back, with five teams across 30 clubs competing for the top prize. The five teams are from five geographical zones, four in Upolu and one from Savaii.
The Samoa Basketball Federation started its four-day tournament at Apia Park gym earlier this week. The various categories competing in the tournament include open women and men, Under 17 and 14 boys, girls’ teams from Upolu, Savaii and an open men’s team from American Samoa.
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