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“My Father Was My First Coach” – Super Heavyweight Gold Medalist Dedicates Win to his Dad

20 July 2019, Pacific Games Apia Samoa. Filimaua Hala won a Gold medal for Samoa in the boxing Super Heavyweight 91+ division in Savaii yesterday but his father Oliveta Hala could not make the trip across to Savaii to watch him fight. Filmaua beat Tongan boxer Lavemai Sepasitino in Samoa’s clean sweep at the Don […]

The Rain Will Lift, Samoa is Ready for the “Biggest Pacific Games Ever”

Samoa Men’s 3×3 Basketball through to the Semi Finals

20 July 2019 Pacific Games Apia Samoa  The Samoa Mens 3×3 basketball team will play in the semi final today against Fiji. Samoa secured a comfortable wins over the Cook Islands 17-7 and PNG 22-7 before winning their quarter final match against Solomon Islands 19-8. The semi final will be played in Gym 2 at […]

Arms Amendment Bill Allows Youth to Participate in Pacific Games Shooting

Fa’aasu to Fight for Gold, Medals Galore for Team Samoa Boxers in Finals

18 July 2019, Pacific Games Salelologa, Savaii Samoa. Fa’aasu Loia is through to the Gold Medal finals for women’s boxing after a performance that rocked the Don Bosco Hall in Salelologa this afternoon. Coached by heavyweight boxer David Tua, Fa’aasu won the hearts of spectators with the ease of which she floated around ring, dominating […]

Kiribati Secures a 3-Gold Medal Victory in Weightlifting

All Samoan Boxers are in the Semi Finals

17 July 2019 Pacific Games Apia Samoa. The Samoa boxing team remain composed as they head into day 3 of the Pacific Games boxing competition with all Samoan boxers making it through to the semi finals. Speaking to Samoa Global News from Salelologa, Head Trainer for Team Samoa, Tavui Mike Lemisio who is also the […]

Fastest Man on Earth Sends Special Message for Samoa and Pacific Games Athletes

Fijian Bronze Medalist Now Off to World Champs and Paralympics

17 July 2019 Pacific Games Apia Samoa. 23 year old Fijian athlete Iosefo Rakesha won a Pacific Games bronze for his country in the Men’s Javelin Ambulant event held at Apia Park yesterday afternoon. We caught up with Iosefo and his Coach Jone Bogidrau after the medal ceremony. Coach Bogidrau said that they have been […]

Tahiti Women’s Beach Volleyball to Play for Gold

Another Samoa First – Parasports at Pacific Games Athletics

16 July 2019 Pacific Games Apia Samoa. Pacific Games News Service. In another first for the Samoa XVI Pacific Games, athletics held at Apia Park this week includes four parasport events. The first was the Women’s Javelin at 9.30am this morning where the medal winners became the first claimants of the ambulant events. New Caledonia’s Rose […]

SGN #OneToWatch – Malama Geraldynn Leaupepe of Basketball

More Medals to come for Samoa Tennis but Team Needs Loud Local Crowd Support

16 July 2019 Pacific Games, Apia Samoa. With contributions by Nanai Laveitiga Tuiletufuga. Samoa’s No 1 ranked woman tennis player is taking one match at a time, focusing only on the day’s task ahead of her as the Pacific Games tennis competition heads into the Women’s Single and Mixed Doubles category this week. With Samoa […]

Samoan Firefighter Wins Bronze Medal in Va’a