More than gold medals were on the line in beach volleyball on the Gold Coast, with the sport playing for its Commonwealth Games future.
Shaunae Miller-Uibo got the better of a side-by-side duel with Elaine Thompson in a rehearsal for the 200-meter final at the Commonwealth Games.
Long after smashing the Commonwealth Games 1,500-meter record to set herself up for a middle-distance double, Caster Semenya passed Isaac Makwala under the stadium and gave the Botswana sprinter a congratulatory hug.
More than 50 students and future weightlifting stars took part in an introductory programme at Leiifiifi College Hall yesterday. They were from four secondary schools in Samoa including Papauta Girls High School, Faleata College, Maluafou College and Leiifiifi College.
Four countries, including the host Samoa, are competing in the 2018 International Tennis Federation Juniors East Pacific Regional Championships. The tournament commences on Monday 9th April, 2018. The teams are Tonga, American Samoa, Cook Islands and Tahiti.
Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre in the Gold Coast, Australia, came to a standstill twice while the Samoan flag was hoisted. It was a proud moment for all Samoans alike, as Sanele Mao and Feagaiga Stowers, stood among the world’s best lifters to receive their gold medals from the Commonwealth Games.
Samoa’s golden weightlifters have returned. Feagaiga Stowers and Sanele Mao touched down at the Faleolo International Airport this morning. They could not hold back their tears as they shared with the Samoa Observer their journey to scooping a gold medal each at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.
Wesley College reigned supreme during the Zone D Secondary Schools 15’s Rugby competition on Friday last week. They defeated arch rivals, Leulumoega Fou College, 12-3 in the finals.
Samoa has missed out on a third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Samoa’s final lifter Lauititi Lui had to settle for a silver medal in men's 105kg-plus division.
Samoa’s Feagaiga Stowers capitalised on transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard’s withdrawal from the women’s over 90 kilograms weightlifting event to claim victory at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
Scotland's Duncan Scott put a dampener on Australia's swimming resurgence when he upset Olympic champion Kyle Chalmers to win the men's 100-meter freestyle final at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday.
Sanele Mao has won Samoa’s first gold medal at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. Mao reigned supreme in the final of the 105kg mens division during the Weightlifting on day five of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre.
Samoa’s medal drought at the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast has finally been broken thanks to Don Opeloge and the Samoa Weightlifting Federation.
Volleyball Samoa Federation National League tournament is getting more competitive, with teams putting on a tough performance. This week kicked off round seven of the weekly tournament at the Samoa Independence Seventh Day Adventist Church hall at Fugalei.
Team Samoa remains medal-less at the Commonwealth Games after Samoa’s best hope yet failed to make the podium. Weightlifter Nevo Ioane and his team decided to take a lift to secure gold medal which he failed.
With one more day to go before the 2018 Bluesky Super Nine Championships kick-off, defending champion, Eels of Vaimauga District, is set and excited for the new challenge. Vaimauga Eels is set to host the Chiefs of Aana at the Apia Park Stadium as the main clash of this week’s Super Nine competition.
Overweight, unhappy and in semi-retirement amid a doping ban, Tyson Fury was walking his dog beside a canal near his home when he thought about what fellow heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder was saying about him.
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.
FIFA has finally and fully approved video review to help referees at the World Cup.
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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