The Crossfit movement continues to grow in popularity in Samoa. And with the 2018 Crossfit Games kicking off on Friday, a strong crew from Samoa has signed up, ready to take on the first five weeks of grueling workouts of the day (W.O.D) to the test their fitness against thousands of other Crossfitters from across the globe.
St. Joseph’s College former students have taken the top prize at the School Of Origin Golf tournament. Spearheaded by the Marist Brothers Old Pupil’s Association and Very Manaia Golf School, Saturday’s golf tournament was the stand out success with golfers turning out for an event with a good cause.
A team of former St. Joseph’s College students have claimed the title of the inaugural School of Origin Golf tournament, organised as part of the Marist Sports Week.
Old school rivalry is set to be rekindled at the Faleata Golf Course tomorrow where the Marist Sports Week continues with a Golf Tournament.
Sometimes we’ve got to be thankful for the hard times. This is the belief of a Police Officer and bodybuilder, Lome Lome. Constable Lome recently competed in the Mr. American Samoa Sau Ia Bodybuilding competition last weekend where he claimed second place and teammate, Peniamina Matale-Fili, snatching the first prize.
Samoa Sportslotto has stepped up to help the Samoa Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (S.A.S.N.O.C.). Yesterday, the Gambling Control Authority C.E.O, Tuala Tamalelagi Siaki, presented a cheque of $46,090 to S.A.S.N.O.C’s Chef de Mission, Nynette Sass, and President Fepulea’i Patrick Fepulea’i.
A bodybuilder from Samoa is the new Mr. American Samoa. Peniamina Matale-Fili, 21, of the Bodybuilding Federation of Samoa, was crowned the Mr. American Samoa Overall Bodybuilding 2018 during the weekend.
Retired but she’s still at it. Seiuli Fiao’o Faamausili returns to Samoa – her homeland - showcasing what she’s good at in the 7s code in front of the many spectators at the A.C.P Marist Stadium, Lotopa.
Vala Uale Ma’i is a humble champion. You have to be when you are chosen as the Guest of Honour for anything in life and yet you end up picking up the rubbish, cutting the grass and cleaning the grounds.
The Marist Sydney Association wants to make a difference. For the second tine in as many years, Marist Sydney has stepped up to help Saint Joseph’s College in Alafua.
The "shirtless" Tongan, all covered up to keep warm this time, had only one thought as he maneuvered around the final downhill turn and headed toward the finish line.
Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua joked that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Winter Olympic event on Friday: Don't hit a tree and finish before they turn off the lights.
Beach Road in Apia came alive yesterday with colour and vibrancy when hundreds of rugby players and officials – from Samoa and abroad – marched through on their way to the Government building. There was singing, dancing and lots of waving with the Police Brass Band leading the way on a beautiful day.
Officials from Australia and New Zealand were officially welcomed for the Marist Sports Club International Sevens and Sports Week at Tanoa on Tuesday night.
A SCOPA team which competed as Azerbaijan is the winner for the Anchor Milk Marist Netball Tournament open mix grade. They defeated China, 15-4, in the final of the competition held on Tuesday night at Gym 3 Tuanaimato.
The Bladerunners have done it. They are the 2018 Marist Sports Week Open touch rugby mix champions having completely dominated their opponents, Marist family, in the final last night to win 3-0.
With a triumphant hug and fist pump, Canada won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in curling mixed doubles, beating Switzerland 10-3 on Tuesday in front of a roaring crowd of jubilant Canadians.
Apia Baracuddas wanted to make up for their rugby union brothers. They definitely did not want a repeat of the Marist Sevens final where they lost the title to Auckland Marist.
World boxing champion, Lupesoliai La’auliolemalietoa Joseph Parker may be on the other side of the world preparing for the biggest fight of his career but the son of Samoa always holds our country and her people close to his heart.
An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win will descend on the city Thursday as the Vince Lombardi trophy is paraded through five miles of jubilant fans.
With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.
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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