The Football Federation Samoa has kick started another exciting local tournament. The Upolu National League features teams from Upolu competing for the top prize.
A group from a top basketball Academy in Brisbane Australia is in Samoa. The team from the, Brian Kerle Academy, arrived last week and they have been busy visiting schools and various community groups to interact and conduct training clinics.
After just making the National Rugby League playoffs as the eighth and last qualifying team, the North Queensland Cowboys are into the grand final against the first-place Melbourne Storm.
The Women’s 7’s tournament kicked off yesterday at the Samoa Rugby Union field in Tuanaimato. Six teams had registered but one team pulled out just before the tournament started yesterday morning, according to the Women’s Development Officer, Avii Faalupega.
Football Federation Samoa hosted Prize Giving on Saturday 16th September at its premises to conclude the annual Youth League tournament which started in April of this year.
Aucklander Brendon Madden-Smith was crowned champion of the Ford Tour of Samoa on Saturday. He is the overall winner under combined general classification for the tour. In the women’s race Rebecca Marley was crowned women’s champion for the third time.
The Samoa weightlifting fraternity is celebrating after their team brought home 12 gold medals, four silver medals, two bronze medals and four trophies, dominating the Commonwealth and Oceania Weightlifting Championships in the Gold Coast.
ON YOUR BIKES: The Ford Tour of Samoa started at Tanoa Tusitala Hotel at 6am, yesterday. It was led out by defending champions Tim Robertson and Rebecca Marley.
One of Samoa’s most celebrated international stars is coming home. Former Black Caps captain, Luteru Ross Poutoa Taylor, will be in the country at the end of the month. Taylor and former Black Cap, Murphy Logo Su’a, are coming to help Samoa International Cricket Association (SICA) to grow its development.
President and Coach of the Samoa Weightlifting Federation Tuaopepe Asiata Wallwork is very proud of his lifters performance at the Oceania and Commonwealth Championships held in Gold Coast Australia last week.
Warren Gatland says he does not want to coach the British and Irish Lions for a third time.
Kubrat Pulev has pulled out of his world heavyweight title fight against IBF and WBA champion Anthony Joshua because of a shoulder injury. Joshua will now face Carlos Takam, who is rated No. 3 by the IBF.
President Donald Trump is putting pro football players on notice for Week 4 of the NFL season: He won't stand for it if they kneel in protest during the national anthem.
The Samoa Women’s Futsal team returned with a Bronze Medal from the Oceania Football Confederation O.F.C. Youth Futsal tournament held in Auckland, New Zealand, last week. Samoa both competed in the Men’s and Women’s divisions of the O.F.C. Futsal tournament.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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