Samoa 2019 News and Updates


Carver of Torch Relay baton inspired by passion…and Samoa

For Samoan craftsman, Penehuro Papali’i, carving the torch baton for the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games has been a memorable experience inspired by his homeland.

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Another day of celebration as the torch relay continues on Savai'i

The third day of the XVI Pacific Games torch relay on Savai’i has blocked the roads as people chanted hymns and followed the baton.

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Savaii puts on colourful display for day 2 of Torch Relay

Savai'i villagers from Saleaula to Vaisala decorated their streets with colourful materials and ran with pride behind the torch bearer as day two of the torch relay for the Samoa...

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Games Village for athletes is ready to go

The Methodist Church Ministers and their wives at the Games Village at Faleula have undergone training as they prepare to host the athletes for the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games.

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Tahiti are top seed in the Badminton Teams Event

Team Tahiti has scored top seeding for the Badminton team event at the Samoa Pacific Games and will be tough competition.

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Torch relay begins on Savai'i

The first day of the torch relay for the XVI Pacific Games took the big island, Savai’i, by storm.

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VAA v2

Va'a! (Video)

Va'a racing is one of the more traditional sports of the Pacific Games and 15 countries will compete in V1 and V6.

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Greening the Games: water bottles (Video)

People at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games have a great opportunity this July to avoid using plastic bottles.

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Broadcast announcement

Samoa raises the bar in Pacific Games broadcasting

The Pacific Games Office is proud to announce that Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games will achieve a new set of firsts, including the production and distribution of eight hours of...

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