Samoa 2019 News and Updates


Quotes of the Games

From the inspiring to the entertaining, a round-up of the best quotes from athletes and officials at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games as reported by the Pacific Games News…

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Samoa 2019 Pacific Games comes to a close

Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games has come to a close, with song, speeches and traditional fire dancing, ending a fortnight of sporting competition among 24 Pacific nations.

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Guam sweeps Men's Basketball events with 3x3 Gold, Fiji win Women's

Guam 3x3 Men’s Basketball denied Fiji an epic double-Gold medal finish after capping off a classic 20-18 overtime escape act to rule the Men’s division of the 2019 Pacific Games…

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Live coverage of the closing ceremony of Samoa 2019 Pacific Games

Celebrate two weeks of fierce competition and warm camaraderie as the Pacific gathers for one last time at these Games. . .

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PNG's golden hat trick in Touch, Samoa scoops the silver

Papua New Guinea is the newly crowned, undisputed Pacific Islands champion in Touch Rugby and will be returning to Port Moresby with nothing but gold.

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“Shoes are not the reason why we win”: Vanuatu woman wins half marathon in socks

Vanuatu’s Margaret Kuras made half marathon history at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on Saturday as she won gold after running the 21-kilometre distance wearing only socks.

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Fiji looking to score historic Gold in Pacific Games 3x3 Basketball

Fiji sweeps it's way to the Semi-Final Round of the 2019 Pacific Games 3x3 Basketball Tournament.

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It’s hard to believe it’s the last day of competition at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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Fiji's Vollmer retains men's triple jump gold

Eugene Vollmer of Fiji set a new personal best at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on Friday as he defended his men’s triple jump title in a tight contest…

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