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Birthday present for Samoa squash semifinalist

Samoan squash player Lucy Thompson celebrated her 49th birthday at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games by going through to the women’s doubles semifinals.

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Wallis and Futuna scoop gold and silver in men’s discus

Wallis and Futuna took two places on the podium in men’s discus at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, winning gold and silver in a tight competition to continue a…

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Samoan wins surprise long jump gold

Samoa’s Kelvin Masoe thrilled a packed crowd at Apia Park Stadium as he claimed gold in the men’s long jump at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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PNG, Samoa start strong in mixed touch at Pacific Games

Papua New Guinea is pushing hard for a hat-trick in touch at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, with a successful opening day in the mixed open event.

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Samoa leads in planting trees to offset environmental impact of Games travel

As part of the Greening of the Games initiative, international teams arriving by plane in Samoa for the XVI Pacific Games were encouraged to off-set their roundtrip air travel emissions…

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Fiji repeats 2015 gold in single-barrel shooting

Fiji’s Pacific Games 2015 gold medalist Glenn Kable has successfully defended his title for the single-barrel shooting competition at Samoa 2019. He beat Samoa's Franco Jr.

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PNG women win four golds at powerlifting

Papua New Guinea have won four golds, one silver and one bronze medal in women’s powerlifting on the first half of day one of the competition at Samoa 2019 XVI…

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Northern Marianas hope gold will kickstart tennis revolution

Northern Mariana Islands did not win a single medal at the last Pacific Games, but the dark horses of the tennis tournament at Samoa 2019 have scooped one gold already,…

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American Samoa's 65-year-old Pacific Games netballer still playing hard

American Samoa’s netball team has taken a thrashing at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, but the joy of playing hasn’t dimmed for their 65-year-old player.

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