What to watch on day 8 Tuesday
As we settle into another big week of elite level sports the big news today is Boxing, Judo and Taekwondo will be on show for the first time at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.
Athletics sprints into day 2. This is the first full day of competition so head to the stands at Apia Park Stadium for a bird’s eye view of the whole arena.
Today’s action starts at 9.30am and doesn’t stop until 8.30pm.
Entry is SAT$5.00 at Apia Park.
Basketball 5 x 5 will see frenzied action today as we head to the finals tomorrow. Competition is fierce as both Men's and Women's teams vie for the gold, silver and bronze medals. Today is another twelve hour day starting at 9am until 9pm
Entry is SAT$5.00 at Gym 2, Faleata.
Boxing is set to go off today at Don Bosco College, on the big island of Savaii for the first time.
With 10 weight classes for the Men's competition and three for the Women's, the action kicks off today at 11:30am.
This is the start of four days of fierce competition as boxers fight to win every point before the medal bouts on the 19 July.
Entry is SAT$5.00 at the venue.
Judo will be welcomed back as a Pacific Games sport in Gym 1, Faleata during week two of the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games. Thirteen nations will compete for medals decided over a 2 day event from 16-17 July.
Entry is SAT$5.00.
Athletes will be keen to demonstrate their skills after being absent from the 2015 Pacific Games in Papua New Guinea.
Netball will throw itself into day 2 of the 5 day competition. Action starts at 1pm and will continue until 9pm at the magnificent Multi-Sport Centre at Faleata.
Reigning gold medalists Fiji are not attending the Games, this year, so, the field is wide open.
Entry is SAT$5.00.
Sailing is on day 7 of the 10 day competition.
Entry is free at Sheraton Beach Resort at Mulifanua.
Shooters will be looking for the target as they settle into day 2 of competition at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games at Tafaigata Shooting Range today.
The first shot goes off at 9am and cease fire is at 5pm.
Entry is free.
Squash smashes its way into day 8 of 11.
Some players will find their way onto the podium today as medals are decided. Be there at 9.30am to see the first serve. Action will continue until 7.30pm at the Squash Courts, Faleata.
Entry is free.
Taekwondo will kick off at the Harvest Centre, for 4 days from today until the 19 July.
Historically, Tahiti has been a dominant force to be reckoned with so they will be the team to watch.
Entry is free.
Day 8 of Tennis will serve up the action at Apia Park from 9am. Medals are decided in 3 days so every point counts. The lights go out at 8pm.
Entry $5.00 at Apia Park.
Afio mai, welcome to the second day of the incredibly popular Touch competition at Marist St Joseph's Stadium in Lotopa.
Day 2 of the 5 day competition starts today at 8.30am and concludes at 4.30pm.
Spectators can expect to see some high quality sport as the top three teams feature in the world rankings.
Entry is SAT$5.00 at the venue.
Volleyball continues to be a crowd pleaser on day 5 of competition at the National University of Samoa Gym at 11am.
It is day 3 of Women's tournament while the Men's competition is up to day 5.
Entry is SAT$5.00 at the Gym.
DAY 8, TUESDAY 16 July
|0900||BASKETBALL 5x5 Women's CL 5-6 Tahiti vs Cook Islands|
|0900||SHOOTING 25M Standard Pistol (Individual)|
|0900||SHOOTING 25M Standard Pistol (Team)|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 57kg Pool A Match 1 Papua New Guinea vs Tahiti|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 57kg Pool C Match 3 Fiji Islands vs New Caledonia|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 70kg Match 1 Tahiti vs Samoa|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 70kg Match 2 Tahiti vs Fiji|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 70kg Match 3 Samoa vs Fiji|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 78kg Pool A Match 1 Solomon Islands vs Fiji|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 78kg Pool B Match 2 Papua New Guinea vs Fiji|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 63kg Pool A Match 1 Kiribati vs Fiji|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 63kg Pool B Match 2 Tahiti vs New Caledonia|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 63kg Pool C Match 3 Tahiti vs Guam|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Under 63kg Pool D Match 4 Fiji vs Solomon Islands|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Over 78kg Match 1 Tahiti vs Papua New Guinea|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Over 78kg Match 2 Tahiti vs Samoa|
|0900||JUDO Senior Women Over 78kg Match 3 Papua New Guinea vs Samoa|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 60kg Pool A Match 1 Kiribati vs New Caledonia|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 60kg Pool B Match 2 Tahiti vs Nauru|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 60kg Pool C Match 3 Vanuatu vs Tahiti|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 60kg Pool D Match 4 New Caledonia vs Solomon Islands|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 66kg Pool A Match 2 Tahiti vs Palau|
|0900||JUDO Senior Men Under 66kg Pool D Match 8 Samoa vs Solomon Islands|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 68kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's G4 WT-Sanctioned Kyorugi Competition Under 74kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 80kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 87kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 74kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 54kg|
|0900||TAEKWONDO Men's Under 58kg|
|0920||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Tonga vs Fiji / Field 2|
|0930||ATHLETICS Women's Javelin Ambulant-Ent|
|0930||SQUASH Men's Singles Finals|
|1000||ATHLETICS Men's High Jump|
|1000||ATHLETICS Decathlon Event 6 Men's 110M Hurdles|
|1010||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Tokelau vs Solomon Islands / Field 1|
|1025||ATHLETICS Women's 400M Heats|
|1040||ATHLETICS Decathlon Event 7 Men's Discus 2kg|
|1045||ATHLETICS Men's 400M Heats|
|1100||BASKETBALL 5x5 Men's CL 5-6 Samoa vs New Caledonia|
|1100||BOXING Bantam 56kg AMRAM Christon (NRU) vs ILLAHA Denis Moses (SOL)|
|1100||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Fiji vs Solomon Islands / Field 1|
|1100||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Papua New Guinea vs Cook Islands / Field 2|
|1110||ATHLETICS Women's Javelin Ambulant-MP|
|1115||BOXING Bantam 56kg AAREE Betero (KIR) vs RON Lanson (VAN)|
|1130||ATHLETICS Men's High Jump MP|
|1130||BOXING Middle 75kg MAI Heiarii (FPO) vs WARUPI Neville Potter (PNG)|
|1145||BOXING Middle 75kg NONU Lopeti Lauvao (TGA) vs TOVOR Josky (VAN)|
|1150||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Tonga vs Samoa / Field 1|
|1150||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Tonga vs Samoa / Field 2|
|1200||BOXING Heavy 91kg TAPATUETOA Travis Motu Junior Sani (NIU) vs WHIPPY Daniel Josephy Stanley (FIJ)|
|1215||BOXING Heavy 91kg LAVALOU Arthur Ray (PNG) vs TUAKOI Bishop Sioeli (TGA)|
|1230||BOXING Heavy 91kg NEUFFER Heimata (FPO) vs ROBIN Peter (VAN)|
|1240||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Solomon Islands vs Fiji / Field 1|
|1240||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Tokelau vs Papua New Guinea / Field 2|
|1245||BOXING Heavy 91kg FATA KALEPI Afaese Hugo (SAM) vs KIDOE Graham Miabule (SOL)|
|1250||SQUASH Women's Singles Finals|
|1300||BASKETBALL 5x5 Women's Semifinal 1 Amerian Samoa vs Samoa|
|1300||NETBALL Pool A, Game 5 Tonga vs American Samoa|
|1300||VOLLEYBALL Men's Federated States of Micronesia vs Papua New Guinea|
|1330||ATHLETICS Decathlon Event 8 Men's Pole Vault|
|1330||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Fiji vs Papua New Guinea / Field 2|
|1400||ATHLETICS Women's Hammer 4kg|
|1420||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Tonga vs Solomon Islands / Field 1|
|1420||TOUCH RUGBY Women's Samoa vs Cook Islands / Field 2|
|1430||VOLLEYBALL Women's Solomon Islands vs Wallis & Futuna|
|1500||ATHLETICS Men's Javelin Ambulant-Ent|
|1500||BASKETBALL 5x5 Men's Semifinal 1 Fiji vs Tahiti|
|1500||VOLLEYBALL Men's New Caledonia vs Wallis & Futuna|
|1500||BOXING Women's Fly 48-51kg CHARLOT Mahina (NCL) vs APEANG-BENNETT Meheani (FPO)|
|1510||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Solomon Islands vs Samoa / Field 1|
|1510||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Cook Islands vs Tonga / Field 2|
|1515||BOXING Light 60kg CALEB Colan (NRU) vs MOSE Nuuuli (SAM)|
|1530||BOXING Light 60kg TAUREI Terauri Rowan (FPO) vs LELE Pemberton (SOL)|
|1530||NETBALL Pool B, Game 6 Cook Islands vs Norfolk Island|
|1545||BOXING Light 60kg ROKOBULI Elia (FIJ) vs REBOAM Arania (KIR)|
|1550||ATHLETICS Women's Hammer MP|
|1600||ATHLETICS Women's 100M Heats|
|1600||ATHLETICS Women's High Jump SH1.40|
|1600||BOXING Welter 69kg CASTAN Franck (NCL) vs BABANISI Gerrard (SOL)|
|1600||TOUCH RUGBY Men's Fiji vs Papua New Guinea / Field 1|
|1615||ATHLETICS Men's 100M Ambulant Heats|
|1615||BOXING Light Heavy 81kg MAU Jone (FIJ) vs TAALA Jolando Lala Lupe (ASA)|
|1630||ATHLETICS Men's 100M Semis|
|1630||ATHLETICS Decathlon Event 9 Men's Javelin 800-Entrance|
|1630||BOXING Light Heavy 81kg HEMA Luke (NCL) vs HURRELL Ken Stone William (TGA)|
|1645||ATHLETICS Men's Javelin Ambulant-MP AMB|
|1645||BOXING Light Heavy 81kg WAKORE Lucas Wakore Kembu (PNG) vs PLODZICKI FAOAGALI Ato Leau (SAM)|
|1650||ATHLETICS Men's 10000M|
|1700||BASKETBALL 5x5 Women's Semifinal 2 Guam vs Fiji|
|1700||BOXING Super Heavy +91kg LAVEMAI Sepasitiano Hurrell (TGA) vs ATIU Amoroa (FPO)|
|1700||VOLLEYBALL Women's New Caledonia vs Tahiti|
|1715||ATHLETICS Women's High Jump MP|
|1715||BOXING Super Heavy +91kg HALA Filimaua (SAM) vs 'A'ASA Alapati Jr. (TUV)|
|1730||VOLLEYBALL Men's Tahiti vs Tuvalu|
|1740||ATHLETICS Women's 800M|
|1750||ATHLETICS Men's 800M Finals|
|1800||ATHLETICS Women's 100M Ambulant|
|1800||NETBALL Pool B, Game 7 Samoa vs Tokelau|
|1810||ATHLETICS Men's 100M Ambulant Finals|
|1825||ATHLETICS Men's 10000M Ambulant Finals|
|1830||ATHLETICS Decathlon Event 10 Men's 1500M|
|1841||ATHLETICS Women's 800M MP|
|1847||ATHLETICS Men's 800M MP|
|1854||ATHLETICS Women's 100M MP AMB|
|1900||ATHLETICS Men's 100M MP AMB|
|1900||BASKETBALL 5x5 Men's Semifinal 2 Papua New Guinea vs Guam|
|1900||VOLLEYBALL Women's Samoa vs Guam|
|1910||ATHLETICS Men's 100M Finals|
|1920||ATHLETICS Women's 100M Finals|
|1930||VOLLEYBALL Samoa vs Kiribati|
|1937||ATHLETICS Men's 100M MP|
|1944||ATHLETICS Women's 100M MP|
|2030||NETBALL Pool A, Game 8 Papua New Guinea vs Solomon Islands|