Samoa 2019 News and Updates

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PNG's Kaputin defends women's long jump title

Papua New Guinea’s Rellie Kaputin retained her women’s long jump title at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on Friday, shrugging off rainy conditions to post her best result of…

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Tonga wins first tennis gold at Samoa 2019 Pacific Games

Tonga has won their first tennis gold medal at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games – in the men’s doubles.

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PNG Tere-Apisah beats niece in tennis women's final

Papua New Guinea’s Abigail Tere-Apisah made the most of her insider’s knowledge of her niece’s game to clinch a provisional gold in women’s singles final at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific…

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Tahiti wins aquathlon golds

Tahiti has dominated the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games aquathlon, winning gold in both men’s and women’s events.

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Shirtless Tongan Olympian seeks successor while chasing his next dream

Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua put his country on the map when he appeared shirtless and covered in traditional oil as his nation’s flagbearer in the opening ceremony of the Rio…

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Gold and Silver for PNG in the Women's Triple Jump

Annie Topal of Papua New Guinea battled the weather and her own team mate and mentor to capture gold in the Triple Jump at the Samoa 2019 Pacific Games Athletics…

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PNG streak to double relay gold

Papua New Guinea capped another spectacular evening on the track at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, claiming gold in both the men’s and women’s 4x400m relays at Apia Park…

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Boxing a learning experience for Pacific Games athletes

Boxing on Samoa's big island of Savai'i has provided a learning experience for many boxers, win or lose, at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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Boxing a battle in mind and body for FSM boxer

Boxing is a battle of the mind as much as the body, says the only fighter from the Federated States of Micronesia at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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