Samoa 2019 News and Updates

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PNG to meet Samoa in women's football gold match

Papua New Guinea women’s football team will play host nation Samoa for gold at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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PNG's Toako impresses in women's javelin victory

Papua New Guinea’s Sharon Toako took gold in a dramatic women’s javelin competition that had to be paused due to heavy rain at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on...

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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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