Samoa 2019 News and Updates

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Australia continues taekwondo gold rush

Australia walked away with gold medals in all weight classes in taekwondo at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games second day of competition, in a riveting show of strength and focus...

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Cook Islands and Tonga win as netball pool matches finish

The Cook Islands held onto a slight lead to beat Samoa as the last of the netball pool matches at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games were held.

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Firisua strolls to gold in women's 10,000m

Solomon Islands long distance specialist Sharon Firisua won gold in the women’s 10,000m at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on Wednesday, finishing nearly a minute ahead of her nearest...

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It's a woman's world at the boxing on Savai'i

Don’t be afraid to put the gloves on and go into the ring. That’s the message from New Caledonia’s Mahina Charlot.

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Australian Solomon wins 400m gold at Pacific Games

Australian Steven Solomon has comfortably won gold in the men's 400m at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, running his best time for this season.

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Women's discus upset at Pacific Games

Fourth-seeded New Caledonia has taken gold in the women’s discus competition at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, demoting the defending 2015 champion to silver.

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Sport preview: Basketball 3x3

Basketball 3 x 3 debuts at the Pacific Games from July 18-20. Spectators can watch Men’s and Women’s division over the next 3 days at Faleata, Gym 2.

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Sport preview: Powerlifting

Power, strength, concentration and courage will be on show at Gym 1, Faleata on the 18-19 July as Powerlifting flexes its muscles.

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Law change sees teenage Samoan take shooting gold at Pacific Games

Samoa’s 19-year-old shooter has won gold at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games – a feat only legally possible because of a recent law change.

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