Samoa 2019 News and Updates

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PNG enjoy second day of medals in long distance track events

Papua New Guinea showed impressive endurance to claim another haul of medals on the track at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games on Tuesday, snatching all three places on the…

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PNG leading touch ahead of women's semi-final

Papua New Guinea women's touch team is in the lead going into the semi-finals against Fiji at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games.

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Gold for New Caledonia in men’s para javelin

New Caledonia continued their dominance of para athletics at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, claiming gold in the men’s javelin ambulant on Tuesday courtesy of Their Washetine.

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New Caledonia shoot their way to gold again

A trio of countries are dominating the shooting at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games, repeating their podium finishes for a second day.

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Fiji snatch gold in women's high jump

Fiji’s Shawntell Lockington took gold in the women’s high jump at the Samoa 2019 XIV Pacific Games on Tuesday, beating defending champion Rellie Kaputin from Papua New Guinea.

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New Caledonia's expected squash clean sweep

New Caledonia were destined to fill the podium for the squash singles at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games as all finals players were from the dominant team.

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Silver surprise for Vanuatu para javelin debutant

“Mi win?!” a startled Elie Enock exclaimed in Bislama as her name was called out in the waiting tent after the inaugural women’s para javelin event at the Samoa 2019…

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Australian youngster wins gold in women's hammer throw

Australia’s Alexandra Hulley won the women’s hammer throw at the Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games at Apia Park Stadium on Tuesday, dominating the field with a winning toss of 64.

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Self-funded Tokelau judoka hopes to inspire youth

Tokelau’s sole competing judoka at Samoa 2019 XVI Pacific Games is hoping to inspire the young people of his remote islands to take up the sport, despite the challenges he…

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