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The American Samoa Flag Day 2017 Championship Boxing for the Governor’s Cup and All Samoan Light Heavyweight Title, between the two Samoas, on Saturday night, Apr. 15 ended in favor of the American Samoa boxing team. They again won the Governor’s Cup against a tough and more experienced team from...
Ona o lenei le toe avanoa e molita’i atu ai le fa’afetai i le Kamupani sa latou sapaia lenei tautua, e toe fa’afetai atu ai i le Bluesky Communications i le Pulega ma le Aufaigaluega. Fa’afetai i la outou tautuaina mo le atunu’u e ala i lenei ituaiga o tala fa’asalalau. E momoli atu fo’i fa’...
The Manulele Tausala I from Nuuuli has taken a 3-peat championship victory for the faigamea i le tai of the 2017 Flag Day Fautasi Regatta, despite once again a ‘bad’ start, which saw the Fagatogo fautasi, Iseula o le Moana begin the race without an official blare of the horn to start the race,...
Canada won their first ever HSBC World Rugby Sevens series tournament after beating USA 26-19 in a heart-stopping final in Singapore. The Canadians raced ahead into a 19-0 lead but USA scored twice through Perry Baker in a thrilling finale. A try in the dying moments from Lucas Hammond sealed the...
On a day of twists and turns in the National Stadium, England went through as one of the Cup quarter-finalists and will face Kenya, while Fiji takes on USA, Australia plays South Africa and New Zealand battles Canada. Three teams went unbeaten as Fiji, Australia and New Zealand took three wins from...
Two All Blacks are heading to Apia next week. Jerome Kaino and Steven Luatua, who are both prominent members of the Auckland Blues Super rugby team, are scheduled to arrive in Samoa on Monday night for a brief visit to promote the first Super Rugby match to be played in Samoa. The clash between the...
The “God is Great” fautasi rowed by Pago Pago aumaga took first place in the friendly race, followed close behind by “Sinapioa” fautasi representing Sua & Vaifanua counties, rowed by mostly students from Fagaitua High School; and in third place, Manulele Tausala II, which was rowed by young men...
The Fealofani crossed the finish line, yesterday, anointing its mostly ‘new’ crew with the experience of what le faigamea i le tai is about, stamina, strength, and unity. Good experiences for an inexperienced crew, and certainly in keeping with the spirit of the 2017 Flag Day theme: “Tupulaga mo a...
The Flag Day Fautasi Committee has confirmed the top seven fautasi qualified to compete in Thursday’s championship race, following two fautasi heats this morning. The committee had earlier this week during a captains’ meeting announced that the top qualifying fautasi will be based on the best times...
The Iseula Ole Moana fautasi crews from the village of Fagatogo are prepared to take on the challenge of bringing home the ‘Mua’ in this year’s Faigamea i le Tai – as their skipper Samia Pino Mata’afa told Samoa News their youth is the focus of it all. Similar to this year’s 2017 American Samoa...

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