Samoa Newswire

Samoa Newswire

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  1. "Ask not What Your Country Can do...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Samoa News

    ... whether it be in the executive, judicial, or legislative branch is a slap in the face to the citizens of American Samoa that struggle everyday to make ends meet. It is also offensive that the rise in the cost of living would be used as an argument ...

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  2. SBW to put frustrating year behind himRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | West Australian

    ... He missed four successive games near the end of the competition with a back niggle. Modest Test performances against Samoa in Apia and Australia in Sydney blended with an exceptional performance against the Pumas in Christchurch, where the trademark ...

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  3. Coach Steve Hansen lays down challenge as All Blacks wind up first pre-World Cup campRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... All Blacks have won 42 of 47 tests with two draws and three losses. Aside from fielding an experimental side against Samoa in Apia and tweaking the lineup against South Africa in Johannesburg this year, Hansen has picked his best available side in ...

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  4. Motueka sprinter Amanda Fitisemanu on track for Commonwealth Youth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nelson Mail

    Motueka High School student Amanda Fitisemanu, 16, has been selected to represent New Zealand in the 400m sprint at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. The Commonwealth Youth Games couldn't come soon enough for Amanda Fitisemanu.

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  5. Pearce, former Fiji archbishop dies at 94Read the original story

    Tuesday | Fiji Times

    ... thedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence. The Providence Diocese says Mr Pearce became the first bishop of Apia, Samoa, in 1966, and was named archbishop of Suva in 1967.

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  6. College Sport: Hopes high for squash champ's medal chancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... to win a significant medal, it's really cool," said Epke of the games. "I hope I could win." Epke's drive to win in Samoa is partly fuelled by recent losses at the World Junior Squash Championships in the Netherlands, where she was knocked out right ...

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  7. Hope Sarti's bidding for Commonwealth Youth Games gloryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Surrey Advertiser

    The 17-year-old Guildford & Godalming sprint hurdler leaves for Samoa today , where she will join around 1,000 young athletes aged from 14 to 18 in the capital, Apia, with the Games running from September 5 to 11. Sarti hopes for success in the U18 100m hurdles, having already shone at the England Age Group Championships, also taking part in an international against Wales in Cardiff and reaching the World Youth Championships in Cali, Columbia. She said: "I have had a great few years - I have learned a lot but I feel in Samoa I will learn so much more and it will be a key part of my development, so I'm really excited.

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  8. All Blacks No 8 Kieran Read feels for his unwanted mates after squad announcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... also missed the cut. Halfback Ellis played his first test since the 2011 World Cup final when the All Blacks met Samoa in Apia in July, but the return of Tawera Kerr-Barlow squeezed him out of contention for the third spot behind incumbents Aaron ...

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  9. Commentary: Buckle up. Change...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Samoa News

    ... Togiola Tulafono engaged in that tradition. Two things we already know about: 1) he wrote a $100,000 check to the Samoa Government to assist with the recovery from Cyclone Evan; and 2) he agreed to swap the Samoa Government an acre of land in the ...

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  10. India to host international weightlifting event for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | DNA India

    ... 3 to 12. Another two weightlifters will represent India in the 5th Commonwealth Youth Games to be held at Apia, Samoa from September 3-12. For 26th Women & 45th Men Senior Asian Championship: S Mohana Sundaram (56kg), Vikas Thakur (85kg), Md. Jameer ...

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  11. West Bromwich boxer heads to Samoa to take Commonwealth crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | IcBurton

    English boxer Benjamin Whittaker is set to take the next major step in his sporting career as he heads halfway across the world to compete in the 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. Whittaker, aged 18, from West Bromwich has now been boxing for eight years and this year he was crowned as an England Boxing Youth Champion.

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  12. Small Manawatu contingent off to Youth Commonwealth Games in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Manawatu Standard

    Trevor Shailer and Luke Jones will be Manawatu's contingent at the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa next month. Squash player, Jones, will be Manawatu's only competitor among the 27 athletes at the event being held for 14 to 18-year-olds.

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  13. Team England flag honour for Denholme weightlifter Rebekah in SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    Denholme's Rebekah Tiler has been chosen as Team England's official flag bearer at the opening ceremony for the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa next month DENHOLME'S Rebekah Tiler has been chosen as Team England's official flag bearer at next month's Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa. The 16-year-old weightlifter, who finished fourth in last year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, was surprised to be given the honour, bearing in mind the competition she was up against.

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  14. ASCC Business Department hosts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Samoa News

    The Business Ambassadors of ASCC celebrate a successful performance before their parents and families at last week's parents' night, presented by the Business Department. [Photo: J. Kneubuhl] The Business Department at the American Samoa Community College hosted a special evening last week for the parents of Business and Accounting majors.

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  15. Athletics | Stafford Grammar School javelin star Emma Hamplett is on top of the world ahead of SamoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ENGLAND and Staffordshire javelin star Emma Hamplett will travel to the Commonwealth Youth Games in Samoa as the top athlete in her event. The 17-year-old Stafford Grammar School sixth former threw down the gauntlet when she produced a world class performance in Portugal this week, capturing the under-18 international throwers' JT500 competition by a margin of more than six metres.

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  16. Rugby: Samoa settle admin woesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Jack Lam believes the players' collective will improve Samoa's chances of success on the international stage. Photo / Getty Images As Samoa fly out of Auckland today to start their World Cup campaign, they do so with unprecedented contentment and unity, having finally made peace with their administrative arm.

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  17. Samoa head 'back to our roots' as Stephen Betham's squad spend...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Daily Mail

    Samoa's World Cup squad have spent a three-day training camp on the island of Savai'i ahead of the tournament in England in September The squad were put through their paces and 'got back to our roots' with warm-weather drills and traditional Samoan practices With a month to go before the start of the Rugby World Cup in England, head coach Stephen Betham took his 31-man Samoa squad to spend three days on the island of Savai'i for a training camp. Pictures of the camp were tweeted via the official Manu Samoa Twitter account as players went 'back to our roots' with warm-weather drills and prepared a traditional feast in an umu - a Maori oven consisting of a hollow groove in the earth in which food is cooked on heated stones.

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  18. Launceston trio ready to take on the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Examiner

    Tyler Blizzard, 17, and Jack Seabourne, 18, will compete at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa, from September 5-11 around the same time that Jack's brother Bailey, 16, contests the AIBA junior world championships in St Petersburg, Russia. All three this week head for a training camp at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra before jetting off to their international competitions.

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  19. Vanuatu hopes for 1000 more workers in NZ as Pacif...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Scoop

    ... and grapes. Meeting needs Speaking in July at Horticulture New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer conference in Samoa, Woodhouse said: "It is clear from the evidence that the RSE scheme is meeting the needs of New Zealand's horticulture and ...

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  20. First ever Australian entrant to compete for global third gender beauty pageantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Sydney Star Observer

    THE first-ever Australian beauty pageant celebrating Samoa's fa'afafine third gender was held in Sydney last weekend with the winner now set to compete for the global crown. Before a crowd of around 300 people, including Australian and Samoan politicians, Ella Collins from Merrylands in western Sydney beat four other contestants to become the inaugural holder of the Miss Fa'afafine Australia title.

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