Samoa Newswire (Page 7)

Samoa Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Samoa. (Page 7)

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  1. Ghana to participate in Commonwealth Youth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, May 29, GNA - Ghana have presented four athletes to participate in the fifth edition of the Commonwealth Youth Games fixed for 5-11 September in Apia, Samoa. The competition is expected to draw participation from over a thousand young Commonwealth athletes aged between 14-18 in nine disciplines.

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  2. Sepp Blatter: how did Fifa 'tyrant' win such loyalty?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | The First Post

    ... combined weight of Argentina and Brazil is less than that of the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and American Samoa, whose populations would barely fill the Maracana. Although votes are cast independently, nations do tend to vote in ...

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  3. T&T to send four athletes to Samoa Youth GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Trinidad Guardian

    Hezekiel Romeo...first T&T athlete to medal at a Commonwealth Youth Games in the Isle of Man in 2011. T&T is expected to be represent by a small team of only four athletes in the sport of swimming and athletics for the Fifth Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held on the Pacific Island nation of Samoa from September 5-11, 2015.

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  4. Pacific Islands heading for 100% renewable energyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Ecologist

    A host of Pacific nations are turning to renewable technologies to satisfy 100% of their energy, writes Maxine Newlands. Samoa is aiming to achieve 100% renewable energy by 2017, while Tokelau has already reached 94% including 100% of its electricity.

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  5. All Blacks selector Grant Fox backs Dan Carter and Richie McCaw as RWC loomsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... A lack of Super Rugby playoffs action would put Carter in the frame for selection for the looming test against Samoa in Apia, though whether the selectors want to risk such a prime asset in the hurly-burly of an islands test remains to be seen. ...

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  6. Tabadamu ready for sevens battleRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE CK Ezy Buy Tabadamu 7s team is one of the favourites at this weekend's Samoa Independent 7s tournament in Apia. The team which won the 2015 Marist 7s tournament earlier this year is coached and captained by former national 7s skipper Setafano Cakau.

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  7. New uniforms to boost Yamacia at Samoa 7s eventRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | Fiji Times

    BLK chairman Kim Brant, right, general manager Josefa Matau, left, present the new Yamacia jersey to team officials David Dakuitoga and Jay Whyte at the BLK warehouse in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: MACIU MALO THE Yamacia 7s team yesterday received a timely boost from BLK sportswear ahead of this weekend's Samoa Independent 7s tournament in Apia.

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  8. The Diary: Jeez Russ, where the bloody hell are ya?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... bid at print time was $3310. The auction runs for a further six weeks until July 9, the day after the All Blacks vs Samoa game in Apia. McCaw is a strong supporter of the trust. Five years ago he helped raise more than $300,000 for a Samoan boy who ...

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  9. Tabadamu favourites in Samoa tourneyRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 3:49PM THE CK Ezy Buy Tabadamu 7s team will be one of the favourites at this weekends Samoa Independent 7's tournament in Apia. The team which won the 2015 Marist 7's tournament earlier in the year is coached and captained by former national 7's skipper Setafano Cakau.

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  10. U18 officials continue talent searchRead the original story

    May 25, 2015 | Fiji Times

    THE extended 22-member Fiji under-18 7s squad to the Youth Commonwealth Games in Apia, Samoa in September is continuing their preparations towards the event. After the trials last week the coaching staff lead by co-manager Paula Biu will be attending the Process 10s tournament in Nadi this weekend to hunt for more talent.

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  11. The Tamatoa from Taputimu are...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | Samoa News

    Samoa News Sports is pleased to feature nine local teams that have been invited to play in the TMO Marist Pago International Seven A Side tournament, scheduled for the 13 and 14 of April. The clubs are: Utusi'a East Side Knights, Lauli'i Moli Ole Ava, Aeto Pago, Fagatogo Blues, Lalomalava, Avele, Marist Pago, Leone, and the Taputimu Youth Rugby club.

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  12. Super Rugby conundrum for World Cup choicesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... and the Tahs-Wallabies' confidence surging. Their players will now flood the All Black squad which will travel to Samoa for the historic July test in Apia. We'll get to see if national coach Steve Hansen and his cohorts can press the right buttons ...

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  13. Concussion set to sideline Crusaders No 8 Kieran Read for Hurricanes encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... ot be seen in the Crusaders' colours again this year. His next goal may be to get fit for the All Blacks' test against Samoa in Apia on July 8.

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  14. Rugby: Police ready for Samoan enthusiasmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | The New Zealand Herald

    As part of what is becoming a logistical exercise to surpass even a World Cup defence in England and Wales, All Blacks' management have been liaising closely with Samoa Police before their historic test in July. Due to World Cup regulations, the All Blacks' bus won't receive a police escort in London but it will almost certainly need one in Apia due to the excitement building among the locals, which is likely to reach fever pitch when the team touch down on July 6, two days before the mid-week test.

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  15. Charles Piutau blocked from Blues next year to avoid dangerous precedent issueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... Proving his fitness could be crucial for his hopes of being named in the All Blacks' extended squad for the historic Samoa test in Apia on July 8. Preseason training begins with Ulster in July and there was a perception Piutau was only available for ...

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  16. Good sports: England-based Johnny Leota still in Samoa's sightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | Manawatu Standard

    ... All Blacks and the Pacific Nations Cup in July and August. The historic test in Apia will have every rugby player in Samoa wanting to play. Leota played 62 games for Manawatu from 2004 and has played 15 tests for Samoa, all a long way from his days ...

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  17. Competition for Vava'u air service concerns Real TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... with their business plans that will include bringing in a bigger aircraft to provide a regional service from Fiji, Samoa to Tonga. Recently, the domestic carrier in partnership with the Fiji Airways started a service, flying the Fiji Airways' ...

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  18. Competition for Vava'u air service concerns Real TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    ... with their business plans that will include bringing in a bigger aircraft to provide a regional service from Fiji, Samoa to Tonga. Recently, the domestic carrier in partnership with the Fiji Airways started a service, flying the Fiji Airways' ...

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  19. Pacific works on responses to climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Matangi Tonga

    Officials from across the region are meeting in Samoa this week to discuss Pacific responses to a changing climate. They meet with a renewed sense of urgency, as they consider shared positions for a global climate deal.

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  20. Maori All Blacks to play Fiji and BaabaasRead the original story

    May 11, 2015 | Fiji Times

    Update: 8:18PM THE Maori All Blacks will play Fiji for the first time in seven years as part of a two-match series in July. They'll meet Fiji at the National Stadium in Suva on July 11, three days after the historic Test in Apia between the All Blacks and Manu Samoa.

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