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Finals in Flag Day volleyball set for today

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Team Pagai State volleyball team competing in this year’s 2014 American Samoa Volleyball Association (ASVBA) Flag Day Volleyball Tournament in the Men’s 19 & Under Division.
 
There are 44 teams competing in five different divisions that include the Women’s, Queen’s, Men’s Open, Men’s 19 & Under and Men’s Open Division.
 



Tennis qualifying tournament underway this weekend

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The American Samoa Tennis National Open Tournament along with Junior Tennis players from here and Samoa are in a hot contest this weekend.
 
According to the American Samoa Tennis Association (ASTA) president Billy Young, “Our open tournament is the first qualification for the 2015 Pacific Games. This will be the first trial tournament for our local Pacific Games players,” said Young.
 



Flag Day boxing: The Am Samoa Governor’s Cup goes to Samoa

Am Samoa takes both professional bouts
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There was plenty of sports action during this year’s 2014 Flag Day celebration, including this past Wednesday’s boxing — that had fighters from Samoa competing against local talent in the amateur ranks, battling for the Governors Cup at the Samoana High School gym. There were also two professional bouts on the card. The boxing event drew close to 400 spectators.
 
GOVERNOR’S CUP
 



Photos and Video: The Manulele Tausala l dances gracefully on glassy water

Kapiteni Manutafea Saleauau Tanielu Taufete’e and his fit, young, bravehearts made their Manulele Tausala l performed a taualuga, the last waltz on smooth water, and the Nu’uuli tapua’iga, supporters around the world and in the territory danced to their tune.
 

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First time for Am. Samoa: Annual Samoa Swim Series

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The annual Samoa Swim Series (SSS) that takes place on our sister island of Samoa, will once again host three days of open water swimming competition and for the first time, American Samoa will participate.  Swims consist of 3.8km swim on day one, 2-4km swim on day two and on day three, there will be two 3.5km swims.
 



Photos and Slideshow: Tala i Kirikiti

Siamupini Teine o le Fa'asaulala i le Liki Kirikiti
 
Ua siamupini nei le 'au a Teine Faasaulala i le aso Toanai ina ua malo i Teine I'a Vai i latou suega siamunpini lea na faia i Asotau i Vailoatai, ina ua uma le taaloga i le va o le Lupelele ma le Asaga e su'e ai le tulaga tolu ma le fa.
 

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VIDEO DAY 2: TMO MARIST AMERICAN SAMOA FLAG DAY 7s — VAILELE WINS

The two-day, 3rd TMO Marist American Samoa Flag Day 7s International tournament ended at the Veterans Memorial Stadium on Saturday, April 12.
 
TMO, the tournament’s major sponsor is proud to bring the final results of 2014 Flag Day event.
 

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Fa’aaoga Samoa ta’amilosaga TMO fili ai lana Manu Samoa

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O lo o fa’aaoga e le Iuni Lakapi a Samoa (SRU) le ta’amilosaga fa’avaomalo a le TMO Marist American Samoa o lo o fa’agasolo i le taimi nei, e fili ai sui o le au ta’ito’a 7 a le Manu Samoa, fa’apea ai ma sui o le Manu Samoa ta’ito’a 15.
 
O le to’atele o sui o le Iuni Lakapi a Samoa e pei o i latou e filia tama ta’aalo mo ‘au ta’itasi (selectors), fa’apea ai le pulega a le Iuni o lo o i ai uma i le ta’amilosaga a le TMO o lo o fa’agasolo i le taimi nei.
 

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VIDEO: MATAINA TAUMAFAIGA A ‘AU ULUA’I ASO TA’AMILOSAGA TMO MARIST 7S

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Na matua mataina taumafaiga a ‘au uma e 24 o lo o auai i le ta’amilosaga lona 3 fa’avaomalo a le TMO Marist A.S 7’s o lo o fa’agasolo i le malae o le VA Stadium i Tafuna i le taimi nei, ina ua molimauina e le mamalu o le atunuu tulaga maualuga ua i ai le ta’aloga lakapi i Samoa i le taimi nei.
 

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TMO Marist 7s Flag Day Tournament — last hurrah

It’s going to be a taste of international rugby, Marist style

The 3rd and last TMO Marist American Samoa 7s Flag Day Tournament is taking place at the Tafuna Veterans Stadium today, Friday, Apr. 11 and Saturday, Apr. 12.
 
Eight local teams and 15 teams from Samoa are playing for the championship Cup and $10,000 first prize.
 
The local teams are: A’asu, Avele, Tafuna Jets, Marist, Nu’uuli, Lauli’i, Lalomalava, and Leone.
 



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