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Samoa’s gold medalist Petelo Matagi is now fighting for American Samoa. [photo AF]
Samoa’s gold medalist Petelo Matagi will no longer fight for his home country Samoa in the near future, he’s now switching his boxing career to American Samoa, the place where he started his boxing career many years ago. “This is where I belong. This is where I started my boxing career many years...
Gun Kang (#9) of Ilaoa & To’omata watches his shot being deflected by Vaiala Tongan goalkeeper Kinikinilau Pouli during their 2017 Futsal Tournament’s pool game at Samoana High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
The 2017 FFAS Futsal league kicked off with 16 teams competing in two pools at Samoana High School’s gymnasium on Saturday, May 6, 2017. “It was a very competitive first day of the competition,” said FFAS CEO Tavita Taumua. “Very different from other five-a-side leagues, and other futsal...
The American Samoa boxing team won the “2Samoas Battle” Trophy after winning all five amateur special bouts of the International Boxing Championship last weekend with the team from Samoa [photo AF]
The American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) boxing teams are proud — they defeated the visiting team from Samoa during the “2Samoas Battle” last Saturday at the Maliu Mai Beach Resort to win the Championship Trophy, as well as all of the five special amateur bouts during the International Boxing...
Joseph Taufete’e of Nu’uuli and his lovely wife Noeleen Bette Meni-Taufete’e who he wanted to impress by playing rugby, not knowing it would make his sporting dream a career come true.  [Courtesy photo]
Joseph Taufete’e was born in the village of Nu’uuli and moved to California when he was 5 years old. Growing up in the United States his motivation was to play in the NFL like any other young man that came from the islands. However, “when I was a young teenager, I met a girl from along the beach in...
Main event for the “2Samoa Battle” this weekend will be between Tesimale Fati-Taua’i of American Samoa (left) versus Petelo Matagi of Samoa (right). [photo: AF]
The Samoa Amateur Boxing Association (SABA) will be bringing a team of elite boxers this weekend, to test the skills and the fitness of the American Samoa boxing team during the battle between the two boxing organizations — the SABA and the American Samoa Boxing Federation (ASBF) — for the Annual...
The Samoana Sharks varsity squad, after their 1-0 semifinal win over Iakina on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at Pago Park Soccer Stadium. The Sharks will play in the championship game against the SPA Dolphins today.
  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
A repeat of last year’s ASHSAA boys varsity soccer final will take place today when No. 1 Samoana Sharks takes on No. 3 South Pacific Academy Dolphins to determine this school year’s champions. In last year’s final, SPA fought back from a 2-1 deficit against Samoana to clinch the championship title...
 Parker struggled to finish Razvan Cojanu in a disappointing fight [Credit: Getty Images via The Telegraph]
Joseph Parker - a possible future opponent for Anthony Joshua - retained his WBO heavyweight championship with a unanimous decision win over Razvan Cojanu on Saturday. The New Zealander did not look particularly explosive in winning on all three cards and his performance is unlikely to rattle...
Manu Tuilagi, right, said it took time to adapt to the UK’s culture (Andrew Matthews/PA via BT Sport)
Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has joined the Pacific Rugby Players Welfare (PRPW) board to help stars of Islands heritage cope with the “...
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Ashland University in Ohio is the No. 1-ranked men's track and field team in the NCAA Division II. Daniel Roberts who is the son of the late Earl Glen Roberts and Elena Faiai-Roberts of Matu’u is a junior and will be competing along with his teammates in the nationals in Bradenton, Fla. at the end...
A.P. Lutali students perform their session’s skill part of their demonstration, during the ASDOE/FFAS Just Play Program finale on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the DYWA gymnasium in Pago Pago.
  [FFAS MEDIA/Brian Vitolio]
A.P. Lutali elementary from Aunu’u took top honors in the FFAS/DOE Just Play Program’s Festival competition, beating out seven other schools in the finale at DYWA’s gymnasium in Pago Pago on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Pandemonium erupted amongst the 50 A.P. Lutali students when last year’s winner,...

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