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Don Opeloge – Golden and Elite Athlete Beyond his Years

7 December, 2017 - 2:35 pm in Latest News, Local News, Pacific Region, People, Sports, Weightlifting

17 year old Don Opeloge - double Gold medalist at the Pacific Mini Games By Nynette Sass, Samoa Team Manager THURSDAY 07 DECEMBER 2017: Pacific Mini Games, VANUATU- Don hails from the Opeloge clan who are synonymous with Weightlifting success. His aunty, Ele…

Samoa Weightlifting now targeting the World Arena

13 September, 2017 - 11:35 am in Community, Latest News, Local News, Sports, Weightlifting

  The Samoa weightlifters who have just returned from Brisbane, Australia (Photo Credit - Samoa Weightlifting Fed facebook Page) By Natu Samuelu…

Athletes should be identified from the Primary level

  Leifiifi College and Faleata College on the match By Natu Samuelu Tafunai APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017: Sport coaches should be able…

Star weightlifter Ele Opeloge is back home to stay

28 March, 2017 - 5:53 pm in Community, Latest News, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting, World

Star weightlifter Ele Opeloge talking to Talamua today BY Pa’i Mulitalo Ale APIA, SAMOA – TUESDAY 28 MARCH 2017: Samoan star weightlifter Ele Opeloge is home for good and to continue training so as to represent Samoa as a weightlifter again. The Olympic…

Samoa Weightlifting President to protest against transgender weightlifters

24 March, 2017 - 10:20 am in Latest News, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting, World

  Transgender weightlifter Leslie Hubbard of New Zealand who beat Samoa's Iuniarra Sipaia by 19 kg in the 90kg division in Australia last weekend BY Lance Polu APIA, SAMOA – FRIDAY 24 MARCH 2017: The President of the Samoa Weightlifting Association…