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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…

Ele Opeloge arrives home for her groundbreaking victory lap

23 March, 2017 - 6:53 pm in Latest News, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting, World

  Ele Opeloge missing out the bronze in the Beijing Olympics By Lance Polu APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 23 MARCH 2017: It maybe eight years late. The…

Samoa’s Olympic silver medal presentation not confirmed

22 February, 2017 - 6:08 pm in Community, Latest News, Local News, Sports, Weightlifting

Creating history, Ele Opeloge is the first to win an Olympic medal for Samoa BY Lance Polu APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 22 FEBRUARY 2017: Samoa’s first…

Young Samoan weightlifting stars shine in Mayalsia

31 October, 2016 - 4:59 pm in Community, Local News, People, Sports, Weightlifting

Young Samoan weightlifting star Iuniarra Sipaia winning Gold by 15 kgs ahead of everyone else in her division A young Samoan weightlifting team have won a Gold and Bronze in the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships that ended today in Penang, Malaysia.…

Samoa set to be awarded its first Olympic medal

27 October, 2016 - 5:08 pm in Community, People, Sports, Weightlifting

  Samoan weightlifter Ele Opeloge set to be awarded Samoa's first Olympic medal BY STAFF REPORTERS APIA, SAMOA - THURSDAY 26 OCTOBER 2016: Samoa is set to win its first Olympic medal, eight years after the 2008 Beijing Olympics where weightlifter Ele…