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TEAM SAMOA completes the first Olympics week

5 August, 2012 - 3:32 pm in Sports, Weightlifting

*Toleafoa Douglas Creevey of Bluesky Team Samoa reports from London: LONDON OLYMPICS: The long anticipated participation of our highest world-ranked athlete Ele Opeloge in the Women’s 75kg+ Weightlifting passed uneventfully as she failed to find her top…

Samoa’s Olympics Medal prospect is flagbearer

25 July, 2012 - 3:47 pm in Sports, Weightlifting

by Lance Polu APIA: Thursday 26 July 2012: Samoa's best medal prospect in the London Olympics, is the flagbearer in tomorrow's opening of the 2012 Olympic…

Another Samoan weightlifter for the Olympics

11 June, 2012 - 3:20 pm in Sports, Weightlifting

By Alan Ah Mu APIA: 12 June 2012 – A second weightlifter has been picked for the London Olympics as a wild card entry. He is To’afitu Perive who competes…

Oceania institute sweeps Champs

6 June, 2012 - 3:05 pm in Sports, Weightlifting

By Alan Ah Mu APIA, 07 June 2012: It was predicted weightlifters who train at the Oceania Weightlifting Institute would do well in the Commonwealth and Oceania champs now progressing well in Samoa's capital, Apia. The competition is held as part of the country's…

Seiuli made a life member of Oceania weightlifting

5 June, 2012 - 3:09 pm in Sports, Weightlifting

By Alan Ah Mu APIA: 05 June 2012 – A man who took up weights to recuperate from a broken neck was today awarded life membership of Oceania Weightlifting Federation (OWF). Seiuli Paul Wallwork was bestowed the award at a OWF conference here today to elect…