Retired but she’s still at it. Seiuli Fiao’o Faamausili returns to Samoa – her homeland - showcasing what she’s good at in the 7s code in front of the many spectators at the A.C.P Marist Stadium, Lotopa.
Vala Uale Ma’i is a humble champion. You have to be when you are chosen as the Guest of Honour for anything in life and yet you end up picking up the rubbish, cutting the grass and cleaning the grounds.
The Marist Sydney Association wants to make a difference. For the second tine in as many years, Marist Sydney has stepped up to help Saint Joseph’s College in Alafua.
The "shirtless" Tongan, all covered up to keep warm this time, had only one thought as he maneuvered around the final downhill turn and headed toward the finish line.
Tongan cross-country skier Pita Taufatofua joked that he has two immediate goals when he competes in his first Winter Olympic event on Friday: Don't hit a tree and finish before they turn off the lights.
Beach Road in Apia came alive yesterday with colour and vibrancy when hundreds of rugby players and officials – from Samoa and abroad – marched through on their way to the Government building. There was singing, dancing and lots of waving with the Police Brass Band leading the way on a beautiful day.
Officials from Australia and New Zealand were officially welcomed for the Marist Sports Club International Sevens and Sports Week at Tanoa on Tuesday night.
A SCOPA team which competed as Azerbaijan is the winner for the Anchor Milk Marist Netball Tournament open mix grade. They defeated China, 15-4, in the final of the competition held on Tuesday night at Gym 3 Tuanaimato.
The Bladerunners have done it. They are the 2018 Marist Sports Week Open touch rugby mix champions having completely dominated their opponents, Marist family, in the final last night to win 3-0.
With a triumphant hug and fist pump, Canada won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in curling mixed doubles, beating Switzerland 10-3 on Tuesday in front of a roaring crowd of jubilant Canadians.
Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything. To her, it meant everything.
Growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, Akuoma Omeoga was raised on Nigerian food, language and culture. Next week, the 25-year-old will represent her parents' homeland in the Winter Games, hurtling down the bobsled track with her tresses — dyed green as a tribute to the country — flapping beneath her helmet like a flag.
Being the best sometimes just makes the pressure even greater. That was true for both Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and Stina Nilsson, who came into the Pyeongchang Olympics as the favorites in the cross-country skiing sprints.
The Brisbane Samoa Netball Academy has claimed the Under 17 title at the 2018 Marist Netball Tournament, which ended yesterday. They overcame Pesega L.D.S. College 1 in the final.
The talk is over. Boxers of the third Fight for Marist International Corporate and Amateurs Fights 2018 are ready to rumble. It follows the weigh in yesterday morning at the Samoa Stationery and Books at Togafu’afu’a.
Sevens rugby legend, Vala Uale Ma’i, touched down in Samoa yesterday. The former Manu Samoa Sevens and Manu Samoa 15 star is the 30th International Marist Sevens Guest of Honour.
Gold Canada. While the stars of Monday's Olympic free skates were a Russian and an American woman, Canada's deep squad grabbed the team gold medal it so desperately sought.
NBC has apologized to South Koreans for an on-air remark by an analyst that cited Japan as an example that has been important to the country's own transformation.
Mike Testwuide is playing at the Olympics for a country he couldn't find on a map. As a kid in Vail, Colorado, Testwuide dreamed of playing college hockey and reaching the NHL.
The Manu Samoa 7s Head Coach, Sir Gordon Tietjens, is grateful for the Vailima Pure Marist International Sevens tournament. Sir Tietjens said this was his second time participating in the tournament and he believes the tournament is becoming more competitive with many players displaying exceptional rugby skills.
The Samoa Amateur Boxing Association has named Team Samoa for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia. The Fight for Marist last week was one of the final trials.
An estimated 2 million people celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles' long-awaited first Super Bowl win will descend on the city Thursday as the Vince Lombardi trophy is paraded through five miles of jubilant fans.
With one quarter remaining, Eagles players on the field and sideline already were dancing.
Former NBA forward Rasual Butler and his wife were killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in Los Angeles early Wednesday.
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