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Shujaa picked their second piece of silverware this season after beating Samoa 21-14 for the Challenge Trophy in Las Vegas on March 6, 2017

Kenya beats Samoa to win Vegas Challenge Trophy

By Timothy Olobulu Kenya (Capitalfm.co.ke, March 6, 2017) This was the second time Kenya was winning the Challenge trophy having also picked the diadem in Wellington,...
TeensNET clinic in Savaii. Source: Netball Samoa

TeensNET Clinic developing netball in Savaii

Young netball players in Savaii are building their skills at TeensNET Clinics on Saturday mornings. Held at Don Bosco College, Savaii, the clinics are giving...
Jerry Tuwai breaks free during the USA Sevens in Las Vegas. Photo: World Rugby / Martin Seras Lima

Fiji 7s into Las Vegas semis

Fiji will take on New Zealand for a place in the final of the USA Sevens in Las Vegas, as they bid for a...
Steven Luatua of the Blues was red carded against the Chiefs. Photo / Getty Images

Blues’ Luatua banned for a month

New Zealand (nzherald.co.nz, March 5, 2017) Tana Umaga's Blues will be without Steven Luatua for four weeks after the All Black forward pleaded guilty...
In this Thursday, March 2, 2017 photo, Mark Hunt, of Australia, speaks with the media during a news conference for UFC 209 in Las Vegas. Hunt is scheduled to fight Alistair Overeem Saturday at UFC 209. (AP Photo/John Locher)

MMA: Mark Hunt returns to UFC cage, even with his lawsuit pending

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer Las Vegas (sltrib.com, March 3 , 2017)  Mark Hunt stepped on the scales and raised his arms above his...
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Futsal, soccer player and gospel singer: Its an honor to play for my country

(FIFA.com, January 15, 2017) 2016 was quite the year for Micah Lea’alafa. The Auckland City and Solomon Islands star competed in a staggering three...
Laurel Hubbard said she just wanted to "concentrate on preparing for her first international competition". Photo / 123RF

Transgender woman makes NZ team

By Dylan Cleaver New Zealand (NZherald.co.nz, March 4, 2017) New Zealand weightlifting has selected a transgender athlete for this month's Australian International, believed to be a...
Gambling allegations: West Tigers' Tim Simona is being investigated. Photo: Peter Rae

Tim Simona’s ex-partner receives death threats over role in NRL investigation

By Chris Barrett Australia (smh.com.au, March 1, 2017) The former partner of Tim Simona claims she has received death threats over her role in the betting...

Destanee Aiava wins her first pro title in Perth

By Jovica Ilic Melbourne (tennisworldusa.org, February 27, 2017) Melbourne native Destanee Aiava has been one of the biggest prospects in women's tennis since her first steps...
TEAM SPIRIT: Talalelei Taufale leads the USO haka at Te Ao Tawarirangi Marae, Tokomaru Bay. Picture supplied

Men’s health focus of East Coast ride

By Phil Whyte New Zealand (gisborneherald.co.nz, February 28, 2017) THE group of cyclists in stylish gear heading up the Whangara B5 hill on State Highway 35...