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2015 Commonwealth Youth Games
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games was the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games which started in 2000. They were held in Apia, the capital of Samoa. Samoa were the only bidders for the Games. All events took place in the capital city, Apia. The opening and closing ceremonies were held in Apia Park, which also hosted the athletics, rugby and tennis competitions. All other events (boxing, swimming, squash, weightlifting and lawn bowls) were hosted in the Faleata Sports Complex. About a thousand athletes from 63 nations and territories participated in the nine sports: aquatics, archery, athletics, boxing, lawn bowls, rugby sevens, squash, tennis and weightlifting. Sierra Leone's delegation of seven athletes were prevented from taking part, as the Samoan government refused to grant them visas, citing fears over the spread of ebola. The Commonwealth Games Federation appealed unsuccessfully to Samoan Prime Minister Sailele Malielegaoi to reverse that decision, but also rejected Ghana's request ...
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Apia
Apia is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowercase (or more formally ''minusc ... of Samoa Samoa (, ), officially the Independent State of Samoa ( sm, Malo Saʻoloto Tutoʻatasi o Sāmoa; sm, Sāmoa, ) and until 1997 known as Western Samoa, is a Polynesia Polynesia (, ; from grc, πολύς "many" and grc, νῆσος "i ..., and its only city. It is located on the central north coast of Upolu Upolu is an island An island (or isle) is an isolated piece of habitat that is surrounded by a dramatically different habitat, such as water. Very small islands such as emergent land features on atolls can be called islets, skerry, sk ..., Samoa's second-largest island. Apia falls within the political district (''itūmālō'') of Tuamasaga Tuamāsaga is a district ...
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Ghana
Ghana (), officially the Republic of Ghana, is a country in West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of . The defines Western Africa as the 17 countries of , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and as well as .Paul R. Masson, Catherine Anne Pattillo, "Monetary union in West Africa (ECOWAS): is i .... It spans the Gulf of Guinea pt, Golfo da Guiné , native_name_lang= , image= Gulf of Guinea (English).jpg , caption = Gulf of Guinea map showing the chain of islands formed by the Cameroon line The Cameroon line (, ) is a chain of volcanoes. It includes islands in the G ... and the Atlantic Ocean to the south, sharing borders with the Ivory Coast Ivory Coast, also known as Côte d'Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country located on the south coast of West Africa West Africa or Western Africa is the westernmost region of Africa. The United Nations defines West ... in the west, Burkina Faso Burkina Faso (, ; ) is ...
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International Sports Competitions Hosted By Samoa
International is an adjective (also used as a noun) meaning "between nations". International may also refer to: Music Albums * International (Kevin Michael album), ''International'' (Kevin Michael album), 2011 * International (New Order album), ''International'' (New Order album), 2002 * International (The Three Degrees album), ''International'' (The Three Degrees album), 1975 *''International'', 2018 album by L'Algérino Songs * International (Chase & Status song), "International" (Chase & Status song), 2014 * "International", by Adventures in Stereo from ''Monomania'', 2000 * "International", by Brass Construction from ''Renegades'', 1984 * "International", by Thomas Leer from ''The Scale of Ten'', 1985 * "International", by McGuinness Flint from ''McGuinness Flint'', 1970 * "International", by Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark from ''Dazzle Ships (album), Dazzle Ships'', 1983 * "International (Serious)", by Estelle from ''All of Me (Estelle album), All of Me'', 2012 Politics * ...
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Multi-sport Events In Samoa
A multi-sport event is an organized sport, sporting event, often held over multiple days, featuring competition in many different sports among organized teams of athletes from (mostly) nation state, nation-states. The first major, modern, multi-sport event of international significance was the Olympic Games, first held in modern times in 1896 Summer Olympics, 1896 in Athens, Greece and inspired by the Ancient Olympic Games, one of a number of such events held in antiquity. Most modern multi-sports events have the same basic structure. Games are held over the course of several days in and around a "host city", which changes for each competition. Countries send national teams to each competition, consisting of individual athletes and teams that compete in a wide variety of sports. Athletes or teams are awarded gold medal, gold, silver medal, silver or bronze medals for first, second and third place respectively. Each games are generally held every four years, though some are annua ...
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Youth Sport In Samoa
Youth is the time of life when one is young, and often means the time between childhood and adulthood (Maturity (psychological), maturity). It is also defined as "the appearance, freshness, vigor, spirit, etc., characteristic of one who is young". Its definitions of a specific age range varies, as youth is not defined Chronology, chronologically as a stage that can be tied to specific age ranges; nor can its end point be linked to specific activities, such as taking unpaid work or having Human sexual activity, sexual relations. Youth is an experience that may shape an individual's level of dependency, which can be marked in various ways according to different Culture, cultural perspectives. Personal experience is marked by an individual's cultural norms or traditions, while a youth's level of dependency means the extent to which they still rely on their family emotionally and Economically Weaker Section, economically. Terminology and definitions General Around the world ...
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2015 In Multi-sport Events
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2015 In Samoan Sport
Fifteen or 15 may refer to: *15 (number), the natural number following 14 and preceding 16 *one of the years 15 BC, AD 15, 1915, 2015 Music *Fifteen (band), a punk rock band Albums *15 (Ani Lorak album), ''15'' (Ani Lorak album), 2007 *15 (Bhad Bhabie mixtape), ''15'' (Bhad Bhabie mixtape), 2018 *15 (Buckcherry album), ''15'' (Buckcherry album), 2005 *15 (Phatfish album), ''15'' (Phatfish album), 2008 *''Fifteen'' (Colin James album), 2012 *Fifteen (Green River Ordinance album), ''Fifteen'' (Green River Ordinance album), 2016 *Fifteen (The Wailin' Jennys album), ''Fifteen'' (The Wailin' Jennys album), 2017 Songs *Fifteen (song), "Fifteen" (song), a 2008 song by Taylor Swift *"Fifteen", a song by Harry Belafonte from the album ''Love Is a Gentle Thing'' *"15", a song by Rilo Kiley from the album ''Under the Blacklight'' *"15", a song by Marilyn Manson from the album ''The High End of Low'' *"The 15th", a 1979 song by Wire Other uses *Fifteen, Ohio, a community in the United Sta ...
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Samoa And The Commonwealth Of Nations
The Samoan Government is generally conservative and pro-Western, with a strong interest in regional political and economic issues. Samoa participated in a first round of negotiations with its Pacific Island neighbors for a regional trade agreement in August 2000. In January 2009, Samoa opened embassies in China and Japan. Diplomatic relations Countries having diplomatic relations with Samoa: Bilateral relations Samoa and the Commonwealth of Nations Western Samoa joined the Commonwealth of Nations in 1970. International organization participation ACP, Asian Development Bank, AsDB, Commonwealth of Nations, C, ESCAP, FAO, Group of 77, G-77, IBRD, ICAO, International Criminal Court, ICC, ICFTU, ICRM, IDA, IFAD, IFC, IFRCS, IMF, IMO, Intelsat (nonsignatory user), IOC, ITU, OPCW, Pacific Islands Forum, PIF, Sparteca, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, SPC, South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission, SOPAC, SPREP, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WMO. Regional integr ...
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2015 Commonwealth Youth Games
The 2015 Commonwealth Youth Games was the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games which started in 2000. They were held in Apia, the capital of Samoa. Samoa were the only bidders for the Games. All events took place in the capital city, Apia. The opening and closing ceremonies were held in Apia Park, which also hosted the athletics, rugby and tennis competitions. All other events (boxing, swimming, squash, weightlifting and lawn bowls) were hosted in the Faleata Sports Complex. About a thousand athletes from 63 nations and territories participated in the nine sports: aquatics, archery, athletics, boxing, lawn bowls, rugby sevens, squash, tennis and weightlifting. Sierra Leone's delegation of seven athletes were prevented from taking part, as the Samoan government refused to grant them visas, citing fears over the spread of ebola. The Commonwealth Games Federation appealed unsuccessfully to Samoan Prime Minister Sailele Malielegaoi to reverse that decision, but also rejected Ghana's request ...
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2008 Commonwealth Youth Games
The 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games (Hindi: 2008 कॉमनवेल्थ यूथ गेम्स ) were held in Pune, India, a city in the state of Maharashtra. They were the third Commonwealth Youth Games, which are held every four years; they were the first Commonwealth Youth Games to be held in Asia. The III Commonwealth Youth Games were conducted from 12 to 18 October 2008. Over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials from 71 countries participated in these games. The III Commonwealth Youth Games is unique for its green theme, which permeates all aspects of the Games. A special drive is being conducted by the game organisers to create a "save the tigers" campaign to promote awareness of the critical state of the Indian tiger. Sports boxing There were nine sports on the programme for the 2008 Games. Each sport has a unique pictogram to represent it. The pictograms are designed to be, like the 2008 CYG logo, a balance between the cultural heritage of India and the modern Indi ...
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Sailele Malielegaoi
Susuga Tuila'epa Lupesoliai Neioti Aiono Sa'ilele Malielegaoi (born 14 April 1945) is a Samoan politician and economist who served as the sixth prime minister of Samoa from 1998 to 2021. Tuila’epa is Samoa's longest serving prime minister and is currently the Leader of the Opposition. Since 1998, he has led the Human Rights Protection Party (HRPP). Tuila'epa first entered parliament in 1981 when he won a by-election to represent the Electoral constituencies of Samoa, electorate of Lepā. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance in the government of Prime Minister Tofilau Eti Alesana, and also held the portfolios of Tourism and Trade, Commerce & Industry. Tuila’epa lost his majority in the 2021 Samoan general election, 2021 election but refused to leave office, leading to the 2021 Samoan constitutional crisis. The crisis was resolved by Samoa's Court of Appeal on 23 July 2021, which ruled that Fiamē Naomi Mataafa had been prime minister since 24 May. ...
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