Author: Ben Stanley

Samoan Joe: Our water polo star in Hungary

In Sapapali’i in Savai’i, like in any other village in Samoa, the locals don’t rate themselves as experts on water polo. Same story in Papamoa, just outside Tauranga. But, even though they probably haven’t been aware of it, they...

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In Azerbaijan but still one of ours

Her voice is enthusiastic and friendly. Her accent has hints of that unmissable warmth you find in people from the American Midwest. She’s a young athlete from the United States, living more than 10,000 kilometres from home, and...

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