A foul-mouthed rant on social media by Tongan Olympic Team member Amini Fonua over the last week has spun out of control with the athlete at Rio baring his buttocks for a shared photograph.
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Wednesday 17 August 2016
Sunday 14 August 2016
A popular New York based news media company 'The Daily Beast' has apologized for publishing an article accused of promoting an anti-gay sentiment. The article which was published on The Daily Beast website last week has been removed after receiving a public backlash. In the article, the straight writer Nico Hines used a gay dating site (Grindr) to hook up with three men staying in the Olympic village. The men were not named but according to Hines one of the men came from a “notoriously homophobic country”.
Sunday 7 August 2016
Tongan swimmer Amini Tuitavake Fonua (26) came fifth in Heat 1 with a time of 1:06.40 in the 100 metres Men's Breaststroke event at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Saturday August 6. The best 8 of 46 swimmers will go through to the next phase. No one from Amini's heat will go through to the Olympic final.
Wednesday 3 August 2016
Amini Tuitavake Britteon Fonua (26) is no stranger to high-level competitive swimming and will represent Tonga at his second Olympic Games in Rio. He is set to compete in the 100m breaststroke heat on Sunday, 7 August 2016 (NZ time).