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Sunday 25 July 2021

Wellington, New Zealand
Tonga is through to the Rugby World Cup 2023 Asia/Pacific Play-off after defeating the Cook Islands 54-10 in Pukekohe on Saturday.
Saturday 24 July 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New York Times reporting and photos: The athletes marched into the arena masked and waving exuberantly. Dancers in pastel costumes and hats clapped and waved their arms in the air to whip up excitement. But there were no fans and no cheering audience — only row upon row of mostly empty seats stretching into the reaches of the vast Olympic Stadium in central Tokyo.
Thursday 22 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Six Tongan athletes will take part at the Tokyo Olympics, starting with the opening ceremony, at 8:00pm Japan time, which will be shown on local TV in Tonga on 23 July (midnight Tongan time).
Thursday 22 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team to meet the Cook Islands national rugby team at Pukekohe on Saturday, 24 July was named this afternoon.
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Thursday 22 July 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New York Times reporting: As the Summer Olympics stumbled to an unsteady start on Wednesday, the International Olympic Committee took a big step toward crystallizing its long-term future by voting to officially select Brisbane, Australia, as host of the Summer Games in 2032.
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Wednesday 21 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team to play the Cook Island’s national rugby team on Saturday, will be announced tomorrow, Thursday July 22, by coach Toutai Kefu.
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Tuesday 20 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Team Tonga swimmer, Amini Fonua (31), is looking forward to a memorable third Olympic Games in Tokyo. He has represented Tonga at three consecutive summer games. He is set to compete in the 100m breaststroke event on 24 July. By Eleanor Gee
Tuesday 20 July 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New York Times reporting: The opening ceremony is Friday and the first competitions are Wednesday. But organizers of the Tokyo Olympics, delayed one year by the pandemic, are struggling to manage public anxiety about the Games after a cluster of coronavirus cases that threaten to overshadow the festivities. As about 20,000 athletes, coaches, referees and other officials have poured into Japan in recent days, more than two dozen of them have tested positive for the virus, including three cases within the Olympic Village.
Monday 19 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Manu Samoa on Saturday, 17 July won the two-legs play off wtih the ‘Ikale Tahi to become the Oceania No. 1 representative for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
Monday 10 May 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New York Times reporting: Japan on Friday extended a state of emergency in Tokyo and other regions until the end of May to contain a surge of coronavirus cases, casting further doubt on the country’s ability to safely host the Summer Olympics, which are scheduled to begin in 11 weeks. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga made the announcement at a meeting of the government’s coronavirus task force, saying that the measures were necessary because infections remain at a “high level, mainly in large cities.”
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Wednesday 21 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Hundreds of students in high spirits gathered at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium for the 95th Inter-Collegiate sports competition today, April 21. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Linny Folau.
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Wednesday 24 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The World Rugby Ltd., last week approved the release of two-thirds of its financial contribution to the Tripartite Agreement with the Tonga Government and the Tonga Rugby Union.
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Friday 5 March 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Students at Nuku’alofa Government Primary School took part in sporting activities launched under the Australian Government’s Team Up sports development program today.
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Sunday 28 February 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
A competitive fight between Junior Fa and Joseph Parker ended with a visibly inconclusive victory in favour of Parker, who was expected by most of the bookmakers to dominate the fight, at the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, last night 27 February.
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Thursday 18 February 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A hot sunny day did not burn the enthusiasm of Tonga High School students, who started their Inter-House Athletics competition today, singing and dancing to cheer on their houses, at Teufaiva Stadium. The sports were not held last year due to COVID-19 emergency restrictions.
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Wednesday 13 January 2021

London, UK
Former All Black, Charles Piutau (29) thinks dual-qualified rugby players should be allowed to play for less well-resourced unions in future.
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Wednesday 30 December 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ata Inia, a rising soccer star in Cambodia, South East Asia is Tonga’s first professional soccer player, according to the Khmer Times, a Phnom Penh media outlet.
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Tuesday 24 November 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
The highly anticipated matchup between heavyweight boxers Uaine Fa Jnr and Joseph Parker, has been officially postponed in a statement released today by organisers of the professional bout - Duco Events.
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Monday 16 November 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga Women’s XV dream of playing at women’s 2021 Rugby World Cup were dashed after they were held scoreless by Samoa’s Manusina on Saturday 14 November at Waitakere, Auckland.
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Monday 9 November 2020

Auckland, New Zealand
Hakula Tonga women’s rugby league team proved too strong for Niue Rugby League winning 66-8 in the ‘Clash of the Pacific’ test on 8 November in Auckland, New Zealand.
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