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Friday 10 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sixteen athletes from Tonga will participate in this year’s Asia-Pacific Special Olympics in Newcastle, Australia, from November 28 to December 7.
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Wednesday 8 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Amini Fonua, Tonga’s Olympian swimmer and flag-bearer at the London Olympic Games last year is becoming recognised in his sporting success as an “Openly gay athlete”.
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Thursday 2 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The British and Irish Lions have enlisted two Tongans, Mako Vunipola and Toby Faletau, for their Australian tour this year.
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Monday 22 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Mate Ma’a Tonga has undoubtedly achieved one of its best victories to date after scolding fierce rivals Toa Samoa 36 – 4. The “Die for Tonga” ran in seven tries against the “Brave Samoans” in a bruising encounter at Penrith, Australia, on Saturday night, April 20.
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Friday 5 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga A will walk away empty handed in the 2013 IRB Pacific Rugby Cup after finishing its New Zealand tour of the tournament with a 70-19 thrashing by the Crusaders Knights in Christchurch last Thursday March 28.
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Friday 19 October 2012

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has been awarded the right to host the 2019 Pacific Games by the General Assembly in Wallis & Futuna this evening, 19 October, 2012.
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Monday 18 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Recognising a health crisis that is reducing the life expectancy of both men and women in Tonga, the Ministry of Health has partnered with the Ministry of Sports and Tonga's Netball Association in a new programme that aims to encourage healthier and more active lifestyles for people of all ages.
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Sunday 10 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two triathletes from the Friendly Islands Triathlon (FIT), 'Alo Fe'iloakitau and Kantaro Oishi will be competing in the 2012 Baramon King Goto Nagasaki International Triathlon at Goto City, Fukue Island, Nagasaki, Japan on June 17.
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Tuesday 10 January 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
My 'Ikale Tahi team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup, including players who won't/can't/not allowed to play. - Lano Fonua.
Tuesday 1 November 2011
Wellington, New Zealand
The 'Ikale Tahi's defeat of the French 19-14 tonight silenced the French while rapturous 'Ikale Tahi fans went completely mad red and celebrated the victory with the ecstatic team. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Wednesday 14 September 2011
Whangarei, New Zealand
Tonga's hope of progressing beyond the pool games of the Rugby World Cup has become a tough challenge, after they lost to Canada 20-25 in their second outing, this evening, September 14, in Whangarei. Photos by Pesi Fonua
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Monday 12 September 2011
Auckland, New Zealand
A dinner hosted by the Tonga RWC Committee 2011, in Auckland on Saturday night brought together Tongan rugby legends and rising Tongan rugby stars.
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Friday 2 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Ross Chapman the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd Group and Mark Gerrard of Royal Beer generously donated $40,000 pa'anga to the 'Ikale Tahi National Rugby Team, yesterday, Thursday 1 September.
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Friday 2 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Red Friday was this week noticeably redder and madder in the Nuku'alofa Central Business District.
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Wednesday 31 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi national rugby team greeted the Prince Regent Crown Prince Tupouto'a Lavaka at the Polata'ane Residence in Nuku'alofa on Wednesday August 31, smartly dressed in their national attire and jackets.
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Tuesday 30 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
With less than two weeks to go before the 'Ikale Tahi meets the New Zealand All Blacks on Friday, September 9 the public support has been tremendous in Nuku'alofa where, today, Tonga High School went all mad red and white, in a mufti day.
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Monday 8 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi head coach 'Isitolo Maka this afternoon, August 8 announced the 30-man squad for the 'Ikale Tahi's two pre Rugby World Cup test matches with the Flying Fijians in Fiji on Saturday, August 13 and Friday August 19. The 'Ikale Tahi team will leave for Fiji tomorrow morning, Tuesday August 9, 2011.
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Monday 25 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi Heilala "Go For Red" block party on Hala Taufa'ahau brought hundreds of people into central Nuku'alofa on Friday, July 22 for a night of fun in support of Tonga's National Rugby Team the 'Ikale Tahi in the build up to the Rugby World Cup 2011 in September.
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Saturday 26 March 2011
Tokyo, Japan
Tongan rugby players Lata Taniela Lui and Piei Mafile'o who survived the tsunami that devastated Kamaishi, Japan on March 11, will go to New Zealand next week to continue their training.
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Tuesday 15 March 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga A national rugby team was beaten by the Crusader Knights 36-18 at the Lincoln University, Christchurch, yesterday evening, March 14.
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