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Wednesday 9 February 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga A Rugby Squad of 27 players was announced by the National Rugby Coach, 'Isitolo Maka on Saturday February 5, to represent Tonga in a restructured IRB Pacific Rugby Cup PRC tournament to be launched in Australia on Saturday February 19.
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Friday 31 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Friendly Islands Triathlon (FIT) club concluded 2010 with a Pangaimotu Island "Fear No Sharks" swim event. by Finau Fonua.
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Tuesday 28 December 2010
Taupo, New Zealand
Four Friendly Island Triathlon (FIT) triathletes completed New Zealand's Taupo Half Ironman, consisting of a 2km swim, 90km cycle and a 21km run on Saturday, December 11.
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Wednesday 8 December 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four tri-athletes from the Friendly Islands Triathlon Association (FIT) will compete in a Half Ironman event at Lake Taupo in New Zealand on Saturday, December 11.
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Tuesday 23 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's national rugby team, the 'Ikale Tahi kicked off its tour of Europe with a victory over an Italian A outfit, 16-9 on Friday evening, November 19 at Biella, Italy.
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Tuesday 2 November 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's 'Ikale Tahi team to tour Europe this month has been named with a strong and experienced 26-member line-up that will meet Italy A on November 19 and the French Barbarians on November 26.
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Tuesday 12 October 2010
Delhi, India
Boxers, Lomalito Moala and Uaine Fa claimed two bronze medals for Tonga at the Delhi XIX Commonwealth Games, last night, October 11.
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Friday 17 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty two athletes will represent Tonga in five sports at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India, from October 3-14.
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Monday 6 September 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On a perfect day for swimming, in bright sunshine and with flat seas, 28 swimmers (17 males and 11 females) took part in the 1.3 kilometer swim and 12 swimmers reached Pangaimotu in less than 30 minutes. They were accompanied by an escort boat and kayaks, starting out from the New Zealand High Commission Compound foreshore on Vuna Road.
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Tuesday 31 August 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three young Tongan boxers have returned home with a medal each, a gold, a silver and a bronze medal from the Oceania Boxing Tournament, held in Canberra from August 6-9.
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Tuesday 29 June 2010
Sydney, Australia
By Adam Freier. My new comrade, the ever-positive curly-haired kid, was quickly becoming my newest mate and inspiration. His name was George Smith. Rugby was just a game, and a game to always enjoy. And we did and we both made the Australian schoolboys Test versus New Zealand few days later. What I learnt from George was to be yourself; to not let the game rule you and determine your happiness. The lesson George taught me was to cherish every opportunity that comes your way. Who knows where it will take you?
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Friday 4 June 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
'Isitolo Maka, the Head Coach for the national rugby team, the 'Ikale Tahi, announced a 30-members squad for the Pacific Nations Cup on Tuesday June 1.
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Sunday 23 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
THE Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games was carried throughout Tongatapu on Friday, May 21 by over 100 bearers, including sportsmen and women, enthusiastic Primary School children, business people and diplomats.
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Thursday 20 May 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Queen's Baton Relay for the 2010 Commonwealth Games touched down at Fua'amotu International Airport on May 19, making Tonga the 60th country to receive the baton since it left Buckingham Palace in London in November 2009.
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Thursday 8 April 2010
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Queen Salote College was leading the medal tally at the end of the first day of Tonga's 87th Inter-College Athletics Competition on April 7 at the Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium. Hundreds of athletes from 18 high schools are competing in the three-day event. Photos by Linny Folau
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Sunday 13 December 2009
Sydney, Australia
Kataki pe kae fakaa'u atu 'a e ki'i fakamaama ko'eni kia 'Aisea Tu'ikolovatu ko e 'uhinga ko e toe heke holo 'oku lau ki ai. Sea hange ko 'eku lau kimu'a, 'oku fu'u fakamole space 'aupito 'a e me'a 'oku 'uhinga kiai. Tuku ke u toe fakamole space atu hono tala atu "Ko e fu'u me'a motu'a pe ia" 'oku tau 'osi 'ilo'i hono faito'o ko e to'o 'a e kau faihala ki tu'a mo kumi ha kakai ke nau fai lelei'i hono fua honau ngaahi fatongia. Ko e toe heke holo ha 'oku ke 'au'au pinati ki ai? -Soa Finau
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Friday 11 December 2009
Kailua-Kona-Hawaii, USA
'Oku ou fakatokanga'i 'oku ke fu'u emotional he taimi 'oku ou lea ai ki he komiti 'akapulu fo'ou. 'Oku ou ki'i hu'uhu'u na ko ha memipa koe 'o e komiti fo'ou? Ka mavahe pe mei ai 'oku 'i ai hao 'ofa'anga he loto komiti. -'Aisea T. Tu'ikolovatu
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Friday 11 December 2009
San Diego, California
Fakamalo atu kia Posoa mo 'Aisea 'i he fokotu'u fakakaukau 'oku fai ki he maa'imoa 'akapulu. 'Oku mahino mai 'i he felafoaki 'a e ongo tangata ni 'a e fiema'u ke fai ha tokoni lahi ki he komiti ni. Mei he taimi ni ki he World Cup 2011 'oku ou poupou atu ki he fu'u matu'aki mahu'inga ke tonu 'a e fili 'o e kau va'inga mo teu'i 'a e fanau va'inga tupu hake ke nau mateuteu fe'unga ki he ngaahi fe'auhi lalahi 'oku hanga mai mei mu'a 'o 'ikai ke ngata pe 'i he World Cup ka 'oku hoko atu ki he teuteu hu 'a e fe'auhi toko 7 ki he 'Olimipiki. -Lou 'Uhila
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Wednesday 9 December 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tulou atu kae tali atu 'a e me'a 'oku hala kaka mai ai 'a 'Aisea mei Hawaii. Sea ko e me'a 'oku ke 'uhinga ki ai ko e ngaahi fu'u me'a motu'a mo ha mahino. Pea he 'ikai keke lava keke ha'u mo ha'o fo'i 'ilo motu'a ne 'ikai ke ngaue lelei 'o fakalele 'aki ha taumu'a ngaue fo'ou. Kuo 'osi mahino 'a e kato ua 'a e komiti mo e siokita kuo lahi ne fai 'e he komiti kimu'a, kuo 'osi atu 'a Sakopo Lolohea, Sangster Saulala mo Tu'i Uata. -Posoa Finau
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Saturday 5 December 2009
Kailua-Kona-Hawaii, USA
Tulou mu'a kau hao hake he ke tali atu mu'a e kaila mai meihe tangata ko'ena ko Posoa Finau 'oku ha he Talanga 'i He Lea Faka-Tonga - "Ko e valoki ko e me'a fakalanga mamahi." -'Aisea T. Tu'ikolovatu
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