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Thursday 18 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Tonga’s taekwondo team have won Gold in both the Men’s and Women’s team events at the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa.
Thursday 11 July 2019

Brisbane, Australia
Tonga's Taekwondo Team left Brisbane, Australia for Samoa today, 11 July, after several grueling weeks of training in preparation for the Pacific Games.
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Tuesday 28 May 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A team of eight taekwondo practitioners, six males and two females, are training hard to cement their spot to represent Tonga for the very first time at the Pacific Games held in Samoa in July. By Eleanor Gee.
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Saturday 6 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Olympic flag bearer Pita Taufatofua became an instant internet sensation when he walked into the Opening Ceremony of the Rio Olympics today [noon-4:00pm Tonga time] dressed like a Tongan dancer glistening with oil. Pita's attracted a lot of attention for Tonga and also for his sport Taekwondo. After this he's sure to win some modelling contracts as the hottest man today in a town that's known for its appreciation of the body beautiful. Here's what Twitter and the news media are talking about:
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Tuesday 2 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Taufatofua, Tonga’s first Olympic Taekwondo athlete, will aim for gold at the Rio Olympics competing in the Men’s +80kg division on Saturday 20 August. A lifetime of pain and struggle was worth every moment to reach the Olympics, says Pita when reflecting on his journey to becoming an Olympian. It cost him six broken bones, three torn ligaments, three months in a wheelchair, a year and a half on crutches and hundreds of hours of physiotherapy, and he has no regrets.
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Thursday 21 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seven athletes will represent Tonga at the Rio Olympic Games, starting on 5 August, competing in the fields of Archery, Track, Swimming and Taekwondo.
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Tuesday 1 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Pita Nikolas Taufatofua is the first Tongan to qualify for the Rio Olympic in August after he won a gold medal in the Taekwondo Oceania Olympic Qualification Tournament in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on Saturday, 27 February.
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Thursday 25 August 2011
South Korea
Tongan athlete Paula Sitapa (33) won the Gold Medal at the Brick Breaking event at the Taekwondo World Hanmadang 2011 that was held on August 10-13 in Namyangju city at Gyeonggi Province in South Korea.
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