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Tuesday 19 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two rival groups using the name of the “Tonga Body Building Federation” and vying for control of the national sports body, are set to clash before Tonga hosts a regional South Pacific Body Building Championship in 2020.
Tuesday 16 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A report from Samoa that Tonga “is putting its hand up to host the 2027 Pacific Games” was refuted by TASANOC Secretary General Takitoa Taumoepeau this morning. “We haven't put in a bid and haven't indicated that,” he told Matangi Tonga.
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Monday 10 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four local boxers representing Tonga are being put through their paces by high performance coach Asipeli Fine from Mascot, New South Wales, and China’s high-level boxing coach, Chen Ju, ahead of the Pacific Games held in Samoa next month.
Friday 8 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva was accused of "dictatorial and blatant, political interference with sport” by Lord Tupou, President of the Executive Board of TASANOC on June 6, who warned the PM that if he continued to interfere and dissolves TASANOC it may result in Tonga's suspension from the Olympic movement.
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Thursday 24 May 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Games Council and Tonga Sports Association National Olympic Committee have filed a civil suit against the Tonga government for breach of contract when they withdrew from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games.
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Friday 22 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Athletes who represented Tonga at the Pacific Mini Games 2017 were awarded certificates, with medalists receiving cash prizes on December 21.
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Wednesday 13 December 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Legal action against Tonga for withdrawing from hosting the 2019 Pacific Games has been given full support by members of the Pacific Games Council (PGC) General Assembly at a meeting held last Sunday 10 December, in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The PGC has instructed its legal counsel in Tonga to proceed with an action for damages, which may amount to millions.
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Monday 14 August 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Can the Tonga government hold the money collected from its Pacific Games foreign exchange levy and use it for other purposes? It's a question that many people are continuing to ask, following the government's withdrawal from its agreement to host the 2019 Pacific Games, while the games levy continues to be imposed on foreign exchange transactions
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Saturday 22 July 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
‘Inoke Afeaki (44) former 'Ikale Tahi captain has been recruited as Director of Operations for Team Tonga by the Tonga Sports Association and National Olympic Committee (TASANOC).
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Thursday 15 June 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A petition to King Tupou VI signed by 11,366 signatories was presented by TASANOC on Thursday, June 15 in Nuku’alofa seeking the reversal of the Government of Tonga’s decision to cancel the country’s hosting of the Pacific Games 2019.
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Wednesday 17 May 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s Cabinet has ordered the cancellation of Tonga’s hosting of the 2019 Pacific Games today as the contract was between government and the Pacific Games Council. They stated that the reason for cancelling the hosting of the Games in Tonga is based on an old IMF Report in 2013 where it is reported that Tonga’s deficit will widen considerably.
Friday 24 March 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Chinese design team for the Tonga High School Sports Complex to be constructed for the 2019 Pacific Games are in Nuku’alofa for 27-days to finalize their designs and specs.
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Sunday 5 February 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The failure of hundreds of Form 5, 6 and 7 students in their 2016 end of the year examination was one of several controversial issues that the Tongan Parliament heard when it opened for its 2017 session last week on Monday, 30 January. The Popua Park earthworks and Pacific Games infrastructure delays were other hot issues.
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Tuesday 11 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's government has not found a piece of land to build an 18-holes golf course for the 2019 Pacific Games, the Prime Minister, Hon. ‘Akilisi Pohiva told parliament this morning, 11 October. After today’s parliamentary session, Tonga’s hosting of the 2019 appears uncertain. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 19 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A colourful parade of floats, joined by Tonga’s famous Olympic flag bearer, Pita Taufatofua, and fellow Olympian Lusi Tatafu, along with the Tonga Police Brass Band, businesses, and sporting associations, went through central Nuku’alofa to mark the 2016 Olympic Day on Saturday 17 September. Photos by Eleanor Gee and Caroline Manu-Moli.
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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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Friday 17 June 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee's (TASANOC) new Executive Board was elected for a four-year term, last night, Thursday, 16 June.
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Tuesday 31 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific Games Council today declared that a move by Tonga to vacate the Tonga 2019 Pacific Games Organising Committee - CEO/chairman’s position, is “null and void”.
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Tuesday 17 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Will Tonga’s flag be flying at the Rio Olympic Games in August, and will the Pacific Games happen? At the moment there is no definite answer, because TASANOC has not been able to resolve on-going internal conflicts and has failed to provide outstanding annual and financial reports that have been demanded by the International Olympic Committee.
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Saturday 6 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan athletes may still compete in the Rio De Janeiro Olympic, even if Tonga is suspended from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Dr Robin Mitchell, President of the Oceania National Olympic Committees said yesterday, 5 February in Nuku’alofa. The Tongan athletes would, however, be parading under the IOC flag and not under the Tongan flag.
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