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Thursday 11 June 2020

Vava'u, Tonga
Vava’u youth enjoyed returning to Quick Rip rugby games last Saturday, 6 June, at Toula Rugby field, after CoViD-19 restrictions had stopped all sports games in Tonga since the lockdown on 26 March.
Thursday 26 March 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The postponing of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will give Tongan athlete Pita Taufatofua time to improve in his new sport of sprint kayaking and another chance of Olympic qualification in the sport.
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Wednesday 19 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s swimming and weightlifting teams arrived in London this morning (Tongan time) after being stranded in China since 28 January, due to travel restrictions imposed following the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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Thursday 14 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A big worry for sports in Tonga is having no Sports Act to provide direction to all local sporting federations, said Inoke ‘Afeaki, Tonga Sports Council (TSC) Program Coordinator, who expects to leave Tonga at the end of the year, after two years of service. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 2 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s hockey team has been training hard in preparation for the upcoming Oceania Hockey5s Tournament, where they will take on other Pacific countries in Rockhampton, Australia, from 4-8 September. By Eleanor Gee
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Monday 12 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Australia has come away with 13 of the 14 titles at the Oceania Junior Table Tennis Championships held in Tonga at ‘Atele Indoor Stadium on 7 – 10 August. By Eleanor Gee
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Flagbearer and shot-putter, ‘Atamaama Tu’utafaiva led Tonga’s athletes in a parade of nations, which opened proceedings at the 2019 Pacific Games opening ceremony held at Apia Park Stadium in Samoa, yesterday, 7 July. Around 4000 athletes are taking part in 27 sports. The Pacific Games will run until 20 July.
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Monday 8 July 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight tennis players representing Tonga at the Pacific Games in Samoa over the next few weeks were in the kingdom last week to sharpen their skills and showcase their trade to the locals.
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Sunday 30 June 2019

Temecula, California
Junior Fa reached a career milestone today after winning his 18th professional fight against highly experienced American boxer Dominick Guinn in Temecula, California. Fa dominated the scorecards over 10 rounds to get a unanimous decision victory.
Monday 8 April 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Around 300 students from various schools on Tongatapu took part in the new Bounce it Back table tennis schools program, launched as part of World Table Tennis Day (WTTTD) celebrations at Queen Salote Memorial Hall on April 5.
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Monday 18 February 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan swimmers from the Malolo, and Hakula swim clubs won medals and achieved personal best times in two events held in New Zealand in January.
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Friday 15 February 2019

Are, Sweden
A late qualification rule change will keep Tongan skier, Kasete Naufahu Skeen out of the 2019 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Åre, Sweden.
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Friday 28 December 2018

Auckland, New Zealand
Catholic Priest, Father Dave Mullins (88), who was a former ‘Ikale Tahi coach, and instrumental with the development of rugby and sports in Tonga, passed away on Christmas Eve, 24 December, at St Joseph’s Home, Auckland, New Zealand, where he resided.
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Friday 19 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Mate Ma‘a Tonga fans of all ages decked in red and white were out in force today, 19 October, to show their support ahead of tomorrow night’s match against World Champions, Australia, at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. King Tupou VI showed his support when the Mate Ma’a Tonga had an audience with him at 'Atalanga in Auckland yesterday.
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Thursday 20 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga will host the Oceania Judo Championships for the first time over two days on 28 – 29 April at the ‘Atele Indoor Stadium. Around 131 athletes from 12 countries, including four from Tonga, have registered to take part in the competition and will look to improve their world ranking points.
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Monday 24 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's parliament last week appeared to be rehearsing how to prepare, present, and to process a Vote of No Confidence in a Prime Minister and his Cabinet. From the House by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 12 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“Good on Fiji! It’s something they’ve worked on - they have planned for and deliberately and methodically worked their way up to being our Olympic Gold medalists, so it’s not totally surprising to me,” said the Pacific Islands first Olympic medalist, Paea Wolfgramm today. "Fiji have done it the right way they’ve concentrated on building the sport up in their country," he told Matangi Tonga.
Wednesday 4 May 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College has won the 92nd Tonga Inter-Collegiate Athletics Competition held on April 26-29 at Teufaiva Outdoor Stadium in Nuku’alofa, official results released on 4 May by the Sports Committee, have confirmed.
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Monday 17 August 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s four medalists at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles were warmly welcomed home at Fua’amotu International Airport on Saturday, 15 August.
Friday 24 April 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lennie Niit, the Senior Vice-President of the Tonga Amateur Sports Association National Olympic Committee (TASANOC) resigned from his position today, saying he could see “no indication of positive change” in TASANOC happening anytime soon.
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