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Monday 26 July 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan swimmer Amini Fonua has vowed to chase future success, after his heartbreaking disqualification in the Men's 100m Breaststroke heat at the Tokyo Acquatic Centre on a technicality, on July 24. Team Tonga has five events with updated schedules, as follows:
Thursday 24 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan athletes were thrilled to receive funding today, 24 June, to help them prepare for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo, Japan next month. Funding is provided by the Australian Government and delivered by the Australian Olympic Committee
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Monday 10 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Athletes and officials are still waiting for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and sporting International Federations (IF) to decide how many spots will be allowed for athletes to represent Tonga in their respective sports at the Tokyo Olympic Games, to be held from 23 July to 8 August 2021. Takitoa Taumoepeau said Team Tonga is looking at around 8-9 Athletes with 12 Officials. By Eleanor Gee.
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Wednesday 25 March 2020

Tokyo, Japan
The Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 has been postponed to next year while the COVID-19 pandemic accelerates globally. Meanwhile, Tongan athlete Pita Taufatofua is delivering live workouts from home, streamed on the Olympic Channel.
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Saturday 15 February 2020

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The 51 Tongan athletes who were stuck in China following the outbreak of the Corona virus are expected to leave China tomorrow and on Tuesday and travel to the United Kingdom, where they will stay under medical supervision for two weeks before returning to Tonga in early March.
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Tuesday 4 February 2020

United States, Scottsdale, Arizona
Tony Finau’s goal for 2020 was to finally return to the winner’s circle on the PGA Tour. It’s been four years since his first and only title, at the 2016 Puerto Rico Open, but odds were good that he would finally win again this season. The goal still remains elusive.
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Monday 9 December 2019

West Denton, England
Tongan representative international lawn bowler, Paris Baker, has caused a huge upset in the sport of indoor bowls, winning the World Junior (Under-25) Indoor Bowls Championships held at West Denton, England, last week. The remarkable achievement comes months after she won bronze for Tonga at the Pacific Games in Samoa.
Tuesday 3 December 2019

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand Sevens star Sione Molia was honoured by his home suburb of Ōtara in Auckland, being named Sportsman of the Year at the 2019 Ōtara Sports Awards. He was subsequently awarded a 'Supreme Award' for his contributions to the All Black Sevens side that finished third in the World Rugby Men’s Sevens Series 2018/19.
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Friday 29 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Meet golf’s next superstar, whose journey to professional golf followed an unusual route. The inspiring story of Tony Finau - a talented kid of Samoan and Tongan heritage who won the respect of veteran pros. By Chris Cox, Senior Communications Manager for the PGA Tour.
Monday 11 November 2019

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tongan-New Zealander shot-put athlete Lisa Adams won Gold in shotput at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Saturday, 11 November. Lisa Adams is the younger sister of Olympic shotput champion Valerie Adams.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
U.S. Tongan golfer Tony Finau will join a team of four American golfers led by the legendary Tiger Woods at the 13th President’s Cup this December in Melbourne, Australia. Tiger Woods was given the privilege of handpicking the American team, selecting Tony Finau, Patrick Reed, Gary Woodland and himself.
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Tuesday 5 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan heavyweight champion fighters Uaine Fa Jnr and Hemi Ahio, are scheduled to fight American fighters next Friday 15 November in Salt Lake City, Utah, where they hope to achieve what is billed as the “Toko Takeover”.
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Friday 19 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Tonga’s 19 year-old golden boy Mosese Foliaki scooped up his second Gold medal after winning the 110 metre hurdles race at the Pacific Games yesterday, July 18. He was followed closely by Talatala Po‘oi who took the Silver medal.
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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 18 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Heavyweight judoka Finetu’ui Moala won two medals for Tonga, securing Bronze in the over 100kg weight category and Silver in the open heavyweight category of the 2019 Pacific Games in Samoa. A second bronze model was won by Sailosi Ealelei in the under 100kg weight division.
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Wednesday 17 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
High jump athlete Mosese Foliaki was a class ahead of his competition on day eight of the Pacific Games July 16, clearing a jump of 2.06 metres compared to the 1.99 metres jumps cleared by second placed Malakai Kaiwalu (Fiji) and Peniel Richard (PNG).
Monday 15 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Tonga has won two Gold medals at the Pacific Games during the first week, and yesterday ranked 11th in the medal tally, out of 22 competing nations.
Monday 15 July 2019

Apia, Samoa
Tonga’s champion weightlifter ‘Aisake Tu‘itupou caused a big upset at the 2019 Pacific Games after he beat 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist David Liti (New Zealand) and silver medalist Lauititi Lui (Samoa) to win two golds for Tonga in the highest division (Over 109kg) of the weightlifting competition at the Pacific Games in Samoa on Saturday 13 July.
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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Friday 8 February 2019

Are, Sweden
Kasete Skeen (36) will compete at 2019 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships in Åre, Sweden aiming to become Tonga's first Olympic alpine skier.
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