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Friday 6 December 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three participants entered the Tonga Aquathon Nationals yesterday, 5 December, involving a 1.8km from the Ocean pool near Touliki to Pangaimotu Island followed by a 2km run or two laps around the island. Two athletes completed the event.
Wednesday 4 December 2019

Sydney, Australia
Israel Folau's bitter legal dispute with Rugby Australia is over, with both parties announcing that they have reached a confidential agreement, in a joint statement released today 4 December.
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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 25 November 2019

Cardiff, Wales
Incoming Wales coach Wayne Pivac has named New Zealand born centre Willis Halaholo in a 35-man team to face the Barbarians this Saturday 30 November in Wales. If he is fielded, Willis Halaholo will be the second Welsh International of Tongan Heritage after Taulupe Faletau.
Monday 25 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After being forced to withdraw from the 2019 Oceania Rugby Women's Championship in Fiji due to health reasons, the World Rugby have decided to give “a fair go” to Tonga’s women’s rugby team and schedule new games set for early next year.
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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.
Monday 18 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Body Building Federation brought home 3 gold medals, 1 silver medal and 3 bronze medals from the 25th South Pacific Body Building Championships held in New Caledonia, from 23-27 October 2019. The championship will be held in Tonga next year.
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Monday 18 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A rugby union game scheduled between Tonga Women’s XV team and Australia today, 18 November, in Fiji, has been cancelled after Fijian health officials reported yesterday that a Tongan player displayed symptoms of measles.
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Sunday 17 November 2019

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Uaine Fa Jnr dominated his 19th pro-fight last night in Utah, knocking down his opponent Devin Vargas twice in the 10-round bout.
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Friday 15 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
“Let us all act like good sports men and women,” King Tupou VI told a gathering at his royal residence, The Villa, Mata-ki-‘Eua yesterday, 14 November, to honour the success of Tonga’s Invitational XIII Rugby League team in the 2019 Oceania Cup rugby League Tournament.
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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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Wednesday 13 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Otago Highlanders have signed ‘Ikale Tahi loose forward Zane “The Train” Kapeli for the 2020 Super Rugby season.
Wednesday 13 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Rugby 7s is applauding its outstanding player, Fetuli Paea, who was announced this week by Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders to play in their 2020 season.
Wednesday 13 November 2019

Brisbane, Australia
The players and staff of the Tonga Invitational XIII have called for new governance for rugby league in Tonga ahead of this Friday's celebration of their fantastic performance in defeating the top two teams in the world.
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Wednesday 13 November 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some of the players in Tonga’s winning Invitation Rugby League Team have arrived in Nuku’alofa for celebrations to be held on a special public holiday, November 15.
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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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Monday 11 November 2019

Suva, Fiji
Olympic hopes are alive for Tonga’s men’s national rugby 7s team after they defeated Papua New Guinea 31 – 0 to win 5th place at the Oceania Sevens Championship in Suva, Fiji over the weekend. The 5th place position means that they qualify for the Final Olympic Qualification Tournament to take place next year on 20-21 June at a location yet to be confirmed.
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Friday 8 November 2019

Christchurch, New Zealand
Siua Maile, a roofer by trade, who got a late call-up for Tonga’s Ikale Tahi team at the Rugby World Cup, has been rewarded with an opportunity to play professional rugby in the United States.
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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