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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
Tuesday 22 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga Sevens rugby team failed to qualify for the Olympics at the repecharge tournament held on 19-20 June in Monaco. However, three Tongan players who played at the tournament have completed switching international allegiance to be able to play for Tonga's national fifteen-a-side team, 'Ikale Tahi.
Friday 18 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Former All Blacks, Malakai Fekitoa will lead Tonga Sevens Rugby team as captain in next week’s Olympic Sevens qualifying tournament in Monaco, with vice captains Alaska Taufa and David Halaifonua.
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Friday 18 June 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
‘Ikale Tahi Head Coach, Toutai Kefu, has announced his squad, including 15 debutants, for the Rugby World Cup qualifying matches against the Lapaki Samoa, as well as the 'warm up' match against the All Blacks in July.
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Wednesday 16 June 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Former All Blacks star, Malakai Fekitoa is super excited to play for Tonga at the World Rugby Sevens Repecharge tournament held on 19 and 20 June in Monaco.
Wednesday 9 June 2021

Sydney, Australia
Australia is supporting over 170 athletes from 11 Pacific nations, including Tonga, to prepare for the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games to be held in Tokyo from 23 July to 8 August.
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Thursday 3 June 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team will be based in Tauranga for training before facing the All Blacks in Auckland on 3 July, confirmed head coach, Toutai Kefu today.
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Wednesday 26 May 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Tonga Sevens has named Adriaan Ferris as head coach for the side taking part in the Olympic Sevens Qualifier in Monaco next month. Former 'Ikale Tahi player, Viliami Vaki, was named as manager for the tournament.
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Thursday 20 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The ‘Ikale Tahi team to take on the All Blacks on July 3 will be mostly selected from New Zealand, head coach, Toutai Kefu, told Matangi Tonga today. By Eleanor Gee
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Monday 17 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Rugby Union has elected the Prime Minister as its new President on Friday, knocking out the current President Siaosi Pohiva, who had held the post since 2019.
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Friday 14 May 2021

Auckland, New Zealand
Two former All Blacks and a former Wallaby are included in a number of players considered to represent Tonga Sevens at the Olympic Sevens Repechage tournament next month in Monaco.
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Tuesday 11 May 2021

Dublin, Ireland
New Zealand will host the Tonga vs Samoa Rugby World Cup 2023 qualifier over two legs in July, confirmed World Rugby on 10 May.
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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Tuesday 4 May 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Manu Vatuvei, a former Rugby League Star player revealed on Instagram on 2 May that he was accused of possessing and importing the drug Methamphetamine in 2019.
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Cleveland, United States
Four college football players of Tongan heritage were included in the 259 players selected in the 2021 NFL draft from 29 April – 1 May to join the NFL’s 32 franchises.
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Friday 30 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tupou College won the inter-collegiate sports competition held over four days last week, raking in 35 gold, 27 silver, and 13 bronze medals, confirmed the sports committee this week.
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Monday 26 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Sevens team for the Olympic Qualification in Monaco on June 19-20, will be selected from players in Europe, the Tonga Rugby Union CEO, Peter Harding announced tonight. This decision was taken because of the public health challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Monday 26 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In last week's Inter-Collegiate Sports Competition, ‘Api Fo‘ou College, Tupou College, Tonga High School were among schools that won the most gold medals. The official results of medal tally have yet to be announced by the organisers, who named the best athletes.
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Thursday 22 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An appeal by the Tonga National Rugby League (TNRL) against its expulsion from the International Rugby League (IRL) was dismissed by the international Court of Arbitration for Sport on 20 April. The judgement said that IRL officials had consistently reached out to TNRL, which continually refused to cooperate.
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Monday 12 April 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Integrating gender equality into Tongatapu Rugby Union was a key focus at a retreat held on Fafa Island from 9 to 11 April under the theme ‘Growing Yourself, To Growing Others, To Growing Rugby Union’.
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