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Friday 24 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A table tennis 'Dream Building Project' was launched on September 22 in Kolonga, aimed to improve the quality of life of persons with disability in remote villages and outer islands of Tonga. The project will run for two and a half years in a collaboration between the Tonga Table Tennis Federation, International Table Tennis Federation-Foundation and partners, supported by the Australian Government.
Tuesday 14 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Centenary Tournament featuring eight men’s 15-a-side and eight women’s sevens rugby premier teams will be launched on Friday, 17 September at Teufaiva Stadium, to commemorate 100 years of rugby in the kingdom, Tonga Rugby Union announced today.
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Monday 13 September 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two para-athletes, Siaosi Vaka from Hofoa and Selemaia Lo’amanu from Lapaha have been appointed as Development Officers to help grow the sport of Table Tennis in schools and communities in Tonga.
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Thursday 9 September 2021

New York Times reporting: Six golfers were named on Wednesday Sept. 8 to round out the 12-man American team that will compete in the latest Ryder Cup match against a team of European golfers to be played Sept. 24 to 26 at Whistling Straits in Haven, Wisconsin. The U.S. Ryder Cup captain, Steve Stricker, selected as his choices Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele, Jordan Spieth, Harris English, Daniel Berger and Scottie Scheffler.
Monday 30 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Kolomotu'a Eagles won the Tongatapu 2021 Rugby Clubs Championship,beating Toloa Old Boys 18-17 at Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa, on Saturday, 27 August. Photos by Pesi Fonua.
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Monday 30 August 2021

Tokyo, Japan
Shot putter Lisa Adams and swimmer Tupou Neiufi, both of Tongan heritage, won gold medals for New Zealand at the Paralympics in Tokyo last week.
Thursday 26 August 2021

Jersey City, NJ, USA
Professional golfer, Tony Finau, who is of Tongan heritage, won the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust Open on Monday, 23 August, surpassing world no.1 Jon Rahm who was leading on Saturday, and beating Cameron Smith in a playoff in Jersey City, New Jersey. The win is Tony’s first since he took out the 2016 Puerto Rico Open, and he now leads after the first of three events in the FedExCup Playoffs.
Wednesday 18 August 2021

Brisbane, Australia
‘Ikale Tahi head coach, Toutai Kefu, who was stabbed during an invasion on his home early Monday morning 16 August, is reported to be recovering well after surgery and back in high spirits “with an order of KFC proudly smashed”.
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Tuesday 17 August 2021

Brisbane, Australia
Tongan International rugby league player, Andrew Fifita, is in an induced coma and will undergo surgery this afternoon in Brisbane after suffering a throat injury following a game on Sunday.
Monday 16 August 2021

Brisbane, Australia
‘Ikale Tahi Head Coach, Toutai Kefu, is reported to be out of surgery and "expected to survive" after he was seriously injured in a home invasion early this morning, in what was likely to be “a burglary gone wrong”.
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Monday 16 August 2021

Brisbane, Australia
Tonga's Head Coach for the 'Ikale Tahi, Toutai Kefu, is in hospital in Coorparoo, Brisbane after being stabbed in a home invasion, early this morning August 16.
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Tuesday 10 August 2021

St Helens, UK
Tongan rugby league international star, Will Hopoate has signed with St Helen’s in the UK for two years starting in 2022.
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Monday 9 August 2021

Christchurch, New Zealand
Four members of Tonga's Olympic team arrived safely in Christchurch yesterday, on their way home to Tonga, ‘Amanaki Fakakovikaetau, the Chef de Mission of Team Tonga, told Matangi Tonga tonight. They will spend a total of five weeks in quarantine in New Zealand and Tonga.
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Monday 9 August 2021

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
There was no well-oiled Pita Taufatofua at the Olympic closing ceremony last night, but it seems he has set a trend as three shirtless Samoan athletes showed up for the final athletes parade at Tokyo 2020.
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Friday 6 August 2021

London, UK
The Rugby League World Cup 2021 has now officially been postponed to 2022 by organisers and the UK Government yesterday. Tongan players will use the break as an off-season to rest and recover before resuming their World Cup campaign.
Tuesday 3 August 2021

Tokyo, Japan
Kuinini Manumu’a, Tonga’s first female Olympic weightlifter finished in eighth place last night in the +87kg category event at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Tuesday 3 August 2021

Tokyo, Japan
New Zealand’s Dame Valerie Adams, who is of Tongan heritage, won a bronze medal in Shot Put at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, August 1.
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Monday 2 August 2021

Tokyo, Japan
Tongan sprinter, Ronald Fotofili finished in eighth place in the 100m preliminary heat 2, at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, 31 July. Ronald said today he was happy competing in the 100m, his first time for him to go to the Olympics and compete with the world’s best athletes. By Eleanor Gee.
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Monday 2 August 2021

Tokyo, Japan
Tongan swimmer Noelani Day (18) finished seventh in the 50m freestyle, heat 4, on Friday, 30 July, with a time of 29.06 at the Tokyo Olympics. She plans to continue swimming and has her eyes on the Paris Olympics in 2024. By Eleanor Gee
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Thursday 29 July 2021

London, UK
An emergency meeting held yesterday by the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) board decided further urgent discussions are to be continued with the UK government, players, nations, host towns and cities, venues, and the International Rugby League.
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