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Floating With Leviathans in the South Pacific Click Here to Open in a New Window
Pilot and humpback whales congregate in Tonga to raise their newborn calves.
What We’re Reading Click Here to Open in a New Window
Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Jim Rutenberg, Randy Archibold and others.
Reflections From Rio Click Here to Open in a New Window
Recalling funny, touching or odd moments during the Olympics.
Luger’s Name Matches the One on His Waistband Click Here to Open in a New Window
Fuahea Semi won a contest to be Tonga’s first winter Olympian and took the name of Bruno Banani, an underwear company well known in Europe for unusual marketing campaigns.
For American Samoa, a Win Ignites a World Cup Dream Click Here to Open in a New Window
American Samoa had lost all 30 international men’s soccer matches it had played, outscored by 229-12, before defeating Tonga, 2-1, in a prequalifying match for the 2014 World Cup.
Tonga Upsets France Click Here to Open in a New Window
Tonga upset France, 19-14, at the Rugby World Cup, sending France into the quarterfinals on a run of two straight losses.
Tonga Beats Japan Click Here to Open in a New Window
Tonga’s hopes to make the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals were still flickering after a 31-18 victory over Japan in New Zealand, its first win of the tournament after two losses.
Tonga's Rugby World Cup Hopes Fade as It Falls to 0-2 Click Here to Open in a New Window
Canada beat Tonga, 25-20, in a back-and-forth match Wednesday in New Zealand, making Tonga the first team to lose two matches in the tournament.
New Zealand Opens World Cup With Romp Over Tonga Click Here to Open in a New Window
The New Zealand All Blacks began their quest for their first Rugby World Cup title since 1987 with a decisive 41-10 victory over an outclassed Tonga.
For Pacific Islanders, Stakes Go Beyond Rugby World Cup Click Here to Open in a New Window
If Samoa, Tonga and Fiji -- whose players mostly play professionally elsewhere across the world -- perform well, invites to play in Europe during the November international window may be forthcoming.





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