Case in point: this particular video tells followers that the cure for better training results is "more and more uphills." Essentially, make like Dory and Marvin and just keep swimming, guys.The Olympics' cross-country skiing events are scheduled for the second week of the Games, with the men's events taking place from Sunday, Feb. 25's Closing Ceremony may be slim, but I'm sure his fans will love to see him compete regardless. A buff, bare-chested athlete from Tonga, who became a viral sensation after appearing as his country's flag bearer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, showed up in similar clothes ─ or lack of them ─ for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.As a reserve Tupou Neiufi was a late call up to take the place of Kiwi swimmer Bryall Mc Pherson, who withdrew last week due to injury.
Tongan-Australian teenager and Muslim convert Alo-Bridget Namoa (19) was denied bail by a Sydney court over terrorism charges on Monday August 5.
Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete who appeared at the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony topless two years after doing the same at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games, achieved both of his aims after not finishing last in the men’s 15m cross-country and avoided hitting any trees. Knowing that he had no chance of claiming a medal, Taufatofua admitted that he was there to inspire the next generation, and by simply finishing the race and not quitting, he would be doing just that.