A team of eight junior athletes travelling to Dunedin this week to strap on their running shoes and sprint or throw against the best competitors in New Zealand was given a massive boost to the spring in their step thanks to the local Rarotonga community on Saturday.
The Cook Islands Women's Basketball Team are jetting off to Apia on Saturday to compete in the Polynesian Cup against American Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and hosts Samoa. The top two will qualify for the South Pacific games in 2019.
Two Cook Islands body building champions are set to take on the world’s muscle elite in the 10th World Body Building and Physique Sports Federation from 11 – 17 December in Chiang Mai City, Thailand.
While funding has been secured for the national women’s basketball squad to attend the Basketball Polynesia Cup in Samoa starting next weekend, the men’s squad is stuck in a funding limbo.
Manase Afuhaamango from Tonga claimed the gold medal in the overall 100 kg category of the International Federation of Body Building’s South Pacific competition at the National Auditorium last Saturday.
Cook Islands Gymnastics Federation coaches Emilene Taulu and Samantha Ellison are back in Rarotonga after a three-day coaching symposium in New Zealand.
The annual Boatshed Regatta held during the October school holidays involved 30 young sailors from the Aitutaki and Rarotonga sailing clubs.