Sports

Young footballers’ final fight

Saturday 8 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Soccer, Sports

After a weeklong tournament and questionable weather, the semi-final games in the Cook Islands Youth Football Festival came to an end yesterday.

Soccer


Cooks-NZ bubble exciting news for sports

Saturday 8 May 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) are feeling a sense of relief, with a travel bubble with New Zealand just eight days away.

Other Sports


Top four battle in football festival

Thursday 6 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Soccer, Sports

After three days of intense football games and a much-needed rest day, top teams return to the field with polished skills and new game plans, hungry for a spot in the finals on Saturday.

Soccer


Titikaveka takes netball lead

Wednesday 5 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Netball, Sports

Avatiu premier’s unbeaten run in the Rarotonga Netball Club Competition came to an end after their loss to Titikaveka.

Netball


Comeback win for departing stars

Tuesday 4 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

Tupapa Panthers’ dream of finishing the 2021 Raro Cars Rugby League Competition unbeaten was shattered after rivals Avatiu Nikao Eels staged a comeback win in the feature premier clash over the weekend.

Rugby league


If you can’t beat them, dress better than them!

Tuesday 4 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

Nikao beach was buzzing with excitement on Saturday as teams comprising rookie and experienced paddlers battled for top prizes in the annual Oe Vaka V12 Corporate Races.

Paddling


Exciting array of football talent at Youth Festival

Monday 3 May 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

Blue skies greeted the many young players and faithful supporters to an exciting and talent-filled day of football on Saturday at the start of the much-awaited 2021 Kia Orana Youth Football Festival.

Soccer


Badminton players relishing time in NZ

Saturday 1 May 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Badminton, Sports

Junior badminton players from the Cook Islands are competing in the Waikato U17 Open tournament this weekend, following a four-day development camp in Auckland.

Badminton


A step closer to the Rugby World Cup

Friday 30 April 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Cook Islands progress to Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2023 Asia/Pacific Qualifier as 2021 Oceania Rugby Men’s Championships cancelled due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Rugby Union


Tolosa shines with three gold medals

Friday 30 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Daniel Tolosa won three gold medals in the athletics event at the Cook Islands Youth Games on Wednesday at the National Stadium in Nikao.

Other Sports


Talented players eye a rugby career

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby Union is holding a school holiday rugby programme in partnership with New Zealand Rugby, for those aged between 14 and17.

Rugby Union


Paddling against Covid current

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

Cook Islands Canoeing Association is hosting its annual Corporate V12 Oe Vaka Races this Saturday in Nikao, starting at midday.

Paddling


Action continues at athletics games

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Nia Remuera emerges out of the sandpit after completing his long jump attempt on day three of the 2021 Cook Islands Youth Games yesterday.

Other Sports


Outer islands ready to compete in football comp

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Soccer, Sports

Since last Wednesday outer island teams Mangaia, Mauke and Atiu have arrived here, all ready to compete in the Kia Orana Youth Football Festival.

Soccer


Top local athlete wants to inspire upcoming stars

Wednesday 28 April 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Being the best role model for the next generation of Cook Islanders is Conrad Piri’s main goal.

Other Sports


Top two U26 bowlers qualify for NZ Singles

Tuesday 27 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The inaugural TRAR 26 & Under National Singles Championship saw an intense battle for top place between two emerging bowling stars.

Other Sports


Sand-sational start to Youth Games

Tuesday 27 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The inaugural Cook Islands 2021 Youth Games got off to a grand start with the beach volleyball competition at Nikao beach courts on Monday.

Other Sports


Football festival: ‘Together with Women’

Monday 26 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Soccer, Sports

In support of women, the Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) will be hosting the ‘She Shines’ festival ‘Together with Women’ on Wednesday.

Soccer


Panthers unbeaten

Saturday 24 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby league, Sports

The Tupapa Panthers premier side is all set to finish the preliminary round unbeaten after bagging another win in the domestic rugby league competition on Friday

Rugby league


Excitement builds for Youth Games

Friday 23 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

There’s plenty of excitement among participants in the inaugural Cook Islands 2021 Youth Games to be held next week.

Other Sports


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