Athletics

Kiwis dominate Round Rarotonga Road Race

Monday 26 September 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Athletics, Sports

New Zealand’s Graeme Henderson claimed the 31-kilometre Round Rarotonga Road Race on Saturday.

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Apii Avarua retains Prince of Wales Championships

Thursday 15 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Apii Avarua defended the CITC Prince of Wales Primary School Athletics Championships with St Joseph’s School finishing in second place and Nikao coming in third.

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On your mark, get set, go …

Wednesday 14 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

The CITC Prince of Wales Athletics Championship got underway yesterday afternoon with long distance track events and some field events at the National Stadium in Nikao.

Athletics


Stage set for Cook Islands’ biggest school athletics event

Tuesday 13 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

The largest school athletics event of the year begins today with 11 schools, over 600 competitors and 100 volunteers.

Athletics


Maunga Roa victorious in Apii Arorangi athletics meet

Friday 9 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Maunga Roa (blue team) won the Apii Arorangi athletics competition at the National Stadium in Nikao yesterday.

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Records fall at Youth Athletics

Tuesday 6 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Over 20 records were broken at the BCI National Youth Championships held on Friday.

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Young athletes compete

Friday 2 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Around 120 young people took to the stadium for the BCI National Youth Athletics Championships.

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Pa Enua in youth athletics champs today

Friday 2 September 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

The BCI National Youth Athletics Championships is on today. - 19091019/ Picture: ATHLETICS COOK ISLANDS

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Saint Joseph’s running to Prince of Wales

Saturday 27 August 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Saint Joseph's Catholic Primary School pupils spent yesterday sprinting, jumping and throwing at BCI stadium in preparation for next month’s CITC Prince of Wales Primary School Athletics Championships.

Athletics


Timely support for athletics events

Friday 26 August 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Athletics, Sports

Local companies CITC and Bank of Cook Islands have jumped on board to support school athletic competitions.

Athletics


Piira off to World Champs

Wednesday 13 July 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

Cook Islands will be represented by a lone athlete at the World Athletics Championships to be held in Eugene, Oregon, United States from July 15–24.

Athletics


National athletics team bags bronze

Friday 10 June 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

Team Cook Islands bagged their first medal at the Oceania Area Championships held in Mackay, Australia.

Athletics


Cook Islands sends eight-member team to Oceania Area Championships

Saturday 4 June 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

Athletics Cook Islands is pleased to have a strong team of athletes heading off to Mackay Australia for the Oceania Area Championships starting next week on June 7.

Athletics


Teaching them young!

Monday 16 May 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Athletics, Sports

About 30 Rarotonga children joined other 30,000 kids around the world to celebrate World Kids Athletics Day on Friday.

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World Athletics Kids’ Day to be celebrated on Rarotonga

Thursday 12 May 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

To mark the launch of the new Kids athletics programme, World Athletics will be celebrating Kids' Athletics Day in May with organisations around the world.

Athletics


Kids Athletics programme recognised

Friday 28 January 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

Photos from the local Kids Athletics holiday programmes have been selected for the World Athletics’ showcase website and training manuals.

Athletics


Mave appointed Oceania Masters head

Tuesday 25 January 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

Athletics Cook Islands Federation secretary Ruth Mave was appointed president for the Oceania Masters Athletics on Wednesday evening via Zoom.

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Athletes battle for personal bests

Friday 15 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Athletics, Sports

Athletics Cook Islands held its final domestic event for the season, the National Championships, this week. Although there was a small turnout in the two-day event that concluded yesterday, the annual competition proved its quality, not quantity, that matters the most.

Athletics


Curtain-raiser for the Cooks Games

Tuesday 12 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Athletics, Sports

The annual Athletics Championship starts this week with two twilight meets, tomorrow and on Thursday 5pm at the National Stadium in Nikao.

Athletics


A decade of dominance: Thrills and spills of junior athletics

Saturday 2 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Athletics, Local, National, Sports

Apii Avarua has retained the Prince of Wales Primary Schools Athletics trophy for 11 years in a row after winning the 2021 edition on Wednesday at the National Stadium in Nikao.

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