2023 has been a testament to the dedication and talent of Cook Islands athletes across various sports. Cook Islands News’ Losirene Lacanivalu delves into some of the most remarkable sporting achievements that made headlines in 2023.
Sixteen-year-old athletes Emma Louisa Papalii and Nuku Koroa will be representing Cook Islands at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Track, Field and Road Race Championships in Christchurch this weekend.
Team Cook Islands’ chances of winning their first medals in athletics were dashed after the country’s top middle-distance runner pulled out of the 800-metre race due to illness on Sunday at the Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Losirene Lacanivalu reports from Honiara.