Cook Islands swimmer Kirsten Andrea Fisher-Marsters, who represented the country at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, shares her experience with thecoconet.tv. The Commonwealth Games will conclude with the closing ceremony early this morning.
Cook Islander Paul Lynch and his wife Shona, who are in Birmingham, United Kingdom to support Team Cook Islands competing at the Commonwealth Games, are in awe at the spectacle created by the Games held every four years.
A Commonwealth Games that once appeared doomed exploded into life with a dazzling opening ceremony that put a modern spin on a sporting event often seen as a relic of the British Empire’s colonial past.
Economic issues dominated the agenda at the latest Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) secretary generals workshop meeting, as discussions floated towards target setting and problem solving in the build-up to Paris 2024.
A small official ceremony for the arrival of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Baton for the Commonwealth Games to the Cook Islands was held at the Queen’s Representatives Residence in Titikaveka over the weekend.