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Swimmer cherishes Comm Games experience

Monday 8 August 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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.

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Ladies triple teams our last medal hope

Friday 5 August 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

The national bowls Ladies Triples was last night Cook Islands’ only hope for a medal at the Commonwealth Games.

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Hunt for Commonwealth Games medal continues

Wednesday 3 August 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

Team Cook Islands were yesterday bracing for another exciting day of events in athletics, weightlifting and lawn bowls at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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Showcasing the spirit of sport

Tuesday 2 August 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

Team Cook Islands have kicked off their campaign with some spectacular highlights and efforts displayed from young talent coming through, despite our tough start to the games.

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England’s Honnor pleased with Cook Islands test

Tuesday 2 August 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

It takes nearly a day and a half to get to Leamington Spa from the Cook Islands, but their lawn bowls women’s four team showed no signs of jet lag despite defeat to England at the Commonwealth Games.

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Beddoes racing against time to be fit for Games

Tuesday 2 August 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

Cook Islands middle distance runner Alex Beddoes is in doubt for the Commonwealth Games after contracting Covid-19 which affected his preparations.

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Taking Cook Islands to the world

Tuesday 2 August 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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.

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Swimmers off to great start

Saturday 30 July 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

Team Cook Islands made an excellent start to their 2022 Commonwealth Games campaign early yesterday (Cook Islands time).

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Commonwealth Games off to a spectacular start

Friday 29 July 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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.

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Ready for the Games!

Thursday 28 July 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

Team Cook Islands is all excited and looking forward to the much-anticipated official opening ceremony of the 2022 Commonwealth Games this morning.

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Bowling pair named Team Cook Islands’ flagbearers

Tuesday 26 July 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

National bowlers Aidan Zittersteijn and Nooroa Mataio have been announced as Team Cook Islands’ co-flagbearers for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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CI youngster to represent country

Monday 9 May 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

The Cook Islands won their first Commonwealth Games medal in 2018 for the men's pairs lawn bowlers, picking up a bronze.

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Economic issues dominate ONOC meeting

Wednesday 23 March 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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.

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Queen’s Baton Relay completes Rarotonga run

Tuesday 8 March 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

The Cook Islands leg of the Queen’s Baton Relay concluded yesterday.

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Queen’s Baton officially welcomed

Monday 7 March 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Commonwealth Games, Sports

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.

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Tapoki thanks supporters

Monday 16 April 2018 | Published in Commonwealth Games

Hard-working police sergeant Tereapii Tapoki has chalked up another high-level milestone with her appearance at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia this week.

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Bowls team off to Gold Coast games

Thursday 22 March 2018 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Commonwealth Games

The first batch of Team Cook Islands participants in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, left the country yesterday.

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Beddoes on track for Commonwealth Games

Tuesday 13 March 2018 | Published in Commonwealth Games

Middle-distance runner Alex Beddoes finished fourth in the 800 metres event at the New Zealand National Athletics Championship held in Hamilton over the weekend.

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