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Cook Islands cyclists conquer brutal 100km challenge

Tuesday 9 July 2024 | Written by Supplied | Published in Cycling, Sports

The nation’s strongest and quickest cyclists took to the roads last Friday’s public holiday to participate in one of the Cook Island Triathlon Association’s flagship events, the BSP 100km cycle race.

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The year in sports 2023

Sunday 31 December 2023 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Fishing, Football, Golf, Handball, League, Netball, Pacific Games 2023, Paddling, Rugby league, Rugby Union, Running, Sailing, Sports, Swimming, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball

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.

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Wet weather doesn’t dampen BMX spirits

Tuesday 14 November 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Cycling, Sports

Rain didn’t deter dozens of burgeoning BMX enthusiasts who converged on The Rock Bike Park in Ngatangiia for the inaugural Cook Islands Pump Track Nationals.

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Cook Islands cyclists dig deep at Oceania Pacific Cup event

Thursday 21 September 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Cycling, Sports

Cook Islands cycling duo Jason Moorfield and Roland Neururer competed in the second Oceania Cycling Federation Pacific Cup held in Tahiti over the weekend, both posting impressive results.

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Cooks first BMX track a hit with the kids

Monday 28 August 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Cycling, Other Sports, Sports

The dream of BMX enthusiast Tony Takurua is now a reality with the opening of the first Pump Track ‘The Rock Bike Park’ in the Cook Islands at Ngatangiia.

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Cyclists dig in for endurance event

Wednesday 12 July 2023 | Written by Supplied | Published in Cycling, Sports

The nation’s strongest and quickest cyclists took to the roads on Friday’s public holiday to participate in one of the Cook Island Triathlon Association’s flagship events, the BSP 100K cycle challenge.

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Masters dominate the field at cycling champs

Tuesday 18 October 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Cycling, Sports

Masters cyclists dominated the field at the Cook Islands Games cycling time trial race and Cycling Federation national championships on the weekend.

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Big mountain bike challenge set to go

Wednesday 5 October 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Cycling, Sports

Mountain bikers look set for some rough and tumble as a Rarotonga track, overgrown during the Covid-19 period, has been cleared and prepared for racing.

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Triathlon raises $500 for men’s health

Tuesday 7 December 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Cycling, Sports

As the month of November has officially passed, the Cook Islands Triathlon Association reflected on how their attempt to support men’s health and the Movember initiative proved highly fruitful.

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Riding for men’s health

Thursday 4 November 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Cycling, Sports

The Cook Islands Triathlon Association held their second mountain biking ride for the Movember initiative on Saturday. After a successful first ride the weekend before they were excited to get together and get riding again for the cause.

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Cyclists smash national record in 100 km ride

Wednesday 20 October 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Cycling, Sports

A team of cyclists have conquered a 100 kilometre cycle ride on Rarotonga and smashed a national record.

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Stage set for the annual Cycle Challenge

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

For the past eight weeks you may have seen cyclists out on our roads on a Thursday and Saturday afternoon. There has been a steady training build up ahead of the Annual BSP 100K (kilometre) Cycle Challenge which will be held this coming Saturday, starting at 2pm opposite the Latter Day Saints Church in Arorangi.

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