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Island teams ready for 2022 Cook Islands Games

Wednesday 28 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Three thousand people including athletes, managers and coaches have signed up to participate in the 2022 Cook Islands Games which kicked off yesterday afternoon with the bowling competition.

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Stage set for traditional games

Tuesday 27 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The revival of traditional games like rore (stilt) races and peipei tiporo (juggling with limes) were among the highlights of the 2020 Cook Islands Games. The Emo’anga Peu Tupuna or the Traditional Sports events are set to return in the 2022 Games which will get underway this Friday.

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Raising the bar

Tuesday 20 September 2022 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Other Sports, Sports

An overwhelming number of 94 weightlifters have registered to participate in the upcoming Cook Islands Games which starts in two weeks.

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Cooks golfer secures silver in tight finish at the Pacific Mini Games

Saturday 25 June 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands golfer Rotana Howard has rounded off a fantastic 2022 Northern Marianas Pacific Mini Games with a silver medal.

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Stage set for Olympic Day Fun Run

Thursday 23 June 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The National Stadium in Nikao was a hive of activity yesterday with excited preschool children taking part in the Mini Olympics event.

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Ability Olympics kicks off week of sporting events

Tuesday 21 June 2022 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) kicks off its annual Ability Olympics today at the National Stadium.

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Game on! Pacific Mini Games officially kicks off

Friday 17 June 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The 2022 Pacific Mini Games officially kicked off last night with the official opening ceremony in Saipan, Northern Marianas.

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Team Cook Islands arrives in Northern Marianas in good spirits

Thursday 16 June 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The first lot of athletes representing Cook Islands at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games have arrived in Saipan, Northern Marianas.

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2022 Pacific Mini Games Athlete Profiles – Golf

Tuesday 14 June 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands News profiles another athlete who will be representing the country in golf for the Pacific Mini Games, which will get underway on June 17.

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2022 Pacific Mini Games Athlete Profiles - Tennis

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

Cook Islands News profiles two more athletes who will be representing the country in tennis for the Pacific Mini Games, which will get underway on June 17.

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2022 Pacific Mini Games Athlete Profiles - Paddling

Thursday 9 June 2022 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands News profiles two athletes who will be representing the country in paddling for the Pacific Mini Games, which will get underway on June 17.

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Nine athletes to Pacific Mini Games

Saturday 4 June 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) has finalised Team Cook Islands to the Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Marianas this month.

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Stage set for Rising Stars Championship

Friday 20 May 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The 2022 Rising Stars Championship for netball and rugby will be launched today at Raemaru Park, with a total of 57 teams from primary and secondary schools across Rarotonga and almost 650 players competing for the top spot and sponsored prizes.

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‘Small yet strong’ team for Pacific Mini Games

Thursday 19 May 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands will be hoping for some medals as they send a squad of 10 athletes to the Pacific Mini Games in the Northern Marianas next month.

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Olympic president to meet PM on whistlestop visit to Rarotonga

Thursday 5 May 2022 | Written by Matthew Littlewood | Published in Other Sports, Sports

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach will be visiting Rarotonga today as part of a whistlestop meet and greet tour of the Cook Islands.

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Cooks weightlifters lift their game with technical official accreditation status

Wednesday 27 April 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Weightlifting Federation members are upskilling in a combined effort to attract more competition.

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New point system to make Cook Islands Games more competitive

Tuesday 12 April 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Other Sports, Sports

A new point system will be introduced at this year’s Cook Islands Games in a bid to make the event more competitive.

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RAT tests under review

Saturday 2 April 2022 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Government will be reviewing the ‘expensive’ Covid-19 RAT test requirement for players after lifting suspension on contact sport yesterday.

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Nicholas kick starts Olympics campaign in ‘not so traditional style’

Wednesday 16 March 2022 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands 2020 Sportswoman of the Year Dr Jane Nicholas has started her Paris Olympics campaign in a not so traditional style.

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Weightlifting body congratulates Lynch

Friday 11 March 2022 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Weightlifting Federation congratulated Manine Lynch for qualifying for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

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