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Records fall at Round the Rock Relay

Thursday 23 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Fourteen teams took part in the annual Round the Rock Relay on Tuesday, in preparation for the 44th Round Rarotonga Road Race this Saturday.

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Defending champions retain Nutters Run titles

Tuesday 21 September 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Fifteen crazy fit ‘nutters’ crossed the finish line after taking part in the challenging and reportedly quite slippery ‘Nutters Run’ yesterday afternoon.

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Nutters Run

Monday 20 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The weeklong 44th Round Rarotonga Road Race will start with the Nutters Run this afternoon.

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Participants urged to register for annual race

Friday 17 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

There is still time to get yourself to the events leading up to the 44th Round Rarotonga Road Race.

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National age group records fall at youth championship

Saturday 11 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Young and promising athletes tore up the track at the National Stadium yesterday in the National Youth Athletics Championships. Races and other events kicked off at 8:30am and ended at 2pm. It had about 150 athletes aged 12 to 18 competing.

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Squash tournament proves rewarding and challenging

Wednesday 8 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

After more than 12 weeks on court and Covid-19 delays – squash freshmans shredded their newbie tags in the Freshman Squash Tournament finals.

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All eyes on Round the Rock Relay

Tuesday 7 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

As the Round Rarotonga Road Race quickly approaches later this month, the first event to start the week of running is the Round the Rock Relay.

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Bowls to outline 2023 mission statement

Thursday 2 September 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Bowls will outline its mission for the coming three years at a special meeting on Monday next week.

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Hundreds of youth athletes expected at championships

Wednesday 1 September 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The National Youth Athletics Championships organised by Athletics Cook Islands is fast approaching. Alana Musselle reports.

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Inaugural Cook Islands Ta'okotai'anga University Games postponed

Wednesday 25 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The inaugural edition of the Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) Ta'okotai'anga University Games set to take place in Kaitaia in northern New Zealand between August 28 to September 2 has been postponed.

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Aitutaki wins Gary Parlour and Goldie Goldie Fishing comps

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Aitutaki anglers took out the 24th Gary Parlour Wahoo/Paara and fourth Goldie Goldie Mahi mahi fishing tournaments that were on the island over the weekend.

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Sport on hold for three days as Covid-19 investigations underway

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Sports federations have been asked to suspend all activities for three days to give Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health time to assess and conduct tests determining Covid-19 status in the country.

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Cricket prepares for 2021 season

Tuesday 17 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Eight men’s and six women’s teams are expected to compete in this year’s Rarotonga Cricket Club competition.

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Olympians give winners’ posters a special treat

Saturday 14 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The six athletes who represented the Cook Islands at Tokyo 2020 each posed with hand-drawn posters at Olympic venues to give the winners of a National Olympic Committee competition a unique prize.

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Sailors set for Raro Sunburst Champs

Friday 13 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The Rarotonga Sailing Club (RSC) Sunburst Championships will be held tomorrow at Muri Beach lagoon, adjacent to the club premises.

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Focus shifts on athletics

Thursday 12 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Other Sports, Sports

A programme focused on introducing age related skill activities to nudge young ones in the right direction to develop future athletic skills will take place with the beginning of the new school term this week.

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Raro swim team makes a splash at NZ competition

Wednesday 11 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Twelve swimmers from the Puaikura Aquatics Club leapt into a much bigger pond than they were used to at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Swimming Championships - and in doing so beat each of their personal bests.

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Pickleball comes to Rarotonga

Monday 9 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Other Sports, Sports

On 16 July, visiting Kiwi vacationer Jeff Parke (pictured playing the sport in 2019) helped three Rarotongans play what seems to be the first game of Pickleball ever in the Cook Islands.

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Cooks beat NZ Navy in friendly

Thursday 29 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Other Sports, Sports

The New Zealand Royal Navy have taken a beating from their Cook Islands counterparts at an inaugural sports event in Rarotonga.

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Katoa recalls ‘unique’ Tokyo medal moments

Wednesday 28 July 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Other Sports, Sports

Cook Islands Aquatic president Romani Katoa has described the moment he presented medals in Tokyo as “very unique”.

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