Sports

Titikaveka hosts Nikao

Thursday 2 September 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Soccer, Sports

Titikaveka will take on Nikao Sokattak in key football matches Thursday and Friday this week.

Soccer


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.

Other Sports


Basketball gains momentum

Tuesday 31 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The third week of the Avaiki Basketball Tournament saw players continuing to find their tune in terms of skills, with some definite improvement from the first two weeks being shown on the court.

Basketball


Panthers to face Bears in final

Monday 30 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers will host Arorangi Bears in the Senior A final this Saturday at Victoria Park.

Rugby Union


Avatiu wins women's 7s title

Saturday 28 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

The Avatiu women’s side defeated Arorangi Bears 12-5 in an exciting Cook Islands Rugby Union 7s final at The Swamp last night. Avatiu led 7-0 at the break. Avatiu’s tries were scored by Mahana Sijp and Nichole Tiaore with Sijp kicking a conversion. Rima Browne scored the Bears’ lone try in the second spell.

Rugby Union

Spectators allowed at rugby semis

Saturday 28 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Cook Islands Rugby Union has received exemption from Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health to allow fans to their weekly competition today but with some Covid-19 restrictions.

Rugby Union


Puaikura to battle Nikao Sokattak in round two

Saturday 28 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

After an exhilarating first week of football, round two provides another exciting match up. Puaikura will play Nikao Sokattak today at Raemaru Park in Arorangi.

Soccer


Golf event cancelled

Friday 27 August 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Sports

Due to the current Alert level 2 Covid-19 restrictions, the Aitutaki Golf Ambrose that was scheduled to take place today at the Rarotonga Golf Club, has been cancelled.

Sports


Avatiu rugby women's 7s eye historic win

Friday 27 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Avatiu is all pumped for the Cook Islands Rugby Union women’s 7s final this afternoon at The Swamp.

Rugby Union


Rugby union to resume play with no spectators

Thursday 26 August 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Rugby Union, Sports

Rugby spectators will miss out on the opportunity to witness the do-or-die Rarotonga Club 15s finals live this weekend due to alert level two restrictions.

Rugby Union


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.

Other Sports


Former football boss six-year suspension ‘witch hunt’

Wednesday 25 August 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Soccer, Sports

Lee Harmon’s suspension from football is a “witch hunt”, Cook Islands Football Association’s general secretary Mii Piri-Savage says.

Soccer


Tupapa, Nikao win football opener

Monday 23 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

Tupapa Maraerenga and Nikao Sokattak are off to a good start in the domestic football competition.

Soccer


Football boss fined and banned

Monday 23 August 2021 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Soccer, Sports

Cook Islands Football Association president Lee Harmon has been banned and fined a hefty sum by the Oceania Football Confederation..

Soccer


Football to kick off 2021 season

Saturday 21 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

Despite Alert Level 2, the opening round of the Rarotonga football competition with go ahead today with health requirements in place to ensure the welfare and safety of the players and spectators.

Soccer


B’ball receives exemption to hold games

Friday 20 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The Avaiki Basketball Tournament held eight matches on Wednesday after the organising committee was granted permission from Te Marae Ora (TMO) Ministry of Health.

Basketball


Midweek football matches postponed

Thursday 19 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Soccer, Sports

Due to Te Marae Ora’s advisory on current events surrounding the alert Level 2 announcement made on Tuesday, the grassroot midweek football games scheduled for August 18-20 have been postponed.

Soccer


Basketball players find their rhythm

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Basketball, Sports

Week one of the Avaiki Development Basketball Tournament took place on Wednesday last week at the Papaaroa Hall with a slamming start to the season. The tournament is set to run over seven weeks.

Basketball


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.

Other Sports


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.

Other Sports


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