Sixteen-year-old dynamic referee George George, hailing from the picturesque Cook Islands, has taken a giant leap onto the global arena, officiating the fiercely contested matches at the prestigious Western Springs U17 Youth Football Tournament in New Zealand.
The Just Kruizin’ Mātatahi team, representing the Just Kruizin’ Netball Club from West Auckland, is on track to retain the open ladies title at the Netball in Paradise Competition, currently underway at the National Sports Arena in Nikao.
Tomorrow marks the beginning of the highly anticipated Vaka Eiva ‘oe vaka’ outrigger canoeing competition, the country’s biggest ocean sporting event which guarantees a display of world class skill and endurance.
The Cook Islands rugby league 9s teams that were stranded in New Zealand and Fiji on their way to the Solomon Islands due to flight cancellations had their perseverance rewarded when they won medals at the Pacific Games, reports Losirene Lacanivalu in Honiara.
The beautiful island of Atiu was abuzz with excitement as 17 enthusiastic participants gathered for a three-day Junior Coaching Course, delivered by Jess Ibrom, the Cook Islands Football Association (CIFA) national academy director, last week.
Wesley Roberts, Cook Islands golden swimmer is not just celebrating the number of medals he won so far, but the fact that he will be graduating soon. Losirene Lacanivalu reports from the Pacific Games in Honiara.
Titans playmaker Chantay Kiria-Ratu led Cook Islands to the top of the points table as Fiji’s men’s and women’s teams suffered shock losses on the opening day of the Pacific Games Rugby League 9s in Honiara on Sunday (Cook Islands time).
The Pacific turned up on Sunday night (local time) at the newly built National Stadium in Honiara as the 2023 Pacific Games was officially opened in a ceremony befitting the region's premier sports event.
The final round matches of the Rarotonga Football Season are set to take place today. Matches for Round 15 began last week ahead of the departure of the national players who will represent the Cook Islands at the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara.
What are the Pacific Games? Which team has won most medals in the Pacific Games? How have Australia and New Zealand performed at the Pacific Games? These questions and more answered in this brief history of the Pacific Games.