Liam Ratana

Liam Ratana

THE Cook Islands women’s football team will play for at least a medal at the 2019 Pacific Games, after defeating Solomon Islands 2-1 in their third match of the Games yesterday.

TWO Cooks tennis players at the Pacific Games are thought to have contracted food poisoning. The team is blaming contaminated food for acute gastroenteritis suffered by Ruby Pierre and Tamarua Payne.

‘Positive focus’

Monday July 15, 2019

The Sports and National Olympic Committee has criticised media coverage about swimmers being excluded from the games, saying journalists should “focus on the positives”.

Coach puts a ring on it

Monday July 15, 2019

Vaka captain Emilene Taulu received not one, but two glittering new reminders of her time in Samoa.

Bowling their way to gold

Saturday July 13, 2019

LAWN BOWLS continued their impressive medal haul at the Pacific Games yesterday, adding a gold, silver, and bronze medal to their stash.

THE Cook Islands men’s sevens team can hold their heads high after narrowly losing their bronze medal final in a gruelling match against Tonga.

Swimmer Wesley Roberts has added another medal to his already impressive haul at the 2019 Pacific Games.

Captain courageous Willis

Saturday July 13, 2019

Stephen Willis’ fondest memories of his rugby career happen to be two losses. The first is a loss against Australia at the 2016 Oceania Sevens tournament, held in Fiji.

Sevens off to a good start

Friday July 12, 2019

THE Cook Islands men’s rugby Sevens team has made an impressive start to their 2019 Pacific Games campaign, winning their first match on day one and having a strong outing against defending champions Fiji.

The Cook Islands women’s basketball team avoided an early elimination and claimed their first win at the Pacific Games in Samoa, beating a determined New Caledonia side yesterday.

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