Michael Cornell Cannon Jr, may not be a name we are all familiar with, but this young Cook Islander has just begun his dream of playing at the top level of American football by gaining a scholarship to play American Football at a High School in Utah.
HARD-HITTING and high-kicking fight-skills were on display at the annual Muay Thai Fight Night at Hula bar on Saturday night in front of a well-supported crowd of spectators, friends and family.
HOURS before her first Muay Thai boxing fight, a main card event in front of her friends and family no less, Melissa Becejski said her nerves were buzzing.
The Cook Islands' veteran-savvy overwhelmed a young Samoa side in the Women's Division of the 2018 Polynesian Cup to take a commanding 80-47 victory in their opening match on Sunday.
American Samoa relied on a strong start to take an impressive 72-67 victory over the Cook Islands to open their 2018 Polynesian Cup campaign with a victory.
A team of eight junior athletes travelling to Dunedin this week to strap on their running shoes and sprint or throw against the best competitors in New Zealand was given a massive boost to the spring in their step thanks to the local Rarotonga community on Saturday.
The Cook Islands Women's Basketball Team are jetting off to Apia on Saturday to compete in the Polynesian Cup against American Samoa, Tahiti, Tonga and hosts Samoa. The top two will qualify for the South Pacific games in 2019.