Aitutaki leads the Telecom Medal Tally

Following the Open and Masters Mix Volleyball yesterday, Aitutaki jumped ahead of Mauke on the table. Yesterdays games proved to be tough for some of the islands, however Atiu was able to keep Aitutaki a bay, taking the game to 3 sets, unfortunately Aitutaki was too strong and won the game, picking the gold, Atiu silve and Mitiaro bronze. In the Masters saw Aitutaki winning another gold.more

Medal Tally Update - DAY ONE

Traditional Games Medal Tally - Day Onemore

Traditional Games Results

Great start in the first event for the Manea Games. After the Opening Ceremony all teams assembled at the National Stadium for our Traditional Games. Traditional Games consists of the various cultural events held here in the Cook Islands. After day one, Mangaia leads the Medal Tally with a total of 4 Gold, 3 Silver and 1 Bronze, Total 8.more

Opening Ceremony - Manea Games 2014

The official opening of the Manea Games 2014 in Akatokamanava kicked off this morning. All teams were present at the National Stadium of Mauke and the games were official opened by His Excellency, Queens Representative, Mr Tom Marsters. The Opening was also represented by the President of CISNOC, Hugh Graham, Religious Advisory Council, Traditional leaders and the people of Mauke.more

Arrival of Queens Representative to the Manea Games

The Queens Representative, His Excellency Tom Marsters and Mrs Marsters arrived into Mauke on Saturday afternoon, greeted at the airport by the host island and all participating islands. He was carried on the Paata from the plane to the entrance of the airport and was well receptive to the warmth of the athletes and officials for the Manea Games. The QR will officially open the Manea Games 2014.more

Vanuatu NOC host MOSO Events Management

Secretary General Robert Graham is one of the two facilitators in Vanuatu lecturing the Events Management unit from the MOSO Course, as Vanuatu prepare to host the 2017 Pacific Mini Games.

19 participants from 10 NF's, NOC staff and staff of the Ministry of Youth & Sports were those attending as the participants, also members of the 2017PMGOC.more

Lawn Bowls and Athletics Arrival in Glasgow

The Lawn Bowls and Athletics team arrives in Glasgow. After 38 hrs flying from the small nation, the Lawn Bowls team have finally settled into the village. Alex Beddoes (800m) and Manager/Coach James List also arrived at the same time via train from Manchester. Alex competed in a pre-competition in the city of Manchester before heading into Glasgow. The team was welcomed by Siniva Marsters.more

Glasgow 2014 Arrival

First Job on arrival into the Games village in the host city of Glasgow was to formally register Team Cook Islands with the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. Delegation Registration Meeting (DRM) is a significant milestone and means each one of our athletes and team leaders/support staff are entitled to live, train and compete within the Commonwealth Games environment.more

Team Cook Islands heads to Glasgow

Team Cook Islands athletes will this week begin their voyage across the globe to Glasgow, Scotland for the Commonwealth Games. The team is made up of 37 athletes and officials representing four sporting codes, namely Athletics, Lawn Bowls, Rugby 7's & Weightlifting.

The team will be led by Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee Secretary General & Chef de Mission Robert Graham.more

39 make up Team Cook Islands

A team of 39 athletes and officials will represent the Cook Islands at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 3.more

Cooks represented at the Queens Baton Launch

Tupuna Mitchell represented the Cook Islands at the Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Launch at Buckingham Palace. Puna was amongst all 71 Nations in the well-attended ceremony which attracted crowds of supporter as well as some of Scotland's greatest athletes, young people from across the Commonwealth and senior representatives from across the Commonwealth.more

HM The Queen launches Glasgow 2014 Queen's Baton

HM the Queen launched the Glasgow 2014 Queens Baton Relay at Buckingham Palace today at a simple but hugely well-attended ceremony which attracted crowds of supporter as well as some of Scotland's greatest athletes, young people from across the Commonwealth and senior representatives from across the Commonwealth.more

10 Medal, 7 Athletes...

A 7 athlete represented the Cook Islands at the 9th Pacific Mini Games won 10 medals, one of the smallest teams at the games, however one of the biggest impacts during the games.

Congratulation Team Cook Islands.more
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Mauke is welcoming the participating Islands for the 7th Manea Games, 6th - 17th October 2014. CISNOC President, Snr Vice President and Sports Manager will be in attendance as the NOC officials.

ANOC General Assembly will be hosted this year in Bangkok from the 7 - 8 November, attending wll be the President and Secretary General.



Telecom Medal Tally after Day 5 of the Manea Games, Aitutaki still lead the table, with Mauke in 2nd, followed by Mangaia, Mitiaro and Atiu. Day 6 of competition will see the island continuing the Cricket and Tennis competitions.


Commonwealth Games Programme

Programme of events and dates when Team Cook Islands athletes will be competing:


Patricia Taea

Sun 27 Jul    14:30       Women’s 100m R1

Wed 30 Jul   18:30       Women’s 200m R1

Alex Beddoes

Tue 29 Jul    10:00       Men’s 800m R1


Games will be played from Thursday 24 July to Friday 1 August


Sat 26 Jul    

11:16       Kenya v Cook Islands

14:40       Cook Islands v Trinidad & Tobago

19:30       South Africa v Cook Islands

Sun 27 Jul    Playoffs, Semi and Finals


Luisa Peters

Wed 30 Jul   15:30       Women’s +75kg


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