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ANOC 2016 General Assembly, Doha, Qatar

CISNOC President Mr. Hugh Graham and CISNOC Secretary General Mr. Robert Graham attend the 2016 ANOC General Assembly which is being held in Doha, Qatar. During the assembly the following topics will be discussed, review of Rio Olympics, upcoming games of the likes 2018 Youth Olympics, 2018 Winter Olympics and the 2020 Olympics which is to be held in Tokyo, Japan.more

Oceania athletes to join 8th AWG - Sapporo 2017

Kuwait, October 30, 2016: The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is delighted to confirm that athletes from the Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) will take part in the OCA’s 8th Asian Winter Games in Sapporo, Japan, next February.more

First visit to Mitiaro for Manea Games 2017

Robert Graham, Secretary General of CISNOC and Siniva Marsters, Sports Manager will be flying off to Mitiaro Island today for their first visit inspection and meeting with the Organising Committee for the 2017 Manea Games to be held in Mitiaro, from 9 - 19th October 2017. The purpose of our trip is to check what has been done so far as we are less than one year out from the Games.more

Development of Sports in the Commonwealth

Commonwealth Games Association of the Cook Islands are currently present in Edmonton attending workshops on the Development of Sports throughout the Commonwealth. Other topics also being covered on Sports is Gender Equality, Human Rights, Para Sports, Youth Games and Athletes Development.more

New Administration Officer for CISNOC

Another recent appointment for CISNOC is Administration Officer, Melanie Wilson. From the code of Athletics, Melanie Wilson has experience and knowledge in Administration after hosting a successful and regional event for Athletics in 2014. Her duties within CISNOC is to assist the President and Secretary General of CISNOC and daily office responsibilities for the NOC. We welcome Melanie on boardmore

New CGA Administration Officer for CISNOC

CISNOC has currently employed a new person that will take over the affairs of the Commonwealth Games Association from this year to 2018. Augustine Kopa, currently graduated from ICECP Programme from the sport of Aquatics, has been appointed as the CGA Administration Officer for the Cook Islands CGA.more

CGF General Assembly 2016 in Edmonton

Sports leaders from 71 Commonwealth nations and territories have started arriving today in Edmonton, Canada, for the Annual Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) General Assembly. The 2016 General Assembly, takes place from 5-7 October 2016 at the city’s Chateau Lacombe Hotel. The Secretary General of CISNOC, Robert Graham and Senior Vice President, Anthony Turua is in attendance for Cook Islands.more

Team Cook Islands Rio 2016 Handbook

Available on this website is the official Team Cook Islands Handbook for the Olympic Games 2016. The Handbook features messages from the President of CISNOC, Sports Minister and Chef de Mission, Team Cook Islands to various Olympic Games, Features of the 15 islands and Athlete Profiles of those athletes who attended the Rio Olympic Games.more

Patty, Team Cook Islands’ finest Athlete

Sprinter, Patricia Taea is Team Cook Islands best-performing athlete at the Rio Olympics in Brazil, qualifying for the second round of the Women's 100m Heats, first ever for Cook islands at any Olympics.more

Ranked in the top 20...

Slalom proved to be harder than expected. Bryden and Ella Nicholas put in more than 100 percent.more

COOK ISLANDS, Top 10 Best Dressed Team..

Team Cook Islands were dressed in a green Tav's design out-fit, with the ladies also wearing the head ei (ei katu) traditionally worn throughout the islands for many occasions.more

Cook Islands are Welcomed to the Olympics

Team Cook Islands Welcome and Flag-raising Ceremony was held today 4th August in the Athletes Village, NOC President Hugh Graham and Cook Islands Government representative H.E. Roseline Blake BEM also in attendance.more

Canoe Slalom first up for the Cooks

Bryden Nicholas will be the first Cook Island athlete of the team to compete at the 2016 Rio Olympics. His Canoe Slalom K1 race is on the 7th August, just two days after the opening ceremony, at the purpose built white water stadium at Deodoro.more

IOC Approves Five new Sports for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today agreed to add Baseball/Softball, Karate, Skateboard, Sports Climbing and Surfing to the sports programme for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.more

Oceania National Olympic Committees “We will make it” says IOC President

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach is confident that the 2016 Rio Olympics which starts in a week’s time, will be a success.

“We will make it,” said a confident Bach while addressing Chef de Missions during a morning briefing at the Games Village.more

Cook Islands visit school in Rio

TEAM COOK ISLANDS flag bearer Ella Nicholas and brother Bryden paid a visit to a school in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as ambassadors of the country in lead up to the 2016 Olympic Games.more

Team Kuki content with Village

TEAM COOK ISLANDS Chef de Mission Robert Graham is satisfied with the accommodation arrangement of the national team for the Rio Olympic Games which starts on Friday next week.more
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