Cook Islands Games

Countdown begins for the Cook Islands Games

The multi-sport event was last held in 2015 but has been revived as a way to bolster sporting competition in the country in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

President of the Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC), Hugh Graham, said Rarotonga was buzzing ahead of the 3 October start date.

"Of the 15 islands that make up the Cook Islands we have 11 islands that will be participating, including the capital Rarotonga.