Sports

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Basketball in RMI

Basketball in RMI

The hottest game in town

Basketball is THE sport in the Marshall Islands. Sure, volleyball is popular, but you can’t get a more excited crowd than the one that’s at the SGT Solomon Sam Basketball Court watching a Ralik-Ratak Shoutout game. Turn a corner in Majuro and it’s likely you can see a hoop somewhere … and if you can Read More

 
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Mattie Sasser: Weightlifting Star

Mattie Sasser: Weightlifting Star

Pacific Games weightlifting win: Three golds! December, 2017: On the first day of the Pacifi Mini Games weightlifting competition, Marshall Islands’ Mathlynn “Mattie” Sasser dominated the women’s 63kg category, setting five Oceania and five Pacific Games records on her way to three gold medals — the maximum possible gold medals for a weightlifter to win in Read More