Sports

Sporting associations and sports heroes.

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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

Mattie Sasser is the only Marshallese to gain entry into the elite Olympic Games competition on her merits as a sportsperson alone. This she did in the August 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In the competition her lifts boosted her to number 11 globally in her weight category More recently, Mattie has continued Read More