In the first session of the 2023 Oceania Weightlifting Federation’s (OWF) Youth, Junior and U23 Championships in Apia, Samoa last week, Marshall Islands weightlifters started strong with Mike Riklon winning the gold medal in the under-23 category in his 55kg (121 pounds). Not only is he now the reigning Oceania U23 Champion, but his six-for-six […]
The Ministry of Education, Sport and Training said this week it made the difficult decision to delay the date of the Micronesian Games. The decision was based heavily on recommendations from the Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities and the Micronesian Games Organizing Committee/Facilities Sub-Committee’s assessment of facility readiness for the July dates. This was […]
EVE BURNS Here’s to the team in the Marshall Islands that never burns out and didn’t die out. The RMI weightlifting team always brings in medals from any international competition they compete in, even as the weightlifting team adds new faces from year to year. For the upcoming Micronesian Games, weightlifting got ahead of every […]
A soft opening for Majuro Day festivities kicked off last Friday at Majuro City Hall. The event invited athletes who will be competing in softball, basketball, volleyball, tug of war and related sports. The official day is February 15.