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RMI makes unique mark in Tokyo

RMI makes unique mark in Tokyo

TERRY SASSER* The July 23 Opening Ceremony of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, which took place a year later than planned, was described by global media outlets as “muted,” “somber,” “subdued,” “overshadowed by a pandemic, but defined by hope, tradition and gestures of diversity.” Rio Olympian swimmer Colleen Furgeson, modeling a traditional Marshallese costume provided […]

RMI athletes to Tokyo Olympics

RMI athletes to Tokyo Olympics

In spite of the continued global Covid-19 pandemic and associated travel restrictions, which have already denied several Oceania countries the opportunity to participate in the Olympics, Marshall Islands will have a team at the rescheduled 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games in Tokyo next month. Rio Olympian and recent Lincoln College graduate Colleen Furgeson will again represent […]