The 7th Micronesian Games, the biggest sports event hosted by Palau, have closed.
In a simple ceremony, and with the athletes of the games assembled at the national stadium, Micronesian Games President, Bill Keldermans and Organising Committee chairman, Fank Kyota, spoke of their pride in the contribution of Palau the success of the Games and new era of sportsmanship across Micronesia.more
Finals and Bronze medal matches are therefore scheduled to be held on Sunday at the Airai Tennis Courts.
Attached FYI is the Order of Play for Saturday. As previously sent, the unoffimore
At the track six gold medals will be decided, including the blue ribbon 100 metre sprints.
Fans are excited about the prospect of a Guam-Palau men's basketball qualifying showdown, and Palau will also want to consolidate a good opening day on the wrestling mat.more
Debra Daniel from the Federated States of Micronesia's Pohnpei bagged three individual gold medals - the 100 metres backstroke, 100 metres butterfly, and the 200 metres Individual medley.more
Domestic athletes will be joined by sportsmen and women from Guam, the Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, the Northern Marianas, and the Federated States of Micronesia.more
President Toribiong was on hand to welcome the 1,000 athletes who'll will compete in ten days of competition in and around Koror.more