Yap prepares for 2018 MicroGames

BY JOYCE MCCLURE

For the Journal

COLONIA, Yap — For the remote islands of Yap, hosting the 2018 Micronesian Games is a big deal for its 11,000 inhabitants. 

When the Micronesian Games Council awarded the hosting of the quadrennial event to Yap in 2014, everyone on island felt like “the little engine that could.” Gov. Tony Ganngiyan said, “Everyone is pulling together, determined to make this the best MicroGames ever. We are humbled to have been chosen to host this important event and are looking forward to welcoming the athletes, coaches and their supporters to our beautiful . . .

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