New records were set during the BOV National Junior Bowling Championships held recently over 2 days at the Eden Super Bowl. The championships attracted no less than 38 bowlers, most of them participating in more than 1 category Philip Gruppetta and Sara Xuereb, each won the U23 championships for the sixth consecutive time. Philip has…

25 athletes, aged between 7 and 13 years, took part in Liege Open Karate Championships held in Belgium on the 17th and 18th of November 2018. Athletes from La Salle Karate Club and Zebbug Karate Club, directly affiliated with the Malta Karate Federation, participated in kata, kumite and para karate categories, landing 2 gold, 2…

The 31st edition of the Malta International Darts Open came to an end last Thursday with top quality darts witnessed throughout the 3-day event. 256 men, 51 ladies and 6 players in the disability competition participated in the singles competition with another 137 pairs in the doubles competition for a total of 450 entries.  …

The Hockey Association of Malta (HAM) have announced they have reappointed Pieter Bregman as coach of the National team. Bregman will lead the team at Malta’s next competitive engagement that will be in the European Hockey Federation (EHF) EuroHockey Championship III in Gibraltar next summer (28th July – 3rd August 2019) and Bregman is aiming…

Two Gold and one Bronze for Malta’s Weightlifting Team at the 210 Challenge Tournament this weekend in Switzerland. Shaun Ciantar, Tenishia Thornthon and Roberta Tabone, three of Malta’s relatively rookie weightlifters, had a stellar performance at the meet where they participated alongside athletes from France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Germany Monaco and San Marino. 13…

Championship Race Report In the Male race, a new champion was going to be crowned since none of the previous title-holders were present on the starting list. From the very few metres of the swim, it was Pembroke Atleta & Triathlon’s Shaun Galea and Mosta’ Tri Team’s Bernard Sant who took the lead and covered…

After years away from the Bidnija Shooting Ranges, Stanley Cardona made a good comeback in Trap Shooting when he won the Lorchard Trophy, an event that was organised on two qualification rounds of twenty five clay targets each plus finals. Joining Cardona on the podium were George Mifsud and Christopher Farrugia who won the Silver…

In the early 1960’s the Royal Malta Yacht Club calendar of medium distance offshore races was limited to Syracuse, Messina, Lampedusa, Tunisia and a 206 mile race to Tripoli which was won by SALUKI a 30 ft Sloop skippered by the Club Commodore Tabby Zammit Tabona, with Freddy Borda and myself as crew. At that…

It was on Saturday 30th November 1968, yes half-a-century ago, that the Royal Malta Yacht Club in collaboration with the Royal Ocean Racing Club introduced a new race to its calendar of offshore sailing, the Middle Sea Race, which ever since have always presented a grand challenge and a sensational spirit of adventure to hundreds…

30 athletes from Malta Karate Federation aged between 13 and 19 took part in the 5th edition of The Small States of Europe Karate Championships which were held in San Marino on Friday 28th and Saturday 29th September 2018. Athletes competed in both Kata (forms) and Kumite (sparring) winning a total of 6 Gold, 7…

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