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An excellent start  for the sixth edition of the European Week of Sport with the main national event organised by SportMalta, the National Coordinating of the event in Malta.  The event was held on two days at the Kirkop Sport Complex. The event focused on a number of team and individual sport competitions in collaboration…

For six years, the European Week of Sport has helped tackle the inactivity crisis by encouraging Europeans to embrace a healthy and active lifestyle. Launched in 2015, the European Week of Sport was created in response to the worsening inactivity crisis. Despite sport and physical activity substantially contributing to the well-being of European citizens, the…

The sixth edition of the European Week of Sport was launched Friday morning by SportMalta, the National Coordinating of the event in Malta.  The event was held at the Kirkop Sport Complex with the presence of Parliamentary Secretary for Sport Clifton Grima and SportMalta top officials. Launched in 2015, the European Week of Sport was…

Applications for the 2020-2021 flexi-training scheme are now open. Closing date – Friday, 4th September, 2020 at noon. The scheme is only applicable to individual athletes with forthcoming fully approved international sport commitments, in their personal capacity, at the top national level and/or with great promise in their sport and with a great possibility of representing…

In the light of today’s covid19 updates given by Hon Fearne and Prof Gauci, kindly note that the guidelines issued on 1st July still apply in relation to sport. Go to the Guidelines: CLICK HERE

Summer on the Move has opened its doors to the 17th edition.   In somewhat unique circumstances that the entire world faced, it is highly encouraging that over 2000 children and adults will be taking part in a wide variety of activities.  As expected, swimming and other aquatic activities top the list as they remain the…

The awards competition is open for entries until 24 July 2020 (5pm Brussels local time). About the #BeActive Awards The #BeActive Awards competition is a central element of the annual European Week of Sport and has been created to support projects and individuals dedicated to the promotion of sport and physical activity across Europe. The…

On the 3rd of July 2020 the kick off meeting was held for a transnational project which will analyse and promote skills and workforce development in the European sport sector. The project is called “Continuing the journey towards a skilled workforce for the sport and physical activity sector in Europe” and will be known as…

At a press conference held at Pretty Bay, Birzebbuga Chairperson of The Marigold Foundation, Michelle Muscat launched the sixth edition of the annual swimming challenge.  The challenge that will be held on Saturday 11th July, 2020, will this year take a different form. Michelle Muscat will embark on a swimathon in the sea and will…

Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għaż-Żgħażagħ, l-Isport u l-Volontarjat Clifton Grima wera sodisfazzjon għall-ħidma li qed issir fuq it-tieni fażi tal-Padiljun tal-Basketball f’Ta’ Qali b’investiment ta’ madwar €1 miljun li huwa ffinanzjat permezz tal-iskema ta’ finanzjament għall-għaqdiet sportivi amministrata minn SportMalta. Is-Segretarju Parlamentari Clifton Grima saħaq li wara t-tlestija b’suċċess tal-ewwel fażi ta’ dan il-proġett, li bażikament kienet tikkonsisti fl-irranġar tal-istruttura oriġinali tal-azzar tal-padiljun kif ukoll fit-tiġdid tal-binja minn…

Prime Minister Robert Abela today visited SportMalta Head Office in Cottonera.  This was the first time that a Prime Minister visited the government entity for Sport. While paying an official visit, Dr Abela was shown around by Chief Executive Officer Mark Cutajar and Chairman Luciano Busuttil. Dr Abela met  Board of Directors, Management, head office…

Ħarġu l-ewwel sejħiet għall-offerti biex fil-Marsa jibda x-xogħol għall-iżvilupp ta’ ċentru sportiv ta’ livell internazzjonali. Il-Gvern se jinvesti €9 miljun, bis-Segretarju Parlamentari għall-Isport, Clifton Grima, jgħid li dawn il-faċilitajiet iridu jkunu lesti sa tliet snin oħra meta f’Malta se jsiru l-Logħob tal-Pajjiżi ż-Żgħar. 60 tomna art fiż-żona biswit it-trakka tal-atletika fil-Marsa se tinbidel f’ċentru sportiv…

The aim of the ESSA-Sport project, funded by the European Commission under the Erasmus+ programme, was to establish a European Sector Skills Alliance covering the full breadth of the sport and physical activity sector across the European Union. The project was a direct response to the identified needs and challenges of the sport and physical…

Summer on the Move is the biggest and most popular programme for kids and adults alike, where sport and physical activity are the focus for a fun-filled summer. Summer on the Move promises to provide the favourite activities from weekly sessions offered at different times and venues. Families are encouraged to take part together in…

As COVID-19 restrictions are gradually relaxed, employers and workers must work together to adapt and promote safe work practices consistent with advice from public health authorities and to ensure that premises are ready for the social distancing and correct hygiene measures that are critical to the success of the transition. Employers and workers must prevent…

The guidelines on the return to sport in Malta as part of the COVID-19 transition are intended for the sporting associations and athletes who fall under the supervision of SportMalta. They are based on international guidelines and scientific literature, and are in accordance with the guidance issued by the Public Health Authorities. They are intended…

Many have seen their sports shattered by enforced lockdowns and social distancing whilst others have had to adapt their regimes around home-schooling and tele-working. For those fortunate enough to still be able to get time on the water provides a mental and physical recharge. For Clinton Spiteri, a keen stand-up paddler, #beactive was marked by…

Mil-lum, is-Sibt, 23 ta’ Mejju, reġgħu nfetħu uffiċjalment il-bibien tal-faċilitajiet sportivi ‘outdoor’  ta’ SportMalta għall-atleti, wara li ilhom magħluqin għall-aħħar xahrejn minħabba l-pandemija tal-Covid-19.   It-taħriġ tal-atleti jista’ jsir fi gruppi ta’ sitta u jista’ jkun magħmul minn ħames atleti u kowċ jew grupp ta’ sitt atleti, u n-numru totali ta’ persuni permessi fil-post għandu jammonta…

The impact of Covid-19 has been felt globally. Lockdowns and restrictions across Europe have put huge strain on everyone’s health and wellbeing. People have felt isolated, detached and levels of physical activity have been falling. But, physical activity has never played a more important role in people’s lives than today and it has the power…

The National Pool Complex and the Marsa Sport Complex will be opening its outdoor facilities as from Monday, whilst the National Shooting Range will be open from Saturday.  As per guidelines issued by the Public Health Authorities, all facilities will be opened exclusively for registered athletes at the Associations` and Clubs` discretion. No other persons…

The 7th full partner meeting of the EU funded ONSIDE project took place on Thursday 14th of May 2020. The meeting should have taken place in Sofia, Bulgaria hosted by project partner the National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski” but instead took place as an online meeting due to the Coronavirus situation in Europe. 17 participants…

Daily videos with fitness tips from our #OnTheMove Coaches is now being aired on a daily basis on television. But here are the daily videos… Today’s video is from Bela Grundmann…  

The European Commission in collaboration with SportMalta, as the National Coordinating Body for the European Week of Sport, are presenting once again the #BeInclusive Awards. If your organization is working with disadvantaged groups, facing challenging circumstances and using sport to integrate these groups, we would like to know. Organizations which are implementing such projects can…

Local Athletes Jake Vella, Jake Muscat, Yazmin Zammit Stevens, Lisa Mare Bezzina, Jordan Camilleri, Alex Borg, Mya Azzopardi, Josephine Grima, Mark Scerri and Ryan Fenech joined the #BeActiveAtHome campaign that is helping all Maltese to stay active and healthy from their homes.

With everyone staying at home, physical activity is now more important than ever – not just for maintaining physical fitness, but also mental wellbeing. SportMalta, with its mission to move a nation through the promotion and development of sport for a healthy, inclusive and successful Malta and as part of the #BeActive campaign, is launching the…

Jake Vella, the 8-year-old Maltese boy who stole many people’s heart as he battles ROHHAD, one of the rarest conditions in the world, smiles to the audience on national TV. Jake is still a kid, but runs triathlon across Malta despite his desease makes him gain weight no matter how much exercises or diets he…

KATEGORIJA SPORTIV TAS-SENA Keith AZZOPARDI – Kickboxing Rebaħ it-titlu dinji fi Franza fil-kategorija featherweight bir-regoli full contact. Ġimgħatejn wara rebaħ it-titlu dinji PRO K1 f’Malta. L-ewwel Malti li ġġieled kickboxing fl-Octagon u rebaħ. Gianluca CHETCUTI – Sparar Iddefenda b’suċċess il-midalja tad-deheb li kien rebaħ f’San Marino fl-2017 hekk kif rebaħ il-midalja tad-deheb fid-double trap waqt…

This morning the finalists for this year’s edition of the SportMalta Awards l-Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali were announced during a certificate ceremony at the Maritime Museum Vittoriosa. Five finalists in each category except in the Team of the Year where these are six as two teams received the same number of votes from the sport journalists….

  KATEGORIJA SPORTIV TAS-SENA Mauro ANASTASI – Ten Pin Bowling Keith AZZOPARDI – Kickboxing Gianluca CHETCUTI – Sparar William CHETCUTI – Sparar David FARRUGIA – Raffa Antonio FLORES – ParaOlympics Rodney GATT – Tiġrijiet taż-Żwiemel Jordan GUSMAN – Atletika Scott MUSCAT – Pool Jeremy SAYWELL – Judo   KATEGORIJA SPORTIVA TAS-SENA Sue ABELA – Ten…

Partners in the ONSIDE project made a flying start to 2020 with the 6th full partner meeting taking place in Birmingham, UK, on 8th and 9th of January, hosted by Sports Officials UK. One of the key outputs of the project will be a brand new set of occupational standards for the role of sport…

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