The 5th European Union Weightlifting Cup was underway this weekend in Innsbruck, Austria. The Maltese team was made up of Shelby Mangion Vassallo and first time international competitor Tenishia Thorton. The meet saw the best athletes from Europe, Italy, Spain, Poland, Austria, Sweden, Croatia, Slovenia and Malta in the U15,  U17 and U20 age groups…

Last Sunday evening Marsaskala Sports Cub inaugurated their new clubhouse which was fully refurbished over the winter and spring time. The works included an upgrade of the existing facility, a new board room for the committee to operate and also new dressing rooms with outdoor showers for its members. During the launch Marsascala Mayor Mario…

Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għaż-Żgħażagħ, Sport u Għaqdiet tal-Volontarjat Clifton Grima saħaq li permezz tal-assistenzi minn SportMalta, qed naraw li l-assoċjazzjonijiet u klabbs qed ikunu proattivi u qed jieħdu inizzjattivi biex jiġġeneraw dħul. Dan kollu ma jkunx possibli mingħajr l-għajnuna li jagħti l-Gvern li jikkommetti ammont ta’ flus kull sena sabiex jingħataw dawn l-assistenzi, liema assistenzi żdiedu…

The European Week of Sport goes to sister island, Gozo. SportMalta, the National Coordinating Body of this European Commission’s initiative, that of promoting sports and physical activity, organised yet another dissemination meeting with the intention of spreading further the message, that of engaging more in sports and physical activity towards a healthier lifestyle. SportMalta together…

Malta finished in 2nd place overall at the European Small Nations in Iceland this weekend, beating Cyprus for the first time ever The Maltese team made up of Vlad Baldacchino, Matthew Camilleri, Rodmar Pulis, Yazmin Zammit Stevens, Elisia Scicluna and Shelby Mangion Vassallo finished with multiple personal bests and national records behind the reigning champions…

The historic fortifications surrounding the iconic Valletta Grand Harbour provided the perfect back drop for Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club when the curtain was raised for its busy summer of sport schedule. The National Open Water Swimming Championship, kicked off with the 2-kilometre race, held over two 1 kilometre loops. The course in the harbour…

#OnTheMove programme reached its end for the 30th consecutive year. On Friday 25th May, Marsa grounds turned into a busy complex. Different sports stations were held to celebrate another successful year. Children filled up the red oval to participate in Athletics and Speedminton. Parents took part in Sportsfun with the younger children. As in previous…

Din is-sena, L-Isport Promotion Unit fi ħdan Sport Malta, bil-kollaborazzjoni tal-Badminton Association, organizza sensiela ta’ sessjonijiet ta’ taħriġ ghall-iskejjel sekondarji u primarji. L-istudenti tħarrġu fil-Kumpless Sportiv ta’ Ħal- Kirkop, taħt it-tmexxija ta’ għalliema u kowċis esperti u speċjalizzati f’dan il-qasam. Kemm l-għalliema kif ukoll l-istudenti kellhom l-opportunita’ jitgħallmu minn dawn is-sessjonijiet li jidhru li ħallew…

As part of the dissemination programme in preparation for the European Week of Sport 2018, SportMalta organised a focus group meeting together with Malta Sport Journalist Associations. Various SportMalta departments together with the Associations top officials, discussed the communication campaign in order to get Malta more active. Mark Cutajar,  Sport Malta Chief Executive Officer whilst…

We, the T2MIS partners, invite all stakeholders to take the web by storm on 1st of June with video and messages using #T2MIS official hashtag: #MakeLearningMobilityARealityInSport. Why the 1st of June 2018? Because we will officially launch the T2MIS online platform, a tool to help individuals and organisations active in their journey towards Learning Mobility….

Fuq inizjattiva tal-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sport, matul din is-sena skolastika ingħata bidu għall-proġett edukattiv bil-kollaborazzjoni tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti u bl-appoġġ tal-Ministeru għall-Edukazzjoni u x-xogħol.   Fi żjara li għamel waqt l-aħħar sessjoni ta’ din is-sena skolastika l-Ministru tal-Edukazzjoni u x-Xogħol Evarist Bartolo faħħar din l-inizjattiva li tikkumplimenta s-sistema tal-edukazzjoni prattika. Hu spjega li matul din is-sena…

The European Week of Sport is an initiative taken by the European Commission to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background and fitness level. SportMalta is the national coordinating body of the European Week of Sport and in this regard, it is organising several meetings with…

SportMalta tippreżenta total ta’ €1,049,738 f’għajnuniet finanzjarji lill-assoċjazzjonijiet u atleti individwali. Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għaż-Żgħażagħ, Sport u Għaqdiet tal-Volontarjat Clifton Grima saħaq li permezz tal-assistenzi minn SportMalta, qed naraw li l-assoċjazzjonijiet u klabbs qed ikunu proattivi u qed jieħdu inizzjattivi biex jiġġeneraw dħul. Kien għalhekk li l-Gvern ħaseb biex idaħħal il-liġi ta’ kummerċjalizazzjoni ta’ artijiet sportivi…

The first four months of Malta’s 2018 Scrabble season have been a continuous crescendo of competitive pathos and excitement. The 35th Malta National Scrabble Championship, held between early January and mid-April, was animated by a fascinating duel between defending champion and six-time titleholder David Delicata and ten-time champion Theresa Brousson. This historic sporting rivalry came…

Sailing is one of the most weather-dependent sports, leaving crews at the mercy of the wind and sea swell, often disrupting well laid plans. The Citadel Sicily Weekend Regatta, which was once again sponsored by Citadel Insurance plc, was proof of this, when original plans to go to Marzamemi had to be changed due to…

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. Now in its’ 15th edition, Summer on the Move promises to provide over 7000 participants to choose their favourite activities from 400 weekly sessions offered at different times…

The Eurosport Trail Running League, organised by Agones SFC came to a close with the Victoria Lines 19km Trail Run. Mirroring the success of previous races, the race was a sold-out success. Crossing the whole breadth of the island from Madliena to Fomm ir-Riħ, this race is considered a classing taking trail runners along the…

The final phase of the Secondary Schools’ Waterpolo Programme for the scholastic year 2017-2018, had its culmination on the 26th and 30th April, at Tal Qroqq National Pool, where students attending State, Church and Independent Secondary Schools got together for the Inter School Waterpolo tournament.  The girls’ tournament was won by Sliema St Joseph, closely…

The Krafft Championship Final for Silver Category horses will be raced next Sunday. This championship was the longest championship from those held so far due to the large amount of horses in this category and in fact four phases had to be scheduled with the horses racing in heats on 24th March, quarter finals on…

For another consecutive year, a record breaking number of athletes participated in the Teamsport Gozo Half Marathon. Over 1,250 athletes took part in one of races. Apart from the half marathon and the 8 mile races, the event also included competitive 5km and 2km races for children, 8 mile and 5km walkathons and 5km and…

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. Printed Applications are now available from all SportMalta Facilities and can be downloaded from the website. Now in its’ 15th edition, Summer on the Move promises to provide…

John Marmara won the Qormi-SC Trap Competition at the Qormi Clay Shooting Club. In a windy and rather foggy day Marmara was joined on the podium by Mario Buhagiar who finished in second place and by George Mifsud who had to settle for third place overall. After two qualification rounds of 25 clay targets each,…

On the 25th April, the National Pool at Tal Qroqq hosted the Annual Swim Meets for students attending State, Church and Independent Primary Schools.  This has been the culmination of a year during which students have experienced training sessions to improve their ability in basic swimming skills.  The swimming programme for schools offered by SportMalta at…

Is-Segretarju Parlamentari għaż-Żgħażagħ, Sport u Għaqdiet tal-Volontarjat Clifton Grima jżur ix-xogħlijiet tal-Proġett tax-Shooting Range ta’ livell internazzjonali ġewwa ta’ Kandja. Is-Segretarju Parlamentari filwaqt li faħħar ix-xogħol li qed isir fuq ix-Shooting Range saħaq li “dan il-proġett huwa wieħed mill-wegħdi elettorali tal-Gvern u huwa opportunità tajba biex pajjiżna jkun kompetittiv f’oqsma ġodda u jassigura li pajjiżna…

Over 200 athletes aged between five and eighteen years took part in this event which was held at The National Sports School, Pembroke on Sat 21st and Sun 22nd April 2018. Through this event, the Malta Karate Federation participated in the initiative Solidarjeta’ bl-Isports. Proceeds from this event will go towards Malta Community Chest Fund…

The annual weightlifting European Small Nations tournament is set to take place this weekend in Reykjavik, Iceland. The competition will see teams from Cyprus, San Marino, Iceland and other small nations challenge Malta’s top team on Saturday. Vlad Baldacchino, Matthew Camilleri and Rodmar Pulis will be representing Malta from the men’s side while commonwealth Games…

Sport Malta will be holding its annual waterpolo competitions for schools during which students, male and female, representing State, Independent and Church Schools will have the opportunity to get together in a socially inclusive environment which encourages respect, tolerance and nurtures schools’ ego and identity.   Following informative sessions held in schools by National Waterpolo…

Nicholas Carabott won the Brincat Trap at the Southern Shooting Club, an event that was organised on two qualification rounds of twenty five clay targets each. He was joined on the podium by Frank Scorfna and Eugenio Borg who took Silver and Bronze respectively. The six Finalists in the Bib number order were; John Marmara…

On the 18th and 19th April, SportMalta held the annual swimming event for students attending   State, Private and Church Secondary schools.  Throughout the scholastic year, students have been encouraged to take part in the swimming programme for schools offered by SportMalta at Tal Qroqq National Pool.   A total of over hundred students took part in ten…

For the first time since 2004 the Malta Fed Cup team reached for a second time the play off stage for promotion to European/Africa Group II. The last and only time this had happened was when the Fed Cup Group was staged in Malta in 2004 seeing Malta bowing out to Norway. The Maltese ladies…

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