Year 2018 is coming to an end and this was indeed a very successful year for SportMalta. We managed above everything once again to improve the Malta position in the classification of physical activity according to the Eurobarometer. This confirms our objective in SportMalta’s mission statement in ‘Moving a nation through the promotion and development…

The 21st Edition of the Jeff De Bruges YET stop in France saw no less than 8 Maltese youth bowlers taking part; namely Dwayne Zahra, Matthew Magro, Dylan Santillo, Juliana Bonanno, Kurt Attard, Miguel, Edward and Sara Xuereb. In the Qualifying round, only Dwayne Zahra and Matthew Magro managed to place for the finals on…

B’investiment ta` zewg miljun Ewro, Is-Sibt l-ewwel ta’ dicembru gie inawgurat il-kumpless tal-futbol f’Birzebbuga.  Progett li kien gie imwieghed mill-Gvern fl-2013 u wara snin ta` xoghol finalment tlesta. Il-Ftuh ta` dan il-kumpless sar mill-Prim Ministru Joseph Muscat li kien akkumpanjat mis-Segretarju Parlamentari ghal-Isport Clifton Grima kif ukoll diversi Ministri, deputati u anke mill-Kumissarju Ewropew Karmenu…

Seba’ mwejjed ta` l-isnokker ta’ l-oghla livell kif ukoll erba’ mwejjed ta` l-isnooker ghat-tfal issa qeghdin kollha taht saqaf wiehed hekk kif SportMalta, il-Hamis sitta’ ta` Dicembru fethet Centru ta` l-isnooker. Il-loghba li tradizzjonalment kienet loghba tal-kazini ta’ festa u politici, kif ukoll ta’ bars issa ser tista tigi pratikata f’Ambjent differenti li barra li…

The Applications for the Flexi Training Scheme for Public Sector Employees are once again open. The popular scheme gives the opportunity to employees within the Public Sector to dedicate more time practicing and training their sports. More information about the Scheme can be viewed HERE. Or contact our Assistance Schemes Office HERE.

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.  …

Following the success of the previous scheme with the element of flexibility being introduced in the 20/20 scheme, thereby focusing more on flexibility and the actual training requirements of the individual athlete, SportMalta has worked in now extending the scheme for players of team sports whom the national sports organisation would like to assist with…

The 3rd full partner meeting of the ONSIDE project partners took place in Lausanne, Switzerland, on 15th/16th November 2018 at the headquarters of European Athletics. The main ‎focus of day 1 of the meeting was to consider the results of the research phases of the project. Adequate workforce research is the foundation of a successful…

Eluf ta’ nies ħonqu t-toroq Maltin li minnhom għaddew l-erbgħa rotot prinċipali li fformaw parti mill-għaxar edizzjoni ta’ The President’s Solidarity Fun Run, b’risq il-Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. Ir-rotta tal-ġiri telqet mir-Rabat, filwaqt ir-rotot tal-mixi telqu minn Raħal Ġdid, minn Santa Venera, u mill-Universita’ ta’ Malta. Kien propju minn din ir-rotta li telqet l-E.T….

In the best of weather this Sunday morning Malta’s main roads filled with thousands of people who answered President Marie Louise Coleiro Preca’s call and took part in an event to show solidarity. The annual President’s Fun Run this year celebrated its 10th anniversary and kicked off a chain of events that will raise funds…

HELP SHAPE THE SPORT WORKFORCE FOR THE FUTURE The survey is part of the ESSA-Sport project funded by the European Commission under Erasmus+ and coordinated by the European Observatoire of Sport and Employment (EOSE). It is a transnational initiative for the whole of the EU with the involvement of 18 national partners and 5 European…

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…

Il-ħiliet li hemm bżonn sabiex tkun atleta professjonali, l-isfidi li jiffaċċjaw l-atleti flimkien mar-rwol tal-media sportiva kienu t-temi li ddominaw it-tieni u l-aħħar ġurnata tal-forum nazzjonali tal-isport fil-lukanda The Palace tas-Sliema s-sibt filgħodu. Fost il-kelliema barranin spikka John Steele, personalita’ prominenti tal-isport fir-Renju Unit. Steele kien serva bħala kap eżekuttiv ta’ UK Sport, organiżżazzjoni li…

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…

Various aspects rotating around  local sports will be discussed during the second  National Sport Forum hosted by SportMalta on the 26th and the 27th of October, 2018 at The Palace Hotel, Sliema. This year’s theme will be “Dynamics towards success’.  Over 150 sport administrators registered for this year’s event. The forum is a valuable platform…

Malta Classic 2018 held across 4 days between the 11th and 14th October was another exhilarating national event hosting 70 pre-1975 classic cars. In its 11th year, Malta Classic welcomed thousands of spectators in the form of car enthusiasts, visitors and families to a celebration of the World’s most iconic automobiles and a true test of vintage speed and style. The Overall winner…

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…

This was the European School Sports Day 2018  

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…

Ġiet imnedija l-għaxar edizzjoni ta’ The President’s Solidarity Fun Run 2018 li din is-sena ser issir nhar l-4 ta’ Novembru u li bħal dejjem issir b’risq il-Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation. Waqt konferenza ta’ l-aħbarijiet, iċ-Chairman tal-Kumitat Organizzattiv, Mark Cutajar ħabbar li r-rotot ser jibqgħu dawk li issa indraw mill-Maltin u l-Għawdxin. Il-mixjiet jitilqu mill-Universita’,…

On the 28th September, around 15,000 students attending schools from all Educational Sectors joined students from over 30 European Countries in the European School Sport Day (ESSD).   The ESSD is an annual sports day during which students are engaged in activities aimed at increasing physical activity and encourage students to adopt a healthy lifestyle.  Notwithstanding…

Il-Gimgha Ewropeja ta’ l-isport giet fi tmiema bil-kbir fi tmiem il-gimgha bil-BeActive Nigjht fil-kumpless Sportiv ta’ Hal Kirkop.  Din il-gimgha Ewropea giet organizzata f’pajjizna minn SportMalta b’fondi ta` l-Unjoni Ewropea.  Gimgha li rat lil pajjizi kollha fl-Unjoni u stati mill-balkani jqajjmu kuxjenza biex iktar nies jaghmlu Sport u attivita fizika. L-attivita ta` Sibt kellha attendenza…

Fl-għeluq tal-ġimgħa Ewropea tal-isport, ġie inawgurat proġett li minbarra l-pubbliku se jibbenefikaw minnu dawk li jipprattikaw l-isport tal-hill climb. Il-progett sar b’investiment ta’ hames mija u sebghin elf  ewro u fost oħrajn ser joffri aktar sigurtà għad-dilettanti li jsegwu t-tlielaq tal-karozzi fil-kampjonat tal-hillclimb fl-Imtaħleb. Id-dilettanti tat-tlielaq tal-karozziissoddisfaw xewqa oħra tagħhom bl-inawgurazzjoni ta’ xogħlijiet li saru…

The ASA, in collaboration with SportMalta organised water polo tournaments for the U/13s, women and masters as part of the European Week of Sport and #Be Active Campaign.  These were held on the 19th and 21st September 2018 at the Tal-Qroqq Sports Complex.   San Giljan, Barracudas, Sliema and Balluta Young Boys participated in the…

The #BeActive Night will happen next Saturday 29th September at Kirkop Sports Complex. There will be various events for all members of the community… #BeActive merchandise will be given out for free to the public on the night. The event will close with a big fitness party that will definitely get you physically active. Apply…

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