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9 01, 2020

Atlas Insurance teams up with the Malta Sports Journalists Association to award young sports achievers

By |2020-01-09T16:18:51+02:00January 9th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, News, Scroller News|0 Comments

Atlas Insurance, one of Malta’s leading insurance firms, has teamed up with the Malta Sports Journalists Association (MSJA), known also as the Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports, to launch the ‘The Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month’ award. The aims of this monthly award are varied. First and foremost, the award is intended for those athletes up to the age of 21 who have distinguished themselves in sports achievements both in terms of sporting results in Malta or abroad, as well as adherence to the sporting values. Sports disciplines associated with this award can be varied, and all sports – both individual and team-based will be considered for this award. The Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month award is intended to promote physical activity and competitive sports among the younger generations and generate positive role models for our young people in general. “Atlas Insurance has been associated with sports, sporting events and [...]

9 01, 2020

Maltese Photographer Domenic Aquilina made it in top 10 Photographers in AIPS Media Awards

By |2020-01-09T10:42:25+02:00January 9th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, News, Scroller News|0 Comments

With less than one month left to the celebration of world's sport media excellence, AIPS is proud to announce the names of the top ten journalists who competed in the two Photography category of the AIPS Sport Media Awards: Portfolio and Sport Action. The chosen journalists passed a strict selection and will be the roster of the potential finalists, expecting the three names will be unveiled on January 15, 2020. The list may contain more than 10 journalists because of ties in the voting. Here’re the top 10 published in alphabetical order by surname. PORTFOLIO TOP 10 (13) Naeem Ahmadi (Iran), Double standard - Iran varzeshi Scott Barbour (New Zealand), Australian Open Tennis 2019 - Australian Associated Press Andy Cheung (Australia), Light, emotion & story telling - UK Tennis Magazine Adnan El Hage Ali (Lebanon), Women fight bad weather - Al Akhbar Julian Finney (United Kingdom), Sport - Getty Images Alexander Hassenstein (Germany), Dohas track and [...]

8 01, 2020

Nadal and Hosszu chosen by AIPS Europe journalists as best in Europe

By |2020-01-08T09:15:55+02:00January 8th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, Scroller News|0 Comments

For the second time in his career, RAFAEL NADAL - one of greatest tennis players of all times was chosen as the European Sportsman of the Year by journalists from 43 AIPS Europe national associations. Nadal already won this honor in 2008 and this year’s success reflects the potential of this leading figure in the world of sport . KATINKA HOSSZU , the Hungarian queen of swimming, for the third time in four years was chosen as the 2019 European Sportswoman of the Year. Hosszu was already a winner in 2016 and 2017 . Rafael Nadal was followed by Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus f.c and Portugal) and F1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Katinka Hosszu was followed by Italian Biathlon ace Dorothea Wierer and Dina Asher Smith of Great Britian athletics. It was the 37 th. annual poll conducted by AIPS – EUROPE through the world wide poll held by AIPS. As the [...]

6 01, 2020

SportMalta Awards – Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali: 60 sena ta’ storja u impenn lejn l-isport Malti

By |2020-01-06T08:20:41+02:00January 6th, 2020|Carousel News, Home Page, News, Scroller News, Sport Malta Awards - Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali, Top News|0 Comments

Fit-22 ta’ Frar SportMalta u l-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports se jkunu qed jorganizzaw flimkien edizzjoni oħra tal-Isportivi Nazzjonali. L-edizzjoni ta’ din is-sena se tkun waħda speċjali hekk kif se tkun is-60 edizzjoni mill-ewwel edizzjoni imnhedija mill-mibki ġurnalist tal-isport Benny Pace li kien organizza fuq bażi individwali  permezz tal-ġurnal The Sporting Star bl-ewwel edizzjoni tal-Isportiv tas-Sena tkun  dik tal-1960. Dakinhar ir-rebbieħ kien Wilfred Pirotta li kien jipprattika l-isport tal-ispearfishing (sajd taħt wiċċ il-baħar bin-nifs). Benny Pace baqa’ jorganizza b’suċċess dan il-konkors li kellu format ferm differenti min kif nafuh illum sal-edizzjoni tal-1977 fejn fl-aħħar seba’ snin bejn l-1970 u l-1977 kienu jsiru żewġ għażliet fi żmien ġimgħa. Dan seħħ wara li fl-1970 saret l-ewwel edizzjoni tal-Għaqda Kittieba Sports. Fl-ewwel erba’ edizzjonijiet (1960,1961, 1962 u 1963) Pace kien jippremja biss lill-Isportiv tas-sena u kien biss fil-ħames edizzjoni tal-1964 li introduċa l-unur tal-iSportiva tas-sena dakinhar mirbuħ minn Joan Galea Naudi li kienet ġejja mid-dixxiplina [...]