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18 06, 2020

Thomas Borg awarded May ‘Atlas Youth Athlete of the month’

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Paralympic athlete Thomas Borg has been awarded the ‘Atlas Youth Athlete of the month’ for the month of May 2020 after his perseverance and positive attitude helped him to keep active during the COVID-19 pandemic. Thomas who is 18 years old was born with Dysmelia of his right forearm (Amelia). He opted for swimming after having played football for several years with the Melita AFC Youth Nursery. His inspiring sporting journey continued in 2015 with swimming coach Ebi Ebidanaid. In the same year he was selected to form part of the Para Swimming national team under the guidance of coach Isabelle Zarb where he made his international competitive debut in Istanbul, Turkey. During the season 2016/17 he joined Neptunes during which season he was officially classified and accepted to compete in official International Paralympic Committee swimming meets. Subsequently, he joined Exiles under coach Edward Caruana Dingli. During the past two seasons he has participated in no less than three international events two of which in Italy and at the World Para Swimming Championships in London. He has recently decided [...]

19 05, 2020

Bżonn ta’ iktar minn protokoll mediku wieħed għall-Isport

By |2020-05-19T14:13:44+02:00May 19th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, Scroller News|0 Comments

L-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sport tinnota b'sodisfazzjon li wara l-appell ta' diversi assoċjazzjonijiet tal-Isport u anke mill-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti, l-Gvern u l-awtoritajiet tas-Saħħa se jillaxkaw fuq diversi miżuri relatati mal-attività sportiva fil-pajjiż. Id-deċiżjoni li jista' jiġi prattikat sport individwali fuq barra u taħriġ fi gruppi sa sitt individwi minn nhar il-Ġimgħa kienet deċiżjoni li l-maġġoranza tal-Isportivi apprezzaw immens. L-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sport hi konxja tal-fatt li flimkien ma' SportMalta, l-awtoritajiet tas-Saħħa ġabru u fasslu lista ta' dixxiplini sportivi li ġew klassifikati bħala sport ta' riskju baxx, medju u għoli. Għaldaqstant qedgħin napellaw sabiex din il-klassifikazzjoni tkun pubblikata fl-interess ta' kulħadd u sabiex kulħadd ikun konxju mir-riskju involut meta se jirritorna għat-taħriġ. L-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sport tagħmel appell ukoll sabiex l-istakeholders prinċipali tal-Isport f'pajjiżna jiġifieri s-Segretarjat Parlamentari tal-Isport, SportMalta u l-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti, ipoġġu madwar mejda mas-Supretendent tas-Saħħa u tobba li jispeċjalizzaw fil-mediċina tal-Isport u jfasslu protokolli mediċi speċifiċi għad-dixxiplini sportivi l-iktar popolari fil-pajjiż jew fi gruppi ta' ġeneri ta’ [...]

18 05, 2020

Il-ġurnalist veteran tal-iSport Malti Mario Meli jagħlaq 80 sena

By |2020-05-18T16:00:12+02:00May 18th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, News, Scroller News|0 Comments

L-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports tingħaqad mal-komunità sportiva lokali biex tawgura lil Mario Meli, ġurnalist tal-isport li qiegħed jiċċelebra 80 sena. Mario Meli, eks xandar tal-isport mal-PBS u ġurnalist freelance tal-isport, qed jiċċelebra wkoll fis-sena 2020, is-60 sena ta’ karriera distinta fi ħdan il-midja sportiva. Kien fi Frar tal-1962 meta huwa ngħaqad mar-Rediffusion, issa Public Public Broadcasting Services Malta. Fil-karriera brillanti tiegħu huwa l-ewwel beda jassisti u mbagħad beda jmexxi firxa ta' programmi Sportivi fuq it-TV Nazzjonali. Għal diversi snin huwa kien l-għażla awtomatika għall-kummentarji tal-partiti tat-tim nazzjonali ta’ Malta għal TVM. Żewġ kummentarji storiċi li għamel Meli kienu ż-żewġ logħbiet barra minn darna, ir-rebħa kontra l-Estonja (0-1) u d-draw (1-1) kontra l-Ungerija f'Budapest. Matul il-karriera ġurnalistika tiegħu Mario Meli kellu l-opportunita' jintervista numru kbir ta' personalitajiet sportivi internazzjonali bħal Joe Havelange, l-eks President tal-FIFA, Antonio Samaranch, l-eks President tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Internazzjonali, Joseph Blatter l-eks Segretarju tal-FIFA, Lennart Johansson eks President tal-UEFA [...]

18 05, 2020

Veteran Maltese Sports Journalist Mario Meli turns 80

By |2020-05-18T13:52:55+02:00May 18th, 2020|Articles, Carousel News, Home Page, News, Scroller News|0 Comments

The Malta Sports Journalists Association joins the local sporting community in wishing a Happy Birthday to long standing sport journalist Mario Meli who celebrates his 80th birthday tomorrow. Mario Meli, an ex sports broadcaster with PBS and freelance sport journalist, is celebrating also in 2020, 60 years in his distinguished sport media career.  It was in February 1962 when he joined the then Rediffusion, now Public Broadcasting Services Malta. His sterling career saw him first assisting and then anchoring an array of Sports programmes on National TV. For several years he was the automatic choice for commentaries of the Malta International team matches for TVM. Two outstanding historical commentaries done by Meli were the two away matches against Estonia (0-1) and the (1-1) draw against Hungary in Budapest. During his journalistic career Mario Meli had the opportunity to  interview a vast number of international sport personalities such as Joe Havelange, [...]