19 07, 2021

Tribute to Louis Borg former President of the Malta Basketball Association and Vice President of the Maltese Olympic Committee

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The President and all members of the Malta Sports Journalists Association express their empathy for the loss of Louis Borg, ex President of the Malta Basketball Association (MBA) and ex Vice President of the Maltese Olympic Committee (MOC). He also served as MOC's Technical Director for various editions of the Olympic Games and Mediterranean Games. He died at the age of 85. Borg was one of the founding members of the (MBA) and introduced the FISEC Games to Malta, way back in 1967. He was the President of the Malta Handball Association for 25 consecutive years, where he was also the founder of this same association. Louis Borg was also a senior lecturer at the University of Malta and was the first president of the Academy for Physical Education. MOC's President, Julian Pace Bonello and Andrew Decelis, Director of the Institute of Physical Education and Sport at the University of [...]

19 07, 2021

Tislima lil Louis Borg eks President tal-Assoċjazzjoni Maltija tal-Basketball u eks Viċi President tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti

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Il-President flimkien mal-membri kollha tal-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sport jesprimu s-sogħba tagħhom għall-mewt ta’ Louis Borg, eks President tal-Assoċjazzjoni Maltija tal-Basketball u eks Viċi President tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti (KOM). Huwa kien ukoll Direttur Tekniku tal-KOM f’diversi edizzjonijiet tal-Olimpjadi u l-Logħob tal-Mediterran. Huwa miet fl-età ta’ 85 sena. Fil-basketball, hu kien wieħed mill-fundaturi tal-Assoċjazzjoni. Borg kien il-bniedem li introduċa l-logħob tal-FISEC f’pajjiżna fl-1967. Sas-sena li għaddiet, Louis Borg kien jokkupa l-kariga ta’ President tal-Assoċjazzjoni Maltija tal-Handball fejn kien hu stess kien il-fundatur ta' din l-Assoċjazzjoni. Hu dam jokkupa din il-kariga għal 25 sena. Louis Borg kien ukoll senior lecturer fl-Università ta’ Malta u kien l-ewwel Direttur tal-Akkademja tal-Edukazzjoni Fiżika. Il-President tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti Julian Pace Bonello u Andrew Decelis, Direttur tal-Istitut tal-Edukazzjoni Fiżika u Sport fi ħdan l-Università ta’ Malta u li ħadem miegħu għal diversi snin, kienu minn tal-ewwel li bagħtu l-kondoljanzi lill-familja Borg.

15 07, 2021

Sasha Gatt claims the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month award for June

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Sirens ASC 15-year-old swimmer Sash Gatt has claimed the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award for the month of June 2021. Gatt was chosen as the winner of the June award following her outstanding results, thus breaking her own personal, national and age group records. In the 400m freestyle, she stopped the clock in 4:18.58, over five seconds faster than the 4:23.33 mark she established in February. The very next day, Gatt broke her own national record in the 800m freestyle with a time of 8:52.22. She had previously set that record in March at 8:58.88, as the opening split of what was also a national record-breaking time in the 1500m. Both of those national records are also the Maltese age group records. The 2021 winners so far were: Kayden Lagana (Tenpin Bowling) - January, Francesca Curmi (Tennis) - February, and Mya Azzopardi (Swimming) – March, Jeremy Zammit (Long Jump) – [...]

15 07, 2021

Sasha Gatt rebbieħa tal-Atlas Atleta Żagħżugħa tax-Xahar għal Ġunju

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L-għawwiema ta’ Sirens ASC Sasha Gatt, li għandha 15-il sena, ingħatat l-unur tal-Atlas Atleta Żagħżugħa tax-Xahar għal Ġunju. Gatt kisbet ħin ta’ 4:18.58 fl-400m freestyle, fejn tejbet b’ħames sekondi l-ħin preċedenti tagħha stess ta’ 4:23.33 fi Frar li għadda. L-għada li kisbet dan is-suċċess, hija kisret record nazzjonali tagħha stess fit-800m freestyle b’ħin ta’ 8:52.22. Ir-rekord preċedenti f’Marzu li għadda kien ta’ 8:58.88. Dawn iż-żewġ rekords misuba minn Gatt huma wkoll meqjusa bħala age group records. Ir-rebbieħa għal din is-sena 2021 s'issa kienu: Kayden Lagana (Tenpin Bowling) - Jannar, Francesca Curmi (Tennis) - Frar u Mya Azzopardi (Swimming) – Marzu, Jeremy Zammit (Long Jump) – April u t-Tim Nazzjonali U15 tal-Waterpolo - Mejju. Dan il-premju ta' kull xahar jingħata b'inizjattiva konġunta tal-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports flimkien ma' Atlas Insurance. Il-panel li jiġġudika r-rebbieħa ta' dan il-premju jieħu nota tas-suċċessi miksuba matul dak ix-xahar u fl-istess ħin jistieden lill-assoċjazzjonijiet u federazzjonijiet sportivi sabiex [...]

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