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11 03, 2020

Dejan Grech wins February ‘Atlas Youth Athlete of the month’ award

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Eight Ball Pool player Dejan Grech has been declared as the the Atlas Youth Athlete of the month following his achievement in the European Eight Ball Pool Championship 2020 held in Malta last month. This is the second award being awarded to a local youth athlete following the launch of this initiative by Atlas Insurance in collaboration with the Malta Sports Journalists Association. Dejan Grech was the most successful Maltese player in the 2020 European Eight Ball Poll Championship where he was crowned European Champion in the Under 23 category. In the final he managed to beat Irish player Thomas Morgan 7 frames to 3. Grech’s experience in this international event will be one to be remembered also for the fact that along with the Malta Under 23 team he managed to reach the final against Team Ireland with the Irish counterparts this time claiming the honor. Dejan Grech’s superb form in [...]

10 03, 2020

Dejan Grech jirbaħ l-unur tal-Atlas Żagħżugħ tax-Xahar għal Frar

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Il-plejer tal-Pool Dejan Grech kien dikjarat rebbieħ tal-unur Atlas Żagħżugħ tax-Xahar għal Frar 2020, wara l-wirja kbira li kellu fil-Kampjonat Ewropew tal-Eight Ball Pool li sar f’Malta x-xahar li għadda. Dan hu t-tieni unur li qed jingħata ta’ din ix-xorta b’inizjattiva ta’ Atlas Insurance bil-kollaborazzjoni tal-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports li ta’ kull xahar tikkordina panel ta’ ġurnalisti tal-isport fejn jevalwaw il-kisbiet tal-atleti żgħażagħ. Dejan Grech kellu kampjonat straordinarju hekk kif mhux biss rebaħ il-finali ta’ taħt it-23 sena u temm bis-suċċess ta’ Ċampjin Ewropew, iżda saħansitra wasal ukoll sas-semi finali fil-kategorija Open. Fil-finali tal-kategorija ta’ taħt it-23 sena Grech għeleb fil-finali lil Thomas Morgan tal-Irlanda 7 frames għal 3. Grech kien anke jifforma parti mit-tim Malti ta’ taħt it-23 sena li wasal sal-finali kontra t-tim Nazzjonali tal-Irlanda fejn tilef ħames frames għal tnejn. Għal dan il-Kampjonat Ewropew kien hawn f’pajjiżna plejers minn 10 pajjiżi differenti; fejn  flimkien ma’ Malta ħadu sehem [...]

7 03, 2020

Champion mother … swims, runs, cycles and breastfeeds in between 

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Lorraine Cunningham Photo by Angie Conti On 8th March the World celebrates Women’s Day and to tell you the truth I have never been a great fan of this day, as being one advocating equality among sexes, I always thought that this was opposing my ideals. A few days ago, a fellow Maltese sports photo reporter Angie Conti passed to me a particular picture that gave me a new perspective of Women’s Day and why it should keep being celebrated. This photo made me realize that whilst men and women were created equal, God gave us women an extra gift - the art of multi tasking. Being equal does not mean that we have to be a 100% copy of each other but having different capabilities that ultimately make us measure up to each other on the same level. The most diverse thing between a man and a woman is that [...]

27 02, 2020

Ir-rebbieħa tas-60 edizzjoni tal-iSportMalta Awards – L-Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali

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Wara nuqqas ta’ tliet edizzjonijiet, l-atletika reġgħet rebħet waħda miż-żewġ kategoriji l-kbar fis-60 edizzjoni ta’ SportMalta Awards – Għażliet Sportivi Nazzjonali. Iżda għall-ewwel darba, l-atletika rebħet kemm il-kategorija Sportiv tas-Sena kif ukoll Sportiva tas-Sena fl-istess edizzjoni, permezz ta’ Jordan Gusman u Lisa Marie Bezzina. Gusman li rebaħ mal-ewwel okkażjoni li kien finalist, sar biss it-tieni atleta mill-atletika li rebaħ l-Isportiv tas-Sena wara Mario Bonello fl-1999. Bezzina fuq in-naħa l-oħra saret id-disa’ atleta femminili mill-atletika li rebħet l-unur tal-Isportiva tas-Sena. Iż-żewġ atleti kellhom sena simili ta’ xulxin. Huma fosthom rebħu t-tnejn it-tlielaq tal-5,000 u l-10,000 metru fil-Logħob tal-Pajjiżi ż-Żgħar fil-Montenegro, b’Gusman jirbaħ ukoll il-fidda fl-1,500 metru. Lejn tmiem is-sena, Gusman kiser ir-rekord nazzjonali fl-10,000 metru filwaqt li Bezzina kisret ir-rekord nazzjonali tan-nofs maratona. Il-kategoriji Żagħżugħ u Żagħżugħa tas-Sena ntrebħu minn Jake Muscat tal-waterpolo u Mya Azzopardi tal-għawm rispettivament. Fil-preżent, iż-żewġ atleti jinsabu barra minn xtutna biex itejbu l-kwalità fl-isport li jikkompetu fih. Din hi t-tieni darba fl-aħħar erba’ [...]