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21 07, 2022

Tenishia Thornton wins the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award for June

By |July 21st, 2022|0 Comments

Tenishia Thornton has been awarded the Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month Award for the month of June. Tenishia Thornton, at the age of 16, bagged an astonishing three gold medals and the title of world youth champion at the World Youth Championships held in Leon, Mexico. Competing in the women’s 55kg class, the young Maltese lifter stunned the field with a successful 78kg lift snatch, a successful 100kg lift in the clean and jerk, and a total of 178kg to set a new Commonwealth and national record. This category was made up of 17 athletes from 13 different countries, including Egypt, Mexico, Australia, Canada, Croatia, Ecuador, United States, Italy, Tunisia, Turkiye, India, New Zealand, and Malta. Tenishia Thornton was accompanied by her coach, Jesmond Caruana, who is also the President of the Malta Weightlifting Association (MWA). The trophy for the June 2022 Atlas Youth Athlete of the Month, together [...]

15 07, 2022

Special Olympics Malta jirċievu t-tieni TGS Malta Fair Play Award għas-sena 2022

By |July 15th, 2022|0 Comments

Il-Malta Fair Play Movement ħabbar is-sitt TGS Malta Fair Play Award, b’kolaborazzjoni mal-Għaqda Ġurnalisti Sports u Together Gaming Solutions. Il-panel li jiġġudika dan il-premju huwa magħmul minn Charles Camenzuli, Adele Muscat, Pierre Cassar, Kevin Joseph Azzopardi and Sandro Micallef. Dan il-premju huwa intiż għal dawk fil-qasam tal-isport kemm fuq livell individwali jew bħala tim għal mod altruwistiku f’kompetizzjoni/ijiet uffiċjali jew le. It-tieni unur għas-sena 2022, li jkopri l-perjodu bejn April u Ġunju ngħata lil Special Olympics Malta. Il-kontinġent Malti, magħmul minn aktar minn 400 atleta f’sitt dixxiplini differenti, ħa sehem fl-iSpecial Olympics Invitational Games li saru f’Malta, b’total impressjonanti ta’ 65 midalja tad-deheb, 60 fidda and 67 bronz. Aparti mill-impenn tal-atleti, kienet tinħass evidenti l-atmosfera ta’ ħbiberija u fair play bl-inklusività mal-atleti l-oħra li kienu ġejjin minn 23 pajjiż differenti, waqt il-logħbiet kollha. 'Ninsabu sinċerament onorati li nippreżentaw dan l-unur lil Special Olympics Malta, li huwa premju żgħir imqabbel mad-dedikazzjoni, [...]

15 07, 2022

Special Olympics Malta receives the second TGS Malta Fair Play Award for the year 2022

By |July 15th, 2022|0 Comments

The Malta Fair Play Movement’ has announced the sixth TGS Malta Fair Play Award, in collaboration with Malta Sports Journalists Association and Together Gaming Solutions. The adjudicating panel is formed by Charles Camenzuli, Adele Muscat, Pierre Cassar, Kevin Joseph Azzopardi and Sandro Micallef. This award is aimed at sporting individuals or teams who would have distinguished themselves with an altruistic gesture of fair play during official and/or non-official competitions. The second award for this year 2022, covering the April–June period, was given to Special Olympics Malta. The Maltese contingent, formed by over 400 athletes in six different disciplines, participated in the Special Olympics Invitational Games held in Malta, with an impressive tally of 65 gold, 60 silver and 67 bronze medals. Apart from the athletes’ commitment, a very friendly and fair play atmosphere was evident for their inclusivity, with all the other athletes coming from 23 different countries, during all [...]

16 06, 2022

Luke Bonello jirbaħ l-Atlas Atleta Żagħżugħ tax-Xahar għal Mejju

By |June 16th, 2022|0 Comments

Luke Bonello ngħata l-unur tal-Atlas Atleta Żagħżugħ tax-Xahar għal Mejju. Flimkien ma’ Luke Fenech, Luke Bonello rebaħ il-midalji kollha tad-deheb, wara li ntrebħu l-logħbiet kollha li kellhom Azores, iż-żewġ timijiet Baleares u dak ta’ Sqallija fil-COJI Games li saru f’Mallorca. Bonello rebaħ ukoll midalja tad-deheb fuq bażi individwali biex kiseb total ta’ tliet midalji tad-deheb. Luke Bonello ilu jipprattika t-table tennis minn April tal-2014, meta kellu biss seba’ snin. Huwa wera interess kbir f’din il-logħba meta kien jilgħab id-dar u l-imħabba tiegħu lejha mill-ewwel dehret evidenti. Luke issieħeb mal-HiTT Academy għall-prova u malajr beda jitħarreġ magħhom regolarment. F’Diċembru tal-2014, Luke mar l-Olanda flimkien mal-head coach Mario Genovese għal dik li kienet l-ewwel esperjenza internazzjonali tiegħu. Dan l-avveniment tant influwenzah u mmottivah, kemm bħala student fit-table tennis u kemm bħala individwu, li tnissel fih sens ta’ indipendenza, anki ta’ dik l-età. Il-ħolma ta’ Luke Bonello hija li jsir plejer ewlieni fit-table [...]

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