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Successful “Let’s Move Malta” Week Celebrated Unity Through Sports

SportMalta News November 13, 2023 0

From November 6th to 10th, 2023, the “Let’s Move Malta” initiative was a big success. It brought the community together for a happy celebration of sports and friendship.

The week started on Monday at the Kirkop Complex with a Special Olympics event from 5 pm to 7 pm. There were activities like Table Tennis, Bocce, Various Sports, and Basketball. The atmosphere was lively, and it made people feel connected through shared enjoyment.

On Tuesday, there were activities for senior citizens at Saint Vincent De Paule, bringing fun exercises to promote active lifestyles for Malta’s seniors.

Wednesday was exciting with a collaboration between the Civil Service, Sportmalta, and the Malta Employees Sport Association at the Marsa Sports Complex. From 12:30 pm to 3:45 pm, employees played Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Table Tennis, and Cross Country, encouraging healthy competition and team spirit.

Thursday started with Caritas at San Blas hosting a morning filled with sports activities like Tic Tac Toe, Turn the Tarp, Logo Puzzle Relay, Build the Pyramid on swimming boards, Find the Pair Relay, 7-a-side football, handball, and Tug of War. The day ended at 11 am, leaving participants feeling thrilled.

Closing the week on a high note, Friday’s School Sports Day at Cottonera Sports Complex brought schools together for a morning of spirited sports activities in the main hall.

The entire week showed how powerful sports can be in bringing people together, creating unity, and making lasting memories. “Let’s Move Malta” was more than just an event; it was a celebration that touched every participant, leaving behind a legacy of shared joy and community spirit.

St. Thomas More College Middle & Secondary School in Zejtun – SportMalta Schools Sports Day 2023 Event

SportMalta News November 10, 2023 0

In addition to organizing this successful Sports Day, St. Thomas More College Middle & Secondary School in Zejtun also proudly participated in the annual SportMalta Schools Sports Day 2023. The main aim was to show how physical activity can boost academic performance and encourage inclusiveness through sports. This event aligned perfectly with the #Beactve campaign, which emphasizes the link between being active and improved health and academic achievements.

The Sports Day featured a wide range of activities designed to test agility, balance, coordination, speed, and strength. These activities included flat fun races, Tug of War, and possession games, all of which helped students develop their physical abilities and foster teamwork.

The event was a great success, with students actively engaging in various activities, showcasing their physical talents, and forming new friendships. It underlined the significance of physical fitness, not just for overall well-being but also for academic success.

St. Thomas More College Middle & Secondary School remains committed to promoting a culture of active and healthy living among its students through such events. This Sports Day was a testament to their dedication to the well-rounded development of their students.

This collaboration with SportMalta further exemplified the school’s commitment to promoting physical activity and a healthy lifestyle among its students. The SportMalta Schools Sports Day provided an excellent platform for students to showcase their athletic talents, compete with other schools, and foster a sense of sportsmanship.

Malta Badminton Team Wins Bronze In European Championships

SportMalta News November 10, 2023 0

Malta won the bronze medal in the first edition of the European Championships after defeating the Faroe Islands 3-1.

SportMalta hosted the championships for the teams at the Cottonera Sports Complex, with a total of eight participating countries.

The Maltese team won two matches in their group and lost one, advancing to the semifinals where they were defeated by Cyprus.

Today, they achieved victory against the Faroe Islands, the same team that had beaten Malta in the group stage, securing the third place in the Championships.

Team Malta was composed of Francesca Clark, Samuel Cassar, Matthew Abela, Lauren Azzopardi, Nigel Degaetano, Elenia Haber, and Matthew Galea, led by Head Coach Matthew Haynes.

SportMalta Exciting Volleyball Staff Event

SportMalta News October 23, 2023 0

On Friday, October 20th, 2023, at 1:45 PM, the Cottonera Sports Complex’s Main Hall was filled with excitement as the Volleyball Staff Event took place. The event brought together staff members for an afternoon of fun and camaraderie. It turned out to be a great success, with everyone coming together to enjoy the day. Laughter and smiles filled the air as teams battled it out on the volleyball court. Memorable moments were captured in photos, preserving the happiness shared by all. There were a total of six teams in action. After some intense matches, the best team emerged victorious, claiming the top spot. The second-best team displayed impressive skills and secured the second runner-up position. It was a day of sportsmanship and teamwork that will be cherished by all who participated. The Volleyball Staff Event will be remembered not just for the games but also for the unity it fostered among the staff. It was a day where work colleagues became teammates, and the spirit of friendly competition reigned

More than 50 schools across Malta took part in the SportMalta Schools Sports Day 2023

SportMalta News October 16, 2023 0

Through an initiative led by SportMalta, thousands of children from Maltese and Gozitan schools united together for various activities with their teachers for SportMalta Schools Sports Day. The SportMalta Schools Sports Day is a big event in Malta, where over 50 schools joined in the fun. This special day was all about promoting healthy habits in kids and making them fall in love with sports. The hope was that they would keep playing sports as they grew up.

More than 50 schools coming together for the SportMalta Schools Sports Day was a big deal. It was a celebration of movement, teamwork, and health. And while there were winners and losers, everyone went home with a smile, knowing that they had taken a step closer to a lifetime of being active and loving sports.

Imagine a day when school was not just about books and lessons, but also about running, jumping, and having a blast. That’s what the SportMalta Schools Sports Day was all about. It was a day when students got to showcase their athletic skills and had a great time doing it.

The main goal of that day was to get kids excited about sports. When they had fun playing games and sports, they were more likely to stay active throughout their lives. So, that event was like planting a seed of love for sports in their hearts. When they grew up, that love might turn into a passion for a particular sport or just a habit of staying active.

It wasn’t just about competition, though. The day was full of activities that were enjoyable and helped kids stay fit. There were races, games, and team sports that brought out the best in every child. It wasn’t about being the fastest or the strongest; it was about giving it your best and enjoying the spirit of sportsmanship.

In addition to being a day devoted to sports and physical activities, this unique occasion also functioned as a promotional tool for underscoring the significance of physical fitness among school children in fostering robust and well-balanced lifestyles. SportMalta executed several efforts aimed at promoting sports and physical activity, with instances such as the #BeActive campaign and the European Week of Sport being two notable initiatives carried out in the past month.

Aġenzija Sapport – European Week of Sport 2023 Event

SportMalta News October 4, 2023 0

The European Week of Sport in 2023 was a fantastic celebration of fitness and sports activities. The event was made possible thanks to the collaboration between Depiro Sports Club, and SportMalta, Mtarfa Resource Centre, Special Olympics Malta, and the Mtarfa Community Police. This initiative aimed to promote physical activity and well-being among service users attending Mtarfa Resource Centre. Throughout the week, participants engaged in various activities, including basketball sessions, which were a big hit among the attendees.

The atmosphere was filled with enthusiasm and a sense of unity as everyone came together to support each other . These activities not only promoted fitness but also encouraged social interaction and community bonding. It was heartwarming to see people of all abilities and backgrounds coming together to enjoy the benefits of sports and fitness. The European Week of Sport 2023 will be remembered as a time when collaboration and teamwork led to a memorable and impactful event. We look forward to more such opportunities in the future to promote fitness, activity, and the spirit of togetherness.

Kalkara Local Council Walk to Cottonera Sports Complex – #Beactive Night 2023 Event

SportMalta News October 4, 2023 0

For the second year in a row, our community united to take part in a pleasant walk, starting from Kalkara and ending at the Cottonera Sports Complex. This event was a part of the European Week of Sport, an initiative aimed at promoting physical activity and a healthy lifestyle throughout Europe.

Mayor Wayne Aquilina, Councilor Maria Sultana, and the Community Police were all present, showing their support for this wonderful occasion. It was heartwarming to see our local leaders taking an active role in encouraging fitness and well-being within our community.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all those who participated in this event. Their enthusiasm and participation ensured that our village was an active and integral part of the first day of activities in the European Week of Sport 2023, which was organized by SportMalta.

The European Week of Sport is not just about physical activity; it’s about promoting a culture of fitness and health. It’s a time when people from all walks of life come together to celebrate the joy of movement.

#BeActive Night, a special highlight of the European Week of Sport 2023, was a night to remember. The Cottonera Sports Complex in Malta came alive with excitement and energy as people gathered to participate in various sporting activities and games. It was a night of fun and camaraderie, where friends and families cheered each other on, fostering a sense of togetherness.

The #BeActive Night was not just about competitive sports; it was also a platform for individuals of all ages and fitness levels to try new activities, whether it was dancing, yoga, or simply going for a brisk walk. The event emphasized that being active doesn’t have to be a chore; it can be enjoyable and inclusive for everyone.

SportMalta deserves special recognition for their outstanding organization of the Cottonera Sports Complex event. Their dedication and hard work ensured that everyone had a memorable night, filled with laughter and shared experiences.

As we look back on the European Week of Sport 2023 and the #BeActive Night at the Cottonera Sports Complex, we are filled with pride. These events not only brought our community closer but also reminded us of the importance of staying active and healthy. They showed us that physical activity is not just about competition but also about fostering friendships and building a stronger, more connected community.

We hope that the spirit of the European Week of Sport and the #BeActive Night continues to inspire us all to lead healthier lives and to come together in the name of fitness and well-being. Let’s make every week a week of sport, and let’s keep the #BeActive spirit alive in our hearts and our community.

RMYC Sailing School – European Week of Sport 2023 Event

SportMalta News October 3, 2023 0

RMYC Sailing School advance team and coaches had a fun-filled morning introducing the joys of dinghy sailing to some enthusiastic new youngsters⛵️. They were delighted to open their doors in celebrating the European Week of Sport and extend their warm welcome to all visitors, offering them the opportunity to experience the thrill of sailing on the beautiful waters of Malta🌊. It was heartwarming to witness the smiles and excitement on the faces of those who came along, eager to embrace this wonderful sport and make unforgettable memories on the sea🌟.

The Royal Malta Yacht Club, believes in the power of sports to bring people together, foster a spirit of adventure, and promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Their participation in the European Week of Sport was a testament to their commitment to these values, and they were thrilled to be a part of this inspiring initiative. They look forward to continuing to share the joys of sailing with our community and encourage everyone to stay active and #BeActive in their own unique way.

Thank you for joining us on this memorable sailing adventure!⛵️🌊🌟

Environmental Health Directorate, Malta – European Week of Sport 2023 Event

SportMalta News October 3, 2023 0

During the European Week of Sport, Environmental Health Directorate, Malta organized an amazing team-building event at the Cottonera Sports Complex in Malta. This exciting activity was organized in collaboration with the Malta Environmental Health Officers Association and received strong support from the Superintendence of Public Health. They aimed to encourage everyone to #BeActive and promote a healthy lifestyle.

During that event, they had the opportunity to participate in various team games, and it turned out to be a great success. It brought their staff closer together while having fun and getting active. The spirit of teamwork and camaraderie was truly inspiring. Thanks to SportMalta, they all enjoyed the fantastic facilities at the Cottonera Sports Complex, which added to the excitement of the day.

This event not only promoted physical activity but also emphasized the importance of unity and collaboration. They were proud to have been a part of the European Week of Sport, and they look forward to more such events in the future to keep their team active, healthy, and engaged.







Vittoriosa Lawn Tennis Club Fun Games Night – European Week of Sport 2023 Event

SportMalta News October 3, 2023 0

On Wednesday, September 20th, the Vittoriosa Lawn Tennis Club hosted a charity fun evening with a heartwarming twist. Their event aimed to raise funds for Caritas, a noble cause close to many hearts. The evening was a spectacular success, radiating a wonderful sense of camaraderie and joy. People of all ages, from young kids to adults, came together to participate in a range of delightful activities. There were spirited relay races, hilarious sack races, and even a potato race that had everyone laughing and cheering. As the evening progressed, the excitement reached its peak with thrilling tennis matches that had the crowd on their feet.

This fantastic gathering was made even more special thanks to the #Beactive European Week of Sport 2023, which aimed to promote and celebrate a healthy lifestyle. The event received strong support from Sport Malta, a passionate advocate for physical well-being. Their involvement added an extra layer of significance to the occasion, emphasizing the importance of sports and fitness in our lives. The European Week of Sport 2023 undoubtedly left a lasting mark, spreading good vibes and fostering a sense of togetherness, and we extend our heartfelt thanks to SportMalta for their invaluable contribution to this memorable evening.