Saturday Trials at Naxxar and Sunday Enduro at Mgarr

On Saturday 16th May 2015 ‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ organized the eleventh event of the ASMK Pasta POIATTI 2014/15 Championships. This event consisted in racing Motocross and Autocross cars where 46 competitors registered for this event.

During the day the Motocross started racing at 4:30pm. Racing consisted of two Heats for the two Classes A and B including an Open Race. Class A riders qualify for the Motocross National Championship. Clayton Camilleri on a KTM dominated the day by winning in both heats and was declared winner. Trevor Muscat on a Honda followed Camilleri in 2nd place over the two heats. Third place was won by Kyle Camilleri riding a KTM while in Edward Ciantar finished in fifth place on his 250cc Kawasaki.

In Class B Ludvic Muscat continued to win this class on a KTM. Gozo rider Adam Sultana on his Kawasaki battled well to Muscat yet he placed a decent second place. In third place was won by young Mark Mamo on his 85cc Yamaha while Nikovich Chircop on his KTM finished in 4th place. New drivers who also participated in this class were brothers Matthew and Jack Bailey. Both ride small capacity KTM motorcycles. The Motocross Open Class was won by Clayton Camilleri on his KTM followed by Trevor Muscat on his Honda whilst third place was won by Edward Ciantar on his Kawasaki.

The Autocross car races started around 8:00 pm where three classes were present. The Autocross Modified, the Standard and the Gozo Autocross class. The event began with the Modified Autocross class where 26 cars started the day’s racing Heats. Ryan Scerri on his Opel Corsa managed to win the all the 3 heats of the day and secured his [...]

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A selection from Malta’s National Swimming Squad participated at the CIJ International Swim Meet in Luxembourg between the 8-10 May where good results were achieved all round. During this meet one of Malta’s top swimmers Julian Harding besides netting three individual medals : a gold in the 100m breaststroke; a silver in the 50m breaststroke and another silver in the 100m butterfly managed to achieve the minimum qualifying standard in the latter event with a time of 56.96 for the upcoming 16th edition of the Games of the Small States of Europe (GSSE) which will be held in Iceland from the 1st until the 6th of June 2015.


Up and coming freestyler Francesca Falzon Young won a silver medal in the 100m freestyle event and registered a new Age Group C Record with a time of 1:01.06.

Meanwhile Matthew Galea managed a silver medal in the 200m freestyle event and Amy Micallef a bronze medal in the 200m breaststroke

Michael Umnov won a silver medal in the 400m IM; a bronze 200m butterfly and another bronze in the 200m IM.

In the mixed Relays- in the 4 x 50 Freestyle – a silver medal was won by Michael Umnov; Francesca Falzon Young; Julian Harding; Amy Micallef while another silver was achieved in the medley mixed relay 4 x 50 event composed of Neil Muscat; Julian Harding; Amy Micallef and Francesca Falzon Young.

The Team was accompanied by National Swimming Coach Andy Colbourn.



The Malta Subbuteo Grand prix


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The Malta Grand Prix, organized under the auspicious of the World Federation, the FISTF, was held last weekend at the Parish Hall in Burmarrad.

Saturday was reserved for the Team competition, and the local reigning Champions, the Valletta Subbuteo Club came out winners, by winning against all their opposition. In the most awaited match, between the two Valletta clubs, the VSC beat the Lions 4-0, and continued winning against Bormla SC 2-0, to create a climax of anticipation when in beating 2nd World Rank Italian team Fiamme Azzurre by 3-1. This was their 12th International success, as in their 26 year history, Valletta Subbuteo Club have now won 9 Grand Prix and 3 Int. Open, apart from being Maltese Champions for 11 times.

Also on Saturday the individual International Open was held and Andrew Abela won the Under 19 category undefeated. In the Veteran category, Jason Pisani took the honours after beating Charles Aquilina 3-2 in sudden death. Mario Camilleri and english player Chris Thomas both reached the semifinals, in their categories.

On Sunday the individual categories of the Grand Prix where played and in the Open category,  Samuel Bartolo came out winner over stiff opposition, after beating Hansel Mallia 5-4 in an entertaining and balanced game. While in the Under 19 category, Andrew Abela once again beat all his opposition to win the cup in style.

These past few weeks have been memorable for the Valletta Subbuteo Club, when not only they confirmed themselves Malta Champions for the 4th year running, but also won the K.O. Competition, and thus made a Treble of [...]

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Envic Galea advisor for SportAccord Academy

Envic Galea advisor for SportAccord Academy attends SportAccord Convention World Sport and Business Summit in Sochi
Sochi, Russia: With the promise of bringing the sports world closer, the 2015 edition of the SportAccord Convention World Sport and Business Summit opened in Sochi, Russia on Sunday 19th April. The 5-day long event saw leaders from the world of sports, sports industry and sports associations converge on the Black Sea resort city from all corners of the globe.

With almost 3100 registered participants, the latest edition of the SportAccord Convention has broadened its scope to include in its participants from sports business and sports media. There were over 95 countries and 52 delegations at this year’s Convention, representing an increase of over 50 percent in exhibitors at the annual event.

As the International Federations’ Union, SportAccord has been committed to providing multiple services to all its member federations, thus, providing them with added value, increased services and more options at their disposal. One of these services is the SportAccord Academy.

Launched in March 2015, the SportAccord Academy is aimed at providing sport-specific professional education to enthusiasts and professionals alike, around the world. The Academy was launched with the ‘Certified Sports Pro’ massive online open course (MOOC) which managed to attract healthy registration from over 150 countries across 5 continents. Helmed by renowned sports academic, Dave Arthur, the course runs till the end of May after a series of interactive lectures and online sessions. Malta was one of these 150 countries who participated and 52 students are currently following this MOOC in Sport Management which is offered free. Those still interested in joining can register here.

Envic Galea, General Secretary of the European Judo Union, President of the Malta Judo [...]

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Matthew Gauci Wins ASMK Gozo Enduro

Matthew Gauci Wins ASMK Gozo Enduro
Sunday 26th April 2015 events by Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi was a part of a program launched by the Ministry for Gozo and Gozo Sports Board. The Association organized the fifth Enduro event sponsored by ASMK Pasta Poiatti 2014/15. This event was held in Quarry ‘il-Barriera tal-Ghansar l/o San Lawrenz in Gozo where 35 Maltese and Gozo competitors registered for this race. They were divided in three classes. A look at what happened during the day on the 3 kilometers circuit laid on pathways in the beautiful quarry and its surroundings. The 1st Run determines of the Pole Position for each competitor takes place and determines the list of competitors to start their particular timed runs. During the first Heat of the day for Class A motorcycles with cylinder capacity up to 250cc it was Damon Bonello on his 250cc Suzuki who dominated this class when he clocked the best official time of 3 minutes 44.45 seconds. Damon was followed by Daniel Caruana on a Honda 250cc who registered his best time of 4 minutes 9.47 seconds. During the Second Heat Bonello continued to advance and proved his capabilities when he clocked 3 minutes 27.05 seconds to secure the top award in this class. Joseph Scicluna on Honda 125cc won 2nd in Class A when he registered his best time of 3 minutes 30.53 seconds. Young Bernard Sammut on Yamaha 125cc won 3rd in Class with his best lap time of 3 minutes 37.85 seconds. Nigel Anastasi finished in fourth place on a KTM 250cc with his best time of 3 minutes 43.61 seconds. In Class B we saw an interesting battle for the lead between 16 [...]

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    Farrugia ma jgħaddix għar-rawnd finali tal-Kampjonati tad-Dinja Raffa

Farrugia ma jgħaddix għar-rawnd finali tal-Kampjonati tad-Dinja Raffa


Farrugia ma jgħaddix għar-rawnd finali tal-Kampjonati tad-Dinja Raffa

L-avventura ta’ David Farrugia fil-Kampjonati tad-Dinja Raffa li qed isiru Ruma ,intemmet bil-partita deciżiva fit-tieni fażi fejn fi Grupp A huwa tilef kontra Davide Bianchi tal-Izvizzera 2 – 15. Aktar qabel fl-istess grupp Farrugia kien beda b’telfa ta’ 7 – 15 kontra Rodolfo Samuel Galvez Monsalve tac-Cile, madankollu kellu reazzjoni mill-aqwa meta fil-partita ta’ wara gheleb 15 – 9 lil Pat Pezzin tal-Canada. B’hekk huwa spicca fit-tielet post fil-klassifika.Fl-ewwel fazi tal-kompetizzjoni David Farrugia wara li kiseb żewg rebħiet importanti fl-ewwel ġurnata tal-Kampjonati kien sofra l-ewwel telfa meta fi Grupp C fl-isbah partita tal-grupp safa meghlub 15 – 11 minn Eddy Rouault ta’ Franza li rebah wkoll il-Grupp. Farrugia fl-ewwel partita kien ħareġ rebbieħ 15 – 0 kontra Giuts Mistris Latvija u kiseb it-tieni rebħa wara li għeleb lil Andrey Puzanov r-Russja 15 – 13 sabiex kien għadda għar-rawnd ta’ wara . Għal dawn il-Kampjonat tar-Dinja Raffa,li ghalihom hadu sehem 29 pajjiż, bis-support tal-Kumitat Olimpiku Malti , flimkien ma’ David Farrugia il-kontinġent Malti huwa magħmul mill-President tal-Malta Raffa Bowls Club Adrian Sciberras u mill-kowc ta’ Farrugia Santono Nunziata Santolo.

Charles Camenzuli

Direttur tal-Media

Kumitat Olimpiku Malti                                                                                                                                                                                                         nr. 4 – 24.04.2015

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    Successful first day for Malta Ladies and Men teams in Ljubljana Slovenia

Successful first day for Malta Ladies and Men teams in Ljubljana Slovenia


European Squash Team Championships 2015 Div. 3
Successful first day for Malta Ladies and Men teams in Ljubljana Slovenia.
The ladies started off early at 09.30 with a convincing but hard fought 3-0 game against Latvia.  Colette Sultana won 3-0 against the Latvian number 1 seed. Evergreen Theresa Brousson (Camilleri) fought hard to win 3-2 against a girl 30 years younger.  Johanna Rizzo started slowly loosing first game against Latvia s number 3 but fought back and convincingly won 3-1.

Ladies 2nd. Match was against island of Jersey .

Colette Sultana was 2-1 up when the Jersey number 1 suffered an Achilles injury and had to retire .  Theresa Brousson played a brilliant game  winning 3-1 against seed number 2.  Johanna Rizzo finished the day for Malta.

The men faced Romania in the afternoon.  Brad Hindle Deguara leading the team this year won his game 3-0, Gary Nitchke and Daniel Zammit Lewis also won with the same score.  Dean Gera in his National Team debut lost 3-2 in a hard fought match.  Final result 3-1 for Malta

Charles Camenzuli
Direttur tal-Media
Kumitat Olimpiku Malti                                                                                                                                                                               nr. 1 – 23.04.2015

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Sunday Enduro at San Lawrenz Gozo

Sunday Enduro at San Lawrenz Gozo On Sunday 19th April 2015 ‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ was committed by the organiztion of two activities involving three ASMK sections. At the Ta Qali Sports Complex the Association organized the tenth Autocross event sponsored by ASMK-Pasta Poiatti and the 5th Motocross race. At the same time the Association organized the fifth Trials Competition in the quarry of Targiet Ghomor limits of Naxxar.

A look at the Trials competition where Class A leader Damon Bonello on a Gas Gas motorcycle continued to dominate this class where once again he finished the winner of the day’s top award. Damon is followed by Robert Caruana on another Gas Gas. Gary while third place was won by young Gary Debono on a Sherco motorcycle. Class B was dominated again by Joseph Scicluna on a Gas Gas where he finished the competition and gained a substantial advantage in the Championship scale. Scicluna was followed by his brother Ian on another Gas Gas while Manuel Camilleri closed the day in third place. 36 competitors registered for the racing activities at Ta’ Qali for Autocross and Motocross races. In the Autocross Qualifying Heats Christian Galea on his Fiat Ritmo and Philip Vella on his Opel Corsa won and dominated  the heats. Thus they secured their place in the prestigeous Class A Final. Andrew Pisani on a Vauxhall Nova, Malcolm Borg on an Opel Corsa , Vince Farrugia on his Volkswagen Fox and Noel Zammit on a Fiat Punto also qualified for Class A Final race.

Right from the Start of the final A Vella and Galea made the best launch to the first corner where Vella took the helm of the race followed close by [...]

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On Sunday 19th April 2015 ‘Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi’ continues with races of the ASMK – Pasta Poiatti National Championships 2014/15. Both the Autocross cars section and the Motocross Motorcycling Offroad Sport will continue their struggle for the lead of their respective championships. This program starts at noon on Sunday while the Practice Sessions are held on Saturday afternoon between 2.00pm and 5.00pm.   Meanwhile the Association ASMK announced that last Sunday had to hold a Trials competition but due to un-for seen circumstances this event had had to be postponed for next Sunday 19th April. This Trials competition is being organized at the Tal-Ballut Quarry l/o San Pawl tat-Targa in Naxxar. This program starts at 9: 00am and is attraction a good number of sport photographers.

A look at the classification of the National Autocross Championship we continue to see Christian Mark Galea on his Fiat Ritmo and Philip Joe Vella on his Opel Corsa still battling for the Championship title. Galea and Vella are presently followed by third placed Vince Farrugia on his Volkswagen Polo while fourth place is occupied by Andrew Pisani on a Vauxhall Nova. In Autocross Class B we find that Martin Godwin on his Opel Corsa is leading this class and he already has gained an advantage and sealed his place as the winner of this tournament. In this classification Martin is followed by three drivers who are battling hard for second place between them. These drivers are Jason Martin on Volkswagen Polo, Jonathan Camilleri on an Opel Corsa and Matthew Borg on a Vauxhall Nova all hoping to win second place in this classification.

In the Standard Autocross [...]

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