The Maltese Olympic Committee (MOC) has announced that the sixteenth edition of the Maltese Olympic Committee Sports Awards will take place on Thursday 7th December at the Corinthia Palace Hotel.

The MOC Sports Awards will be bestowed upon athletes and teams who have distinguished themselves in major international competitions organised under the auspices of the International Federation of that sport or a recognised and reputable International Sport Organisation as well as games held under the MOC umbrella such as the Games of the Small States of Europe, European Youth Olympic Festival and the Youth Commonwealth Games.

Sporting Associations and Federation as well as Local Councils have been invited to submit nominations for achievements during the competition period 16th October 2016 and 15th October 2017.  Furthermore Associations and Federations are being encouraged to nominate athletes, coaches, officials and administrators who have, through their participation and service promoted and fostered the principles of Olympic ideals at various levels whilst respecting the Olympic charter for possible induction in the Hall of Fame.

Nominations are to be submitted for consideration by not later than Friday 3rd November.

The MOC Sports Awards will be televised live on TVM2.