Advert

Athletics

  • MAAA chief eyes strong showing

    MAAA chief eyes strong showing

    The Malta Amateur Athletics Association is confident to put on a strong performance in the European Team Championships 3rd League that will be held at the Matthew Micallef St John Stadium in Marsa this weekend. Malta will be up against 11 other...

  • Wingfield sets sprint records

    Charlotte Wingfield headlined the National Athletics Championships with two national records at the Matthew Micallef St John Stadium, Marsa, last weekend. On Saturday, the Wales-based sprinter warmed up for the Games of the Small States in San...

  • MESA to organise 5K race in Mtarfa

    The Malta Employees Sports Association (MESA) will be organising a 5km run at the Mtarfa By-Pass on May 23. The race gets underway at 3pm and is open not only to employees from government departments and entities but also to others from...

  • Success comes in threes for Saliba

    Success comes in  threes for Saliba

    A sign of the continuous evolution of Maltese athletics is the increasing breadth of events covered by local athletes who are now hitting highly respectable results in competitions that up till a couple of years back struggled to attract a decent...

  • Bezzina, Grech top in Marsaskala

    The Malta Amateur Athletics Association(MAAA) brought down the curtain on the non-stadia competitions for 2016/2017 that commenced last October with the first of two road events over 5km and ended on Sunday with the last 10km at Marsaskala. With...

  • Herrera, Bezzina take top spot in Three Cities10k

    The historical three cities recently hosted the first ever Urban Jungle House of Sport 10K road running race which was attended by over 300 athletes. The race started off from Vittoriosa, next to the historical Fort St Angelo and headed along the...

  • MAAA to host 2017 European Championship Third League

    MAAA to host 2017 European  Championship Third League

    The Malta Amateur Athletic Association (MAAA) has been entrusted with the organisation of the 2017 European Championships Third League at the Matthew Micallef St John Stadium, Marsa, between June 24 and 25. This is the fourth time that the local...

  • Chouhal and Saliba impress at Marsa

    Perseverance is one of the names in the game as far as athletics is concerned. This is clearly manifested in the number of athletes past their youthful prime who doggedly keep up their training, their competition and their thirst for success. If...

  • Dalli on a high as Pembroke Athleta set new records

    Dalli on a high as Pembroke Athleta set new records

    In athletics it’s not often that there is local mention about the pole vault. Indeed, albeit with the presence of a specialised coach, youngsters willing to take up this sport are few and far between, perhaps not encouraged by parents witnessing...

  • University races reach new heights

    University races reach new heights

    Last Sunday, marked the sixth running of the BRND WGN University Ring Road Races and once again the event proved to be one for the books with almost 400 participants. This is the second year that BRND WGN had collaborated with the organisers –...

  • Wingfield in record groove

    Wingfield in record groove

    Given that Malta rarely suffers from the freezing weather that afflicts other countries in winter, indoor athletics and the events designed to fit such competitions have never really gained too much popularity. That, however, is changing given the...

  • Winter Championships meet produces fine results

    Winter Championships  meet produces fine results

    The Malta Amateur Athletic Association’s annual Track and Field Winter Champion-ships attracted a sizeable crowd to the Matthew Micallef St John Track on Saturday. For those looking forward to some hard fought competitions, the near 200-strong...

  • Dingli 10 race on March 19

    Dingli 10 race on March 19

    Since 1991, the Dingli 10 became established as one of the most prestigious races on the local running calendar with its scenic beauty and challenging route. Following the support and co-operation received from the Lisa Maria Foundation, this year...

  • Jamaican sprinter Carter files CAS appeal

    Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) after he was retroactively found guilty of doping at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, his lawyer said yesterday. Carter is awaiting a date to come...

  • Host of 2017 bests and a wedding present at Millrose

    Olympic women’s pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi got back on track, while Rio gold medallist Shaunae Miller celebrated her nuptials with a stunning victory in the 300 metres at the NYRR Millrose Games during the weekend. Those were two of a...

  • Usain Bolt fires ‘All-Stars’ to Nitro Series victory

    Usain Bolt fires ‘All-Stars’ to Nitro Series victory

    Usain Bolt fired his team of international ‘All Stars’ to victory in the inaugural Nitro Athletics Series in Melbourne yesterday, capping the glitzy event with a dominant win in the 4x100m relay to pip hosts Australia in the final...

  • Referee mishap at Nitro Series leaves Bolt fuming

    The second instalment of the Nitro Athletics Series ended in farce in Melbourne yesterday, with a referee error that initially awarded the Australia team top ranking for the night by mistake, leaving headline athlete Usain Bolt, of Jamaica,...

  • Embattled Carter to race this weekend

    Embattled Carter to race this weekend

    Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter will return to the track this weekend in his first meeting since he was stripped of his Beijing Olympics gold medal after a retroactive test uncovered a banned substance in his sample. Carter’s re-tested...

  • Bolt sprinkles star-dust

    Bolt sprinkles star-dust

    The Nitro Series promised to make athletics a show and the sport’s ultimate show-man Usain Bolt capped its first meeting in Melbourne yesterday by propelling his team of international “All-Stars” to a crowd-pleasing win in the 4x100 metres...

  • Debono wraps up title after victory in Ta’ Qali

    Debono wraps up title after victory in Ta’ Qali

    Charlton Debono wrapped up his second consecutive Road Running League following a convincing run and first place at the Ta’ Qali 10k race held last Sunday. The Gozitan repeated last season’s feat, that of winning all his first four legs of the...

Advert
Advert