Rising star in Maltese waterpolo signs for French side

One of the most promising rising stars in Maltese waterpolo is preparing for a move to France. Jeremy Abela, 21, has signed a deal with premier division side Olympic Nice Natation. The Neptunes WPSC player will head to the French Riviera as soon as the current waterpolo season finishes in Malta. He is expected to return home next […]

More success for Malta schoolgirl who wowed Simon Cowell

She was an overnight sensation when she flew the flag for Malta on Britain’s Got Talent. And now Giorgia Borg, 11, from Birkirkara has gone global. The singing schoolgirl has been named in a list of ‘The Most Talented Kid Singers Around The World’ on YouTube. The video features the very best young performers from […]

Maltese kickboxer is crowned world featherweight champion

Maltese kickboxing sensation Keith Azzopardi has thanked fans for their support after his latest impressive victory. He was crowned world featherweight champion at the World Kickboxing Network tournament in France last weekend. Keith was declared the winner by the judges after 12 rounds against former French champion Jonathan Pastorino in Nice. Battered and bruised after his […]

Miss World Malta hopes to ‘make Malta proud’

Malta’s newest top model has pledged to do her ‘very best to make Malta proud’. Nicole Vella was crowned the winner of the 23rd edition of Miss World Malta in Valletta on Saturday night. She is the daughter of singer Debbie Scerri, who represented Malta at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1997. Nicole, 19, took […]

WATCH: Malta’s Michela wows world’s media at Eurovision

There’s no stopping Malta’s Michela Pace. Just hours after her brilliant first rehearsal on stage ahead of next week’s Eurovision Song Contest, the Chameleon singer sat down for her first press conference with the world’s media. Michela, 18, from Victoria in Gozo revealed she had been given good advice by Ira Losco and then wowed […]

Maltese tennis sensation to compete at Australian Open

Following her record-making debut as the first Maltese player at Rolland Garros, Wimbledon and the US Open, Francesca Curmi will be competing in the Australian Open, the fourth of the world’s top tennis tournaments. She qualified for the Grand Slam championships thanks to her position in the latest world rankings. In 2018, Francesca beat eight […]

Francesca flies the flag for Malta at Miss Universe 2018

Francesca Mifsud is on her way to Thailand to represent Malta at this year’s Miss Universe contest. Francesca, 22, was crowned Miss Universe Malta in July. The law student from Zejtun won the title after competing against 24 other contestants from across Malta and Gozo. Lyann Iles, representing Qawra, came second. Third place went to Marilena Gauci from […]

Maltese teacher wins European bodybuilding crown

A Maltese primary school teacher has won a top international bodybuilding prize. Leanne Bartolo , 30, from Maghtab was awarded the gold medal at the European Championship of the World Fitness Federation. The WFF, which promotes bodybuilding and sports modelling for both men and women, held its finals in Berlin. Leanne told the Times of Malta: ‘Many of […]

Maltese footballer signs deal with European giants

Women’s football is becoming more and more popular in Malta. Hundreds of girls take up the game every year, starting with PE lessons at school. But now one Maltese footballer is heading for the big time in women’s football. Rachel Cuschieri, who plays for the Maltese national side, has joined the mighty PSV Eindhoven. Rachel, […]

Maltese pipers to perform at ‘the greatest show on Earth’

Maltese pipers will take part in this summer’s spectacular Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. Members of the Wallace Pipes and Drums, based in Zurrieq, will perform in front of tens of thousands of spectators on the Edinburgh Castle Esplanade. The event, described as ‘the greatest show on Earth’, is also broadcast worldwide to an annual television […]