Liam, 8, swims from Comino to Gozo for a great cause

A brave schoolboy has become the youngest person to swim from Comino to Gozo. Liam Daly, 8, began the epic challenge on Friday morning and finished in less than an hour despite strong currents between the two islands. He completed the two kilometre distance between Comino and Hondoq Bay in Qala in just 51 minutes. […]

Neil Agius reveals aim to swim from Sicily to Malta

Maltese environment campaigner Neil Agius is set to embark on his toughest test yet – a swim from Sicily to Malta. The professional swimming coach, 33, has revealed he hopes to take on his next huge challenge in 2020. The distance between the two islands is 165km. During the summer, Neil swam around Gozo in […]

Italian Olympic swimming hero rescues drowning man

An Italian Olympic swimmer has been hailed a hero after he rescued a drowning man off the coast of Sardinia. Filippo Magnini, 37, was relaxing with his girlfriend when he heard cries for help and launched into action. The former world champion swimmer stepped in to save Andrea Benedetto, who had reportedly been floating on […]