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St. Julians ASC gets financial support from SportMalta

St. Julians ASC gets financial support from SportMalta
Jun 21 2021 Share

Parliamentary Secretary for Sport, Recreation and Voluntary Organisations Clifton Grima announced that the St. Julians Waterpolo Club will be financially benefitting from an International Participation scheme and a Technical Equipment scheme administered by SportMalta. The Parliamentary Secretary stated how in the last few years, several sports sectors benefitted greatly thanks to Sport Malta. Apart from direct investments into Maltese athletes with a sum of €5 million, Sport Malta has also allocated more than €800,000 into assisting sport organisations.

Clifton Grima stated how it is the government’s duty to work and persist in getting Maltese sports ambassadors to represent the nation in foreign countries. The work, therefore, must continue, as the work in aquatic sports continues in order to fulfil the electoral promise made in regards to waterpolo.

President of the St. Julians ASC Peter Bonavia welcomed the aid with open arms and thanked SportMalta and the government for the assistance. He stated how through these funds, the club could invest in new and better equipment, whilst also being able to travel and train in training camps which serve as crucial experience for the youth.

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The 105-year-old man who beat COVID-19

The 105-year-old man who beat COVID-19
Jun 21 2021 Share

A 105-year-old man in Assam, a state in Northeastern India, has managed to beat COVID-19 and was discharged from the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on Sunday. The centenarian, named Samed Ali, was featured on the hospital’s Twitter page, commended on his courageous defeat of the virus.

Ali hails from Dhubri, but no other information was given about the patient except for the fact that he was admitted at the beginning of the month.

The state government has set a target of administering 300,000 vaccines between June 21st and June 30th as the COVID-19 situation in India continues to worsen.

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Mysterious weapons and explosives stockpile found in Maltese seas

Mysterious weapons and explosives stockpile found in Maltese seas
Jun 21 2021 Share

Police were informed yesterday afternoon that a stockpile of weapons were spotted underwater in the Migra Ferha, Rabat area. The report was confirmed after the District Police, Major Crimes Unit and members of the Armed Forces of Malta convened immediately on spot.

The search started started yesterday at 15:15 and ended at around 19:00, only to continue today during early hours of the day. After the search was finished at around 11:30, it was revealed that munition, weapons and even material suspected to be explosive were the items discovered. Investigations are still ongoing.

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Usain Bolt names his newborn twins Thunder and Saint Leo

Usain Bolt names his newborn twins Thunder and Saint Leo
Jun 21 2021 Share

The Jamaican track and field giant Usain Bolt announced the birth of his twin sons on Father’s Day this Sunday. He announced the news via Instagram, revealing that the boys were named Thunder and Saint Leo – fitting names alongside their older sister Olympia Lightning. Olympia was born last year, and it is yet to be revealed when the twins were born.

Now 34 years-old, Usain Bolt will not be participating in this years Tokyo Olympics, having retired from the sport back in 2017. This will mark the first Olympics since 2000 in which the sprinter will not be seen running the track.

Bolt said he is looking forward to spectate the games as he never had the opportunity to really watch Olympic Games. the 11-time world champion is excited to watch the games properly and continue raising his wonderful family.

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