• Governor congratulates Island Games team

    Governor congratulates Island Games team0

    The Governor as congratulated Linda Alvarez and the Gibraltar Team on their return home from the Island Games with an incredible 26 medals. “Huge congratulations to Gibraltar’s Sportsmen and Sportswomen on your astonishing success at the Island Games in Gotland,” Lieutenant General Edward Davis said. “You have made Gibraltar very proud.” “The Island Games is

  • ‘No sour grapes’ over Europa win, Wales First Minister says

    ‘No sour grapes’ over Europa win, Wales First Minister says0

    The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said he had “no hard feelings, no sour grapes” after Gibraltar football club Europa FC beat Welsh champions New Saints 2-1 in a Champions League qualifier this week. “I congratulate them for doing that,” Mr Jones said. “I think it’s really important for teams from the small nations,

  • Second ‘Sunshine Games’ beckons

    Second ‘Sunshine Games’ beckons0

    At the close of the 2017 Island Games in Gotland last night the Island Games flag was officially handed over to Gibraltar as the next hosts of the Games. President of the Gibraltar Island Games Association, Linda Alvarez, received the flag from the Chairman of the Executive Committee, Jorgen Petterson, during the closing ceremony of

  • Men’s athletic team head for finals

    Men’s athletic team head for finals0

    Pic: Johnny Bugeja The men’s 4 x 100m relay team qualified for the final yesterday having put in a stunning performance in which they smashed the Gibraltar national record. The team, consisting of Jerai Torres, Sean Penalver, Craig Gill and Sean Collado, produced a time of 43.72 following a series of clean hand-overs coupled with

  • Payas wins bronze medal in 800m

    Payas wins bronze medal in 800m0

    PIC Johnny Bugeja Cameron Payas won a bronze medal in the men’s 800m yesterday evening with a time of 1.54.60. The young athletes secured Gibraltar’s second bronze medal in athletics. The Shetland Islands took Gold while the Cayman Islands took Silver.

  • Double gold and double silver for shooters

    Double gold and double silver for shooters0

    Pcs: Johnny Bugeja Clay Shooter Tom Sawyer became a double gold medalist yesterday as he secured his, and Gibraltar’s, second Gold of the NatWest Island Games in Gotland. Having got a taste for gold in the team event along with Harry Murphy, Mr Sawyer scooped his second in the individual round following intense touch-and-go competition