• More powerlifting records broken by De Roeck s in European event

    More powerlifting records broken by De Roeck s in European event

    • June 8, 2016

    Leon de Roeck, Gibraltar’s young power lifter, has again smashed a number of world records in his first European Powerlifting Championships. Organised under the guidelines of the World Powerlifting Congress, Leon weighing in at 110.2kg Leon was entered in the T2 – 16-17 years -125kg class. With six world records under his belt he now

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  • FIFA flag flies in Victoria Stadium

    FIFA flag flies in Victoria Stadium

    • June 6, 2016

    The FIFA flag was hoisted over the Victoria Stadium for the first time during the youth league award presentation yesterday. The flag was paraded along with the UEFA and Gibraltar flags on the pitch as youth players lined up across Victoria Stadium in celebration of the end of season. Pic: S.I.

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  • Gibraltar at the Strait Games

    Gibraltar at the Strait Games

    • June 5, 2016

    220 Gibraltar school children participated in the 2016 Strait Games which were held on Saturday in San Roque. Over 1,200 children participated in the many sporting events with children from: La Linea, Algecrias, Tarifa, Los Barrios and Ceuta. Gibraltar took part in Athletics, Basketball, Swimming, 5 a side football, 7 a side football, Beach Volleyball,

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  • Teenage weightlifter heads to Manchester for Euro championships

    Teenage weightlifter heads to Manchester for Euro championships

    • June 4, 2016

    Leon De Roeck, the 16-year old weightlifting powerhouse who has smashed world record after world record since he emerged on the scene almost two years ago, will compete at the Junior European Championships in Manchester this weekend. The teenage muscleman is gearing up to fly the Gibraltar flag and impress on the world stage after

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  • Gibraltar rugby wins legal challenge in bid to join Rugby Europe

    Gibraltar rugby wins legal challenge in bid to join Rugby Europe

    • June 2, 2016

    The Gibraltar Rugby Football Union [GRFU] won an important legal victory this week in its long-running bid to secure membership of Rugby Europe, the sport’s European governing body. The GRFU filed a legal challenge after failing to secure sufficient votes to join Rugby Europe at a general assembly in Stockholm in 2013. On Tuesday, a

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  • Gibraltar joins FIFA

    Gibraltar joins FIFA

    • May 13, 2016

    Gibraltar became the 211th member of FIFA yesterday, bringing to a culmination over two decades of work by the Gibraltar FA to join world football’s governing body. The FIFA Congress in Mexico City voted overwhelmingly in favour of admitting Gibraltar after a decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport [CAS] a fortnight ago cleared

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