• Spain backtracks on Gibraltar hockey ban

    Spain backtracks on Gibraltar hockey ban

    • February 2, 2016

    The Spanish Sport Council (Consejo Superior de Deportes) has eased its ban on Spanish hockey clubs competing against Gibraltarian clubs. José Antonio Gil, General Secretary for the Spanish Hockey Federation (RFEH), broke the news this weekend in an email to Carl Ramagge, Gibraltar Hockey President and Marijke Fleuren, European Hockey Federation President. “We are very

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  • GFA backs local Hockey Association in Spanish dispute

    • January 28, 2016

    The Gibraltar FA has publicly backed the Gibraltar Hockey Association following the Spanish Hockey Federation’s prohibition on all forms of sporting contact between Spanish and Gibraltarian hockey teams. In a statement the Gibraltar expressed its ‘total support’ for the Gibraltar Hockey Association in its efforts to get the European Hockey Federation to redress this “unacceptable

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  • Nathan Stagno voted international umpire of the year

    Nathan Stagno voted international umpire of the year

    • January 28, 2016

    Gibraltarian hockey umpire Nathan Stagno was named the International Hockey Federation [FIH] Umpire of the Year yesterday, just weeks after being awarded the FIH Golden Whistle for 100 senior umpire appearances. Mr Stagno has officiated at some of the sport’s biggest competitions, including the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Rabobank Hockey World Cup 2014 in

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  • Preparing to host Netball Europe

    Preparing to host Netball Europe

    • January 21, 2016

    The GNA League season has resumed with matches in all three Divisions in the old Victoria Stadium sports hall. In the New Year, Moira Gomez, GNA President, confirmed the successes of recent seasons and looked ahead to 2016 with the undoubted highlight of Gibraltar hosting seven nations  in a Netball Europe U17 Championship between 4th.

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  • Spain bans all contact with Gibraltar hockey

    Spain bans all contact with Gibraltar hockey

    • January 20, 2016

    Spain has banned its hockey teams from playing with Gibraltarian clubs, in a development that threatens to undermine cross-border links in the sport going back decades. The move – which could also have ramifications in other sports – impacts not just on Spanish regional hockey federations and teams, but also on individual players, coaches and

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  • European athletics board seminar in Gibraltar

    European athletics board seminar in Gibraltar

    • January 10, 2016

    The full Executive Board of European Athletics will be holding its annual reflection seminar later this month on the Rock. The event led by European Athletics President, Svein Arne Hansen, aims to review the current state of European Athletics and plan for the year ahead and will be held on the Sunborn Hotel. That European

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