Sailing World Championships To Be Huge

While the Sailing World Championships is nothing new, the upcoming 2018 edition is creating much excitement among the organizers as well as those who would be sending teams to participate in the events.

This championship series is set up in collaboration with different organizations like Dansk Sejlunion, World Sailing, City of Aarhus, Sailing Aarhus and Sport Event Denmark. These parties work together in making the event a big success for the different Olympic boat classes.

For the forthcoming edition in 2018 there is a goal set for a new record of having more than 100 nations participate. It is set to attract spectators from the different participating nations and hence Denmark as well as the bay of Aarhus is being prepared for such audience accordingly. Spectators and sailors can expect a new level of standards in this championship series. It is being organized in a way that sailors as well as their traveling companions can have an enjoyable time together and have a wonderful experience, both on land as well as on sea. Continue reading Sailing World Championships To Be Huge

SPORT MALTA Awards Semi-Finalists List

Associations of local have submitted their nominations for board of selection who will examine the feast and performances all the nominated officials and athletes proposed before declaring the semi-finalists list in each category.

The Malta Sportswriters Association (MSWA) members will vote to select the top five finalists in every category. Announcement with regards to same will be done on February 6, Monday.

Talking about the winners in each category, then decision with regards to same will be taken by the panel on the final day. There will a team of jury that will include sports journalists on the final day who will decide the name of the winner at the time of gala ceremony. The ceremony will take place on February 25 at the Mediterranean Conference Centre.

The names of semi-finalists in different categories are:

  • Sportsman of the year

Norbert Attard (Darts); Johann Attard (Pool); Stevie Camilleri (water polo); Luke Debono (bodybuilding); William Chetcuti (shooting); Charles Degiorgio (horse racing); Luke Galea (karate); Stefan Farrugia (bowls); Duncan Micallef (drag racing); Nathan Xuereb (shooting); Mark Spiteri (bowling);

  • Sportswoman of the year

Marie Claire Aquilina (cycling); Sue Abela (bowling), Tiziana Carannante (bowling), Sana Grillo (gymnastics); Mandy Cortis (boxing); Hannah Pace (triathlon); Victoria Schultheis (sailing); Helene Pellicano (Tennis); Y. Zammit Stevens (weightlifting); C. Wingfield (athletics); Continue reading SPORT MALTA Awards Semi-Finalists List

LMAX Exchange’s crew meet their clients

Fintech company LMAX Exchange’s yacht squad never missed a scope to network. LMAX Exchange, presently leading Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, was on the 3rd to dock in Qingdao, in China, earlier this week. They are using their time in the city to catch up with the foreign clients of the firm.
The company asked a select group of eighty clients from the place to meet and sail with the skipper along with the whole racing crew. Fintech execs allured the clients to a formal business meet on Monday with call of a tour of the ship as well as a scope to experience life on the high ocean.
David Mercer, the LMAX Exchange chief, who became a part of the racing crew at the beginning of this year on their journey from Sydney, in Australia, used the team’s win to convince clients from private equity companies that his company is all about success.
He stated that they are very serious regarding success and ambition. Asia is a great market for their business and with many significant clients based in the region, they felt that this might be a fitting place to celebrate the success of Team LMAX Exchange along with their valued clients in such an inspirational and unique way.
The Qingdao stopover of the Clipper race marks the end of race 8 of the fourteen stage worldwide challenge. The next race to Seattle will set sail on Sunday, taking teams around six-thousand miles through the Pacific Ocean. The seafarers will come back to the St Katherine Docks later in July.