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  • Floriana’s Elston is player of the month

    Floriana’s Elston is player of the month

    The You Shop We Ship basketball player of the month for October is Derek Elston. For the Floriana Royce player, this was his first success in the monthly award contests for top players in the national competitions, having made his debut this...

  • Athleta, Floriana to vie for honour

    Athleta, Floriana to vie for honour

    Athleta A to Z Electronics and Royce Floriana will contest the final of the St James Hospital Shield after ousting BUPA Luxol and Starlites in the semi-finals. Athleta A To Z Electronics 80Bupa Luxol 51 (20-10, 13-8, 24-13, 23-20) Athleta...

  • Athleta win benefits Starlites

    Athleta win benefits Starlites

    Starlites became the fourth team to advance to the semi-finals of the St James Hospital Shield after Siġġiewi ReMax went down to Athleta A to Z Electronics. Floriana Royce edged out Bupa Luxol to finish on top of Group A. Bupa Luxol 75Floriana...

  • Starlites stun Siġġiewi, Luxol reach semi-finals

    BUPA Luxol and Floriana Royce became the first teams to reach the semi-finals of the St James Hospital Shield. Floriana were not in action last weekend while Luxol secured their last-four berth after condemning Pavi Depiro to their second defeat.

  • Depiro in last four, Luxol start on a high

    Depiro in last four, Luxol start on a high

    Pavi Depiro booked their place in the semi-finals of the St James Hospital Shield after a hard-fought win over Honey Athleta. Caffe Moak Luxol opened their campaign with victory over Starlites Sport Experience. Depiro managed to turn the tables on...

  • Athleta maintain form

    Athleta A-Z Electronics and Floriana Royce started their St James Hospital Shield commitments with victories on Sunday. Athleta, Siġġiewi and Starlites are in Group A and Group B is composed of Floriana, Depiro and Luxol. A rule introduced for...

  • Athleta A-Z beat Depiro in pre-season tournament final

    Athleta A-Z Electronics collected their second honour of the season on Sunday after winning the St James Hospital pre-season tournament which was played on a reduced format at the pavilion. The tournament saw the six Division One teams divided in...

  • Marsa open a 2-0 lead over Fiddlers

    Marsa played the first two matches from the three in schedule against Fiddlers CC last weekend. The home team batted first and were bowled out for a mere 159 runs. Had it not been for a brilliant innings from Haroon Majeed, who rode his luck on...

  • Franchitti’s scary crash puts safety in spotlight

    Franchitti’s scary crash puts safety in spotlight

    A terrifying crash put three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Dario Franchitti in a Houston hospital with a spinal fracture on Sunday and left over a dozen spectators injured. Franchitti’s car went airborne and destroyed a portion of the catch fence...

  • Luxol girls rally to win basketball Super Cup

    Luxol girls rally to win basketball Super Cup

    Luxol completed a stirring fightback as they came from behind to beat Depiro 65-57 in the Malta Basketball Association’s women’s Super Cup final yesterday. It was a hard-fought victory for the Luxol girls who were forced to trail their opponents...

  • Siġġiewi gear up for basketball season

    Siġġiewi gear up for basketball season

    Siġġiewi Basketball Club recently presented their new squad and partners for the 2013-14 season (picture). The club have new sponsors for the Division One team – ReMax Malta and Citadel Insurance. Brittania Tours will sponsor the U-23s and...

  • Athleta extend A to Z sponsorship agreement

    Athleta extend A to Z sponsorship agreement

    Athleta Basketball Club have extended their sponsorship agreement with A to Z Electronics ahead of the start of the 2013/14 league campaign. At the presentation of the sponsorship deal, held recently at the A to Z Electronics’ new outlet inside...

  • Depiro girls prevail in pre-season tournament

    Depiro Pavi continued where they left off last season after winning the women’s pre-season tournament having the better of Honey Athleta in the final on Sunday. Depiro, now coached by Gabriele Alesse and with new foreign player Joncelyn Peterkin...

  • Athleta win MBA Super Cup

    Athleta win MBA Super Cup

    Athleta opened the 2013-14 season in style when they had the better of Floriana 60-51 in the men’s Super Cup final yesterday. Joe Galea’s team were in control right from the outset and inspired by their top marksman Michael Naudi, who potted 16...

  • France beat Lithuania, win first major title

    An inspired France won their maiden basketball title in any major competition after overwhelming Lithuania 80-66 in an enthralling European championship final on Sunday. Thriving on long-range shooting and effervescent performances by the...

  • Hibs nursery starts new season on September 21

    The Hibernians basketball nursery will be opening its doors for the new season on September 21. All training sessions will be held at the Corradino Sports Complex on Saturdays. Again, the Hibs nursery technical staff will lay more emphasis on the...

  • Luxol basketball nursery gets under way this month

    The Luxol basketball nursery resumes its activities for season 2013/2014 on Saturday, September 28 with regular training sessions conducted by qualified staff coaches at the Luxol Gym in Pembroke. Applications in the various age-groups, ranging...

  • New court should be ready this year

    The new BOV Basketball Arena should be completed by the end of the year, Malta Basketball Association (MBA) president Paul Sultana told reporters yesterday. The MBA is currently engaged in a new project that sees the construction of two new courts...

  • Cassar completes FIBA coaching course

    After a playing career spanning over 30 years, Silvio Cassar has reached a new level in his coaching career after obtaining the European basketball licence FECC. The FIBA Europe Coaching Certificate is a three-year course of top-quality basketball...

  • Another FIBA date for referee Vassallo

    Following his positive performances at the Euro Championships for U-18 men in Latvia last month, international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo has received a second FIBA appointment in a relatively short period of time as the governing body...

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