June 20 - “We Make It Happen” – 28th Special Olympics Games

Special Olympics Gibraltar will hold the 28th Summer Games this year on 25th, 26th and 27th June.  The organization welcomes teams from the Isle of Man, Andorra, Barbate and Algeciras. 

The Opening Ceremony will take place at the Victoria Stadium on the 25th at 6pm and this will include entertainment by various dance groups and singers who all generously volunteer their time. 

The football events will be held at the Victoria Stadium 5-a-side pitch opposite the boathouse on the 26th commencing at 9am.  With five teams participating this should prove exciting and challenging for the athletes.

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June 06 - Drug Awareness Football Tournament

foo A series of drug awareness talks with the theme “Drugs, your choice of life.” delivered to Year 7 children by the RGP’s School Liaison Officers and Mr John Montegriffo of the Care Agency have culminated in an inter-school football tournament. Yesterday the Year 7 girls took to the field at the Hargreaves five-a-side pitch.

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May 29 - David Phelps Wins Gibraltar Target Shooting Open Championship

shootingThe Gibraltar Target Shooting Association this weekend held their Gibraltar Open Championship 2013. Overall winner of the Open was David Phelps of Wales, who proved to be the most consistent over the three days and racked up the most 100s.

The Association claimed that David, the Commonwealth Champion ‘led a cool campaign in a variety of wind and lighting conditions, whilst being humble enough to give advice to the less experienced competitors. A worthy winner and great sportsman. Neil Almond and Martyn Payne, both of England came in second and third place respectively both having shot strongly over the three day event.

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