Team Falklands at Commonwealth Games 2018

THE Falklands team is primed and ready to take on the challenge of the Commonwealth Games. The fourteen competitors along with team officials attended a glitter  opening ceremony at the Gold Coast Australia on Wednesday. The games are being held from 4 -15 April.

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Bill and Louise bring home bronze

A MAGNIFICENT bronze medal for members of the Falkland Archery Team, Louise Clarke and Bill Chater, capped off what has been, so far, a week of personal and team excellence in Gotland.

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Falklands sports facility options on the table

A MULTI-PURPOSE sports arena with an Astroturf surface and a multi-use games arena was the most ambitious of three proposals presented to sports clubs and other individuals interested in the future development of Falklands sport, at a meeting on Monday.

MLA for Sport Mike Summers (pictured) Director of Central Services Matt Bassford along with Arch Henderson’s Project Engineer Darren Plato, outlined three all-weather sports facility proposals which have been examined by a Development Group. The group has also explored potential sites around Stanley.

The two other options comprised an all weather football pitch with a multi-sports surface, possibly with a 400m running track around the outside, and the  second proposal is an indoor Astroturf playing surface, configured for at least three sports. 

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Ice gold win in Chile for Falklands skaters

FALKLANDS Hockey Association youth team Wolverines were the ecstatic victors at the Punta Arenas, Chile, Copa Invernada Ice Hockey Tournament on Sunday night.
To add to the excitement, a second Falklands youth team, Bombers, took bronze, and the Islands’ senior team, the Falklands Penguins also achieved bronze.

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