‘The important thing in life is not the triumph, but the
fight; the essential thing is not to have won, but to have fought well.’ Baron Pierre de Coubertin
all forms of physical activity which, through casual or organised
participation, aim at expressing or improving physical fitness and mental
well-being, forming social relationships or obtaining results in competition at
This government is putting sport high on the national
agenda as we believe that investment in sport is investment in society. Our
society needs to look at sport as a means by which our people lead healthier
Our vision of sport is not limited to sporting events.
We are looking holistically at sports to establish how it can be an economic
pillar that can create sustainable jobs. Sports can lead Malta to improve its
competitiveness by tapping efficiently into its venues and human resources.
objectives as stipulated in the Sports Law promote the adoption of a holistic
approach. The objectives may be classified into immediate, medium and long