The Malta Independent 5 August 2021, Thursday

Sports administrator Louis Borg passes away, aged 85

Monday, 19 July 2021, 19:11 Last update: about 16 days ago

Sports administrator Louis Borg passed away today. He was aged 85.

Well known for being a pioneer in how sport should be part of the education system, he played football and was the founder of the Malta Basketball Association. He remained part of the basketball community as an administrator for more than 30 years.  

Later he was also president of the Malta Handball Association.


For a time, he also served as vice-president of the Malta Olympic Committee and was chef-de-mission in several international activities, including the first edition of the Small Nations Games.

He was chairman of the Malta Students Sports Federation and was a member of the Maltese Sports Council.

Borg had also won the Official of the Year Award in 1987.

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