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Road Events Programme

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ROAD EVENTS PROGRAMME The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games takes place from the 6th to 12th July 2019. This is a once in a life time event in Gibraltar and the public are encouraged to come down to the events and support the teams and athletes. During the road based events for Triathlon, Cycling and Half Marathon there will be some inevitable traffic disruptions and parking restrictions during Games week.  Below is a list of the dates and times for the five road events and the affected roads. Sunday 7th July ‘Super Sunday’ Day One of Competition 8am –…

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Gibraltar 2019 Stamps

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar and the Gibraltar Philatelic Bureau have issued a set of stamps to commemorate the Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games The Gibraltar 2019 NatWest International Island Games will be held from 6th to 12th July. The games were awarded to Gibraltar in Jersey back in 2015, and it will be the second time that the games are hosted on the Rock. Competition will centre around fourteen sports, with 2,200 athletes and officials involved in the event. To commemorate the games, a set of fourteen stamps, to depict each sport, has been issued. The set was…

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NatWest International Island Games Gibraltar Mascot Named

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We would proudly like to announce the name of the NatWest International Island Games Gibraltar mascot as Hope! The name was chosen by a GBC radio listener Katie Rose Martinez. Linda Alvarez, Chair of the Organising Committee stated that the name was quite appropriate as it ties in with our slogan “Clean seas, our future”. It is no coincidence that if you look up the definition of Hope in a thesaurus, you will find synonyms such as Confidence, Courage, Aspiration, etc.. All these qualities will be abundantly present in the many athletes that converge on Gibraltar to compete in the…

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