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  • Inter, Napoli share four goals in final 12 minutes

    Inter, Napoli share four goals in final 12 minutes

    Inter and Napoli served up 78 minutes of dismal football before bursting into life to share four goals in a breathless final 12 minutes as they drew 2-2 in Serie A. Jose Callejon twice put Napoli in front, the second in the 90th minute, but Inter...

  • Birkirkara add to City’s woes

    Birkirkara add to City’s woes

    Valletta 0Birkirkara 2Ledesma 32; Liliu 65; By Paul Zammit’s admission, Birkirkara have blown hot and cold this season but they served up some sizzling fare yesterday. Facing Valletta, their serial nemesis who denied them a second consecutive...

  • Pietà and Balzan share spoils

    Pietà and Balzan share spoils

    Pietà Hotspurs 1Micallef 50;Balzan 1Zarate 54; Pietà Hotspurs and Balzan had to settle for a point apiece after their match ended in a 1-1 draw yesterday. There was little between these two teams with the Hotspurs enjoying their best spell in the...

  • Gudja back to winning ways

    Gudja back to winning ways

    Gudja United 4Żurrieq 1 Gudja United were back to winning ways after brushing aside neighbouring rivals Żurrieq at the Centenary Stadium. Joe Borg’s Gudja came into the match determined to pick all points after two successive draws and they were...

  • Hernanes’s late goal earns Inter draw against Napoli

    Hernanes’s late goal earns Inter draw against Napoli

    A late flurry of goals at San Siro saw Inter and Napoli share the points from a 2-2 Serie A draw. Both Inter coach Walter Mazzarri and Napoli boss Rafael Benitez were challenging their former clubs with a certain amount of pressure on their...

  • Early goal foils Malta U-17

    Malta U-17 side suffered their second successive defeat in the UEFA Championship qualifiers when they went down to the Netherlands 1-0 in Jakovo, Serbia, yesterday. After Friday’s frustrating 1-0 defeat to hosts Serbia, which saw the Maltese...

  • Liverpool, Stoke win amid more drama

    Liverpool, Stoke win amid more drama

    Liverpool scored a stunning 3-2 win over bottom side Queens Park Rangers with four goals coming in a frenzied seven-minute finale at Loftus Road as the drama continued in the Premier League yesterday. QPR’s Steven Caulker put the ball into his own...

  • Fleet facing Messina trap

    Fleet facing Messina trap

    The second night of the Rolex Middle Sea Race could well be a decisive one for the race. At 17.00, 39 yachts had passed through The Straits of Messina, the tide was set to turn against those yachts that did not make it through and with the wind...

  • ‘Coaches should have no say on England selection’

    ‘Coaches should have no say on England selection’

    Former England manager Terry Venables wants Premier League managers to stop dictating national selection of players and says footballers should not turn their back on international call-ups. Liverpool have been in the spotlight recently after...

  • Local results

    BOV Division Two: Għargħur vs Mellieħa 3-1; Dingli vs Żejtun 1-2; Għaxaq vs Ħamrun Spartans 1-5; Marsa vs Żabbar 1-2; Swieqi vs Sirens 1-1; Siġġiewi vs San Ġwann 0-3. GFA Division One: Kerċem Ajax vs Xewkija Tigers 1-1; Oratory Youths vs Sannat...

  • Football results

    Bundesliga: Hamburg vs Hoffenheim 1-1; Paderborn vs E. Frankfurt 3-1. Leading standings: B. Munich 20; B. M’gladbach 16; Mainz, Hoffenheim, Wolfsburg 14. Primera Liga: A. Madrid vs Espanyol 2-0; Deportivo vs Valencia 3-0; Elche vs Sevilla 0-2;...

  • Rossi rolls back years after Marquez fall

    Rossi rolls back years after Marquez fall

    Valentino Rossi (picture) rolled back the years to win his sixth premier class Australian Grand Prix yesterday after world champion Marc Marquez’s cruise to a pole-to-flag victory was ended suddenly by a crash on lap 18. With a second successive...

  • Football news

    The disciplinary committee of the French League (LFP) will look into the untoward incident that marred the end of Saturday’s Nice vs Bastia Ligue 1 game with local fans looking to clash with the Corsican club’s players. “Clashes between players...

  • Team Chaudron clinch V1 Euro Championship

    Team Chaudron clinch V1 Euro Championship

    Team Chaudron, led by Aaron Ciantar and Dominique Martini, bounced back from their retirement in race one of the The Grand Prix of Italy on Saturday to secure second place in yesterday’s race in Terracina and clinch the V1 European Championship.

  • Sporting briefs

    Sterling: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling. The 19-year-old, who has risen to prominence for both the Reds and England in the last 12 months, is yet to...

  • Athleta and Depiro handed KO SF berth

    The draw for this season’s BOV Knockout competitions for the men’s two divisions were held during a press conference at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion yesterday. Malta Basketball Association president Paul Sultana presided the draws in the presence of...

  • Williams gets kind draw for WTA Finals defence

    World number one Serena Williams was handed the best possible draw for her WTA Finals title defence with the 33-year-old American grouped with two injury doubts and avoiding the in-form players. Williams was pooled in the Red Group on Saturday for...

  • Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Charles Camilleri completed a memorable double in the Premier Class yesterday after he steered Made in Hoff and Vanmaker Limburgia to victory in the two races from the top class during the 33rd meeting of the season in Marsa. Twelve horses lined...

  • Sports round-up

    Swimming: More than 20 swimmers, including former Olympic champion Liu Zige, were struck down with diarrhoea and fever while competing at the Chinese national championships this week. The municipal government of Huangshan, the central Chinese city...

  • Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara 2 Valletta 0 Birkirkara produced arguably their best performance so far this season as they overcame champions Valletta. With leaders Hibernians dropping their first points in their 1-1 draw against rivals Tarxien Rainbows yesterday,...