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  • Selby tips McGill for title

    Selby tips McGill for title

    Mark Selby tipped his shock conqueror Anthony McGill to carry off the Betfred World Championship title after the Crucible curse struck yet again. Scottish potter McGill, a qualifier making his debut on snooker’s biggest stage this year, followed...

  • Foreign coaches admire local juniors at Footy4U camp

    Foreign coaches admire local juniors at Footy4U camp

    The Footy4U April 2015 camp was held at De La Salle College grounds earlier this month. Three foreign coaches, Italians Massimo Sarci and Francesco Nuti, and Norwegian Anton Severin, conducted various sessions for the young hopefuls who attended,...

  • Schumacher junior shows promise

    Mick Schumacher finished ninth on his F4 debut yesterday as the son of seven-time F1 champion Michael showed racing ability runs in the family. The 16-year-old had qualified in 19th place on the grid for Van Amersfoort Racing in Oschersleben but...

  • Football results

    BOV Division Three: Qrendi vs Ta’ Xbiex 5-2; Attard vs Mgarr United 1-4; Kalkara vs Sta Lucija 0-4; Sta Venera Lightnings vs Mtarfa 2-2; Kirkop vs Marsaskala 3-0. ISA League: Methode vs Baxter 3-2; Actavis vs Aurobindo 5-4. Primera LigaEspanyol vs...

  • Two golds for Team Malta

    The Mediterranean Champion-ships, now in their 18th edition and this year hosted by the Hellenic Bowling Federation in Chania, Crete, came to a close yesterday with the Maltese team winning two gold medals and a silver. Team Malta picked up gold...

  • Football news

    Stevan Jovetic is closer to a move to Inter this summer with the Italian club seemingly ready to pay the €18m transfer fee demanded by Manchester City. The links between Jovetic and Roberto Mancini’s side have been circulating for many weeks and...

  • Local sports – today’s fixtures

    National Stadium: BOV Premier League 5pm Floriana vs Naxxar Lions; 7pm Hibernians vs Balzan. Centenary Stadium: BOV Division One 4pm Rabat Ajax vs Birżebbuġa SP; 6pm Żurrieq vs Msida St Joseph. Luxol Stadium: BOV Division One 4pm Fgura United vs...

  • Sporting briefs

    Tranmere: Tranmere Rovers’ unbroken 94-year spell in the Football League came to an end yesterday with a 3-2 defeat at Plymouth Argyle. The fourth tier side, who joined the league in 1921 but have long been eclipsed by local powerhouses Liverpool...

  • Poor start foils Malta

    Poor start foils Malta

    Malta 20Switzerland 23 A shoddy defensive display cost the national team dearly yesterday as Damien Neill’s men succumbed to a 23-20 defeat to Switzerland at the Hibs Stadium. There was an understandable air of disappointment among the home...

  • Exiles finally break their duck

    In a match which had little at stake except statistics and minor positions in the table, Valletta McDonald’s and Exiles Ferretti shared 12 goals with the latter team breaking their duck in terms of points but on the other hand assuring Sirens of...

  • Sports round-up

    Rallying: Kris Meeke will take a healthy lead into the penultimate day of the Rally Argentina after winning three of Day One’s five stages. Northern Irishman Meeke won the day’s first, third and fourth stages to secure an overall lead of one...

  • Inter back in hunt for place in Europe

    Inter back in hunt for place in Europe

    Inter 2 Roma 1 Mauro Icardi's 17th goal of the season took Inter back into the hunt for a place in Europe next season and dented Roma's Champions League aspirations with a 2-1 win. Hernanes gave the Nerazzurri the lead after 15 minutes but Radja...

  • Qormi beats Tarxien

    Qormi beats Tarxien

    QORMI 4 TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 Qormi needed just 45 minutes to dispose of the tame challenge of Tarxien who only showed signs of life in the second half. Four goals from four different players ensured Qormi softened the memories of their Balzan...

  • Valletta see off Birkirkara

    Valletta see off Birkirkara

    Valletta were back to winning ways when they needed a late Hamza Barry goal to overcome Birkirkara 2-1 at the National Stadium. The Citizens made all the early running and on 16 minutes they were awarded a corner kick from which Nafti’s inswinger...

  • Milan's European hopes slim after defeat at Udinese

    Second-half goals by Giampiero Pinzi and Emmanuel Badu gave Udinese a 2-1 win over Milan in Serie A, further diminishing their slim hopes of playing in European competition next season. Milan are ninth with 43 points and six games to go, six...

  • Hotspurs boost survival hopes

    Hotspurs boost survival hopes

    Pietà Hotspurs boosted their hopes of avoiding the drop when they eased past bottom side Żebbuġ Rangers 3-1 at the National Stadium. After a balanced opening it was Pietà who drew first blood on 25 minutes when Ricardo Costa picked Kyle Cesare at...

  • Rugby: Switzerland beat Malta 23-20

    Rugby: Switzerland beat Malta 23-20

    Malta slumped to their second defeat in Division 2A when they lost to Switzerland 23-20 at the Hibs Stadium. Seconds after kick-off, Malta regaled Switzerland with the first three points when they conceded a penalty and Sebastian Dimitri duly...

  • Update 2: Leicester boost survival hopes with victory at Burnley

    Update 2: Leicester boost survival hopes with victory at Burnley

    (Adds Man City win) Leicester City climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time since November with a battling 1-0 win at bottom club Burnley. Burnley's Matt Taylor slammed a second-half penalty against the post and from...

  • City, Stripes seek timely fillip

    City, Stripes seek timely fillip

    End-of-season duels between Valletta and Birkirkara are usually crunch matches determining the league champions or cup winners. Only last year these two rival teams faced each other in the final fixture of the league trek which saw the Citizens...

  • Pembroke Athleta crowned champions

    Pembroke Athleta crowned champions

    Pembroke 5 St George’S 2 Pembroke Athleta were crowned First Division champions when they won their last game of the season against a St George’s side who were still within reach of making it to the play-offs if Melita had lost against St...

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