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  • F1 teams split over cost cap

    Formula One’s big hitters have promised their smaller rivals they will not smash them out of the ballpark when it comes to next week’s crucial talks surrounding the sport’s financial future. Following confirmation earlier this month from FIA...

  • Manchester United show David Moyes no mercy

    Manchester United today ruthlessly brought the axe down on David Moyes' reign just 10 months into his six-year contract. Moyes slipped into United's training base unnoticed early this morning and met with United vice-chairman Ed Woodward. Just...

  • Keflezighi – first US victor in three decades

    Meb Keflezighi yesterday became the first US male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades, an emotional performance in a city still recovering from last year’s fatal bombing attack on the world-renowned race. Keflezighi, who was born...

  • Red Bull to throw everything at Mercedes

    Champions Red Bull believe they can pick up the pace and take the fight to dominant Mercedes now that Formula One is heading back to Europe after the first four ‘flyaway’ races in Asia and the Middle East. Team principal Christian Horner kept calm...

  • Maguire suffers another early exit

    Stephen Maguire tumbled out of the World Championship in an all-too-familiar heartbreaking fashion as Welsh qualifier Ryan Day claimed the Scot’s scalp at the Crucible. For the third time in the last four years, and on a night of high drama late...

  • Malta’s silver lining despite missed gold in Aberdeen

    Another international commitment resulted in more credit heaped on Malta’s waterpolo team after the silver medal they landed at the Commonwealth Championship in Aberdeen earlier this month – a prestigious prize for the players and coaches. Their...

  • Denni goal sets up decider

    Valletta 1Denni 50;Balzan 0 It was mission accomplished for title pretenders Valletta last night as the Citizens secured the three points they needed against Balzan to set up a title decider against Birkirkara on Saturday. Yet Andre Paus’s team...

  • Swieqi Overseas hold off Kavallieri to clinch title

    Swieqi Overseas 30Kavallieri 21 Overseas were always a little more incisive than Kavallieri and their dangerous backs had a definite edge particularly in the first half of this decisive Cisk League match at the Marsa ground that was to determine...

  • Malta to play in European Championships

    A team from the Malta Eight Ball Federation will participate in the European Blackball Championships in Bridlington, England, between today and May 2. More than 650 players from 10 different countries have registered to take part in the...

  • Goalkeeper Borg saves Mosta in chaotic finale

    Sliema Wanderers 0Mosta 0 The match billed as an ultimate showdown for the remaining Europa League berth next season ended in a dour, goalless draw as Sliema Wanderers and Mosta disappointed badly, last night. The match had a dramatic finale as...

  • International meeting is Easter attraction in Malta

    This year’s International Age Group Swim Meet will be held at the National Swimming Complex, Tal-Qroqq, between Thursday and Saturday. This annual Easter event, now in its 21st edition, has attracted several well-known swimmers, especially from...

  • Gudja beat Melita to go fourth

    Melita 1Gudja United 4 Gudja United completed a remarkable comeback as they came from a goal down to overcome Melita and leapfrog the Amateurs in fourth place in the standings. Gudja looked short of ideas in the opening half but clicked into gear...

  • Sports round-up

    Rugby Union: Benji Marshall’s brief foray in rugby union is set to end after only one Super Rugby start with the former New Zealand rugby league skipper requesting a release from his Auckland Blues contract in order to return to the 13-man code.

  • Atl. Madrid looking to land another blow on Mourinho

    Atletico Madrid sent Jose Mourinho packing without a major trophy in his final season in Spain and the surprise Champions League semi-finalists are itching to repeat the dose on the Portuguese coach. Chelsea play their last four, first leg at the...

  • City beat West Brom

    Manchester City kept their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons alive and increased West Bromwich Albion’s relegation worries with a 3-1 victory last night. Goals inside the first 10 minutes from Argentines Pablo...

  • United manager Moyes set for sack – reports

    David Moyes will be sacked as Manchester United manager, according to reports. A series of reports surfaced yesterday afternoon that the Scot’s ill-fated reign as Red Devils boss would shortly be brought to an end, possibly even before this...

  • Football results

    The Championship: Birmingham vs Blackburn 2-4; Brighton vs Blackpool 1-1; Burnley vs Wigan 2-0; Derby vs Barnsley 2-1; Ipswich vs Bournemouth 2-2; Millwall vs Doncaster 0-0; QPR vs Watford 2-1; Sheffield Wed. vs Charlton 2-3; Yeovil vs...

  • Football news

    Aston Villa’s American owner Randy Lerner will wait until the end of the season before deciding upon his future with the club. Reports over the last week said that Lerner is looking to end his ties with the former European champions, whom he...

  • Sporting briefs

    Eto’o: Chelsea forward Samuel Eto’o is out of tonight’s Champions League semi-final first leg at Atletico Madrid because of injury. The Cameroon international has a “minor knee irritation”, while Belgium winger Eden Hazard travelled with the rest...

  • Manchester City stay alive in Premier League title race

    Manchester City kept their flickering hopes of a second Premier League title in three seasons alive and increased West Bromwich Albion's relegation worries with a 3-1 victory. Goals inside the first 10 minutes from Argentines Pablo Zabaleta and...

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