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  • Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

    Hamilton takes second F1 title in style

    A tearful Lewis Hamilton joined the elite ranks of double Formula One world champions today after a nerve-racking drive to victory in the floodlit season-ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. In a race overshadowed by the ever-present spectre of mechanical...

  • Updated: Liverpool lose but Spurs win against lesser lights

    Updated: Liverpool lose but Spurs win against lesser lights

    Liverpool squandered an early lead and lost 3-1 at Crystal Palace while Tottenham Hotspur came from behind to beat Hull City 2-1 as two of the Premier League's big boys experienced contrasting fortunes against the lesser lights. Spurs needed a...

  • Gilmar’s late goal earns Naxxar a point

    Gilmar’s late goal earns Naxxar a point

    Naxxar midfielder Gilmar earned his team a dramatic point when he scored a spectacular equaliser secure a 1-1 draw against Qormi at the National Stadium. The match was evenly balanced for much of the first half with Qormi creating the better...

  • Five-star Hibs outclass Greens

    Five-star Hibs outclass Greens

    Hibernians 5Edison 3; Jorginho 8, 52; Failla 43; Cohen 66;Floriana 0 The Hibernians’ juggernaut shows no signs of slowing down. Having effectively swept all before them in the first round, collecting 10 wins and a draw from 11 matches, the...

  • Mifsud ends goal drought to give Sliema win

    Sliema Wanderers 2Mifsud 62; Mangiacasale 80;Tarxien Rainbows 0 Michael Mifsud must have been relieved to have finally got off the mark this season after netting Sliema’s opener in a hard-fought win over Tarxien Rainbows. Mifsud, who missed out on...

  • Pietà hit back to stun Stripes

    Pietà Hotspurs 4Micallef 7; Agius 52; Pisani 78 pen; Frances 84;Birkirkara 3Ellinton 23, 41; Ledesma 57 pen; Birkirkara’s title aspirations suffered another blow yesterday as they crashed to a second successive league defeat when they were beaten...

  • Goalkeepers excel in 1-1 stalemate

    Goalkeepers excel in 1-1 stalemate

    Żebbuġ Rangers 1Mamic 30;Balzan 1Piccioni 63; This was a game that produced a plethora of chances but only two goals as the two goalkeepers took centre-stage. Fabricio Rapchan Dos Santos Morales, Żebbuġ’s goalkeeper, pulled off a series of fine...

  • United beat Arsenal as Chelsea march on

    United beat Arsenal as Chelsea march on

    Chelsea beat West Bromwich Albion to stay top of the Premier League yesterday while champions Manchester City kept the leaders in their sights and Manchester United demonstrated they are not out of the title race yet. Chelsea played some dazzling...

  • Mackay starts with a 1-1 draw

    Malky Mackay was denied a dream start to his reign as Wigan manager as Middlesbrough came from behind to claim a 1-1 draw at DW Stadium in the Championship, yesterday. Shaun Maloney put the Latics ahead as they looked to bounce back from two...

  • Gudja fail to go top after scoreless draw

    Gudja fail to go top after scoreless draw

    Fgura United 0Gudja United 0 Gudja failed to take sole leadership in the Division One standings yesterday after being held to a goalless draw by mid-table side Fgura at the Centenary Stadium. Fgura, perhaps, deserved better as they were the more...

  • Scorfna saves Mqabba’s blushes

    Msida St Joseph 1Mqabba 1 Msida St Joseph and Mqabba shared the spoils in game that both sides wanted to win for different reasons. Msida were looking to build on their victory over lowly Birżebbuġa as Mqabba had lost their last two encounters.

  • Pogba leads Juventus to 3-0 win at Olimpico

    Pogba leads Juventus to 3-0 win at Olimpico

    Champions Juventus retained their three-point lead over Roma at the top of the Serie A standings after beating Lazio 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico, last night. Paul Pogba scored twice, one in each half, and Carlos Tevez added another ten minutes...

  • Messi sets La Liga scoring record of 253 goals

    Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals when he netted a hat-trick in last night’s 5-1 win at home to Sevilla. The previous record has been held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra since 1955, which...

  • Double jeopardy for Formula One

    Double jeopardy for Formula One

    Today is the final race of the Formula One season and we still don’t know who will be crowned champion. And, from a spectator’s perspective, that is just the way you want it to be. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton starts the last grand prix as...

  • Bayern extend Bundesliga lead

    Undefeated champions Bayern Munich continued their seemingly unstoppable charge towards the Bundesliga title, crushing Hoffenheim 4-0 yesterday to extend their lead at the top. With second-placed Wolfsburg losing 3-2 at Schalke, Bayern are now...

  • In Scotland

    Scottish PremiershipCeltic-Dundee FC - 2-1Dundee United-Kilmarnock - 3-1Hamilton-St Mirren - 3-0Inverness-Motherwell - 3-1St Johnstone-Ross County - 2-1   P W D L F A Pts Celtic 13 9 2 2 27 9 29 Inverness 14 9 2 3 22 12 29 Dundee...

  • Frenchman Lavillenie, Kiwi Adams are Athletes of Year

    Pole vault world record holder Renaud Lavillenie and Olympic shot put champion Valerie Adams were named World Athletes of the Year at an IAAF gala in Monaco, late Friday. It marked the first time that field event athletes had won both awards and...

  • Football results

    Primera LigaAtletico Madrid vs Malaga 3-1; Eibar vs Real Madrid 0-4; Barcelona vs Sevilla 5-1; Deportivo vs Real Sociedad late. Playing today: 12.00 R. Vallecano vs Celta Vigo. 17.00 Levante vs Valencia. 19.00 Elche vs Cordoba. 21.00 Villarreal vs...

  • Switzerland on the brink of glory after doubles win

    Switzerland on the brink of glory after doubles win

    Switzerland made a big step towards a maiden Davis Cup title when they took a 2-1 lead in the final against hosts France with Roger Federer and Stan Waw-rinka’s 6-3 7-5 6-4 win in the doubles against Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau...

  • Today’s sports fixtures

    National Stadium: BOV Premier League 2pm Naxxar vs Qormi; 4pm Valletta vs Mosta. Luxol Stadium: BOV Division One 2pm Pembroke vs Gżira; 4.15pm St Andrew’s vs Rabat. Tedesco Stadium: BOV Division One 2pm Melita vs Żurrieq; 4.15pm Vittoriosa Stars...