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  • Sultana completes first college season on a high

    Colette Sultana capped an excellent first season of US College Squash by winning three matches and claiming a runner-up finish at the Holleran Cup consolation bracket of the Na-tional Collegiate Squash Championships, held recently. Up against some...

  • Young Maltese referees officiating in England

    Two young Maltese referees, Ishmael Barbara and Alex Johnson, are currently in England officiating matches following an agreement of collaboration reached between English Referees General Manager Mike Riley and Malta FA Director of Refereeing...

  • Robinson latest Jamaican hit with a ban

    Jamaican high jumper Damar Robinson has been handed a one-year ban for doping in the latest blow to the country’s athletics programme. The sanction was handed down by the chairman of the Jamaica Anti-doping Disciplinary Panel Kent Pantry following...

  • Benfica pose a tough task for Juve

    Last week’s Europa League draw at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon paired Sevilla with their Primera Liga rivals Valencia which means a place for a Spanish team in the final is guaranteed. Juventus got a tough draw as Benfica could deny the...

  • Organisers unveil medals for Commonwealth Games

    The medals which will be awarded to athletes at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have been revealed to the public for the first time. They were unveiled earlier this week at the city’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum during an event which...

  • Immobile, Cerci lead Italy goal talent charge

    Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has a striker selection headache ahead of the World Cup in Brazil with Torino pair Ciro Immobile and Alessio Cerci leading a surge of young Italian attacking talent. The duo were the architects of Torino’s last-gasp...

  • Kavallieri teams top the standings in Division Two

    After winning the league unbeaten the previous two years, Kavallieri RS2 had a difficult start to this season’s Division Two men’s championship after losing the opener to La Salle. Kavallieri, under the guidance of Silvio Borg, reacted brilliantly...

  • Football news

    Swansea have confirmed “a couple of incidents between certain players” took place during training last week. Media reports surfaced yesterday of a training ground bust-up prior to the Chelsea game that Swansea lost 1-0 two days ago. “Yes, there...

  • Haas F1 entry may have to wait until 2016

    NASCAR team owner Gene Haas added some detail to his Formula One plans but left open whether he plans to enter next year or 2016. The American, whose proposed new team was accepted by the governing International Automobile Federation (FIA) last...

  • Sporting briefs

    Wilmots: Marc Wilmots has extended his contract as Belgium coach by four years until 2018, the Royal Belgian FA (URBSFA) said yesterday. “Marc Wilmots and the URBSFA have found an agreement to extend their collaboration for four more years,” it said.

  • Sports round-up

    Wrestling: The Ultimate Warrior (picture), one of the most celebrated names in US professional wrestling, died of natural causes attributed to heart disease, an Arizona coroner’s office said yesterday. An autopsy on the 54-year-old wrestler, whose...

  • Camilleri back for Bogliasco

    Wearing a protective mask after recovering from a broken nose, Steve Camilleri was back in action for his Italian top division team RN Bogliasco earlier this month. He played in the last three league matches against Como, Florentia and Nervi,...

  • Red Bull lose appeal

    Formula One team Red Bull’s appeal against Daniel Ricciardo’s disqualification from the Australian Grand Prix has been rejected by the International Court of Appeal, the International Automobile Federation (FIA) said yesterday. “The Court, after...

  • F1 - Red Bull lose appeal

    Red Bull have lost their appeal against Daniel Ricciardo's disqualification from last month's season-opening Australian Grand Prix. Ricciardo crossed the line in second place in front of his home fans in Melbourne, and on his debut for Red Bull,...

  • Top clubs set to learn FFP fates

    Manchester City and Paris St Germain will learn this week whether they are deemed to be in serious breach of UEFA’s financial fair play rules. The Club Financial Control Body’s (CFCB) investigatory chamber, headed by former Belgium Prime Minister...

  • Italian crowds fall by over six per cent in a year

    The number of people going to watch soccer in Italian stadiums has dropped by over 800,000 or six per cent in the space of a year, the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) said yesterday. With the game in Italy losing ground on the pitch to European...

  • Juventus edge closer to title

    Juventus re-opened an eight-point lead at the top of the Serie A standings following a 2-0 win away at Udinese last night. The visitors had defender Andrea Barzagli, Arturo Vidal, Leonardo Bonucci and Carlos Tevez not figuring in the starting...

  • We need to keep fighting – Rodgers

    Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is trying to keep things on an even keel despite the win over rivals Manchester City edging the Reds closer to a long-awaited title. The 3-2 win at Anfield leaves Liverpool just four matches in which to end a...

  • Wenger eyes strong finish

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has challenged his side to build on their FA Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out triumph by winning all of their remaining five Premier League matches to secure a top-four finish. The Gunners will host West Ham tonight...

  • Newcomers Romiley make instant hit

    It was another incredible week of cricket, one that gave the selection committee a headache to organise so many teams to play for Marsa against touring sides. On Wednesday, the final game against Worcester Royal Grammar school was played with WRGC...

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