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  • Ranieri overcome by emotion after triumph

    Ranieri overcome by emotion after triumph

    Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri admitted he was almost overcome by emotion after winning the Premier League and insisted it can be the start of a new era for the club. Leicester sealed one of the biggest shocks in English football after they...

  • UEFA say presidential election still possible before Euro 2016

    UEFA say it is still possible to hold a presidential election before Euro 2016 if suspended president Michel Platini fails to overturn his six-year ban from the sport. Platini was first banned for ethics violations in October, leaving UEFA without...

  • Juve’s dominance set to continue

    Juve’s dominance set to continue

    Juventus made sure of the Serie A title for the fifth year in a row late last month. The Bianconeri achievement came as no surprise. In fact, the best team had once again prevailed in the Italian top flight. But it is rather surprising the way...

  • Football news

    Bournemouth made a £38.33 million loss as staff wages jumped about 76 per cent to £30.4 million, according to the club’s accounts for the Championship-winning 2014-15 season that saw them promoted to the Premier League. The club also incurred a...

  • Sporting briefs

    Charged: Marouane Fellaini and Robert Huth have both been charged with violent conduct by the Football Association. The pair were caught by the TV cameras clashing in the box in the first half of Man. United’s 1-1 draw with Leicester on Sunday.

  • Selby happy to party as he joins Leicester’s champions

    Selby happy to party as he joins Leicester’s champions

    Mark Selby missed out on the Vardy party but was the star guest at celebrations in his honour in Sheffield after landing a second World Championship title late Monday. The Leicester cueman potted glory at the Crucible, beating Ding Junhui 18-14 in...

  • Promising start to the season for Graham Borg

    With the triathlon season still in its initial stages, Graham Borg has already shown he’s in fine form following a couple of encouraging results in Sicily. Last October, Borg qualified for the 2016 Ironman 70.3 World Championships being held later...

  • Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay

    Flame lands in troubled Brazil for 94-day relay

    President Dilma Rousseff lit the Olympic torch in Brazil’s capital yesterday and pledged that political turmoil engulfing her nation would not harm the first Games to be held in South America. The Olympic flame was flown into Brasilia to start a...

  • Khan says he’s not interested in fight against Mayweather

    Khan says he’s not interested in fight against Mayweather

    Amir Khan has insisted he would not be interested in fighting Floyd Mayweather if the American makes his expected return from retirement, even if he defeats Saul Alvarez to win the WBC middleweight title. He challenges Mexico’s defending champion...

  • Sports round-up

    Equestrian: Rio Olympics hopeful Pippa Funnell has withdrawn from this week’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials after suffering a cross-country fall two days ago. Funnell, 47, was taken to Oxford’s John Radcliffe Hospital following the fall...

  • Atletico oust Bayern to reach Champions League final

    Atletico oust Bayern to reach Champions League final

    Atletico Madrid reached the Champions League final for the second time in three seasons, going through on away goals after a 2-1 defeat at Bayern Munich, in which both sides missed a penalty, with the tie finishing 2-2 on aggregate. Atletico, who...

  • Leicester cannot repeat their title glory - Ranieri

    Leicester cannot repeat their title glory - Ranieri

    Claudio Ranieri has warned Leicester City fans who were still in dreamland today following their side's "unbelievable" Premier League triumph, that a repeat next season could not happen. The Foxes' Italian manager, talking for the first time...

  • Bosman backs local footballers at MPFA award ceremony

    Bosman backs local footballers at MPFA award ceremony

    The man who completely revolutionised football transfers in the early nineties has called on Maltese football authorities to scrap an “archaic” transfer fee that is robbing local players of their “freedom”.Jean-Marc Bosman, the former Belgian...

  • Fr Hilary awarded UEFA Order of Merit

    Fr Hilary awarded UEFA Order of Merit

    Fr Hilary Tagliaferro has been awarded the UEFA Order of Merit for his “crucial contributions” to the development of football.He was handed the award at a ceremony in Budapest, Hungary marking the 40th Ordinary UEFA Congress. England footballing...

  • Watch: Dutch fans' moving tribute to rival keeper's mum

    Watch: Dutch fans' moving tribute to rival keeper's mum

    Goalkeepers are the closest thing football has to sitting ducks, and that often translates into plenty of abuse from opposing fans.But fans of Dutch side Go Ahead Eagles have turned preconceptions on their head by singing You’ll Never Walk Alone...

  • Guardiola out to end semi-final misery against Atletico

    Guardiola out to end semi-final misery against Atletico

    Bayern Munich are desperate to avoid losing a third consecutive Champions League semi-final to Spanish opponents when they host Atletico Madrid tonight but coach Pep Guardiola has his work cut out to end his time in Germany on a high Pep Guardiola...

  • Leicester City fans take to the streets to celebrate championship

    Leicester City fans take to the streets to celebrate championship

    Leicester City fans took to the streets to celebrate their team being confirmed as English Premier League champions. The Foxes needed Chelsea to do them a favour by preventing Tottenham Hotspur from winning at Stamford Bridge - and they did so...

  • City’s Pellegrini defends decision to rotate

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said he had no option but to name a much-changed team for Sunday’s 4-2 Premier League defeat by Southampton with the club’s Champions League semi-final clash with Real Madrid scheduled for tomorrow. The...

  • Team spirit key to City triumph

    Team spirit key to City triumph

    Tactical discipline, team spirit and attacking flair are the hallmarks of Valletta’s odd-defying title success this season. Kevin Azzopardi analyses the contribution of the players who won the 23rd championship in Valletta’s history. Henry...

  • Higuain keeps Napoli second as Totti scores in Roma win

    Gonzalo Higuain reached 32 goals for the season as Napoli held onto second place in the Serie A table by beating Atalanta 2-1 at the Stadio San Paolo last night. The league’s leading scorer notched either side of the break to prevent Roma from...