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  • Sports round-up

    Boxing: Tyson Fury faces a long wait to discover when he can fight Dereck Chisora in a final eliminator for the WBO world title after his opponent was forced out of their Manchester showdown. After Chisora fractured his hand during a sparring...

  • Kevin Arthur Moore flag bearer for Malta at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

    Kevin Arthur Moore flag bearer for Malta at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

      Athlete Kevin Arthur Moore has been chosen by the Maltese Olympic Committee to be the flag bearer at the opening ceremony of the 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games. Malta, through the MOC, will be among 71 Commonwealth countries and...

  • MFA report annual revenue of €7.4m

    MFA report annual revenue of €7.4m

    The Malta FA presented the financial report for season 2013/14 during thew Annual General Meeting, currently underway at the Grand Hotel Excelsior. The accounts showed revenues of €7.4 million last season compared to €7.5m the previous term. The...

  • England captain Gerrard retires from internationals

    England captain Gerrard retires from internationals

    England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his decision to call time on his international career, the Football Association said yesterday. Steven Gerrard, the Liverpool midfielder, won 114 caps for his country after making his debut in a 2-0...

  • Juventus sign Evra from Man. United

    French left back Patrice Evra is leaving Manchester United after eight-and-a-half seasons to join Serie A champions Juventus, the Italian club said yesterday. Juve confirmed that they had agreed a £1.2 million fee for the 33-year-old, who signed a...

  • Qatar 2022 ethics probe to report in September

    An investigation into the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, initially scheduled for completion this month, is only likely to be finished in September, FIFA said yesterday. “We expect to deliver our report to the adjudicatory chamber...

  • Two clubs respond to Rummenigge remarks

    Two clubs respond to Rummenigge remarks

    Schalke and Borussia Moenchengladbach have hit back at Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge for suggesting the rest of the Bundesliga are plotting against his side. Rummenigge accused his club’s rivals of rejecting Bayern’s request to...

  • Valletta face tough challenge in Azerbaijan

    Valletta face tough challenge in Azerbaijan

    Valletta FC have an arduous task to prolong their stay in this season’s UEFA Champions League as they look to overturn a 1-0 deficit away at FC Qarabag in the return leg of the second qualifying round this evening (kick-off: 6.30pm). An early goal...

  • Aussies not so bold about gold medal chances in Glasgow

    Aussies not so bold about gold medal chances in Glasgow

    Australia’s reign atop the Commonwealth Games medals table faces its biggest threat in decades in Glasgow and the team’s management has been at pains to prepare the sports-mad public for the worst – defeat by England. Barring a designer-driven...

  • Only one vote at MFA general meeting today

    The Malta Football Association (MFA) annual general meeting will be staged at the Grand Hotel Excelsior today. Among the first topics at the assembly, starting at 5pm, will be the approval of the 2013 annual general meeting minutes and also the...

  • Tour riders get rest ahead of crunch time

    Tour riders get rest ahead of crunch time

    Astana rider and Tour de France yellow jersey holder Vincenzo Nibali signs an autograph before a training session, yesterday. There was no racing yesterday as the peloton enjoyed the second rest day of the Tour looking ahead to the Pyrenees and...

  • Callejon happy at Napoli

    Napoli forward Jose Callejon has revealed the club turned down a big money offer for his services from Atletico Madrid this summer. Callejon, 27, moved to Napoli last year from Real Madrid and went on to score 20 times in all competitions. That...

  • It’s simple really says McIlroy, just process and spot

    It’s simple really says McIlroy, just process and spot

    For Rory McIlroy the secret of his victory at the Open on Sunday came down to two rather unremarkable words: process and spot. That was the mantra he repeated in his brain throughout four majestic rounds of golf at the Royal Liverpool...

  • Waterpolo

    BOV knock-out semi-finalsPlaying today: (First Division) 18.45 Marsascala vs Marsaxlokk. (Premier Division) 20.00 Sliema vs Valletta.Tomorrow: (First Division) 18.45 Otters vs Ta’ Xbiex. (Premier Division) 20.00 Neptunes vs Sirens.

  • Kroos settled on Real after final

    Kroos settled on Real after final

    Toni Kroos has revealed he decided to move to Real Madrid only after winning the World Cup with Germany. The 24-year-old admitted he had been approached by the Spaniards, and “all the biggest clubs in the world”, prior to lifting the World Cup,...

  • Mixed fortunes for Krishna CC

    Mixed fortunes for Krishna CC

    The CricHQ Summer League, organised by the Malta Cricket Association, continued last weekend with two games and Krishna CC were involved in a double header. Krishna played Marsa CC first and opened the batting, totalling 118 runs from their...

  • Football news

    Stuttgart coach Armin Veh plans on leading the club back into Europe in the near future after his return this summer. He led Stuttgart to the Bundesliga title in 2007 before being dismissed a year later. Six years on, Veh is back in charge of the...

  • Liberty team dominate

    The Malta Pool Association (MPA) wrapped up its 26th season with an annual presentations ceremony during which all winners from the 2013-14 campaign were honoured. Last season, over 500 players and 50 teams competed in the various events on the...

  • Magnussen was too aggressive – Massa

    Magnussen was too aggressive – Massa

    Felipe Massa has slated Kevin Magnussen for being “too aggressive” as the Brazilian’s world was turned upside down in Germany. For the second successive grand prix, Massa’s race was brought to a premature end on the opening lap following a first...

  • Sporting briefs

    Sahar: Newly-promoted Dutch club Willem II Tilburg have signed Israeli international forward Ben Sahar on a one-year contract with an option for a second year. The 24-year-old, who was last on loan at Arminia Bielefeld from Bundesliga side Hertha...

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