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  • Murray books fourth final, Serena to face Sharapova

    Murray books fourth final, Serena to face Sharapova

    After three heart-breaking trips to the final, Andy Murray secured another shot at Australian Open glory by overhauling Tomas Berdych yesterday after women’s top seed Serena Williams set up a blockbuster title-decider with Maria Sharapova. Edged...

  • Attard 10km race on February 10

    This year’s Attard 10km race, held jointly by the Attard Athletics Club and the Local Council, will be held on February 10. This race is considered as the most ideal event in the build-up to the Malta Marathon and Half Marathon which will be...

  • Champions back to winning ways

    Champions back to winning ways

    Boycho Marev scored twice as Balzan beat Valletta 6-3 to return to winning ways after two defeats in the Premier Division. Valletta tried hard to stay in the match but on the day champions Balzan proved stronger. After opening the scoring through...

  • McLaren unveil 2015 F1 car

    McLaren unveil 2015 F1 car

    McLaren have launched their 2015 car as they look to use their renewed partnership with both Honda and Fernando Alonso to return to winning ways after two years in the Formula One wilderness. The Woking-based marque will be running Honda engines...

  • Div. One

    Today: Centenary Stadium 19.30 Gżira United vs Gudja United. Tomorrow: Centenary Stadium 14.00 Msida St Joseph vs Fgura United; 16.00 Mqabba vs Żurrieq. Sunday: Centenary Stadium 14.00 Pembroke vs St Andrew’s; 16.00 Birżebbuġa SP vs St George’s.

  • Qatar unsure over 2024 Games host bid

    Qatar are undecided whether to bid to host the 2024 Olympics, a leading official has said, suggesting they may hold off for a later edition after two failed attempts to land sport’s greatest spectacle. “We don’t know if we are going to bid for...

  • Silverstone sale is instant success

    Silverstone’s attempt to turn back the clock resulted in the circuit selling their allocation of 1,000 cut-price £99 tickets for the British Grand Prix in just 22 minutes. The response was so overwhelming new Silverstone managing director Patrick...

  • Football news

    Jordon Mutch has completed his move to Crystal Palace, ending a short, ill-fated stay with QPR. Just 25 weeks into a four-year deal at Loftus Road, the 23-year-old has moved on after failing to replicate the form which saw the Rs reportedly pay...

  • Sports round-up

    Basketball, NBA: Kobe Bryant’s (picture) NBA season effectively ended on Wednesday after he had surgery to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder that will sideline him for nine months. The five-time National Basketball Association...

  • Robshaw eyes winning start

    Robshaw eyes winning start

    England captain Chris Robshaw believes a winning start against Wales will be key if the Red Rose want to be crowned RBS 6 Nations champions this year. Stuart Lancaster’s side open up their campaign at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on February...

  • Sporting briefs

    Blatter: FIFA president Sepp Blatter confirmed that he had submitted his bid to run for re-election yesterday, the deadline day for nominations to be handed in. “Today is a key date in the electoral calendar. I’ve made my submission, now the...

  • MFA to start refunding UEFA solidarity payment arrears, profits

    MFA to start refunding UEFA solidarity payment arrears, profits

    The Malta Football Association will this evening start refunding UEFA solidarity payment arrears to its 45 member clubs. The clubs will be getting €36,725.75, which is half of the arrears. The monies had been retained by the MFA for the 2002/3 and...

  • Russia cutting budget for World Cup

    Russia is to cut the budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup as part of plans to slash state expenditure as recession looms. The government is cutting its spending by 10% across the board after the central bank predicted last month that the economy...

  • Eriksen double sends Spurs into the final

    Eriksen double sends Spurs into the final

    Tottenham Hotspur reached the League Cup final after suppressing a late uprising from third tier Sheffield United as Christian Eriksen struck twice to seal a 3-2 aggregate win last night. Tottenham, who will face Chelsea in the final at Wembley on...

  • Arsenal sign Brazilian defender Gabriel

    Arsenal have signed Brazilian defender Gabriel Paulista from Villarreal, the Premier League club said yesterday. The 24-year-old has moved to London in a deal worth £11.3 million. “It’s another dream in my career that has come true,” Gabriel...

  • Ronaldo handed two-match ban for kicking opponent

    Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo has been given a two-match ban following his dismissal for kicking out at an opponent during their La Liga clash with Cordoba last Saturday, the Spanish league said. Ronaldo was unable to make an impact in the...

  • Morata goal puts Juventus in semis

    Substitute Alvaro Morata was the match-winner as his late strike sealed Juve’s progress into the last four of the Coppa Italia at the expense of Parma, yesterday. Morata has struggled to find the net this season for the Turin club, but he scored...

  • Roma create partnership deals with youth clubs in the US

    Serie A club Roma are looking to discover and develop American talent through a new partnership with seven youth soccer clubs in the United States. Roma CEO Italo Zanzi told Reuters that the initiative would include coaching exchanges, allow...

  • Figo says has nominations to enter race

    Figo says has nominations to enter race

    Former Portugal international Luis Figo said yesterday he wanted to stand for the FIFA presidency revealing his plans one day before nominations close to enter the race. The former Real Madrid and Barcelona forward announced his intention to run...

  • Barcelona president slams FIFA rules over transfer ban

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes FIFA regulations concerning under-age player transfers needs to be revised and that current rules would have prevented Lionel Messi from joining the club. The Catalan side have been banned from...

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