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  • Abela becomes youngest champ

    Matthew Abela thwarted Stefan Salomone from retaining the Malta singles title when the 17-year-old beat the former champion after a fine display in the National Championships held recently at the Kirkop Sports Complex. The women’s singles title...

  • Different role for Abdilla at Gżira Utd

    Coach Darren Abdilla, who led Gżira United to the Premier League last season, will prolong his stay with the Maroons but in a different role after signing a contract that will see him directly involved in the club’s technical sector. Gżira are...

  • Murray takes long road again Wawrinka keeps it simple

    Murray takes long road again Wawrinka keeps it simple

    Andy Murray survived a second close shave at the French Open yesterday, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is becoming so circuitous he may soon find himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois de...

  • Football news

    Bradford City have confirmed German investors Edin Rahic and Stefan Rupp have completed their takeover of the English League One club. The Bantams announced the sale on Twitter and both Rahic and Rupp flew into the country on Tuesday to finalise...

  • Tyson strikes a KO blow against pros at Rio

    Tyson strikes a KO blow against pros at Rio

    Mike Tyson has branded the Amateur International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) decision to let professional fighters take part in the 2016 Rio Olympics as “ridiculous” and “foolish”. Professional boxers would feature at the Olympic Games as long as...

  • Sporting briefs

    Points docked: Three Romanian top-flight clubs have had points deducted for failing to put their financial affairs in order and meet licensing criteria. Romanian Cup winners CFR Cluj will start next season on minus nine points while ASA Targu...

  • Sports round-up

    Horse Racing: Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will miss next month’s Belmont Stakes, the final leg of US thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown series for three-year-olds, because of a high white cell count, his trainers said. Nyquist, whose bid for the...

  • Gzira United's Darren Abdilla remains - but not as coach

    Gzira United's Darren Abdilla remains - but not as coach

    Gzira United will have an as-yet-unnamed foreigner with Maltese Premier League experience as their head coach next year, the club has announced.  Darren Abdilla, who led the team to promotion to the Premier League for the first time in 34 years...

  • Valletta to hold Gilbert Agius testimonial

    Valletta to hold Gilbert Agius testimonial

    Valletta FC are to hold a testimonial match for talisman and club legend Gilbert Agius.  Agius made his debut for the Citizens aged 16 back in 1990. In a career spanning almost 20 years, he made more than 400 appearances for the club, winning...

  • Ronaldo declares himself fit for final

    Ronaldo declares himself fit for final

    Cristiano Ronaldo has reassured Real Madrid fans he will be fit to play in Saturday’s Champions League final against Atletico Madrid in Milan after limping out of yesterday’s training session. Ronaldo failed to complete training for the third...

  • United continue Mourinho talks

    United continue Mourinho talks

    Jose Mourinho is close to becoming Manchester United’s next manager after executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and agent Jorge Mendes held talks in London yesterday. Louis van Gaal’s turbulent two-year Old Trafford reign was brought to an end on...

  • England’s Wilshere confident of fitness

    England’s Wilshere confident of fitness

    Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is optimistic he will be fully fit for England’s Euro 2016 campaign next month, despite a lack of playing time for his north London side in the past season. Wilshere made just one start for the Gunners, who...

  • Rangers confirm signing of Barton

    Rangers confirm signing of Barton

    Rangers have confirmed the signing of Joey Barton after the former England midfielder successfully passed a medical. The 33-year-old will officially join the club on July 1 after penning a initial two-year deal. Barton was a free agent after...

  • Messi, Sanchez and Alves headline final team rosters

    Messi, Sanchez and Alves headline final team rosters

    Five-times world player of the year Lionel Messi, of Argentina, Chile’s Alexis Sanchez and Brazilian Dani Alves were among the big names in the final rosters announced earlier this week for next month’s Copa America Centenario. Sixteen teams will...

  • ’Pool sign goalkeeper Karius

    Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign goalkeeper Loris Karius from German side Mainz 05 on a long-term contract, the Premier League club said yesterday. The 22-year-old, who has represented Germany at under-21 level, made 34 Bundesliga appearances...

  • Ghedin names Gambin in squad for trip to Austria

    Luke Gambin is in line to earn his first cap for Malta after the Barnet winger was included in Pietro Ghedin’s final squad for the upcoming friendlies against Euro 2016 contenders Czech Republic and Austria. The 23-year-old Gambin is not the only...

  • San Siro final – the Italy link

    San Siro final – the Italy link

    The legendary San Siro stadium will provide the setting for Saturday’s all-Spanish Champions League final between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid. This will be a replica of the 2014 showdown that was played at Benfica’s Stadium of Light. On that...

  • Real vs Atletico... the talking points

    Real vs Atletico... the talking points

    Their respective semi-final victories over Manchester City and Bayern Munich meant Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid earned the right to take their famous capital city derby to Milan for one night only. Here, PA Sport analyses where Saturday’s...

  • Football news

    Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham says action needs to be taken against Hibernian supporters after he was forced to flee crowd trouble at the end of the Scottish Cup final. The Ibrox stopper was among several Gers players targeted when thousands...

  • Sporting briefs

    CSKA Sofia: CSKA Sofia beat top-flight side Montana 1-0 in a pulsating Bulgarian Cup final yesterday to become the first third division outfit to win the competition in its 76-year history. CSKA, the Balkan country’s most successful club, were...