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  • Local results

    BOV Division Two: Għargħur vs Mellieħa 3-1; Dingli vs Żejtun 1-2; Għaxaq vs Ħamrun Spartans 1-5; Marsa vs Żabbar 1-2; Swieqi vs Sirens 1-1; Siġġiewi vs San Ġwann 0-3. GFA Division One: Kerċem Ajax vs Xewkija Tigers 1-1; Oratory Youths vs Sannat...

  • Football results

    Bundesliga: Hamburg vs Hoffenheim 1-1; Paderborn vs E. Frankfurt 3-1. Leading standings: B. Munich 20; B. M’gladbach 16; Mainz, Hoffenheim, Wolfsburg 14. Primera Liga: A. Madrid vs Espanyol 2-0; Deportivo vs Valencia 3-0; Elche vs Sevilla 0-2;...

  • Rossi rolls back years after Marquez fall

    Rossi rolls back years after Marquez fall

    Valentino Rossi (picture) rolled back the years to win his sixth premier class Australian Grand Prix yesterday after world champion Marc Marquez’s cruise to a pole-to-flag victory was ended suddenly by a crash on lap 18. With a second successive...

  • Football news

    The disciplinary committee of the French League (LFP) will look into the untoward incident that marred the end of Saturday’s Nice vs Bastia Ligue 1 game with local fans looking to clash with the Corsican club’s players. “Clashes between players...

  • Team Chaudron clinch V1 Euro Championship

    Team Chaudron clinch V1 Euro Championship

    Team Chaudron, led by Aaron Ciantar and Dominique Martini, bounced back from their retirement in race one of the The Grand Prix of Italy on Saturday to secure second place in yesterday’s race in Terracina and clinch the V1 European Championship.

  • Sporting briefs

    Sterling: Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has dismissed speculation linking him with a move for Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling. The 19-year-old, who has risen to prominence for both the Reds and England in the last 12 months, is yet to...

  • Athleta and Depiro handed KO SF berth

    The draw for this season’s BOV Knockout competitions for the men’s two divisions were held during a press conference at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion yesterday. Malta Basketball Association president Paul Sultana presided the draws in the presence of...

  • Williams gets kind draw for WTA Finals defence

    World number one Serena Williams was handed the best possible draw for her WTA Finals title defence with the 33-year-old American grouped with two injury doubts and avoiding the in-form players. Williams was pooled in the Red Group on Saturday for...

  • Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Charles Camilleri completed a memorable double in the Premier Class yesterday after he steered Made in Hoff and Vanmaker Limburgia to victory in the two races from the top class during the 33rd meeting of the season in Marsa. Twelve horses lined...

  • Sports round-up

    Swimming: More than 20 swimmers, including former Olympic champion Liu Zige, were struck down with diarrhoea and fever while competing at the Chinese national championships this week. The municipal government of Huangshan, the central Chinese city...

  • Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara 2 Valletta 0 Birkirkara produced arguably their best performance so far this season as they overcame champions Valletta. With leaders Hibernians dropping their first points in their 1-1 draw against rivals Tarxien Rainbows yesterday,...

  • Pieta and Balzan share the spoils

    PIETA' HOTSPURS 1BALZAN 1  Pieta' and Balzan had to settle for a point apiece after their match ended 1-1 this afternoon. There was little between these two teams with Pieta’ enjoying their best spell in the opening part of the second half but...

  • Spectacular Marques own goal sets up Milan win

    Spectacular Marques own goal sets up Milan win

    A spectacular own goal by Brazilian defender Rafael Marques, followed by a Keisuke Honda brace gave AC Milan a 3-1 win at Verona in Serie A. Marques, facing his own goal, was under no pressure when he tried to hoof away Ignazio Abete's cross but...

  • Two own goals give Liverpool stunning 3-2 win at QPR

    Two own goals give Liverpool stunning 3-2 win at QPR

    Liverpool scored a stunning 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers with four of the five goals coming in the last seven minutes of their Premier League match at Loftus Road. Liverpool needed the help of two own goals for the win that lifted them to...

  • Videl denies report he has been fined by Juventus

    Arturo Vidal has denied reports that he has been fined by Juventus for indiscipline, describing them as "ill-intentioned", and said he is fully committed to the Serie A champions. The Chile midfielder, who underwent keyhole surgery on his right...

  • Roma close the gap as Juve are held at Sassuolo

    Roma close the gap as Juve are held at Sassuolo

    Juventus' winning start to the Serie A season ended as they were held to a 1-1 draw at minnows Sassuolo allowing AS Roma, who beat Chievo Verona 3-0, to move within a point of the lead. After six straight wins, the Turin team found it hard going...

  • Hibs drop first points in derby

    Hibs drop first points in derby

    Hibernians 1Failla 35;Tarxien Rainbows 1Wesley 74; Hibernians dropped their first points of the season as the league leaders could only manage to share the spoils with rivals Tarxien Rainbows in an eventful derby that also saw two players sent...

  • Żebbuġ fight back to thwart Naxxar

    Żebbuġ Rangers 3Britto 17; Monti 61p; Mamic 72;Naxxar Lions 3Gilmar 21, Falzon 29; Gueye 39p; Naxxar Lions failed to give new coach Jesmond Zerafa a dream start as they were held by bottom-placed Żebbuġ Rangers who staged another stirring...

  • Clinical Qormi punish Greens’ defensive flaws

    Clinical Qormi punish Greens’ defensive flaws

    Qormi 4Anderson 20; Pisani 22; Micallef 64; Effiong 86;Floriana 2I. Galea 47; Plut 66; Two quick goals midway through the first half put Qormi on their way to a thrilling victory over Floriana yesterday. Brazilian midfielder Anderson and defender...

  • Smart Blues hand Azzopardi perfect debut

    Sliema Wanderers 4Gnabouyou 8, 55; Kaljevic 80; Pisanu 86 pen.;Mosta 1Mangiacasale 47; Stephen Azzopardi’s second coming as Sliema coach started on a brilliant note yesterday. Taking charge of his first game less than a week after being confirmed...