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  • Football news

    Radamel Falcao has been re-called to the Colombia squad after missing the World Cup, as speculation over his club future continues. Falcao missed this summer’s tournament in Brazil as he continued his recovery from a serious knee injury suffered...

  • Sporting briefs

    Friendly off: Israel and Germany have agreed to cancel a 2015 friendly game as turmoil in the Middle East has forced a rescheduling of a Euro 2016 qualifier. Israel, who were to host Belgium on Sept. 9 in a 2016 European championships qualifier,...

  • Torres moving to Milan

    Torres moving to Milan

    AC Milan have agreed a two-year loan deal with Chelsea for misfit striker Fernando Torres but the Spaniard has yet to agree terms and decide to end his London nightmare. Milan are desperate for a cut-price but big-name forward after selling Mario...

  • Rosberg apologises, disciplined for Hamilton crash

    Rosberg apologises, disciplined for Hamilton crash

    Formula One championship leader Nico Rosberg has apologised for colliding with team mate Lewis Hamilton during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix and has been disciplined, his Mercedes team said. German Rosberg hit Hamilton on the second lap at Spa and...

  • English premier league fixtures

    English premier league matches this weekend Saturday, August 30 Burnley v Manchester United Manchester City v Stoke City Newcastle United v Crystal Palace Queens Park Rangers v Sunderland Swansea City v West Bromwich Albion West Ham United v...

  • Serie A fixtures

    Fixtures of the Serie A matches this weekend Saturday, August 30 Chievo Verona v Juventus  AS Roma v Fiorentina Sunday, August 31 AC Milan v Lazio Atalanta Bergamo v Verona  Cesena v Parma  Genoa v Napoli  Palermo v Sampdoria  Sassuolo v Cagliari...

  • England organise prestige friendly versus Germany, Italy

    England's great soccer rivalry with Germany will be rekindled over the next two years after the English FA announced it had organised four high profile friendlies against Germany, Spain, Italy and France. The matches would come as a counterpoint...

  • Holders Real face Liverpool in Champions League

    Champions League holders Real Madrid will face former European champions Liverpool, FC Basel and debutants Ludogorets of Bulgaria following the group stage draw. The eagerly-awaited event, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, had a distinct...

  • Question mark hangs over Button’s future

    Question mark hangs over Button’s future

    Jenson Button’s Formula One future is looking increasingly uncertain after McLaren boss Ron Dennis said yesterday he was keeping an eye on other leading drivers who might become available. Button, the 2009 world champion with Brawn, has been at...

  • Waterpolo

    Next fixtures from the BOV National Leagues at Tal-Qroqq: TodayDivision One: 18.45 Marsaxlokk vs Ta’ Xbiex.Premier Division: 20.00 Valletta vs Sirens. TomorrowWomen’s KO SF: 17.00 Neptunes vs San Ġiljan.First Division: 18.15 Otters vs...

  • IRB to become World Rugby

    The International Rugby Board (IRB) will undergo a second name change in 16 years when it becomes formally known as World Rugby in November as part of a rebranding programme. The new brand, including a revised logo, will be launched at the IRB...

  • Fitz flying on confidence

    Fitz flying on confidence

    Often, when Maltese athletes travel to compete abroad, sceptics and armchair critics will complain over the futility of it all, arguing that the money spent to finance such trips would have been better utilised on some other endeavour. What is the...

  • International fleet bound for Malta

    International fleet bound for Malta

    The 2014 Rolex Middle Sea Race, organised by the Royal Malta Yacht Club, will start on October 18 in the spectacular Grand Harbour opposite the Saluting Battery in Valletta. The 606-mile yacht race takes place in the heart of the Mediterranean and...

  • Winning Wawrinka bristles

    Winning Wawrinka bristles

    Second round action at the U.S. Open began with a shock and ended with some late-night drama as men’s third seed Stan Wawrinka barked at fans before shouting for joy at his 6-3 6-4 3-6 7-6 (1) win over Thomaz Bellucci on Wednesday. The day got off...

  • Holders Real face Liverpool

    Holders Real face Liverpool

    Champions League holders Real Madrid will face former European champions Liverpool, FC Basel and debutants Ludogorets of Bulgaria following the group stage draw yesterday. The eagerly-awaited event, held at the Grimaldi Forum in Monte Carlo, had a...

  • Gozo-Malta open water races tomorrow

    A record number of 92 swimmers will be taking part in this year’s swimming races across the Gozo-Malta channel organised annually by Birkirkara St Joseph Sports Club under the auspices of the Aquatic Sports Association of Malta. This was announced...

  • Malta Juniors Open at Marsa

    The San Michel Juniors Open is considered as the showcase for upcoming tennis players in Malta. This tournament is sanctioned by the Malta Tennis Federation and organized by the Tennis Section of the Marsa Sports Club. The championships are an...

  • Ronaldo wins another European award

    Ronaldo wins another European award

    Cristiano Ronaldo, whose extra-time penalty put the seal on Real Madrid’s 4-1 Champions League final victory over Atletico Madrid in May, was named UEFA’s Best Player in Europe yesterday. Ronaldo scored 17 goals in all as Real won the title for...

  • Archery EXCO tender resignation

    The Archery Association of Malta will be holding elections on September 10 following the resignation of the Executive Committee earlier this month, the Maltese Olympic Committee said in a statement yesterday. President John Schembri, treasurer...

  • Bayern transfer ‘no-brainer’ – Benatia

    Mehdi Benatia has admitted it was a wrench to leave Roma but described his decision to join Bayern Munich as a ‘no-brainer’. The Moroccan put pen to paper on a five-year contract on Wednesday night, after successfully passing a medical. Bayern...