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  • MBA to host first 3x3 elite tour

    The Malta Basketball Association has launched its first official Malta 3X3 Championship Tour. The tour, which is also endorsed by FIBA, will be the first-ever nationwide elite 3×3 basketball competition tour that will make stops between May and...

  • Malta-Pozzallo Sette Giugno 2017 regatta

    The Malta Cruising Club (MCC) are organising the fifth edition of the Malta-Pozzallo Sette Giugno Regatta between June 7 and 11. The 50 nautical cruise is being organised with the collaboration of the Pozzallo section of the Lega Navale and held...

  • Sports round-up

    Boxing: The long-rumoured bout between undefeated American boxing champion Floyd Mayweather (picture) and mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor is halfway to becoming a reality after the Irish signed a deal for the fight. UFC President Dana...

  • Harry Kane helps Spurs thrash Leicester

    Harry Kane helps Spurs thrash Leicester

    A rampant Harry Kane netted four goals and Son Heung-min scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur thrashed Leicester City 6-1 in an entertaining Premier League clash last night. Already certain of finishing second behind champions Chelsea, Spurs played...

  • Former champion Hayden in intensive care after cycling accident

    Former champion Hayden in intensive care after cycling accident

    Former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden spent a second day in intensive care today after colliding with a car while cycling in eastern Italy, the American's Honda World Superbike team said. Doctors placed the 2006 MotoGP champion into a medically...

  • Premier League, UEFA meet to settle row over fixture clashes

    Premier League, UEFA meet to settle row over fixture clashes

    Premier League executive chairman Richard Scudamore met UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin for the first time on Tuesday to discuss how to avoid fixture clashes between domestic games and European club competitions. Scheduling has become an...

  • Pressure building on Stroll as Monaco looms

    Pressure building on Stroll as Monaco looms

    The pressure is building on 18-year-old Formula One rookie Lance Stroll, even if the Canadian continues to sound positive, and Monaco next week is likely to be his toughest race yet. With five races done, a quarter of the season, the youngest...

  • Birkirkara girls make it a league and cup double

    Birkirkara girls make it a league and cup double

    Birkirkara girls football team beat Kirkop United 2-0 in the final of the MFA Women's Knock-Out last night, winning the league and a cup double. Midfielder Kim Parnis and skipper Stephania Farrugia scored quickfire goals to wrap up a brilliant...

  • The demise of a great player

    The demise of a great player

    They don’t come any bigger than Ronnie Cocks. That is why when I heard the news earlier this week that the great Sliema Wanderers and Malta player had passed away, I was shocked to the core. Cocks was a player I always admired. Not only for his...

  • Germany to use ‘prospect squad’ in Confederations Cup

    Germany to use  ‘prospect squad’ in Confederations Cup

    World champions Germany will be without over half a dozen stalwarts, including Manuel Neuer, Mats Hummels and Marco Reus, at next month’s Confederations Cup, to give them a longer summer break ahead of their World Cup title defence. Coach Joachim...

  • Football news

    Arsenal players want Alexis Sanchez to stay at the club next season, defender Laurent Koscielny has said. Sanchez has scored 28 goals in 49 appearances this season despite not being an out-and-out striker, but media reports have suggested he is...

  • Sporting briefs

    Ronaldo: An insatiable Cristiano Ronaldo fired Real Madrid to a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo last night to take Zinedine Zidane’s side three points clear at the top of La Liga and within touching distance of winning a first league title in five years.

  • MFA hosts FIFA Live Your Goals festival

    The Grassroots and Women’s Football sector within the Malta FA Technical Centre hosted another FIFA Live Your Goals Festival at the Ta’ Qali training grounds earlier this month as part of its mission to develop and promote the game at grassroots...

  • Micallef and Doering to play in Cyprus Open

    JJ Micallef and Laurens Schulze Doering will join 53 other players in the Cyprus Amateur Men’s Open Tournament which will be played at the Aphrodite Hills Golf Club in Kouklia. The 54-hole Open, held under the auspices of the Cyprus Golf...

  • Sports round-up

    MotoGP: American former MotoGP champion Nicky Hayden (picture) was taken to hospital yesterday after being struck by a car while training on his bicycle along Italy’s Adriatic coast. The 35-year-old, who rides for the Red Bull Honda team, was hit...

  • Juventus win Coppa Italia to keep treble dream alive

    Juventus win Coppa Italia to keep treble dream alive

    Juventus beat Lazio to win a third successive Italian Cup final as goals from Dani Alves and Leonardo Bonucci kept them on course for a treble this season with a 2-0 victory in the Olympic Stadium. The Turin side, who are on the verge of winning a...

  • Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

    Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

    SOUTHAMPTON 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 0 Southampton and a makeshift Manchester United fought out a goalless draw in a tepid Premier League clash in a repeat of the League Cup final. The result did neither side any favours as Southampton, beaten by...

  • ELeague run brightens United’s financial outlook

    ELeague run brightens United’s financial outlook

    A run to the final of the Europa League helped English club Manchester United to raise its revenue and profit forecast for 2016-17 and winning the trophy would boost its finances for next season by unlocking a place in the Champions League. United...

  • John Terry mulls retirement after Sunderland match

    Chelsea captain John Terry is assessing whether to retire from football after the Premier League champions’ final game of the season against Sunderland on Sunday. The 36-year-old has watched most of Chelsea’s title-winning campaign from the bench...

  • Jardim not taking title for granted

    Jardim not taking title for granted

    Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim has warned his side against complacency when they host St Etienne tonight looking to wrap up the Ligue 1 trophy. The principality side only need one point from their final two matches to secure their first top-flight...