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  • We’re in it together – Agius

    We’re in it together – Agius

    Valletta are in the throes of an early-season crisis. Their grip on the Premier League crown has taken a further blow after the champions went down 2-0 to rivals Birkirkara on Sunday, their fourth defeat in eight games. A shock 2-1 upset to Pietà...

  • Zammit heartened by Stripes’ tactical discipline

    Zammit heartened by Stripes’ tactical discipline

    Paul Zammit has lauded his team’s character and tactical discipline after Birkirkara produced a cohesive performance to overcome champions Valletta on Sunday. Goals from Brazilians Rafael Ledesma and Liliu either side of half-time propelled...

  • BOV Premier League

    BOV Premier League

    Scorers, red cards BalzanPiccioni 5 (1 pen); Guerrero 3; Mifsud Triganza 2, Zarate 2; Micallef, Darmanin, Serrano.Red card: Cassar (vs Naxxar Lions). BirkirkaraEllinton ‘Liliu’ 7; Ledesma 4; Eliandro 2; Grech, Fenech, Camenzuli. FlorianaPlut 4;...

  • Bonello pedals on to the top

    Bonello pedals on to the top

    The mountain bike racing season came to an end with a race in Gudja earlier this month. Maurice Formosa, Mark Bonnici and Etienne Bonello took an early lead with defending champ Jason Vella and Paul Zarb close behind. Formosa and Bonnici lost...

  • Blind rescues United

    Daley Blind’s late second half strike helped a lacklustre Manchester United salvage a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion at The Hawthorns in the Premier League last night. United, who have now gone six games without an away win in the Premier...

  • Athleta outsmart Floriana in entertaining encounter

    Athleta outsmart Floriana in entertaining encounter

    Athleta A-Z Electronics started their pre-season St James Hospital Shield commitments with a tight victory over Floriana Caffe Del Mar and in another match Virtus Cynergi continued to impress after beating Remax Siġġiewi. Floriana Caffe Del Mar...

  • Micallef and Harding set national records at ASA meet

    In the first ASA time trial meet of the season, Neptunes WPSC swimmers Amy Micallef and Julian Harding started on a bright note when they broke the national records in the 100 metres and 50 metres breaststroke respectively, at the National Pool...

  • Tonelli strikes late to deny Genoa

    Andrea Bertolacci’s first goal in 23 Serie A matches was not enough to secure Genoa all three points as Empoli rallied to force a 1-1 draw at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in a Serie A match last night. The Grifone midfielder had not scored since...

  • Depiro beat Luxol as Athleta stay in contention

    The women’s MBA Shield continued with two other matches, Pavi Depiro having the better of Caffe Moak Luxol and Honey Athleta chalking up their first win at the expense of DHL Phoenix. The format adopted for this competition is the same as the...

  • Wins for Young Stars and Qormi in Challenge Cup

    Qormi 6Hotsticks 2 The early skirmishes were dominated by Qormi as this Challenge Cup group qualifier at Corradino was played at a fast pace. After not converting a penalty corner, Qormi went ahead when John Williams netted from a rebound. John...

  • Football news

    Chievo have appointed Rolando Maran as their new head coach. The 51-year-old replaces Eugenio Corini after the 3-0 defeat at Roma left Chievo perched just outside the Serie A drop zone. Maran had been out of work since leaving Catania in...

  • Williams battles past Ivanovic in Singapore WTA Finals opener

    Serena Williams shook off the rust and a feisty challenge from Serbia’s Ana Ivanovic to open the defence of her WTA Finals title with a 6-4 6-4 victory in the opening match of the elite eight-player tournament yesterday. In the second match,...

  • Maltese boats Otra Vez and Artie dare to dream

    Maltese boats Otra Vez and Artie dare to dream

    At 5pm yesterday, 113 yachts in this year’s Rolex Middle Sea Race had rounded Stromboli, the active volcano that marks the most northerly point of the course. The race leader on the water, Esimit Europa 2, was less than 20 miles from Favignana and...

  • Sporting briefs

    Thiago: Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara is to undergo surgery on his injured knee in Spain today. The 22-year-old flew to Barcelona on Friday to seek help from doctor Roman Cugat. It had been reported over the weekend that Thiago had...

  • Force India team retain Hulkenberg for next year

    Nico Hulkenberg has been retained by Force India for the 2015 Formula One season. Hailed as a “true racer” and a motivator by team principal Vijay Mallya, Hulkenberg has enjoyed his strongest season to date this campaign since returning to the...

  • Sports round-up

    Horse Racing: Connections of Japanese stayer Admire Rakti have confirmed the seven-year-old stallion will run in the $5.44m Melbourne Cup despite being penalised an extra half-kilogramme for winning the lead-up Caulfield Cup on Sunday. Owner...

  • Middle Sea Race update: A Hard Day's Night

    By Midnight virtually the entire fleet racing in the Rolex Middle Sea Race had passed through the Straits of Messina, heading for Stromboli, the active volcano that marks the most northerly part of the 608 mile course. As high pressure moved in...

  • Inter, Napoli share four goals in final 12 minutes

    Inter, Napoli share four goals in final 12 minutes

    Inter and Napoli served up 78 minutes of dismal football before bursting into life to share four goals in a breathless final 12 minutes as they drew 2-2 in Serie A. Jose Callejon twice put Napoli in front, the second in the 90th minute, but Inter...

  • Birkirkara add to City’s woes

    Birkirkara add to City’s woes

    Valletta 0Birkirkara 2Ledesma 32; Liliu 65; By Paul Zammit’s admission, Birkirkara have blown hot and cold this season but they served up some sizzling fare yesterday. Facing Valletta, their serial nemesis who denied them a second consecutive...

  • Pietà and Balzan share spoils

    Pietà and Balzan share spoils

    Pietà Hotspurs 1Micallef 50;Balzan 1Zarate 54; Pietà Hotspurs and Balzan had to settle for a point apiece after their match ended in a 1-1 draw yesterday. There was little between these two teams with the Hotspurs enjoying their best spell in the...

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