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  • Sporting briefs

    LA Galaxy: Defending champions LA Galaxy beat Western Conference rivals Seattle Sounders 1-0 in Major League Soccer on Sunday courtesy of a header from veteran forward Alan Gordon. Omar Gonzalez headed a free-kick from Juninho across the goal and...

  • Advantage Luxol

    Caffe Moak Luxol 62Honey Athleta 53 (11-8, 18-14, 18-14, 15-17) Caffe Moak Luxol launched their bid to retain the title in convincing fashion as they overcame Honey Athleta in the opening match of the best-of-five play-off league final. Athleta...

  • Sports round-up

    Tennis: Sania Mirza became the first Indian to climb to the top of the WTA doubles ranking after she teamed up with Swiss great Martina Hingis to claim the Family Circle Cup title. The 28-year-old won her third successive doubles title with...

  • Tarxien in late winner against Naxxar

    Tarxien 1 - Naxxar - 0 Edu Vallecillo was the toast of Tarxien as the Spanish striker scored a stoppage-time winner to earn his team a priceless victory over Naxxar Lions. It was a dramatic outcome to a match which saw both teams giving...

  • Balzan pile more misery on Zebbug

    Balzan pile more misery on Zebbug

    BALZAN-4, ZEBBUG RANGERS-1 Balzan kept their bid for a premier league top-four finish firmly on track after beating relegation strugglers Zebbug Rangers 4-1 at the Victor Tedesco Stadium. The Rangers had raised their hopes after taking an early...

  • Serie A fixtures

    Fixtures from the Serie A matches: Wednesday, April 15 Genoa v Parma Saturday, April 18 Sampdoria v Cesena Juventus v Lazio Sunday, April 19 Sassuolo v Torino AS Roma v Atalanta Bergamo Chievo Verona v Udinese Empoli v Parma Palermo v...

  • Updated - United crush City to rule Manchester again

    Updated - United crush City to rule Manchester again

    Manchester United put the boot into Manchester City and restored red ascendancy in the city thanks to a crushing 4-2 derby victory at Old Trafford that moved them four points clear of their ailing rivals. Chelsea look too far ahead for...

  • Dimech’s early strike hands City win in fractious derby

    Dimech’s early strike hands City win in fractious derby

    Valletta 1Dimech 2;Floriana 0 There is not a shadow of doubt that Floriana have improved by leaps and bounds this season but Valletta, in spite of their attacking limitations, are still a formidable force. That much was in evidence yesterday as...

  • Cohen caps 10-man Hibs’ comeback

    Cohen caps 10-man Hibs’ comeback

    Hibernians 3Kristensen 68; Failla 72 pen; Cohen 90;Sliema Wanderers 2Scozzese 8; Mifsud 60; Hibernians, down to 10 men from the 18th minute, showed that they have all the makings of champions-elect as they fought back from two goals down to...

  • Melita bounce back to go third

    Melita 2Vittoriosa Stars 1 Melita bounced back from their loss to St George’s in their previous match to beat Vittoriosa Stars and get back in the reckoning for a place in the promotion play-off. Melita dominated the first half but Vittoriosa came...

  • Lazio go second after eighth straight win, Napoli end crisis

    Lazio go second after eighth straight win, Napoli end crisis

    Lazio thumped Empoli 4-0, their eighth successive league win, to go second in Serie A yesterday and Napoli ended their dismal run with a 3-0 win over Fiorentina despite being denied a clear goal. Hosts Lazio leapfrogged city rivals Roma, who were...

  • Man. United thrash neighbours City to cement third spot

    Man. United thrash neighbours City to cement third spot

    Manchester United cemented third spot and moved four points clear of neighbours Manchester City with a crushing 4-2 victory over the Premier League champions at Old Trafford yesterday. At Loftus Road, Cesc Fabregas scored an 88th minute winner as...

  • Barca need to rediscover their solidity in defence

    Barca need to rediscover their solidity in defence

    Barcelona need to rediscover the defensive solidity that has underpinned their championship charge alongside their sharp attack after an error by Gerard Pique in the drawn match against Sevilla reduced their lead to two points at the top of La...

  • Football results

    Primera LigaAlmeria vs Granada 3-0; Celta Vigo vs R. Vallecano 6-1; Getafe vs Villarreal 1-1; Espanyol vs Ath. Bilbao 1-0; R. Sociedad vs Deportivo 2-2; Cordoba vs Elche 0-2. Playing today: 20.30 Valencia vs Levante. Leading standings: Barcelona...

  • Football news

    Toby Alderweireld is ignoring the rumours about his future, such is the on-loan defender’s determination to complete Southampton’s “special season”. Alderweireld’s form on the south coast has attracted interest from Manchester City but the Saints...

  • First victory for Quiqui Gaillard at Marsa after strong finish

    First victory for Quiqui Gaillard at Marsa after strong finish

    The 16th meeting of the season at Marsa Racetrack, yesterday, was made up of eight races, all for trotters. Certainly, the four most important events on the card were a Premier Class race, on a long distance of 3,140 metres, and three semi-finals...

  • ‘Full house’ for Hamilton

    ‘Full house’ for Hamilton

    Lewis Hamilton helped Mercedes reassert their authority over Ferrari by leading home team-mate Nico Rosberg in a dominant display for the German outfit at the F1 Chinese Grand Prix yesterday. The race had a slightly anti-climatic feel to its...

  • Local sports results

    BOV Division Two: Ħamrun Spartans vs Sirens 1-0; Għargħur vs Swieqi 2-0; Għaxaq vs Siġġiewi 0-4; Senglea vs Żejtun 2-1; San Ġwann vs Xgħajra Tornadoes 7-0; Mellieħa vs Żabbar St Patrick 1-5 (Senglea Athletic and Ħamrun Spartans promoted to...

  • Sporting briefs

    Bastia: Bastia president Pierre-Marie Geronimi has called for French League (LFP) president Frederic Thiriez to step down after he did not come down to the pitch to shake the players’ hands ahead of Saturday’s League Cup final. “If you want to be...

  • Clouds a silver lining for bookies

    Clouds a silver lining for bookies

    Bookmakers were left toasting Oliver Sherwood and Leighton Aspell after Many Clouds’ victory in the Crabbie’s Grand National at Aintree on Saturday proved a big result for the layers. The anticipated swell of support for Tony McCoy in his final...