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  • Wenger rules out Arsenal move for John Terry after he leaves Chelsea

    Wenger rules out Arsenal move for John Terry after he leaves Chelsea

    Arsene Wenger believes John Terry remains a great player but has ruled out making a shock move for the Chelsea captain. The 36-year-old revealed yesterday that he expects to leave the Blues in the summer having been told he will not be offered a...

  • Pep Guardiola to take over Manchester City

    Pep Guardiola to take over Manchester City

    Spaniard Pep Guardiola has signed a three-year contract to take over as Manchester City manager in July, the Premier League club said on Monday. Manuel Pellegrini will leave the job on June 30. "Out of respect for Manuel Pellegrini and the...

  • Back-to-back 100 free records for Chetcuti

    Back-to-back 100 free records for Chetcuti

    Andrew Chetcuti lowered the 100 metres freestyle national record twice on the final day of the Luxembourg Euro Meet, yesterday. In the morning session, Chetcuti took part in the qualifying heats and completed the two-lap race in 51.30 seconds…...

  • Germany win Euro gold

    Germany qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games men’s handball tournament after winning their second European Championship with an impressive 24-17 victory over favourites Spain in the final, in Krakow, Poland, yesterday. The Germans will join hosts...

  • Hibs stay cool to down Luxol in the final

    Hibs stay cool to down Luxol in the final

    Caffe Moak Luxol 36Hibernians Electrofix 41 (6-9, 8-10, 14-7, 8-15) Electrofix Hibs kept hold of their nerves in the last minutes of this final to lift the St James Hospital KO trophy at the expense of Caffe Moak Luxol, yesterday. As the low...

  • Bold Eagle sets Prix d’Amerique record

    Bold Eagle sets Prix d’Amerique record

    Bold Eagle, a five-year-old French trotter, won the 95th running of the renowned Grand Prix d’Amerique international trotting race at the Vincennes Racetrack, yesterday. Driven by young Frenchman Franck Nivard, Bold Eagle raced to an impressive...

  • Livi Cantona steals the show at Marsa

    The third meeting of the season, yesterday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack, was made up of nine all-trotting races. The most important on the card was reserved for Premier Class and held over on a long distance of 2,640m. This race was won by...

  • No goals in dull encounter

    Vittoriosa Stars 0Żebbuġ Rangers 0 Vittoriosa Stars and Żebbuġ Rangers failed to boost their flickering hopes of making the promotion play-off after cancelling each other in a drab match. The game was a sloppy affair with the Stars holding a...

  • Djokovic masters Murray in final

    Djokovic masters Murray in final

    Novak Djokovic crushed Andy Murray 6-1 7-5 7-6 yesterday to match Roy Emerson’s record of six Australian Open titles and leave the Briton heartbroken again at Melbourne Park. The defending champion was at his ruthless best under the lights at Rod...

  • Hoops shocked at Hampden

    Ross County booked a place in the League Cup final against Hibernian in sensational style after coming from behind to beat 10-man Celtic 3-1 at Hampden Park, yesterday. A whirlwind start to the match saw Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven scoring...

  • Numbers behind Djokovic’s supremacy

    Novak Djokovic claimed his sixth Australian Open title as the 28-year-old continues to dominate men’s tennis. Here are some of the key statistics for the all-conquering Serb player... • Novak Djokovic (2008, 2011-13, 2015-16) has now won six...

  • Football results...

    Primera LigaSevilla vs Levante 3-1; Valencia vs Sporting Gijon 0-1; Las Palmas vs Celta Vigo 2-1; Real Madrid vs Espanyol 6-0. Playing today: 20.30 Deportivo vs R. Vallecano. Leading standings: Barcelona 51; Atl. Madrid 48; Real Madrid 47;...

  • Local sports results

    BOV Division Two: Żejtun Corinthians vs Swieqi United 0-1; Msida St Joseph vs Qrendi 0-1; Mġarr United vs Żabbar St Patrick 1-4; Żurrieq vs Marsa 0-1; Kirkop vs Siġġiewi 1-3; Sirens vs Birżebbuġa St Peter’s 0-2. GFA Division One: Victoria Hotspurs...

  • Football news

    Atletico Madrid have revealed both Diego Godin and Augusto Fernandez suffered knee ligament injuries in Saturday’s defeat to Barcelona. Fernandez was substituted with 15 minutes remaining in the 2-1 loss, with Atleti already down to nine men after...

  • Sports round-up

    Athletics: Olympic champion Jennifer Suhr (picture, right) upped her own women’s pole vault indoor world record by clearing 5.03 metres in New York on Saturday. Competing at the Golden Eagle Multi and Invitational in Brockport, the American added...

  • Sporting briefs

    Thauvin: Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin has returned to Marseille on loan until the end of the season. The 23-year-old joined the Magpies in a £12 million deal in August 2015, and made 16 appearances, scoring once in the League Cup win over...

  • Birkirkara fail to beat Floriana

    Birkirkara fail to beat Floriana

    BIRKIRKARA 0 FLORIANA 0 Gunning for a seventh straight victory in all competitions, Birkirkara failed to beat Floriana a tricky encounter. It was Birkirkara who took the initiative early on but for all their possession they did not create any...

  • Balzan win it in first half

    Balzan win it in first half

    SLIEMA WANDERERS-0, BALZAN-2 Balzan stayed in touch with the pace-setters after beating Sliema Wanderers 2-0. The Reds' fourth win in a row was secured in the first half with goals from Pedrinho, who was facing his former team, and a brilliant...

  • Chelsea and Everton crush minnows' FA Cup dreams

    Chelsea and Everton crush minnows' FA Cup dreams

    Chelsea banished any fears of a repeat of last season's shock FA Cup fourth-round exit to Bradford City when they crushed Championship (second-tier) side Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 away to reach the fifth round. Everton comfortably won 3-0 at League...

  • Point each for Mosta and Tarxien

    Point each for Mosta and Tarxien

    MOSTA 0 TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 Mosta and Tarxien earned a point apiece in an entertaining encounter which did little to bolster their ambitions of making inroads in the top part of the league standings. Victory would have strengthened either side’s...