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  • Wenger rejects speculation about his Arsenal future

    Arsene Wenger refuted Ian Wright’s claims about his long-term future at Arsenal after his side claimed a 2-0 victory over Hull at the Emirates Stadium. Last week, former Gunners striker Wright claimed that in a conversation with his former boss,...

  • Rodgers is keen to add another title

    Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers gave his players a history lesson before their Scottish Cup tie with Inverness on Saturday and they responded with six of the best. Rodgers stressed the importance of the trophy to the club ahead of the fifth-round...

  • Monaco manager Jardim eyes Man. City after thrashing Metz

    Monaco manager Leonardo Jardim believes that beating Metz is the perfect preparation for their upcoming Champions League game with Manchester City. The Ligue 1 leaders beat Metz5-0 on Saturday with a hat-trick from 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe and...

  • Draft bill discussed at Task Force meeting – Malta FA

    Following months of consultation between stakeholders on the way forward to strengthening legislative tools available to fight the plague of corruption in sport, the Anti-Corruption Task Force, led by the Malta Football Association, recently...

  • Local results

    BOV Division Two: Marsaxlokk vs Gudja 1-2; Swieqi vs Mellieħa 4-0; San Ġwann vs Żabbar 1-0; Birżebbuġa St Peter’s vs Attard 1-0; Mġarr United vs Żejtun 2-4; Qrendi vs Għaxaq 4-0. GFA Division One: Oratory Youths vs Xewkija Tigers 1-4; SK Victoria...

  • Stars overcome Pieta to go second

    Vittoriosa Stars 2Pieta Hotspurs 0 Vittoriosa did just enough to chalk up a sixth win from their last seven games as they held back Pieta’s challenge with a goal in each half to shoot to second place in the standings, one point behind leaders...

  • Football news

    Sunderland will jet across the Atlantic this week with their fledgling Premier League fightback having come to an abrupt halt. Boss David Moyes hopes to foster a new team spirit during a four-day bonding trip to New York as he witnessed a horror...

  • Sporting briefs

    Wolfsburg: Strugglers Wolfsburg came from a goal down to beat European hopefuls Hoffenheim 2-1 yesterday and climb further away from the relegation spots. Maxi Arnold’s thunderous low drive put them level five minutes after the restart and Daniel...

  • Athleta basketball teams make it a double in Louis Borg Cup finals

    Gżira Athleta claimed both men’s and women’s Louis Borg Cup titles yesterday after emerging winners on aggregate. The men’s team, who had opened a comfortable 21-point margin in Game One, neutralised Floriana’s efforts in the second leg played...

  • September and Nico Oland steal the limelight at Marsa

    September and Nico Oland won yesterday’s major events at the Marsa Racetrack, two top races reserved for Premier Class trotters only and held over a short distance of 2,140 metres. Thirteen trotters, three of which were newcomers, lined up for the...

  • Lopez kicks France to win against Scotland

    France relied on the boot of Camille Lopez as they laboured to a 22-16 home win against Scotland in the Six Nations yesterday. Fly-half Lopez kicked five penalties and converted Gael Fickou’s try while Scotland’s points came from tries by Stuart...

  • Host of 2017 bests and a wedding present at Millrose

    Olympic women’s pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi got back on track, while Rio gold medallist Shaunae Miller celebrated her nuptials with a stunning victory in the 300 metres at the NYRR Millrose Games during the weekend. Those were two of a...

  • Sports round-up

    Tennis: The United States Tennis Association has apologised after a version of Germany’s historic national anthem associated with the Nazi regime was performed before a Fed Cup match. A male soloist at the match on the Hawaiian island of Maui sang...

  • Higuain gets a brace as Juventus see off Cagliari

    Higuain gets a brace as Juventus see off Cagliari

    Two goals by Gonzalo Higuain ensured Juventus saw off Cagliari and maintained their seven-point lead at the top of Serie A this evening.  Cagliari started brightly and seemed to have the Italian champions on the back foot in the opening exchanges,...

  • Second-half goals earn City win against Hamrun

    Second-half goals earn City win against Hamrun

    Valletta put themselves back in the reckoning in this season’s title race as they scored two second half goals to overcome Hamrun Spartans 2-0 at the National Stadium. The Spartans' cause was hindered by an injury to Jake Grech after only 15...

  • Chelsea held to draw in visit to Burnley

    Chelsea held to draw in visit to Burnley

    Robbie Brady's stunning debut goal checked Chelsea's Premier League title charge as Burnley maintained their impressive home form in a 1-1 draw at Turf Moor.Republic of Ireland international Brady, a £10million deadline-day signing from Norwich,...

  • Sliema upset Balzan with late winner

    Sliema upset Balzan with late winner

    Ryan Spiteri came off the bench to fire home the winner as Sliema Wanderers surprised Balzan 2-1 at the National Stadium.Balzan came close after nine minutes. Matteo Piciollo fed Bojan Kaljevic who outmuscled his marker and his low drive was...

  • Nainggolan and Dzeko fire Roma past Crotone

    Nainggolan and Dzeko fire Roma past Crotone

    Goals from Radja Nainggolan and Edin Dzeko helped Roma see off Crotone 2-0 away in Serie A today as Luciano Spalletti's side made light of a first-half missed penalty to provisionally close the gap to league leaders Juventus. Nainggolan lashed...

  • Pirelli end tyre test a day early after Vettel crash in Fiorano

    Pirelli had to cut short a Formula One wet tyre test at Ferrari’s Fiorano track in Italy on Friday after four times world champion Sebastian Vettel crashed into barriers the day before. A Pirelli spokesman said the modified 2015 Ferrari had been...

  • Today’s sport

    National Stadium: BOV Premier League 2pm Balzan vs Sliema Wanderers; 4pm Valletta vs Ħamrun Spartans. Tedesco Stadium: BOV Division One 2pm Vittoriosa Stars vs Pietà Hotspurs; 4.15pm Rabat Ajax vs Lija Athletic. Centenary Stadium: BOV Division Two...