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  • Football results

    BOV Division Two: Għargħur vs Marsa 1-1; Swieqi vs Mellieħa 4-0; Senglea vs Siġġiewi 3-1; Sirens vs Għaxaq 2-0; Xgħajra vs Dingli Swallows 1-2; Żabbar St Patrick vs Żejtun 0-0; Ħamrun Spartans vs San Ġwann 4-2. GFA Div. One: SK Victoria vs...

  • Kagawa scores on Dortmund return

    Japan international Shinji Kagawa sparkled on his return to Borussia Dortmund, scoring one goal for the Ruhr Valley club and helping set up another in a 3-1 win over Freiburg yesterday. Champions Bayern Munich beat Stuttgart 2-0, with Frenchman...

  • In Scotland

    Scottish PremiershipCeltic 2 - Aberdeen 1Dundee Utd 2 - Hamilton 2Kilmarnock 2 - St Mirren 1Partick 3 - Inverness CT 1Ross County 1 - Motherwell 2St Johnstone 0 - Dundee FC...

  • New recruit Mifsud hands Maroons win

    New recruit Mifsud hands Maroons win

    Vittoriosa Stars 0Gżira United 1 New recruit Josef Mifsud gave Gżira United the three points in the two teams’ opening match of the season as 10-man Vittoriosa succumbed to a goal scored mid-way through the second half, two minutes after Michael...

  • Newcomers Fgura hold Saints

    Fgura United 0St Andrew’s 0 Fgura enjoyed a positive debut in the second-tier of Maltese football after holding the more-quoted St Andrew’s to a goalless draw at the Centenary Stadium, yesterday. The match was rather monotonous with scoring...

  • Soldano’s Under -17s for friendlies in Wrexham

    Soldano’s Under -17s for friendlies in Wrexham

    The Maltese Under-17 national team, coached by Sergio Soldano, will be playing two friendly matches against their Welsh counterparts in Wrexham, this week. The warm-up matches, at the Racecourse Ground, will be played on Tuesday and Thursday. The...

  • Today’s sports fixtures

    National Stadium: BOV Premier League 16.00 Żebbuġ Rangers vs Tarxien; 18.00 Valletta vs Hibernians. Centenary Stadium: BOV Division One 16.00 Rabat Ajax vs Mqabba; 18.00 Melita vs Pembroke. Tedesco Stadium: BOV Division One 16.00 Gudja vs...

  • Maltese refereeing trio to officiate in Norway today

    Maltese refereeing trio to officiate in Norway today

    The Malta FA Refereeing Department yesterday announced that an agreement had been reached between Director of Refereeing Adrian D. Casha and his counterpart Rune Pedersen, the Head of Refereeing at the Football Association of Norway, for a...

  • Lorenzo on pole for GP in San Marino

    Lorenzo on pole for GP in San Marino

    Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo took Yamaha’s first pole position of the MotoGP season at the San Marino Grand Prix yesterday while world champion Marc Marquez had to settle for the second row. Italian Andrea Iannone qualified second on a Ducati, just...

  • New season at Carabott’s Sockids Soccer School

    The Eurosport Sockids Soccer School, which is affiliated to the Kunsill Malti Għall-Isport, will once again be organising training for season 2014/15. Training starts in the week beginning October 6 and continues until the last week of May 2015.

  • France reach the final but Switzerland made to wait

    France reach the final but Switzerland made to wait

    Richard Gasquet and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga fired France into the Davis Cup final for the first time since 2010 when they gave the hosts a 3-0 lead against holders Czech Republic yesterday. After dropping the first set the French duo beat Tomas Berdych...

  • Racing series at Birżebbuġa

    Birżebbuġa Sailing Club recently held a series of races that was followed with the presentation of trophies to the winners of the St Peter’s Regatta, held a few weeks back. A fleet of dinghies participated in two classes, the Optimist Open and...

  • Football news

    Reports said yesterday that Juventus and Napoli will be playing the Italian Super Cup match in Doha in December. In midweek Gazzetta dello Sport said San Siro was a likely venue and that December 23 a credible date, but yesterday the same...

  • Serbia beat France to join United States in World Cup final

    Serbia continued their remarkable run in the basketball World Cup after a 90-85 win over European champions France late Friday steered them into today’s final against holders United States. The Serbs, who have secured their first World Cup podium...

  • Pistorius could return to athletics

    The International Paralympic Committee will allow Oscar Pistorius to compete in the future after the movement’s most famous athlete was found guilty of the culpable homicide of his girlfriend. South African double amputee runner Pistorius was said...

  • Sporting briefs

    Yepes: Colombia’s 2014 World Cup captain Mario Yepes is set to return to Argentina to sign for San Lorenzo, the South American champions said. The 38-year-old central defender, who led Colombia to the World Cup quarter-finals, played for River...

  • Brawn distances himself from Ferrari speculation

    Former Ferrari technical director Ross Brawn has distanced himself from speculation that he could return to the Formula One team following next month’s departure of chairman Luca Di Montezemolo. “I’m not considering a role at Ferrari or anywhere...

  • McCaw try gives All Blacks tense win over Springboks

    McCaw try gives All Blacks tense win over Springboks

    Captain Richie McCaw scored a second-half try to help the All Blacks maintain their five-year unbeaten record in New Zealand with a tense 14-10 victory over a combative Springboks side in the Rugby Championship yesterday. McCaw was the beneficiary...

  • Sports round-up

    Doping: Italian cyclist Matteo Rabottini will miss this month’s World Championships after he tested positive for the banned blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO) and was suspended provisionally by the International Cycling Union (UCI). Rabottini’s...

  • Birkirkara lose to Balzan

    Birkirkara lose to Balzan

    BALZAN 3 BIRKIRKARA 2 Oscar Guerrero’s finish deep into stoppage time earned Balzan an unbelievable last-gasp win over Birkirkara who will ruefully look back at their casual approach to the match. Balzan’s early pressure receded as Birkirkara...