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    USA: The United States have recalled veterans Clint Dempsey, Tim Howard and Geoff Cameron for upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Honduras and Panama, coach Bruce Arena announced yesterday. Striker Dempsey returns after being sidelined since...

  • Man Utd not yet ready to dominate again - Mourinho

    Man Utd not yet ready to dominate again - Mourinho

    Manchester United are not ready yet to become the dominant force in English football they were during the trophy-laden years of the Alex Ferguson era, manager Jose Mourinho has said. United have finished seventh, fourth and fifth in the Premier...

  • Schalke, United, Lyon and Ajax into Europa League last eight

    Schalke, United, Lyon and Ajax into Europa League last eight

    Schalke 04 hit back from two goals down to draw 2-2 and overcome fellow Germans Borussia Moenchenglach on away goals in their Europa League last 16 tie while Manchester United edged Rostov 1-0 to progress. Juan Mata's second-half goal gave the...

  • Race on for final slot in Elite group

    Race on for final slot in Elite group

    One place is still up for grabs in the Gatorade Futsal League Elite Group with no fewer than four teams still fighting for that spot. With Luxol, Valletta, Ħamrun and Swieqi already guaranteed of a place in the top draw, only four points are...

  • Lowe moves to Williams

    Lowe moves to Williams

    Paddy Lowe has joined the Williams Formula One team from champions Mercedes with immediate effect as chief technical officer and shareholder in the group, Williams announced yesterday. The team did not say how big a stake Lowe had taken or where...

  • Kyrgios beats Djokovic again, to face Federer

    Kyrgios beats Djokovic again, to face Federer

    Nick Kyrgios ended Novak Djokovic’s 19-match winning run at Indian Wells by beating the Serb 6-4 7-6(3) to reach the BNP Paribas Open quarter-finals on Wednesday, while Roger Federer also advanced with a straight sets win over Rafa...

  • Sports round-up

    Snooker: Former world champion Stuart Bingham is facing a disciplinary hearing after falling foul of the sport’s betting laws, the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) said. The governing body said that it had investigated...

  • F1 - McLaren 'considering options' with Honda

    F1 - McLaren 'considering options' with Honda

    McLaren say they are "considering options" with engine suppliers Honda amid media reports that the Formula One team have sounded out former engine partners Mercedes over a possible future supply following problems in testing. The BBC reported that...

  • Monaco dump out City

    Monaco dump out City

    Manchester City’s defensive frailties cost them as they crashed out of the Champions League with a 3-1 defeat at Monaco. Manager Pep Guardiola named an attacking line-up for the second leg of the last-16 tie but that backfired as Monaco overturned...

  • Buffon wants to avoid ‘dangerous’ Leicester

    Buffon wants to avoid ‘dangerous’ Leicester

    Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is worried about the possibility of the Italian giants being drawn to play Leicester in the Champions League quarter-finals. Both clubs reached the last eight on Tuesday night, with Buffon’s Serie A-leading...

  • Relegation battle intensifies after Żejtun grab win

    The 2016-17 National season is slowly entering its decisive phase as with only four matches to go everything is still to play for at both ends of the table. Kalkara St Joseph and Floriana Ajax continue to share top spot with 43 points following...

  • Schmeichel relieved after reaching last eight

    Kasper Schmeichel revealed his relief after Leicester reached the Champions League quarter-finals. The Foxes kept their European dream alive on Tuesday after Wes Morgan and Marc Albrighton scored to complete a 2-0 win over Sevilla and send them...

  • IOC chiefs ‘not worried’ about political turmoil

    IOC chiefs ‘not worried’ about political turmoil

    The head of the International Olympic Committee panel overseeing South Korea’s preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics has dismissed fears the country’s political turmoil could harm the Games. Last week, a South Korean court upheld a...

  • Vella names Under-21 squad for double-header

    Coach Silvio Vella named a squad of 18 players yesterday as the Malta U-21 open the new season with two matches later this month. The Maltese youngsters travel to Luxembourg for a friendly match on March 23 before taking on Belgium their opening...

  • National Point Series to resume at Mġarr

    The second race of the BDO Malta Cross Country National Point Series will be held in Mġarr on Sunday. Whilst the first race in Miżieb saw cyclists having to contend with a muddy surface, the next race will probably see participants having to...

  • MFPA initiative on life after football

    The Malta Football Players Association (MFPA) actively encourages its member to seek out educational opportunities throughout their career to ensure better prospects for their life after football. The players’ union is collaborating with FIFPro...

  • Pembroke-Swieqi races set for March 31

    The 23rd edition of the Eurosport Pembroke-Swieqi Road Races is set for March 31, the organisers confirmed this week. The 10km race is among the most challenging on the local calendar and the 5km run is also adding in popularity along with the...

  • United fans have big part to play says Mourinho

    United fans have big part to play says Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United’s supporters can help them overcome a difficult build-up to their Europa League last-16 second leg against Rostov. United exited the FA Cup on Monday night as N’Golo Kante’s strike condemned Mourinho’s men...

  • Formula One maps out a post-Ecclestone future

    Formula One maps out a post-Ecclestone future

    The old ringmaster has gone, pushed aside by Formula One’s new American owners, and the marketing men have moved in with a mission to overhaul the circus and give spectators something more modern for their money. Alan Baldwin writes… If an era...

  • Birkirkara’s Malan to miss Sliema match

    Birkirkara will be without striker Gonzalo Malan for the Premier League clash against Sliema Wanderers as the Uruguayan was suspended by the MFA Disciplinary Commissioner yesterday. Malan picked up his fourth booking of the season during his team...