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  • Relegation strugglers fire blanks

    Pietà Hotspurs 0Naxxar Lions 0 Naxxar and Pietà cancelled each other in a goalless stalemate that did little to ease the two teams’ relegation worries. The match was finely-poised for long passages with the Hotspurs holding the edge for much of...

  • Failla savours perfect season

    Failla savours perfect season

    Hibernians stalwart Clayton Failla earmarked continuity and the impact of the club’s summer signings as the two main factors behind their title success this season. Top of the league from the outset of the 2014/15 campaign, Hibs accomplished their...

  • Pembroke go top as St Andrew’s held to a draw, Żurrieq relegated

    St Andrew’s 1St George’s 1 This was a result that favoured neither side as St Andrew’s, who secured promotion the week before, wanted to keep the pace with rivals Pembroke for the title while St George’s were eager to keep their play-off hopes...

  • Roma slip up in race to secure second place

    Roma slip up in race to secure second place

    Roma wasted a golden opportunity to regain sole possession of second place in Serie A, drawing 1-1 at home to relegation threatened Atalanta yesterday. Rudi Garcia’s side – who have now recorded 13 draws in 31 league matches – are tied with...

  • Villa fight back to end Gerrard dream

    Villa fight back to end Gerrard dream

    Aston Villa fought back from 1-0 down with goals from Christian Benteke and Fabian Delph to beat favourites Liverpool 2-1 in a pulsating FA Cup semi-final at Wembley yesterday. Defeat ended Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard’s dream of bringing his...

  • City close on United after West Ham stroll

    Manchester City climbed to within one point of third-placed neighbours United with a comfortable 2-0 Premier League victory over West Ham United yesterday to end a difficult week on a high. James Collins’s freak own goal and Sergio Aguero’s 20th...

  • Football results

    BundesligaWerder Bremen vs Hamburg 1-0; Wolfsburg vs Schalke 1-1. Leading standings: Bayern Munich 73; Wolfsburg 61; B. Leverkusen, B. Mgladbach 54; Augsburg, Schalke 42; W. Bremen 38; Hoffenheim 37; B. Dortmund 36. Primera LigaAth. Bilbao vs...

  • Rossi wins in Argentina as Marquez crashes out

    Italian Valentino Rossi won the Argentine MotoGP Grand Prix with a thrilling display after a clash with world champion Marc Marquez in the second-last lap saw the Spaniard crash out. Championship leader Rossi won with more than a five-second lead...

  • Football news

    Former Mainz boss Thomas Tuchel will replace Jurgen Klopp as coach of Borussia Dortmund this summer, the Westphalian club have announced. Klopp revealed last week that he would be leaving Dortmund at the end of the season, saying he no longer felt...

  • Hamilton wins again under Bahrain floodlights

    Hamilton wins again under Bahrain floodlights

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row yesterday with Ferrari’s Kimi Raikkonen back on the podium to deny Mercedes another one-two finish under the floodlights. The Briton’s flying...

  • Local sports results

    Division Three: Sta Luċija vs Kirkop 1-3; Marsaskala vs Qrendi 3-2; Ta’ Xbiex vs Attard 0-1; Marsaxlokk vs Mdina Knights 1-1; Luqa SA vs Kalkara 1-0; Mġarr United vs Sta Venera Lightnings 1-1. GFA Division One: Victoria Hotspurs vs Kerċem Ajax...

  • Sporting briefs

    Kane: Harry Kane was the toast of Tottenham once again as the England striker scored his 30th goal of the season in their 3-1 Premier League win against Newcastle United yesterday. The 21-year-old has reached that total in all competitions and is...

  • Djokovic makes it a treble

    Djokovic makes it a treble

    World number one Novak Djokovic became the first player to win the opening three ATP World Tour Masters 1000 events when he defeated Tomas Berdych 7-5 4-6 6-3 at Monte Carlo yesterday. Djokovic had overpowered eight-time champion Rafael Nadal to...

  • Cynergi Virtus and Caffe Moak Luxol complete whitewash in basketball finals

    Cynergi Virtus and Caffe Moak Luxol complete whitewash in basketball finals

    The basketball national leagues came to a close yesterday with Cynergi Virtus claiming the men’s title and the women’s honour again going to Caffe Moak Luxol. While the latter lived up to expectations by retaining the title when beating Athleta...

  • Qui Sait easy winner in Tazza l-Kbira final

    Qui Sait easy winner in Tazza l-Kbira final

    The Chukkas Tazza l-Kbira championship final topped the card in yesterday’s 18th meeting of the season. This championship was open for Premier Class trotters and the final was held on a long distance of 2,640 metres. Before the start of the race,...

  • Ecclestone gives Azerbaijan the all-clear

    Formula One has no qualms about holding a grand prix in Azerbaijan next year despite concerns raised by rights activists, the sport’s commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone said yesterday. “Baku? No problem. That’s going to be another good race,”...

  • Round-up

    Federation Cup: The Czech Republic reached their fourth Fed Cup final in five years when Petra Kvitova beat Caroline Garcia 6-4 6-4 to help the holders beat France 3-1 yesterday. They will face Russia, who beat Germany 3-2 in the other semi-final,...

  • Pieta and Naxxar share the spoils

    Pietà Hotspur and Naxxar Lions cancelled each other in a goalless draw at the Hibs Stadium. The Hotspurs enjoyed much of the initiative and on 15 minutes they were awarded a corner kick from which Christian Grech’s firm header was cleared away by...

  • Roma slip up in race to secure second place in Serie A

    Roma slip up in race to secure second place in Serie A

    AS Roma wasted a golden opportunity to regain sole possession of second place in Serie A, drawing 1-1 at home to relegation threatened Atalanta today. Rudi Garcia's side -- who have now recorded 13 draws in 31 league matches -- are tied with...

  • Hamilton wins again in Bahrain

    Hamilton wins again in Bahrain

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Bahrain Grand Prix for the second year in a row today with Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen back on the podium to deny Mercedes another one-two finish. The Briton's pole-to-flag victory at the floodlit...

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