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  • Sports should transcend politics, says Cutajar

    Former Juventus player Beniamino Vignola, Felice Mariani, the first Italian judoka to win an Olympic medal, and Sky News sports editor Nick Powell, will be among the keynote speakers at a sports conference to be held at the Cottonera Sports...

  • Prandelli warns Azzurri players

    Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has warned his players that indiscipline will cost them a place in his World Cup squad. Prandelli omitted Roma’s top scorer Mattia Destro from his 42-man list for this week’s fitness tests in preparation for this...

  • Hectic weekend for ASMK

    Assocjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi (ASMK) officials were kept busy last weekend as a series of Autocross races was held at the circuit in Ta’ Qali while Trials riders were again testing their skills at the Naxxar quarry. Outside Maltese shores,...

  • Juve’s Tevez to visit Disney during finals

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has revealed he will be at Disney World with his family when Argentina compete at the World Cup this summer. Despite being Juve’s top scorer with 18 league goals this season, Tevez is unlikely to be included in...

  • Di Natale staying put says Udinese chief

    Udinese are confident captain Antonio Di Natale will remain at the club beyond this summer. The Italy forward surprised his club and the fans by announcing earlier this year his intention to retire from football at the end of the season. However,...

  • Hindle Deguara and Rizzo win Malta Open

    Brad Hindle Deguara chalked up his fifth victory in the VetPlus Malta International Squash Open at the Marsa Sports Club last weekend. The Malta no.1 squash player was in a class of his own in the men’s open division racing through to the title...

  • Manchester City stars are highest paid athletes

    Manchester City’s players are the highest paid athletes in the world of sport, according to a new survey. The average first-team pay at City has been calculated at £5.3 million per year, or £102,653 per week, ahead of baseball’s New York Yankees...

  • Spiteri overcomes Arpa to retain Masters title

    The annual MTBA Masters, sponsored by Sigma Paints, were held at the Eden SuperBowl, St Julian’s with top-flight player Mark Spiteri retaining the title for the second year running. In a slight change to the format from previous years, the top...

  • Mourinho’s Chelsea reach semis again

    Jose Mourinho never ceases to astound. Chelsea’s chances had been written off ahead of the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final after returning from France 3-1 in arrears against the might of Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain. But,...

  • CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the Olympic gold medallist’s two-year ban. In a scathing...

  • Floriana foil Hibs’ double aspirations

    Hibernians are one of the most successful clubs in Maltese football. However, up to 1960, they had failed to win a major honour. It seemed that a spell was cast on this club which would never be broken. The hoodoo was finally broken in season...

  • Merzetti, Burrage claim singles honours at VLTC

    A total of 160 players from more than 20 countries took part in the San Michel ITF Under-18 tournament, held recently at Corradino Heights. The competition, organised by the Vittoriosa Lawn Tennis Club (VLTC) in conjunction with the Malta Tennis...

  • Hamilton hoping to seize the edge in Shanghai race

    Lewis Hamilton is hoping his recent victory in Bahrain has delivered a psychological blow to Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg as they scrap over this year’s Formula One world title. Three grands prix into the new campaign and the Mercedes duo...

  • Sports round-up

    Men’s League finalAthleta vs BUPA Luxol - 87-94 (best-of-five series stand at 1-1) Women’s League finalLuxol vs Honey Athleta - 68-54 (Luxol lead best-of-five series 2-0) Rugby Union: Australia’s 2015 World Cup preparations will be well tested...

  • Theuma is BOV woman player of the month

    Dorianne Theuma (picture) has just been named BOV Player of the Month for the third time following a series of sound performances for Hibernians during March in the national league organised by the Malta FA. The midfielder’s current fine form,...

  • Football news

    Luton Town won promotion back to the Football League after an absence of five years without kicking a ball late Tuesday when they were handed the Conference Premier crown. Luton, a Championship club in 2007 before being relegated three times in a...

  • Sporting briefs

    Banned: Crawley defender Paul Connolly has been banned for five matches by the FA after confronting a supporter who threw the ball at him from the stands during an English League One match last week. The 30-year-old was charged with violent...

  • Rafa Nadal recovers from shaky start

    Claycourt machine Rafa Nadal recovered from a stuttering start to beat Russian qualifier Teymuraz Gabashvili 6-4 6-1 and reach the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday. The world number one, whose eight-year reign in the principality...

  • Stuttering Man City held by bottom side Sunderland

    Manchester City's Premier League title hopes were dealt a crushing blow as they were held to a 2-2 draw by bottom club Sunderland at the Etihad Stadium. Everton suffered a surprise 3-2 home defeat by Crystal Palace at Goodison Park to hit their...

  • PN to organise three-day sports conference in June

    The Nationalist Party are organising a three-day sports conference at the Cottonera Sports Complex between June 6 and 8. A host of foreign speakers, including former Juventus player Beniamino Vignola, Felice Mariani, the first Italian judoka to...

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