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  • Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Premier double for Charles Camilleri

    Charles Camilleri completed a memorable double in the Premier Class yesterday after he steered Made in Hoff and Vanmaker Limburgia to victory in the two races from the top class during the 33rd meeting of the season in Marsa. Twelve horses lined...

  • Sports round-up

    Swimming: More than 20 swimmers, including former Olympic champion Liu Zige, were struck down with diarrhoea and fever while competing at the Chinese national championships this week. The municipal government of Huangshan, the central Chinese city...

  • Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara beat Valletta to move closer to Hibs

    Birkirkara 2 Valletta 0 Birkirkara produced arguably their best performance so far this season as they overcame champions Valletta. With leaders Hibernians dropping their first points in their 1-1 draw against rivals Tarxien Rainbows yesterday,...

  • Pieta and Balzan share the spoils

    PIETA' HOTSPURS 1BALZAN 1  Pieta' and Balzan had to settle for a point apiece after their match ended 1-1 this afternoon. There was little between these two teams with Pieta’ enjoying their best spell in the opening part of the second half but...

  • Spectacular Marques own goal sets up Milan win

    Spectacular Marques own goal sets up Milan win

    A spectacular own goal by Brazilian defender Rafael Marques, followed by a Keisuke Honda brace gave AC Milan a 3-1 win at Verona in Serie A. Marques, facing his own goal, was under no pressure when he tried to hoof away Ignazio Abete's cross but...

  • Two own goals give Liverpool stunning 3-2 win at QPR

    Two own goals give Liverpool stunning 3-2 win at QPR

    Liverpool scored a stunning 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers with four of the five goals coming in the last seven minutes of their Premier League match at Loftus Road. Liverpool needed the help of two own goals for the win that lifted them to...

  • Videl denies report he has been fined by Juventus

    Arturo Vidal has denied reports that he has been fined by Juventus for indiscipline, describing them as "ill-intentioned", and said he is fully committed to the Serie A champions. The Chile midfielder, who underwent keyhole surgery on his right...

  • Roma close the gap as Juve are held at Sassuolo

    Roma close the gap as Juve are held at Sassuolo

    Juventus' winning start to the Serie A season ended as they were held to a 1-1 draw at minnows Sassuolo allowing AS Roma, who beat Chievo Verona 3-0, to move within a point of the lead. After six straight wins, the Turin team found it hard going...

  • Hibs drop first points in derby

    Hibs drop first points in derby

    Hibernians 1Failla 35;Tarxien Rainbows 1Wesley 74; Hibernians dropped their first points of the season as the league leaders could only manage to share the spoils with rivals Tarxien Rainbows in an eventful derby that also saw two players sent...

  • Żebbuġ fight back to thwart Naxxar

    Żebbuġ Rangers 3Britto 17; Monti 61p; Mamic 72;Naxxar Lions 3Gilmar 21, Falzon 29; Gueye 39p; Naxxar Lions failed to give new coach Jesmond Zerafa a dream start as they were held by bottom-placed Żebbuġ Rangers who staged another stirring...

  • Clinical Qormi punish Greens’ defensive flaws

    Clinical Qormi punish Greens’ defensive flaws

    Qormi 4Anderson 20; Pisani 22; Micallef 64; Effiong 86;Floriana 2I. Galea 47; Plut 66; Two quick goals midway through the first half put Qormi on their way to a thrilling victory over Floriana yesterday. Brazilian midfielder Anderson and defender...

  • Smart Blues hand Azzopardi perfect debut

    Sliema Wanderers 4Gnabouyou 8, 55; Kaljevic 80; Pisanu 86 pen.;Mosta 1Mangiacasale 47; Stephen Azzopardi’s second coming as Sliema coach started on a brilliant note yesterday. Taking charge of his first game less than a week after being confirmed...

  • Chelsea march on as Aguero hits four

    Chelsea march on as Aguero hits four

    Chelsea maintained an iron grip on the Premier League top spot with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace, Sergio Aguero netted four times for Manchester City versus Tottenham and Southampton put eight past Sunderland yesterday. Goals from Oscar and Cesc...

  • Paying the price for support

    Paying the price for support

    Say what you like about Manchester City – and lots of people do – you have to give the club credit for one thing: they don’t rip off their fans. Despite having a squad that was assembled for a sum that wouldn’t look out of place on an...

  • Messi nears league record in Eibar win

    Lionel Messi hit the final goal for La Liga leaders Barcelona in a 3-0 win over Eibar last night to move one off the league scoring record ahead of next weekend’s Clasico with Real Madrid. Earlier, Cristiano Ronaldo maintained his blistering...

  • Juve held at Sassuolo Roma bounce back with 3-0 win

    Juve held at Sassuolo Roma bounce back with 3-0 win

    Juventus dropped their first points of the season last night when they were held to a 1-1 draw at Sassuolo in a battle of bottom against top in Serie A. Simone Zaza, on loan at Sassuolo from Juve, scored against his parent club to give his side...

  • Football results

    Ligue 1Lorient vs St Etienne 0-1; Lille vs Guingamp 1-2; Metz vs Rennes 0-0; Monaco vs Evian 2-0; Nantes vs Reims 1-1; Nice vs Bastia 0-1. Playing today: 14.00 Marseille vs Toulouse. 17.00 Bordeaux vs Caen. 21.00 Lyon vs Montpellier.

  • Local sports results

    MFA Division Three: Sta Luċija vs Mġarr 1-0; Luqa SA vs Mtarfa 1-3; Qrendi vs Marsaxlokk 3-1; Marsaskala vs Ta’ Xbiex 4-0; Sta Venera vs Kalkara 3-1; Attard vs Kirkop 1-4. GFA Division One: SK Victoria W. vs St Lawrence Spurs 1-2; Victoria...

  • Sturridge could miss four weeks

    Sturridge could miss four weeks

    Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge faces another two to four weeks on the sidelines, according to a report. The 25-year-old England forward has been out of action for six weeks due to a thigh strain he picked up on international duty. He had been...

  • Today’s sports programme

    National Stadium: BOV Premier League 3pm Pietà vs Balzan; 5pm Valletta vs Birkirkara. Centenary Stadium: BOV Divi-sion One 3pm Gudja United vs Żurrieq; 5pm Gżira vs Melita. Tedesco Stadium: BOV Division One 3pm Lija Athletic vs Pembroke Athleta;...

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