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  • AC Milan Haka stunt turns into epic fail

    AC Milan Haka stunt turns into epic fail

    AC Milan have been lambasted on social media after organising a stunt version of the Haka ahead of their Serie A match against Carpi. Milan dubbed their pre-match war dance the 'Tekitanka', with the name emblazoned on advertising boards along with...

  • Sanchez double lifts Arsenal to third place

    Sanchez double lifts Arsenal to third place

    Alexis Sanchez scored twice as Arsenal moved up to third in the Premier League with a victory over West Brom on a night when there were plenty of empty seats inside the Emirates Stadium. Reports leading into the game suggested as many as 2,500...

  • Rossoneri held to a 0-0 draw by Carpi

    Sixth-placed Milan failed to make it two wins in a row under new coach Cristian Brocchi as yesterday they were made to settle for a goalless draw by relegation strugglers Carpi at the San Siro. The Rossoneri dominated possession for long stretches...

  • Leicester and Spurs dominate PFA XI selection

    Players from Premier League title-chasers Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur dominated the Professional Football Association’s (PFA) team of the year announced yesterday. Four players from each club were voted in with Arsenal, Manchester United...

  • Malta’s Raffa team third in Austria

    Malta’s Raffa team third in Austria

    Malta’s Raffa Bowls team claimed third place in an international tournament held in Hard, Austria, last weekend. The Maltese selection were joined by 16 other teams from Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Russia, Poland and Liechtenstein. The...

  • Australia weighing Bledisloe Cup in London, New York

    Australia is weighing London and New York as potential venues for a Bledisloe Cup clash against the world champions All Blacks. Sydney’s Olympic Stadium, a regular host for the blockbuster matches, will undergo a major re-development from 2019 and...

  • Vardy accepts charge of improper conduct

    Vardy accepts charge of improper conduct

    Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has accepted an English FA charge of improper conduct. It means the England forward could be hit with a further ban to damage the Premier League leaders’ title bid. He was sent off after receiving a second yellow...

  • Motocross races in Gozo

    Motocross races in Gozo

    The Gozo Motorcross Association (GMA) recently held the sixth round of races from the 2015/16 championship at the Ta’ Xħajma circuit. Former champion Etienne Bigeni and Mario Cauchi were the main contenders in Class A. However, following a minor...

  • Ched Evans wins appeal against rape conviction

    Ched Evans wins appeal against rape conviction

    Former Welsh international Ched Evans has won an appeal against his conviction for rape and faces a new trial. The ex-Sheffield United footballer spent two-and-a-half years in jail after he was convicted in 2012 of raping a 19-year-old in a hotel...

  • Cilia, Galea top veterans’ charts in Marsascala

    Cilia, Galea top veterans’ charts in Marsascala

    With Charlton Debono and Lisa Marie Bezzina having wrapped up the 2015-16 MAAA Road Running League title with a race to spare, the Masters Road Race took centre-stage, last weekend. The 10-kilometre race was held in Marsascala on Sunday...

  • Suarez feels ‘privileged’ to overtake Ronaldo

    Suarez feels ‘privileged’ to overtake Ronaldo

    Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said he felt “privileged” after scoring four goals against Deportivo La Coruna to move ahead of Brazilian Ronaldo’s tally of 48 goals in a season for the club. The Uruguayan, who moved on to 49 goals in 48 games in...

  • Luxol and Aloysians reach semi-finals in the knock-out

    Luxol and Aloysians reach semi-finals in the knock-out

    During the preliminary round of the knock-out competition, league champions Luxol ousted La Salle Unique after beating them 38-34. La Salle started off poorly as they found it difficult to get the ball past opponents’ keeper Daniel Tanti. Luxol...

  • A lack of progress led Deila to walk away

    Ronny Deila revealed the lack of improvement in his side during the last six months led to his decision to leave Celtic at the end of the season. The Norwegian’s imminent departure was announced in a statement on Wednesday and came after the Hoops...

  • Fina inflict first defeat on leaders okmalta.com

    High-flyers okmalta.com suffered their first defeat of the season after going down to rivals Fina, more than two thirds into their national league campaign – on week 13 – 6-2. Ramis capitalised with an 8-0 win against Blitzkrieg to narrow the gap...

  • Kerċem surprise Għajnsielem to reopen title race

    Kerċem surprise Għajnsielem to reopen title race

    Leaders Għajnsielem suffered their first league defeat in their penultimate match after going down 3-1 to Kerċem Ajax to miss the chance of securing the title before their direct clash with Xew-kija Tigers this weekend. With three points...

  • Countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

    Countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

    The official countdown to this year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics began with the lighting of the torch at the site of the ancient Games yesterday and organisers hoping to shift attention away from Brazil’s political turmoil. On a glorious spring day...

  • Four teams battle for the final spots

    Four teams battle for the final spots

    The two finalists of this season’s Gatorade League will be known tonight when the second legs of the two Elite Round play-off semi-finals are played at the Corradino Pavilion. Ħamrun Spartans and Luxol will be looking to preserve their slender...

  • Trump snatches victory from jaws of defeat

    Judd Trump produced a great escape to keep alive his hopes of a first World Championship title, yesterday. At the tournament he regards as being “10 times bigger” than any other, Trump was in deep first-round trouble when he dropped the opening...

  • Sporting briefs

    Di Francesco: Eusebio Di Francesco has been rewarded with a new three-year contract after guiding Serie A side Sassuolo to the brink of European football. Yesterday, the seventh-placed club announced that 46-year-old Di Francesco, who had been...

  • Sports round-up

    Athletics: The London Marathon will remain on the BBC until at least 2021 after its long-standing broadcast contract was extended by three years, reports said yesterday. Announced ahead of this year’s race, which takes place on Sunday, the deal...