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  • Livi Cantona steals the show at Marsa

    The third meeting of the season, yesterday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack, was made up of nine all-trotting races. The most important on the card was reserved for Premier Class and held over on a long distance of 2,640m. This race was won by...

  • No goals in dull encounter

    Vittoriosa Stars 0Żebbuġ Rangers 0 Vittoriosa Stars and Żebbuġ Rangers failed to boost their flickering hopes of making the promotion play-off after cancelling each other in a drab match. The game was a sloppy affair with the Stars holding a...

  • Djokovic masters Murray in final

    Djokovic masters Murray in final

    Novak Djokovic crushed Andy Murray 6-1 7-5 7-6 yesterday to match Roy Emerson’s record of six Australian Open titles and leave the Briton heartbroken again at Melbourne Park. The defending champion was at his ruthless best under the lights at Rod...

  • Hoops shocked at Hampden

    Ross County booked a place in the League Cup final against Hibernian in sensational style after coming from behind to beat 10-man Celtic 3-1 at Hampden Park, yesterday. A whirlwind start to the match saw Celtic winger Gary Mackay-Steven scoring...

  • Numbers behind Djokovic’s supremacy

    Novak Djokovic claimed his sixth Australian Open title as the 28-year-old continues to dominate men’s tennis. Here are some of the key statistics for the all-conquering Serb player... • Novak Djokovic (2008, 2011-13, 2015-16) has now won six...

  • Football results...

    Primera LigaSevilla vs Levante 3-1; Valencia vs Sporting Gijon 0-1; Las Palmas vs Celta Vigo 2-1; Real Madrid vs Espanyol 6-0. Playing today: 20.30 Deportivo vs R. Vallecano. Leading standings: Barcelona 51; Atl. Madrid 48; Real Madrid 47;...

  • Local sports results

    BOV Division Two: Żejtun Corinthians vs Swieqi United 0-1; Msida St Joseph vs Qrendi 0-1; Mġarr United vs Żabbar St Patrick 1-4; Żurrieq vs Marsa 0-1; Kirkop vs Siġġiewi 1-3; Sirens vs Birżebbuġa St Peter’s 0-2. GFA Division One: Victoria Hotspurs...

  • Football news

    Atletico Madrid have revealed both Diego Godin and Augusto Fernandez suffered knee ligament injuries in Saturday’s defeat to Barcelona. Fernandez was substituted with 15 minutes remaining in the 2-1 loss, with Atleti already down to nine men after...

  • Sports round-up

    Athletics: Olympic champion Jennifer Suhr (picture, right) upped her own women’s pole vault indoor world record by clearing 5.03 metres in New York on Saturday. Competing at the Golden Eagle Multi and Invitational in Brockport, the American added...

  • Sporting briefs

    Thauvin: Newcastle winger Florian Thauvin has returned to Marseille on loan until the end of the season. The 23-year-old joined the Magpies in a £12 million deal in August 2015, and made 16 appearances, scoring once in the League Cup win over...

  • Birkirkara fail to beat Floriana

    Birkirkara fail to beat Floriana

    BIRKIRKARA 0 FLORIANA 0 Gunning for a seventh straight victory in all competitions, Birkirkara failed to beat Floriana a tricky encounter. It was Birkirkara who took the initiative early on but for all their possession they did not create any...

  • Balzan win it in first half

    Balzan win it in first half

    SLIEMA WANDERERS-0, BALZAN-2 Balzan stayed in touch with the pace-setters after beating Sliema Wanderers 2-0. The Reds' fourth win in a row was secured in the first half with goals from Pedrinho, who was facing his former team, and a brilliant...

  • Chelsea and Everton crush minnows' FA Cup dreams

    Chelsea and Everton crush minnows' FA Cup dreams

    Chelsea banished any fears of a repeat of last season's shock FA Cup fourth-round exit to Bradford City when they crushed Championship (second-tier) side Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 away to reach the fifth round. Everton comfortably won 3-0 at League...

  • Point each for Mosta and Tarxien

    Point each for Mosta and Tarxien

    MOSTA 0 TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 Mosta and Tarxien earned a point apiece in an entertaining encounter which did little to bolster their ambitions of making inroads in the top part of the league standings. Victory would have strengthened either side’s...

  • Mifsud scores winner as Valletta down Pembroke

    Mifsud scores winner as Valletta down Pembroke

    PEMBROKE ATHLETA-2, VALLETTA-3 Valletta restored their three-point lead at the top of the Premier League after edging Pembroke Athleta in an entertaining game. The Citizens had to fight hard for the points, twice coming from behind before hitting...

  • Milan thump Inter after Icardi fluffs penalty

    Milan thump Inter after Icardi fluffs penalty

    Milan stormed to a 3-0 win in a frenzied derby against Inter who missed a penalty when they were trailing 1-0 and had coach Roberto Mancini sent off. Inter substitute Mauro Icardi, dropped from the starting line-up after being publicly criticised...

  • Own goal keeps Spartans on track

    Ħamrun Spartans 1San Ġwann 0 Ħamrun Spartans have joined Gżira United at the top of Division One after an own goal gave them a narrow win over strugglers San Ġwann. The game was off to a quiet start with San Ġwann playing a defensive...

  • Malta needs to export more players – Camilleri

    Malta needs to export more players – Camilleri

    The Maltese waterpolo team were more in the news than normal at this time of the year following their participation in the 2016 European Championships in Belgrade. Qualification was attained in autumn last year but there was great curiosity to see...

  • Norwich land Chelsea striker Bamford on loan

    Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford has joined Norwich on loan for the rest of the season. The 22-year-old spent the first half of the season on loan at Crystal Palace but it ended in controversy when he said his spell there had been “terrible”, a...

  • Foreign experts to address seminar at Yue

    A host of foreign experts will be sharing their knowledge in their respective fields at a two-day seminar being held at the Yue Healthier Living complex in Naxxar on February 9-10. The seminar, entitled ‘A practical approach to improved...