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  • Azzopardi sets junior record

    The highlight of last weekend’s ASA time trial at the National Swimming Complex, Tal-Qroqq, was a junior record set by Mya Azzopardi. The young Neptunes WPSC swimmer improved the Group B limit of 1 minute 20.07 seconds in the 100 metres...

  • Results

    Serie BAvellino vs Vicenza - 0-1Crotone vs Bari - 3-0Entella vs Modena - ppLatina vs Virtus Lanciano - 1-0Livorno vs Pro Vercelli - 3-1Pescara vs Frosinone - 3-0Ternana vs Spezia - 0-0Trapani vs Catania - 2-2Varese vs Perugia - 1-1Played...

  • 230 Caterham staff redundant

    The Caterham Formula One team have made 230 staff redundant while still planning to race in next weekend’s Abu Dhabi season-ender, an administrator said yesterday. Finbarr O’Connell told Reuters that the team, who went into administration last...

  • Money-list triumph is special – McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy capped the best season of his career by adding the European Tour’s money-list title yesterday to his two major championship victories. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman, who sat out the tournament in Belek, knew the crown would be his...

  • Football news

    Former Argentina international Javier Saviola is expected to ask for a move in January after making only three showings for Serie A club Verona this season. Saviola, 33, joined Verona on the last day of the summer transfer deadline and was...

  • President’s Cup for Pedro Vici

    President’s Cup for Pedro Vici

    The highlight of yesterday’s racing at Marsa was the President’s Cup final for Premier Class trotters which was contested on a short distance of 2,140m. The prestigious event formed part of the 39th meeting of the season that was made up of nine...

  • Klitschko retains IBF crown

    Klitschko retains IBF crown

    World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko knocked out Bulgarian challenger Kubrat Pulev with a fierce left hook in the fifth round in Hamburg on Saturday to retain his IBF title and end his opponent’s unbeaten record. The 38-year-old...

  • Sporting briefs

    Grant: Ghana expect to have a deal in place for Avram Grant to be their new coach after their final 2015 Nations Cup qualifier on Wednesday. Former Chelsea boss Grant, 59, has been discussing his financial package with the Ghana FA, the BBC said.

  • Djokovic wins as Federer pulls out

    Djokovic wins as Federer pulls out

    Novak Djokovic won his third consecutive ATP World Tour Finals title on a walkover after Roger Federer pulled out ahead of the match, yesterday. The world number two fought for almost three hours to defeat countryman Stan Wawrinka in the...

  • Sports round-up

    Rallying: World rally champion Sebastian Ogier led from start to finish to win the season-ending British round for Volkswagen yesterday. The Frenchman finished Wales Rally GB 37.6 seconds ahead of the Ford Fiesta driven by Finland’s Mikko Hirvonen.

  • Gutsy Malta hit back to draw with Bulgaria

    Gutsy Malta hit back to draw with Bulgaria

    BULGARIA-1, MALTA-1  Malta showed great fighting spirit and resilience as they came back from a goal down to gain a point from their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria at the Vassil Levski Stadium tonight. With Bulgaria desperate for a win after...

  • Gutsy Malta hit back to draw with Bulgaria

    BULGARIA-1, MALTA-1  Malta showed great fighting spirit and resilience as they came back from a goal down to gain a point from their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria at the Vassil Levski Stadium. With Bulgaria desperate for a win after...

  • Djokovic wins year-ender as Federer withdraws

    Djokovic wins year-ender as Federer withdraws

    A mouthwatering finale to the season ended before it even began when Roger Federer was forced to pull out prior to the ATP World Tour Final showdown with Novak Djokovic. The 33-year-old Swiss, who spent nearly three hours late on Saturday beating...

  • Malta determined to banish memories of Sofia drubbing

    Malta determined to banish memories of Sofia drubbing

    Setting foot on the pitch at the cavernous Vassil Levski Stadium will have evoked unhappy memories for Malta yesterday. Their minds wandered back to that freezing evening in March last year when the national team succumbed to a 6-0 drubbing to...

  • Comment was taken out of context – Ghedin

    Comment was taken out of context – Ghedin

    Malta’s lively performance against Italy went down well with most of the fans despite the 0-1 upset but coach Pietro Ghedin was subjected to some fierce criticism after the media reported that, in the post-match news conference, he remarked that...

  • Fenech is not resting on his laurels after seizing Malta chance

    Fenech is not resting on his laurels after seizing Malta chance

    It has taken Paul Fenech a long time to prove that he has what it takes to hold down a regular place with the national team but his perseverance is paying off. A month short of his 28th birthday, Fenech is set to earn his 25th Malta cap in...

  • Vella starts rebuilding process

    The rebuilding process of a new Malta U-21 squad starts this afternoon when Silvio Vella’s young charges take on Azerbaijan in a friendly at the Hibs Stadium (kick-off: 3pm). Vella replaced Ray Farrugia last summer. Today’s match will be his first...

  • Team told to copy Malta in friendly as coach Penev leaves nothing to chance

    Bulgaria coach Luboslav Penev is leaving nothing to chance in his preparations for tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Malta. After studying Malta’s performances in their opening three qualifiers, Penev roped in first division side Marek to play...

  • Rooney scores on 100th cap to spark England win

    Rooney scores on 100th cap to spark England win

    Wayne Rooney celebrated his 100th England cap by scoring a penalty to lead his team to a 3-1 win over Slovenia in a Euro 2016 Group E qualifier at Wembley yesterday which only came to life after half- time. The England skipper scored with a...

  • Italy midfielder De Rossi to celebrate milestone against Croatia in Milan

    Italy midfielder Daniele De Rossi is ready to celebrate his 100th cap against Croatia tonight. The Azzurri meet Croatia in Milan where at least one of Euro 2016 qualifying Group H’s 100 per cent records will go. Both have won their three games so...