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  • Allegri blasts ‘complacent’ Juve after defeat at Inter

    Allegri blasts ‘complacent’ Juve after defeat at Inter

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri criticised his players for letting their guard down and losing 2-1 at arch-rivals Inter after taking the lead in the second half at the San Siro on Sunday. Inter captain Mauro Icardi headed in from a corner two...

  • Rosberg is in the form of his career – Wolff

    Rosberg is in the form of his career – Wolff

    Mercedes boss Toto Wolff believes Nico Rosberg has reached a peak after the German usurped a beleaguered Lewis Hamilton to take control of the F1 World Championship. Nico Rosberg delivered a crushing victory over team-mate Lewis Hamilton at the...

  • Spurs can cope without injured Kane – Lloris

    Spurs can cope without injured Kane – Lloris

    Hugo Lloris admits Tottenham’s players are keeping their fingers crossed for Harry Kane, but insists Spurs can cope without their star striker. Kane twisted his ankle after scoring in the 1-0 win over Sunderland on Sunday and had to be carried off...

  • 2016/17 keeper school season starts next week

    The 2016/17 winter schedule of the Mario Muscat Goalkeeper School commences today week. Launched in 2003, the Mario Muscat Goalkeeper School is a private entity specialising in goalkeeping training for young hopefuls from the age of seven...

  • Premier League stats – scorers and red cards

    Premier League stats – scorers and red cards

    BalzanKaljevic 4 (1pen); Agius; Effiong; Micallef (pen.); Nafti. BirkirkaraDimitrov 2; Brincat 2; Temile 2; Herrera; Scicluna; Plut; Sciberras; Attard. FlorianaFontanella 2; Pisani; Samb. Own goal: B. Muscat (vs Pembroke Athleta).Red card: Borg...

  • FIA to investigate marshal incident

    Formula One’s governing body is to investigate an incident that saw cars cleared to race while a marshal was still on track following a Singapore Grand Prix safety car period on Sunday. The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said a report...

  • Multi-class dinghy regatta at RMYC

    Multi-class dinghy  regatta at RMYC

    The Royal Malta Yacht Club (RMYC) recently hosted a Multi-Class Dinghy Weekend Regatta which featured the participation of over 50 sailors from four local clubs – Birżebbuġa SC, Malta Young Sailors Club, Vikings SC and the RMYC. The single-handed...

  • Football news

    The former president of the German Football League, Wolfgang Holzhauser, believes end-of-season play-offs might be a way to end Bayern Munich’s Bundesliga dominance. Holzhauser thinks that a system similar to the one adopted by many US sports,...

  • Mola takes title, Brownlees steal the show

    Mola takes title, Brownlees steal the show

    Alistair and Jonny Brownlee were brothers in arms at a dramatic finale of the World Triathlon Series as double Olympic champion Alistair hauled an exhausted Jonny over the line in a desperate bid to help his younger brother secure the title on...

  • Sporting briefs

    Koulibaly: Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has extended his contract until 2021. The Senegal international joined the Serie A club in 2014 from Racing Genk. The 25-year-old was strongly linked with a move to Premier League Chelsea during the...

  • Aloysians teams make it an Independence Cup double

    Aloysians teams make it an Independence Cup double

    Aloysians lived up to their status as one of the leading handball clubs in the country after winning the pre-season Independence Cup in both the men and women categories. In the men’s final, Aloysians edged out Kavallieri  12-10 while in the...

  • Rio public play their part and help Games defy expectations

    Rio public play their part and help Games defy expectations

    The Rio Paralympic Games closed late Sunday, having defied expectations in more ways than one. At one point, the XV Paralympics were not even going to have a closing ceremony. Such were the swingeing cuts necessary after Paralympic funds were used...

  • Cyber hackers publish medical data for Farah, Nadal and Rose

    Olympic champions Mo Farah, Rafael Nadal and Justin Rose were among athletes targeted yesterday in the latest leak of confidential medical documents that the world anti-doping agency (WADA) says were hacked by a Russian cyber espionage...

  • Sports round-up

    Motorcycling: Former champion Nicky Hayden will make his MotoGP return at Spain’s Motorland Aragon circuit this weekend as a stand-in for injured Australian Jack Miller at the privately-run Marc VDS Honda team. Miller suffered two fractures in his...

  • Paul Gascoigne fined for racially abusing his own bodyguard

    Paul Gascoigne fined for racially abusing his own bodyguard

    Former England football star Paul Gascoigne has been fined £1,000 (€1,167) after racially abusing a bodyguard employed to protect him during an on-stage show.Dudley Magistrates' Court heard Gascoigne, 49, left black security worker Errol Rowe...

  • Watch: Athlete helps brother over line in dramatic end to race

    Watch: Athlete helps brother over line in dramatic end to race

    Alistair Brownlee insisted he would have done the same for anyone after dramatically helping his ailing brother Jonny over the finish line at the World Triathlon series finale in Mexico. Jonny looked on course to claim the overall world title as...

  • The game’s fate now in the hands of unlikely duo

    The game’s fate  now in the hands  of unlikely duo

    Barely one year ago, Gianni Infantino was best known by the football public as the figure who pulled balls from pots at European club competition draws while Aleksander Ceferin was a mystery outside his Slovenian homeland. Today, the two men, both...

  • Another heavy defeat for Malta

    Another heavy defeat for Malta

    Portugal 5Malta 0 Malta’s woes in the UEFA U-17 Championship mini-tournament showed no signs of abating yesterday as Silvio Vella’s team suffered another heavy defeat, this time to Portugal. Coming from a 6-0 drubbing to Scotland on Friday, Malta...

  • Senglea stroll past Għargħur in second half

    Għargħur 1Senglea Athletic 6 Once again, Senglea Athletic showed they will be challenging seriously for promotion this season after trouncing newcomers Għargħur at the Centenary Stadium, yesterday. Pablo Doffo’s side held the initiative early on...

  • Football news

    Real Madrid have won a small victory in their dispute with FIFA over the illegal signing of under-age foreigners after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) temporarily lifted its ban on appeal. The decision means eight players, including...