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  • Watch: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

    Watch: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

    An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbours Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday. Dragic, who...

  • Watch: Lakers to retire Bryant jersey numbers

    Watch: Lakers to retire Bryant jersey numbers

    The Los Angeles Lakers plan to retire the jersey numbers of Kobe Bryant on Dec. 18 prior to the game against the Golden State Warriors. The team will retire both of Bryant's numbers. Bryant wore both No. 8 and No. 24 during his 20 seasons with the...

  • Falzon eyes silverware at Cheshire Phoenix

    Falzon eyes silverware at Cheshire Phoenix

    Tevin Falzon has taken another step forward in his basketball journey by agreeing to join Cheshire Phoenix for the 2017-18 season. The Malta guard was approached by the English club this summer and after talks with the player and his agent an...

  • Maltese U-18 selections in medal contention

    The two U-18 national selections are in contention to win medals at the FIBA European Championship Division C tournaments being played this week. The women’s team, under the charge of Sandro Farrugia and Silvia Gambino, have won two of their...

  • Cassar enjoys positive season at Stella Azzurra

    Cassar enjoys positive  season at Stella Azzurra

    Kurt Cassar has joined the Malta U-18 and U-20 selections who are currently stepping up their preparation for the European Championships Division C tournaments which will be held next month. The 2.08m player has enjoyed a positive season with...

  • Funding and fresh blood key for sound future

    Funding and fresh blood key for sound future

    The 2017 Games of the Small States of Europe have come and gone and the Maltese Olympic Committee contingent returned home saying they were satisfied with the achievements in San Marino where our athletes almost matched the general showing in...

  • Basketball: Malta women claim gold

    Basketball: Malta women claim gold

    The Basketball women's selection won gold in the Small Nations Games in San Marino after edging Luxembourg 52-50 in a thrilling encounter at the Multi Domus Centre in Serravalle. Angela Adamoli's girls produced a spirited performance which saw...

  • MBA to host first 3x3 elite tour

    The Malta Basketball Association has launched its first official Malta 3X3 Championship Tour. The tour, which is also endorsed by FIBA, will be the first-ever nationwide elite 3×3 basketball competition tour that will make stops between May and...

  • Luxol make it four in a row

    Luxol make it four in a row

    Gzira Athleta 53Caffe Moak Luxol 70 (11-17, 17-18, 7-15,18-20) Caffe Moak Luxol maintained their stranglehold in the women’s basketball league when they beat Gżira Athleta in game five of the play-off final and win the series 3-2 on Monday. For...

  • Luxol girls retain title

    Luxol girls retain title

    Caffe Moak Luxol are the women’s basketball league champions after beating Gżira Athleta 73-50 to seal a 3-2 final series victory, at Ta’ Qali, yesterday. For Santino Coppa’s girls this was their fourth successive championship success. Sarah Pace,...

  • Down to the last rubber

    Down to the last rubber

    Caffe Moak Luxol 59Gżira Athleta 61 (15-24, 16-8, 14-14, 14-15) The fourth game from the 2017 Women’s League final series resulted in an interesting, balanced encounter which could have gone either way and was only decided in the last moments. In...

  • Luxol move one win away from title

    Luxol move  one win away  from title

    Gzira Athleta 44Caffe Moak Luxol 59 (11-13, 14-12, 8-17, 11-17) A superior performance in the third quarter was decisive in leading Caffe Moak Luxol to win the third rubber in the MAPFRE MSV Life Women’s League play-off finals and thus taking a...

  • Gżira Athleta level series

    Gżira Athleta level series

    Caffe Moak Luxol 45Gzira Athleta 48 (18-9, 10-14, 13-11, 4-14) Gżira Athleta produced a stunning late fightback to beat Caffe Moak Luxol and pull level after Game Two of the women’s play-off final series on Sunday. Luxol were in front virtually...

  • BUPA Luxol land 13th title

    BUPA Luxol land 13th title

    BUPA Luxol 84Floriana 71 (25-12, 22-16, 23-18, 14-25) BUPA Luxol made it a clean sweep of victories in this year’s BOV league final play-offs when they bagged their third successive win over Floriana MCP Car Parks to secure the title. Sunday’s...

  • Luxol are hoops kings

    Luxol are hoops kings

    BUPA Luxol were yesterday crowned Malta basketball champions for the 13th time in the club’s history after defeating Floriana MCP Car Parks 84-71 to seal the final play-off series 3-0. This was Luxol’s first championship crown after an absence of...

  • BUPA Luxol close in on series victory

    Floriana 78Luxol 113 (14-18, 17-30, 28-35, 19-30) BUPA Luxol opened a two game lead in the 2017 finals series against Floriana MCP Car Parks and are just a win away from being crowned the BOV League champions. After an eight-point game in the...

  • Bupa Luxol draw first blood

    Bupa Luxol draw first blood

    BUPA Luxol 80Floriana 72 (16-18, 24-13, 20-15, 20-26) BUPA Luxol maintained their winning streak in the play-offs after overcoming Floriana in the opening game of the 2017 BOV Finals. The Greens did try to offer a stern challenge and had their...

  • Luxol and Floriana ready for final series

    Luxol and Floriana ready for final series

    BUPA Luxol and Floriana MCP Car Parks will go head to head on Saturday in the first match from the best-of-five play-off final series that will determine the winner of the BOV Division One this season. Paul Sultana, president of the Malta...

  • Galea pots leveller and Starlites do it in overtime

    Galea pots leveller and  Starlites do it in overtime

    Caffe Moak Luxol 64Starlites Naxxar 68 (11-13, 15-13, 18-15, 17-20 – 3-7) The first game in this series was a nail-biting affair which was decided after overtime following a dramatic regular time finale and a ten-metre last-second Kirsty Galea pot...

  • Luxol book berth in final

    Luxol book berth in final

    Gżira Athleta 81BUPA Luxol 84 (22-31, 15-19, 23-12, 21-22) BUPA Luxol made sure of their place in the final after a hard-fought win in the third game in the series played on Sunday. As happened in Game 2 of the series, which Luxol won 85-77, this...

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