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  • Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

    Spurs star Kane out until March with ankle injury

    Tottenham striker Harry Kane will be sidelined until March after suffering ankle ligament damage in Sunday's defeat against Manchester United. Kane sustained the injury to his left ankle in the closing moments of the 1-0 loss at Wembley and scans...

  • Watch: Late winner as Aussies down Syria to go through

    Watch: Late winner as Aussies down Syria to go through

    Tom Rogic's injury-time thunderbolt settled an Asian Cup thriller on Tuesday as defending champions Australia beat Syria 3-2 to reach the last 16 and knock out their war-torn rivals. The result meant the holders finished second in Group B...

  • Live: Football transfers and rumours - January 15 - Floriana sign Paiber

    Live: Football transfers and rumours - January 15 - Floriana sign Paiber

    The winter transfer window reopened on New Year's Day. The timesofmalta.com sports section will keep you up-to-date with all the latest transfer gossip and movements throughout the whole month. So make sure you stay with us to follow all the...

  • Pisani seals Balzan switch

    Pisani seals Balzan switch

    Balzan have completed the signing of midfielder Steve Pisani from Floriana. Last month, timesofmalta.com had reported that the Malta midfielder was set to leave the Greens and terms had already been agreed between Floriana and Balzan for a few...

  • Unbeaten Stripes extend winning run to nine matches

    Unbeaten Stripes extend winning run to nine matches

    Champions Birkirkara extended their perfect run after easing past Swieqi United 6-0 in their first league outing of 2019. Nothing has changed at the top of the standings as Mġarr United and Hibernians recorded wins over Kirkop United and Raiders...

  • Jesus shines as Man City beat 10-man Wolves

    Jesus shines as Man City beat 10-man Wolves

    Gabriel Jesus extended his productive start to the new year, scoring twice as Manchester City comfortably dealt with 10-man Wolves 3-0 to cut Liverpool's Premier League lead to four points. The Brazilian scored twice in the first half, either side...

  • Cool Federer sweeps into Open round two

    Cool Federer sweeps into Open round two

    Ageless Roger Federer warmed up for a run at a record seventh Australian Open title Monday by breezing past Uzbek Denis Istomin to book a spot in the second round. The 37-year-old Swiss master made light of his assignment on Rod Laver Arena,...

  • Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

    Hillsborough disaster police chief in court as trial opens

    The police commander at the Hillsborough football stadium disaster appeared in court on Monday for the first day of his trial over the deaths of 95 Liverpool supporters, 30 years on from the tragedy. David Duckenfield was the match-day commander...

  • Fit and firing Nadal blazes into second round

    Fit and firing Nadal blazes into second round

    Rafael Nadal said Monday he was delighted with his remodelled serve and his fitness levels after blazing into the second round of the Australian Open. The Spanish world number two demolished fighting Australian wildcard James Duckworth 6-4, 6-3,...

  • Clinical Kerber powers into Australian Open second round

    Clinical Kerber powers into Australian Open second round

    Second seed Angelique Kerber brushed past Slovenia's Polona Hercog 6-2, 6-2 to power into the Australian Open second round Monday. The Wimbledon champion produced a clinical display to launch her campaign at Melbourne Park, where she won the title...

  • Sharapova says passion undimmed as she makes point

    Sharapova says passion undimmed as she makes point

    Maria Sharapova said her passion for tennis remained undimmed Monday after a serving a 6-0, 6-0 "double bagel" to Britain's Harriet Dart in the Australian Open first round Monday. The veteran five-time Grand Slam winner, who has struggled with...

  • Watch: Menotti hired as Argentina's national teams director

    Watch: Menotti hired as Argentina's national teams director

    Argentina have hired former World Cup winning coach Cesar Luis Menotti as director of their national teams, the country's football association (AFA) announced on Monday. "Welcome home Cesar," said AFA in a tweet, adding that Menotti would begin...

  • Watch: Red-hot Curry delivers 48 points, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

    Watch: Red-hot Curry delivers 48 points, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

    Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Curry tallied 24 points in the second half and scored...

  • Watch: Despair for India as late Bahrain penalty dumps them out

    Watch: Despair for India as late Bahrain penalty dumps them out

    India suffered late heart-break on Monday after an injury-time penalty saw the cricket-mad nation lose 1-0 to Bahrain and be denied a historic spot in the Asian Cup knockout stages. Meanwhile hosts and India's Group A rivals United Arab Emirates...

  • Watch: Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open

    Watch: Gutsy Murray out of Australian Open

    Gutsy Andy Murray fought to the end before losing an epic Australian Open farewell match 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5/7), 6-7 (4/7) at the hands of Roberto Bautista Agut Monday. The outpouring of support seemed to lift him and despite grimacing with pain...

  • Watch: NFL playoff final four set as Saints advance

    Watch: NFL playoff final four set as Saints advance

    Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes and the New Orleans Saints beat defending champion Philadelphia 20-14 Sunday, joining the history-making New England Patriots in the NFL playoff semi-finals.

  • Watch: Patriots humble Chargers to move within win of Super Bowl

    Watch: Patriots humble Chargers to move within win of Super Bowl

    Sony Michel ran for three touchdowns and the New England Patriots reached the NFL playoff semi-finals for an eighth consecutive season Sunday by ripping the Los Angeles Chargers 41-28. "The line played great and I think we just did a good job...

  • Inter into Coppa quarters at San Siro closed after racist chanting

    Inter into Coppa quarters at San Siro closed after racist chanting

    nter Milan cruised into the quarter-finals of the Coppa Italia on Sunday after beating second-tier Benevento 6-2 in a match played behind closed doors following the racist abuse of Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly last month. Inter played ran...

  • Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona to beat Eibar

    Messi scores 400th La Liga goal for Barcelona to beat Eibar

    Lionel Messi scored his 400th goal in La Liga against Eibar on Sunday to extend his record as the division's all-time top scorer. Messi collected the ball off Luis Suarez and drove it into the bottom corner in the 53rd minute at the Camp Nou to...

  • Watch: Nadal ready to let rip remodelled serve at Australian Open

    Watch: Nadal ready to let rip remodelled serve at Australian Open

    Rafael Nadal revealed Saturday he was back to full fitness and has a brand new serve to unleash at the Australian Open. The world number two limped away from Melbourne Park a year ago, forced to retire in pain from his quarter-final with Marin...