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  • Usain Bolt turns down Valletta FC offer

    Usain Bolt turns down Valletta FC offer

    Olympic champion Usain Bolt has turned down Valletta FC's two-year offer after deciding against a move to Malta, according to a report on ESPN. Maltese football fans were buzzing with excitement this week after it was revealed that Valletta CEO...

  • Records set to fall in 2018 race

    Records set to fall in 2018 race

    The Rolex Middle Sea Race (RMSR) is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary in some style as organisers are expecting a new record of participation with 144 boats registered to be on the starting line at the Valletta Grand Harbour on Saturday. The...

  • Watch: Groeneveld bags first Dutch goal in friendly draw with Belgium

    Watch: Groeneveld bags first Dutch goal in friendly draw with Belgium

    Netherlands' Nigerian-born forward Arnaut Groeneveld scored his first international goal to secure a 1-1 draw at neighbours Belgium in a friendly at the King Baudouin Stadium on Tuesday. Dries Mertens volleyed an excellent opener for Belgium after...

  • Watch: France push Germany closer to relegation

    Watch: France push Germany closer to relegation

    Antoine Griezmann scored twice in the second half as world champions France came from behind to beat Germany 2-1 in their Nations League clash and increase the pressure on Joachim Loew.

  • Watch: Miranda heads late winner as Brazil beat Argentina

    Watch: Miranda heads late winner as Brazil beat Argentina

    A stoppage-time goal from Miranda gave Brazil a 1-0 win over South American rivals Argentina in a foul-strewn friendly in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday. The central defender rose at the near post to beat Argentina keeper Sergio Romero to a Neymar corner...

  • Watch: Bolt mulling Valletta FC offer

    Watch: Bolt mulling Valletta FC offer

    Valletta FC are anxiously waiting a response from Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt after the new owners of the Malta football champion club offered the Jamaican a two-year contract earlier this week. Ali Mohammed Saied, representing Valletta FC...

  • Last gasp goal earns Malta U-21 draw

    Last gasp goal earns Malta U-21 draw

    MALTA 1 Nwoko 90 CYPRUS 1 Wheeler 35 A tenacious showing by the Malta U-21 national team earned them a 1-1 draw against Cyprus in their final 2019 European qualifiers at the Centenary Stadium, yesterday. A last gasp goal by Kyrian Nwoko helped...

  • Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

    Valletta FC owners offer contract to Bolt

    Valletta FC's new owners are set to make a statement of intent as they offered a two-year contract to track and sprint sensation Usain Bolt, ESPN reported on Monday night. Jamaican Bolt is currently in Australia where he is currently undergoing a...

  • Dzeko double gives Bosnia 2-0 win over Northern Ireland

    Dzeko double gives Bosnia 2-0 win over Northern Ireland

    An Edin Dzeko brace handed Bosnia a 2-0 home win over Northern Ireland in an action-packed Nations League clash on Monday, which further consolidated their place on top of the second-tier's Group 3. The result left the Bosnians on a maximum nine...

  • Ruthless England leave Spain shell-shocked in Seville

    Ruthless England leave Spain shell-shocked in Seville

    England ran riot with three first-half goals, including two from Raheem Sterling, to stun Spain and earn a 3-2 away win in the Nations League on Monday as they moved back into contention in League A Group 4 of UEFA's new competition. Sterling gave...

  • Malta football's pizzagate: lay off national team, say nutrition experts

    Malta football's pizzagate: lay off national team, say nutrition experts

    Malta’s national football team came in for considerable flak on social media for having celebrated with pizza after winning a hard-fought draw against Azerbaijan in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. But according to health experts, keyboard...

  • Watch: Agius hails defensive performance

    Watch: Agius hails defensive performance

    Malta chalked up its second point in the UEFA Nations League after holding Azerbaijan to a 1-1 draw at the Baku Olympic Stadium, on Sunday. Azerbaijan, who are challenging Kosovo for Group D3's top position, had numerous opportunities to claim the...

  • Southgate says Premier League's early start has taken toll on players

    Southgate says Premier League's early start has taken toll on players

    England coach Gareth Southgate said the Premier League's early start was a factor in some of his players lacking sharpness or suffering from injury and questioned why the season began less than a month after the World Cup final. The English top...

  • Watch: Biraghi gives Italy stoppage-time win in Poland

    Watch: Biraghi gives Italy stoppage-time win in Poland

    Italy snatched a dramatic 1-0 win away to Poland in their Nations League match on Sunday thanks to a stoppage-time header from Cristiano Biraghi. Biraghi's goal gave Italy their first win in the competition and also their first in a...

  • Watch: Portugal prove too strong for Scotland

    Watch: Portugal prove too strong for Scotland

    Portugal forward Eder scored his first international goal since the Euro 2016 final against France to complete a 3-1 friendly win over Scotland on Sunday. Debutant Helder Costa opened the scoring on his international debut for an experimental...

  • Russia secure 2-0 Nations League win over Turkey

    Russia secure 2-0 Nations League win over Turkey

    Goals either side of halftime by Roman Neustadter and Denis Cheryshev handed Russia a 2-0 win against Turkey in their UEFA Nations League B, Group 2 match on Sunday. A powerful drive by Russian defender Georgy Dzhikiya following a corner hit the...

  • Malta deny wasteful Azerbaijan in UEFA Nations League

    Malta deny wasteful Azerbaijan in UEFA Nations League

    AZERBAIJAN               1 Abdullayev 53 MALTA                        1 Muscat 37 A resilient Malta side earned its second point in the UEFA Nations League Group D3 campaign after holding Azerbaijan to a 1-1 draw at the Baku Olympic...

  • Lagana wins Bronze Cup

    Lagana wins Bronze Cup

    Ten-year-old two hander Kayden Lagana rewrote history again on Sunday as after winning the Silver cup earlier this year, Kayden secured the Bronze Cup. With this tournament victory he is the only player in the Malta Tenpin Bowling history to have...

  • Watch: Depay shines as Netherlands thump Germany to heap pressure on Loew

    Watch: Depay shines as Netherlands thump Germany to heap pressure on Loew

    Memphis Depay scored one goal and put in an exhilarating all-round display as the Netherlands outclassed Germany 3-0 in their UEFA Nations League clash at the Johan Cruyff Arena on Saturday. Depay also struck the crossbar late on and Virgil van...

  • Ireland frustrate dominant Denmark in dull Nations League draw

    Ireland frustrate dominant Denmark in dull Nations League draw

    Denmark dominated possession but couldn't find a way to break down a dogged Republic of Ireland team as the two sides played out a dull scoreless draw in their UEFA Nations League B, Group 4 clash in Dublin on Saturday. The visitors were missing...