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  • I will only be happy with a win, says coach Farrugia

    I will only be happy with  a win, says coach Farrugia

    Malta coach Ray Farrugia says that the national team has a huge opportunity to end their winning drought in international competition when they take on Faroes Islands in their final UEFA Nations League match at the National Stadium tonight...

  • Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

    Late goals earn Dutch spot in Nations League finals

    Netherlands scored twice in the last five minutes to recover from two goals down and earn a 2-2 draw against relegated Germany in the Nations League on Monday to secure a spot in next year's finals ahead of world champions France. Virgil van Dijk...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

    LeBron James scored a season-high 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the host Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night. James, who won four Eastern Conference titles and two NBA championships in four years with Miami, made 19 of 31 shots from...

  • Late goals sink Malta U-21

    Late goals sink Malta U-21

    ALBANIA        3 MALTA           2 Malta U-21 conceded two goals in the final 15 minutes of the match to slump to a 3-2 defeat to Albania in a friendly at the Loro Borici Stadium in Skhoder yesterday. It was a harsh result on the Malta youngsters...

  • We must keep our focus, says U-19 coach Muscat

    We must keep our focus, says U-19 coach Muscat

    Malta U-19 coach Winston Muscat has urged his players to keep their feet on the ground and stay fully focused as they head into their final 2019 UEFA U-19 Championship Group 6 qualifying match against Lithuania at the Centenary Stadium on Tuesday...

  • Watch: Faroes coach Olsen not underestimating Malta

    Watch: Faroes coach Olsen not underestimating Malta

    Faroe Islands coach Lars Olsen is not reading too much in Malta’s 5-0 debacle to Kosovo last Saturday and is expecting a difficult match for his team on Tuesday. Both Malta and the Faroe Islands are out of the running to secure promotion to League...

  • MBA player of the year winners announced

    MBA player of the year winners announced

    The BOV Basketball Players of the Year for season 2017/2018 were announced during a ceremony held at MBA Basketball Complex in Ta’ Qali.  The awards were presented by Malta Basketball Association president Paul Sultana and Bank of Valletta Chief...

  • Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

    Gascoigne charged with sexual assault

    Former England midfielder Paul Gascoigne has been charged with committing sexual assault on board a train, police said on Monday. Gascoigne, 51, a former Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United player, widely known as Gazza, was arrested at Durham...

  • Watch: Swiss reach semis after extraordinary comeback against Belgium

    Watch: Swiss reach semis after extraordinary comeback against Belgium

    Haris Seferovic scored a hat-trick as Switzerland recovered from conceding two early goals to beat World Cup semi-finalists Belgium 5-2 on Sunday and qualify for the last four of the UEFA Nations League in remarkable fashion. Belgium threatened to...

  • Zverev stuns Djokovic to claim ATP Finals title

    Zverev stuns Djokovic to claim ATP Finals title

    An inspired Alexander Zverev beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-4 6-3 to win the ATP Finals on Sunday -- the biggest title of the German's fledgling career. The 21-year-old broke serve once in the opening set and three times in the second to...

  • Lazaro's stoppage time winner leaves N. Ireland pointless

    Lazaro's stoppage time winner leaves N. Ireland pointless

    Austria forward Valentino Lazaro curled in a stoppage time winner to give them a 2-1 win away to Northern Ireland who finished their UEFA Nations League campaign without a point on Sunday. Xaver Schlager put Austria ahead four minutes after...

  • Few changes in Malta's squad ahead of Faroes game

    Few changes in Malta's squad ahead of Faroes game

    Defenders Andrei Agius and Steve Borg are back in the frame for Malta’s final UEFA Nations League Group D3 match against Faroe Islands at the National Stadium (kick-off 20.45) on Tuesday. Agius and Borg missed the 5-0 defeat to Kosovo on Saturday...

  • Watch: Bryan and Sock claim ATP Finals doubles title

    Watch: Bryan and Sock claim ATP Finals doubles title

    Mike Bryan claimed his fifth ATP Finals title, but the first without his twin brother Bob, as he and Jack Sock beat French pair Pierre-Hugues Herbert and Nicolas Mahut in a thrilling doubles final at the 02 Arena on Sunday. The American duo won...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Butler's OT winner dwarfs Kemba's 60

    Watch: NBA roundup: Butler's OT winner dwarfs Kemba's 60

    Jimmy Butler hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer in overtime Saturday night, allowing the Philadelphia 76ers to overcome a 60-point explosion by Kemba Walker for a 122-119 victory over the host Charlotte Hornets. The point total was a career-high for...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Irving nets 43, leads Celtics past Raptors in OT

    Watch: NBA roundup: Irving nets 43, leads Celtics past Raptors in OT

    Kyrie Irving scored a season-best 43 points, including four in overtime, and added 11 assists as the Boston Celtics came back to defeat the visiting Toronto Raptors 123-116 on Friday night. The Celtics, who had lost four of their previous six...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Harden, Rockets top depleted Warriors

    Watch: NBA roundup: Harden, Rockets top depleted Warriors

    James Harden scored 12 of his team-high 27 points in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets rode a balanced offensive attack to a 107-86 victory over the visiting Golden State Warriors on Thursday. Harden shot just 8 of 23 overall but was 3 of...

  • Dovizioso wins thrilling MotoGP season finale in Valencia

    Dovizioso wins thrilling MotoGP season finale in Valencia

    Italian Andrea Dovizioso mastered wet conditions in a dramatic two-part race to win the MotoGP season finale at the Valencia Grand Prix on Sunday. The Ducati rider twice passed Suzuki's Alex Rins, the long-time leader, before and after a 40-minute...

  • Watch: Ireland celebrates victory for 'Green Giants' over All Blacks

    Watch: Ireland celebrates victory for 'Green Giants' over All Blacks

    Ireland cemented their status as the team to beat at next year's World Cup with a first win over New Zealand on home soil, sending supporters and media into a collective frenzy on Sunday. Jacob Stockdale's brilliant chip-and-gather try was...

  • Watch: England beat Croatia to qualify for Nations League finals

    Watch: England beat Croatia to qualify for Nations League finals

    England fought back to qualify for the semi-finals of the UEFA Nations League as Harry Kane and Jesse Lingard scored late goals in a pulsating 2-1 victory over Croatia, who were relegated from Group A4 after defeat at Wembley on Sunday. England...

  • Watch: Molinari crowned Race to Dubai champion after Fleetwood misses out

    Watch: Molinari crowned Race to Dubai champion after Fleetwood misses out

    Francesco Molinari clinched the Race to Dubai title after defending champion Tommy Fleetwood failed to win the season-ending DP World Tour Championship on Sunday. Molinari has enjoyed a remarkable season, winning his maiden major championship at...