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  • Big wins for leading duo in Gozo

    Big wins for leading duo in Gozo

    Match Day 16 of the GFA Division One produced 22 goals with leaders Victoria Hotspurs and nearest rivals Nadur Youngsters again underlined their prowess with resounding victories over lower-placed opposition. On the other hand, the relegation...

  • New title sponsors for Sette Giugno Cruise

    New title sponsors for Sette Giugno Cruise

    Falken Tyres, Official Global Tyre Partners of 21 leading football clubs across eight European countries, including Liverpool (England), Atletico Madrid (Spain), Schalke 04 (Germany), Lazio (Italy) and other teams in France, Holland, Poland and...

  • Watch: Laamouz eyes Mediterranean belt against Italy’s Parrinello

    Watch: Laamouz eyes Mediterranean belt against Italy’s Parrinello

    Haithem Laamouz is determined to create history tomorrow as the Maltese boxer will be fighting for the vacant WBC Mediterranean title belt against Italian Vittorio Parrinello at the Corradino Sports Complex. This is the first time that a Maltese...

  • Vella’s boys face Turkmenistan test

    Vella’s boys face Turkmenistan test

    The Malta U-21 national team will kick off their preparations for their UEFA Championship qualifiers when they face Turkmenistan in a friendly in Antalya, Turkey, this afternoon (kick-off: 3pm). Silvio Vella has named a 23-man squad full of...

  • Hazard lifts Belgium in Euro qualifying

    Hazard lifts Belgium in Euro qualifying

    Eden Hazard ensured Belgium kicked off their qualifying campaign for Euro 2020 on Thursday with a brace in a home victory over Russia. World Cup semi-finalists Belgium earned a battling 3-1 win over Russia in Brussels as Hazard struck twice for...

  • Depay fires Dutch past Belarus in Euro 2020 qualifying opener

    Depay fires Dutch past Belarus in Euro 2020 qualifying opener

    Memphis Depay dazzled for the Netherlands with a brace and two assists as they cruised past Belarus 4-0 in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier on Thursday despite having to play the final 20 minutes with 10 men. Depay set the Dutch on their way just...

  • Juve opt for Asian pre-season amid Ronaldo US rape claims - report

    Juve opt for Asian pre-season amid Ronaldo US rape claims - report

    Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus will play the pre-season International Champions Cup in Asia and not in the United States amid the Portugal star's rape investigation there, the New York Times has reported. Most of the matches take place in the United...

  • Watch: Japan baseball great Suzuki ends glittering MLB career

    Watch: Japan baseball great Suzuki ends glittering MLB career

    Japanese hit king Ichiro Suzuki announced his retirement Thursday, calling time on a record-breaking career that saw him shatter a host of Major League Baseball milestones. The 45-year-old called it quits for the Seattle Mariners after an...

  • Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunch 2030 World Cup bid

    Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunch 2030 World Cup bid

    Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay relaunched their bid to host the 2030 World Cup following a meeting of their presidents in Buenos Aires on Wednesday. The four national presidents committed to creating a local organizing committee with a...

  • Watch: Cannavaro gets off to losing start as Thailand down China 1-0

    Watch: Cannavaro gets off to losing start as Thailand down China 1-0

    Italian legend Fabio Cannavaro is set to face more criticism after his first outing as China coach on Thursday ended with a 1-0 loss at home to Thailand. His stint in charge got off to an inauspicious start before a 4,000-strong crowd as the loss...

  • Croatia vs Russia to open Davis Cup finals in Madrid

    Croatia vs Russia to open Davis Cup finals in Madrid

    Reigning champions Croatia will open the inaugural Davis Cup finals in Madrid against Russia on November 18, the International Tennis Federation announced on Thursday. The new 18-team format has replaced the former World Group, with Barcelona...

  • Disgruntled Icardi back training with Inter

    Disgruntled Icardi back training with Inter

    Disgruntled Inter striker Mauro Icardi returned to training with the club on Thursday after a month on the sidelines amid a protracted contract dispute. The 26-year-old Argentine has been absent since February 13 after being stripped of the...

  • Watch: Butler, Embiid star as Sixers rattle Celtics

    Watch: Butler, Embiid star as Sixers rattle Celtics

    Jimmy Butler led a fourth quarter comeback as the Philadelphia 76ers overpowered the Boston Celtics 118-115 in a stormy Eastern Conference duel on Wednesday. Butler scored 15 points in the final period as the Sixers overturned a nine-point...

  • Watch: Scotland slump to humiliating 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan

    Watch: Scotland slump to humiliating 3-0 defeat in Kazakhstan

    Scotland's Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got off to the worst possible start with an embarrassing 3-0 defeat by Kazakhstan in Nursultan on Thursday. The Kazakhs, ranked 117th in the world, struck twice inside 10 minutes through Yuriy Pertsukh and...

  • Ronaldo fined €20,000 for mimicking Simeone celebration

    Ronaldo fined €20,000 for mimicking Simeone celebration

    Cristiano Ronaldo was fined €20,000 by UEFA on Thursday for mimicking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone's crotch-grabbing celebration in Juventus' Champions League last-16 win last week. The 34-year-old scored a second-leg hat-trick as the...

  • Watch: Ħal Far raceway hosts National Dragracing Championships

    Watch: Ħal Far raceway hosts National Dragracing Championships

    The Malta Drag Racing Association held the first round of the National Drag Racing Championship at their raceway in Ħal Far last weekend. The championship started with great enthusiasm and roughly 100 cars signed up to compete. Although the round...

  • Goretzka strike salvages a draw for new-look Germany

    Goretzka strike salvages a draw for new-look Germany

    Leon Goretzka spared coach Joachim Loew a humiliating defeat with a second-half equaliser as a new-look Germany side were held to a 1-1 draw in Wednesday's friendly against Serbia. Having controversially dropped veterans Jerome Boateng, Mats...

  • Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

    Alexander-Arnold pulls out of England squad

    Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has withdrawn from the England squad for their Euro 2020 qualifiers due to a back injury. Alexander-Arnold had been struggling with the problem before linking up with England and on Wednesday it was...

  • Watch: Harden completes set as Rockets trounce Hawks

    Watch: Harden completes set as Rockets trounce Hawks

    Houston Rockets star James Harden carved a piece of NBA history on Tuesday after a 31-point haul against the Atlanta Hawks made him the first player to score at least 30 points against every team in the league in the same season. The 29-year-old...

  • How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

    How does Euro 2020 qualifying work?

    Euro 2020 qualifiers get under way on Thursday with 24 places up for grabs at next year's tournament, which will be held in 12 countries across Europe. How does it work?UEFA's 55 nations have been split into five groups of six teams and five...