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  • Valletta's Borg named MFPA Player of the Year

    Valletta's Borg named MFPA Player of the Year

    The Malta Football Players Association (MFPA) Awards were held on Monday at the Xara Lodge where the top performers of the 2019 season were honoured during a gala night. This event has become a staple in every football player’s calendar. Year in...

  • Gżira close in on crown

    Gżira close in on crown

    Gżira Athleta 90Hibernians 73 (17-10, 24-17, 24-16, 25-30; Gżira lead series 2-0) The first game in the series went down to the wire with Gżira Athleta finally snatching a marginal two-point win after an encounter that could have swayed either...

  • Ajax to cash in as Europe's giants target their prized assets

    Ajax to cash in as Europe's giants target their prized assets

    Clever recruitment allied with a successful youth academy has turned Ajax into a European force again as they prepare to take on Tottenham Hotspur in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. They may not be able to maintain...

  • Players’ experience will help us retain the title, says Sciriha

    Players’ experience will help us retain the title, says Sciriha

    Emotions ran high among fans at the National Stadium and Corradino as Valletta and Hibernians battled from the distance for the 2019 BOV Premier League title. It looked as though Valletta were set to retain the championship crown for a second...

  • Stompers secure double of titles

    Stompers secure double of titles

    In a feisty match, played under a scorching sun, Stompers managed to overcome Kavallieri’s stern challenge, succeeding to lift the silverware to make it a double for yet another year, having won the Cisk Lager League as well. The match did not...

  • Eriksen's future an indicator of Tottenham's ambitions to not copy Ajax

    Eriksen's future an indicator of Tottenham's ambitions to not copy Ajax

    Christian Eriksen's present meets the Danish midfielder's past when his former side Ajax travel to Tottenham for the first leg of an unexpected Champions League semi-final for both sides on Tuesday. But where Eriksen's future lies will give a good...

  • Hibernians' Theuma named Player of the Month

    Hibernians' Theuma named Player of the Month

    Hibernians’ Dorianne Theuma is the BOV Female player of the Month for March 2019.  Veteran Theuma is no stranger to this award having, this being her eighth individual accolade since the award’s inception in October 2012, when she won the very...

  • Spurs midfielder Winks sidelined by groin surgery

    Spurs midfielder Winks sidelined by groin surgery

    Tottenham midfielder Harry Winks has had surgery on a groin injury that is likely to rule him out for the rest of the season. Winks hasn't played since coming off in the closing stages of Tottenham's Champions League quarter-final first leg win...

  • Arsenal's Suarez to miss rest of season

    Arsenal's Suarez to miss rest of season

    Arsenal's Denis Suarez will miss the rest of the season after suffering a groin injury, the midfielder announced on Monday. Suarez has been limited to only six substitute appearances for Arsenal since arriving on loan from Barcelona in...

  • Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Five things we learned in European football this weekend

    Barcelona warmed up for their Champions League semi-final against Liverpool with a title party while Paris Saint-Germain crashed to a shock defeat in the French Cup final as golden boy Kylian Mbappe got himself sent off. Here, AFP Sport takes a...

  • Watch: Warriors edge Rockets, Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs

    Watch: Warriors edge Rockets, Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs

    Kevin Durant scored 35 points to lead the defending champion Golden State Warriors over Houston 104-100 Sunday while Boston ripped Milwaukee in the openers of their NBA second-round playoff matchups. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, each playing...

  • Czech international footballer killed after bus crash

    Czech international footballer killed after bus crash

    Czech international Josef Sural has died of injuries sustained in a minibus crash while returning with teammates from a match in southern Turkey, his Turkish club Aytemiz Alanyaspor said on Monday. The club's chairman said the accident occurred...

  • Abela wins silver at the ISBT Open in France

    Abela wins silver at the ISBT Open in France

    Top Maltese female bowler Sue Abela added another medal to her illustrious international bowling career with a brilliant second place finish at the 8thTrack ISBT Open in France. After qualifying directly to the finals with her fourth place finish...

  • Up and Go wins BOV Tazza l-Kbira

    Up and Go wins BOV Tazza l-Kbira

    Driven by Rodney Gatt, French Up And Go won Sunday’s major event at the Marsa Racetrack. This was the 2019 edition of the prestigious Tazza l-Kbira competition for class Premier trotters on a long distance of 2640m. This final formed part of the...

  • Malta team El Diablo shine as Marine Diffusion top rankings

    Malta team El Diablo shine as  Marine Diffusion top rankings

    With great weather conditions and enthusiastic crowds watching on from the shores of St. Paul’s Bay, the 2019 VOOMQUEST Enemed UIM V2 Powerboat World Championship concluded its first Grand Prix after crowning Marine Diffusion #55 (Corsica) duo...

  • Watch: Barcelona Women beat Bayern to reach first Champions League final

    Watch: Barcelona Women beat Bayern to reach first Champions League final

    Barcelona Women will play Lyon in their first ever Champions League final after beating Bayern Munich 1-0 on Sunday to secure a 2-0 aggregate victory. Lyon will be attempting to lift the cup for a fourth consecutive time, and sixth overall,...

  • Bayern survive penalty drama as Nuremberg keep Dortmund in title hunt

    Bayern survive penalty drama as Nuremberg keep Dortmund in title hunt

    A late penalty miss from Tim Leibold spared Bayern Munich a humiliating defeat at Nuremberg on Sunday but Niko Kovac's Bundesliga leaders missed the chance to pull away in the title race with a dramatic 1-1 draw at the relegation...

  • Chelsea boss slams 'horrendous' referee after women's Champions League exit

    Chelsea boss slams 'horrendous' referee after women's Champions League exit

    Chelsea manager Emma Hayes lamented Swedish referee Sara Persson's "horrendous" officiating after title-holders Lyon knocked the Blues out of the Women's Champions League at the semi-final stage on Sunday. South Korea's Ji So-yun scored with a...

  • Watch: De Gea blunder costs Man Utd again in Chelsea draw

    Watch: De Gea blunder costs Man Utd again in Chelsea draw

    Another costly error from David de Gea dealt Manchester United's chances of Champions League football a potentially fatal blow as Chelsea consolidated their place in the Premier League top four with a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford. De Gea spilled...

  • Frappart 'proud' to become first female referee in Ligue 1

    Frappart 'proud' to become first female referee in Ligue 1

    Stephanie Frappart said she felt "a lot of pride" after becoming the first female referee to take charge of a Ligue 1 game on Sunday as she oversaw Amiens' goalless draw with Strasbourg. The 35-year-old, who has been a Ligue 2 referee since 2014,...