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  • Cruiserweight king Usyk sends Bellew crashing into retirement

    Cruiserweight king Usyk sends Bellew crashing into retirement

    Ukrainian Oleksandr Usyk remained undisputed world cruiserweight champion on Saturday with an eighth round stoppage of British underdog Tony Bellew at the Manchester Arena. The 2012 Olympic heavyweight gold medallist stunned Bellew with a right to...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Aldridge double-double leads Spurs over Rockets

    Watch: NBA roundup: Aldridge double-double leads Spurs over Rockets

    LaMarcus Aldridge posted a double-double and paced the host San Antonio Spurs to a 96-89 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday in the first meeting this season between the Southwest Division rivals. Aldridge finished with 27 points and 10...

  • Napoli splash their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa

    Napoli splash their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa

    Napoli splashed their way to a 2-1 win at Genoa in Serie A on Saturday, defying a pitch made almost unplayable by a torrential downpour early in the second half. Christian Kouame gave Genoa a halftime lead but, after play was halted for around 10...

  • First leg of final of Copa Libertadores in Buenos Aires postponed due to rain

    First leg of final of Copa Libertadores in Buenos Aires postponed due to rain

    The final of the Copa Libertadores, the first in history between Argentina's two biggest clubs Boca Juniors and River Plate, was postponed for one day on Saturday due to heavy rain, the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said. The...

  • Foyth goes from zero to hero as Spurs beat Crystal Palace

    Foyth goes from zero to hero as Spurs beat Crystal Palace

    Juan Foyth banished the memory of his nightmare Premier League debut to score Tottenham Hotspur's only goal in a 1-0 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday. One week after the 20-year-old Argentine defender conceded two penalties in the 3-2 win over...

  • Scintillating Dortmund muscle past champions Bayern 3-2

    Scintillating Dortmund muscle past champions Bayern 3-2

    Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund twice came from a goal down to beat champions Bayern Munich 3-2 with substitute Paco Alcacer's second-half winner enabling them to move seven points clear of their great rivals at the top. Robert Lewandowski...

  • Updated: Czechs take 2-0 lead over United States in Fed Cup final

    Updated: Czechs take 2-0 lead over United States in Fed Cup final

    World doubles number one Katerina Siniakova and veteran Barbora Strycova powered the Czech Republic to the verge of another Fed Cup title in the final against defending champions the United States on Saturday. Their opening day victories ensured...

  • Hamilton on pole in Brazil, Vettel fined by stewards

    Hamilton on pole in Brazil, Vettel fined by stewards

    Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton gave Mercedes their 100th pole position at the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday while Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel qualified second and was reprimanded and fined for a weighbridge incident. The pole, in a...

  • Balzan see off Tarxien Rainbows

    Balzan see off Tarxien Rainbows

    Balzan bounced back from the shock defeat to St. Andrews last week as they defeated Tarxien Rainbows 3-1. Balzan managed to take the lead on the 23rd minute. Following a corner by Kadu from the right, there was a short clearance by the Tarxien...

  • New Zealand fight back from 15-0 down to beat England

    New Zealand fight back from 15-0 down to beat England

    New Zealand recovered from 15-0 down after 25 minutes to beat England 16-15 in a thunderous test at Twickenham on Saturday, making it 15 wins in 16 matches between the two as their first clash for four years fully lived up to its billing. In...

  • Huddersfield and West Ham battle to lively 1-1 draw

    Huddersfield and West Ham battle to lively 1-1 draw

    Huddersfield Town missed a chance to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone when they were held to a 1-1 home draw by West Ham United in an entertaining clash on Saturday. The result left Huddersfield in 19th position on seven points from...

  • Watch: No goals but huge emotion as Leicester honour late owner

    Watch: No goals but huge emotion as Leicester honour late owner

    Leicester City shared a 0-0 draw with Burnley at the King Power stadium on Saturday when football was again overshadowed by emotional tributes to the club's late owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Thousands of supporters walked to the stadium from...

  • Sliema halt fumbled sequence

    Sliema halt fumbled sequence

    Sliema Wanderers were back to winning ways after a comfortable win over Qormi. It was a legitimate one given the edge of Sliema over their opponents. A tame opening had Matias Muchardi hitting a free-kick which took a deflection off the wall on...

  • St Andrews, Pieta` share spoils

    St Andrews, Pieta` share spoils

    St Andrews and Pieta`Hotspurs shared the spoils in an entertaining 3-3 draw this afternoon. St Andrews were the better outfit in the opening period and opened a two-goal lead in the first 12 minutes.  Joseph Farrugia drove a low freekick for...

  • Watch: Fans celebrate Esperance's CAF Champions League victory

    Watch:  Fans celebrate Esperance's CAF Champions League victory

    Saad Bguir was the unlikely two-goal star as Esperance of Tunisia defeated Al Ahly of Egypt 3-0 Friday in Rades to win a third CAF Champions League title. Bguir had been a reserve for most of the African campaign, scoring just once, and started in...

  • Vettel fastest in final Brazilian GP practice

    Vettel fastest in final Brazilian GP practice

    Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel kept Mercedes off the top of the timesheets with a track record time in final practice for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday. The German, his Formula One championship hopes already over for another season after...

  • Ħamrun overcome Senglea's challenge

    Ħamrun overcome Senglea's challenge

    Ħamrun Spartans made it three wins in a row as a goal by Kevin Tulimieri midway through the second half gave them a narrow win over Senglea Athletic. The Spartans made their intentions clear right from the start and threatened the Senglea...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers’ Embiid scores 42 in OT win over Hornets

    Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers’ Embiid scores 42 in OT win over Hornets

    Joel Embiid had a season-high 42 points to go along with 18 rebounds and four blocked shots to lift the Philadelphia 76ers past the visiting Charlotte Hornets 133-132 in overtime Friday night. It was the eighth game for Embiid this season with at...

  • Watch: Expectation builds as Argentine arch-enemies ready for match

    Watch: Expectation builds as Argentine arch-enemies ready for match

    The thumping pulse of Argentine football passion will be unleashed in all its raucous glory Saturday when fierce rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors clash in a "Game of the Century" Copa Libertadores final. Boca's La Bombonera stadium will be...

  • Watch: Bayern and Dortmund prepare ahead of 'Der Klassiker'

    Watch:  Bayern and Dortmund prepare ahead of 'Der Klassiker'

    Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund host defending champions Bayern Munich on Saturday in Germany's 'Der Klassiker' -- the showdown between the two clubs which have dominated the German league since 2009. Dortmund close on record Dortmund are the...