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  • Hamilton takes pole for home British Grand Prix

    Hamilton takes pole for home British Grand Prix

    Lewis Hamilton put Mercedes on pole position for his home British Grand Prix on Saturday with Ferrari's Formula One championship leader Sebastian Vettel alongside on the front row. Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen will line up third with Hamilton's...

  • Nayar joins Ħamrun Spartans

    Nayar joins Ħamrun Spartans

    Ħamrun Spartans have reached an agreement to sign midfielder Sebastian Nayar. The Spanish midfielder is no new face to Maltese football as the hard-working Nayar was on the books of Floriana in the last two seasons and has already worked with...

  • Sweden evacuate team hotel after false alarm ahead of England match

    Sweden evacuate team hotel after false alarm ahead of England match

    Sweden's players suffered a rude awakening ahead of their World Cup quarter-final clash with England when the fire alarm went off at their hotel in Samara on Saturday morning, leading it to be evacuated. The Swedish players were roused from their...

  • Beckham and Ibrahimovic place wager before clash

    Beckham and Ibrahimovic place wager before clash

    They are two of their respective countries' most recognisable faces and David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have plenty riding on tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final. Sweden great Ibrahimovic is now playing in America for former England captain...

  • Belgium proved World Cup credentials - De Bruyne

    Belgium proved World Cup credentials - De Bruyne

      Kevin De Bruyne felt Belgium proved to the world how good they are with their stunning victory over Brazil on Friday. Belgium shocked the five-time champions 2-1 in their World Cup quarter-final in Kazan to set up a last-four clash with...

  • Watch: France can still get better, warns Deschamps

    Watch: France can still get better, warns Deschamps

    France have dispatched two former World Cup winners in the knockout stage but are still far from a polished product and only getting better, suggested coach Didier Deschamps in an ominous warning to semi-final opponents Belgium. After a sluggish...

  • Watch: This Belgium team is exciting, say fans

    Watch: This Belgium team is exciting, say fans

    Belgium will face France in next Tuesday's semi-final after they dumped out five-time winner Brazil from the World Cup following their 2-1 victory.  An early Fernandinho own goal put Roberto Martinez's side ahead before Kevin De Bruyne doubled the...

  • Watch: France can go all the way, say fans

    Watch: France can go all the way, say fans

    France became the first semi-finalist of the 2018 World Cup after they eliminated Uruguay by two goals to nil in the quarter-final. Raphael Varane opened the score in the first half before Antoine Griezmann doubled their lead in the second 45...

  • Watch: Belgium dump Brazil out of World Cup with 2-1 win

    Watch: Belgium dump Brazil out of World Cup with 2-1 win

    Belgium ended Brazil's dream of a sixth World Cup title when they beat the South Americans 2-1 in a dramatic, enthralling end-to-end quarter-final on Friday to earn a semi-final tie against France. Brazil threw everything at Belgium in the...

  • Milan could change hands as Chinese owner fails to make payment - source

    Milan could change hands as Chinese owner fails to make payment - source

    he indebted Chinese owner of Milan has failed to repay US fund Elliott for covering an investment, paving the way for legal action that could see Elliott become the new owner of the Italian soccer club, a source familiar with the matter...

  • Watch: Buffon signs one-year deal with PSG

    Watch: Buffon signs one-year deal with PSG

    Former Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has signed for French champions Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on a one-year deal with the option of an extra year, the club said on Friday. "For the first time in my career, I am leaving my country and only...

  • Watch: Griezmann inspires France past punchless Uruguay

    Watch: Griezmann inspires France past punchless Uruguay

    Raphael Varane's glancing header and a goalkeeping blunder that gifted Antoine Griezmann a soft goal gave France a 2-0 victory over Uruguay in the first World Cup quarter-final on Friday and a set up a last-four tie with Brazil or Belgium. Uruguay...

  • Watch: Vettel ends with a flourish at Silverstone

    Watch: Vettel ends with a flourish at Silverstone

    Lewis Hamilton was left trailing in second practice for the British Grand Prix as Max Verstappen crashed out. Hamilton, who is bidding for a record sixth win at his home race, had it all his only way in the opening session after he led Valtteri...

  • Juve considering 'many opportunities' amid Ronaldo signing speculation

    Juve considering 'many opportunities' amid Ronaldo signing speculation

    Italian champions Juventus FC said that they are considering many opportunities in the player market amid media speculation they are in talks to sign Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo, who joined Real from Manchester United in 2008...

  • Fifa invites boys trapped in Thai cave to World Cup final

    Fifa invites boys trapped in Thai cave to World Cup final

    Fifa has sent a letter to the president of the Football Association of Thailand offering its "deepest sympathies and support" to the families of 12 young players and their coach trapped in a cave in the country's north. The letter signed by Fifa...

  • Hamilton fastest in first practice at Silverstone

    Hamilton fastest in first practice at Silverstone

    Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton laid down a marker with the fastest lap in Friday’s first practice for his home British Grand Prix, with Mercedes one-two at the top of the timesheets. The 33-year-old, who will be chasing his fifth...

  • Poised Sweden can beat England and win World Cup - Ibrahimovic

    Poised Sweden can beat England and win World Cup - Ibrahimovic

    Sweden can beat England in Saturday's quarter-finals and eventually win the World Cup in Russia if they can handle the pressure, former captain and record goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said. Speaking to reporters at LA Galaxy's training...

  • Southgate admits injury concerns

    Southgate admits injury concerns

    Jamie Vardy looks increasingly likely to miss England's World Cup quarter-final against Sweden, with Gareth Southgate needing to closely assess the fitness of up to three of his players on the eve of the game. Colombia took the Three Lions all the...

  • Brazil right-back Danilo to sit out rest of World Cup

    Brazil right-back Danilo to sit out rest of World Cup

    Brazil international Danilo has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with an ankle injury. The Manchester City right-back, who played 90 minutes in his side's opening game against Switzerland, sprained ligaments in his left ankle in...

  • Watch: Tedesco relishing Spartans challenge

    Watch: Tedesco relishing Spartans challenge

    Giovanni Tedesco is relishing the challenge of restoring Ħamrun Spartans among the elite of Maltese football as the Italian mentor was unveiled as the new coach of the Premier League side yesterday. The former Floriana and Birkirkara coach was...