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  • Watch: Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Harden's Rockets

    Watch: Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Harden's Rockets

    Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player contender Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points to lead the Bucks to a hard-fought 116-109 victory Wednesday over reigning MVP James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Antetokounmpo added 21 rebounds and was a...

  • Mourinho gets £15 million compensation from Manchester United

    Mourinho gets £15 million compensation from Manchester United

    Jose Mourinho is available for a dramatic return to Real Madrid after Manchester United paid him a reported £15 million ($19 million) in compensation following his sacking last month, according to British media on Thursday. The Daily Mail reports...

  • Watch: PSG stunned in League Cup quarters by struggling Guingamp

    Watch: PSG stunned in League Cup quarters by struggling Guingamp

    Paris Saint-Germain saw their 43-match winning run in domestic cup competitions come to an end as Thomas Tuchel's men suffered a shock 2-1 home defeat by Ligue 1 bottom club Guingamp in the French League Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday. The...

  • Birkirkara make Tarabai approach

    Birkirkara make Tarabai approach

    Birkirkara have made an approach to sign Brazilian striker Luis Edison, known as Tarabai, the Times of Malta can reveal. The Stripes have been one of the most active teams from the top flight during this month’s transfer window as they look to...

  • Watch: Muriel's arrival not a problem for me, says Mirallas

    Watch: Muriel's arrival not a problem for me, says Mirallas

    Fiorentina ended their Malta training camp in style as they delighted their Maltese fans with two comfortable victories over local representatives Gżira United and Hibernians to lift the Visit Malta Tournament trophy at the National...

  • Watch: Man. City hit nine past Burton to cruise towards League Cup final

    Watch: Man. City hit nine past Burton to cruise towards League Cup final

    Holders Manchester City can look forward to defending the League Cup in next month's final at Wembley as Gabriel Jesus struck four goals in a 9-0 thrashing of Burton Albion in their semi-final, first leg on Wednesday. Kevin de Bruyne, Oleksandr...

  • Watch: Uzbekistan left it late to beat Oman

    Watch: Uzbekistan left it late to beat Oman

    Uzbekistan left it late before seeing off Oman 2-1 in their Group F commitment of the Asian Cup, on Wednesday. In Sharjah, Eldor Shomurodov was the hero for Uzbekistan as he struck four minutes from time to grab a 2-1 win. Shanghai SIPG midfielder...

  • Advantage Atletico after hard-fought draw against Girona

    Advantage Atletico after hard-fought draw against Girona

    Antoine Griezmann helped Atletico Madrid edge towards the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday as they took a valuable away goal from a 1-1 draw with Girona. Griezmann's early shot squirmed its way in off both the crossbar and then...

  • Valverde leaves door open to Barca signing a striker

    Valverde leaves door open to Barca signing a striker

    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde admitted on Wednesday the club could look to sign a new striker in January. Valverde confirmed the Spanish-Moroccan forward Munir El-Haddadi would likely be sold this month, leaving Barca short of cover up...

  • Blow for Real Madrid as Courtois suffers hip injury

    Blow for Real Madrid as Courtois suffers hip injury

    Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois has sustained a hip injury and could miss crunch La Liga games against Real Betis and Sevilla later this month. Madrid confirmed on Wednesday that Courtois has been diagnosed with a grade one injury, the...

  • Watch: Raptors, Nuggets grab narrow wins as Warriors cruise

    Watch: Raptors, Nuggets grab narrow wins as Warriors cruise

    The Toronto Raptors kept the pressure on in the NBA East race Tuesday as Serge Ibaka's late dunk made the difference in a scrappy 104-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. There was late drama also for Western Conference leaders Denver in Miami,...

  • Watch: Osako double sparks 3-2 Japan win at Asian Cup

    Watch: Osako double sparks 3-2 Japan win at Asian Cup

    Yuya Osako netted a quickfire double as former champions Japan survived a scare to beat Turkmenistan 3-2 in their Asian Cup opener on Wednesday. The Blue Samurai reached the last 16 of last year's World Cup but they had to fight back from a goal...

  • Watch: World Cup winner Pavard to join Bayern Munich

    Watch: World Cup winner Pavard to join Bayern Munich

    French World Cup winning defender Benjamin Pavard will join Bayern Munich from Stuttgart on a five-year contract as of July 1, the defending German champions revealed Wednesday. Media reports in Germany put the transfer at 35 million euros ($40...

  • Watch: Kane spot on as Spurs down Chelsea

    Watch: Kane spot on as Spurs down Chelsea

    Harry Kane fired Tottenham a step closer to the League Cup final as his penalty sealed a 1-0 win over Chelsea in the semi-final first leg on Tuesday. Mauricio Pochettino's side are chasing their first trophy since winning the 2008 League Cup at...

  • Watch: Formidable Saudis open in style at Asian Cup

    Watch: Formidable Saudis open in style at Asian Cup

    Three-time winners Saudi Arabia laid down a marker as they ruthlessly dismissed 10-man North Korea at the Asian Cup on Tuesday, while Iraq overcame stage fright to edge past Vietnam. The Saudis, humbled at last year's World Cup in Russia, looked...

  • Watch: Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

    Watch: Egypt to host 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

    Egypt will host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations between June 15 and July 13, Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Ahmad Ahmad announced in Dakar Tuesday. The CAF executive committee preferred Egypt to South Africa as replacements for...

  • Watch: Late surge lifts Lakers over Mavs, Bucks down Jazz

    Watch: Late surge lifts Lakers over Mavs, Bucks down Jazz

    Young stars Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball answered Los Angeles coach Luke Walton's call for more fire on Monday, leading the Lakers to a 107-97 NBA victory over the Mavericks in Dallas. Ingram scored 29 points, Ball added 21 and the Lakers erased...

  • Watch: Late Adnan free-kick hands Iraq Asian Cup win over Vietnam

    Watch: Late Adnan free-kick hands Iraq Asian Cup win over Vietnam

    Ali Adnan swept home a brilliant, last-minute free kick as former champions Iraq twice hit back to beat Vietnam 3-2 in the Asian Cup on Tuesday. Vietnam's Golden Dragons took a shock lead after 24 minutes in the Group D clash in Abu Dhabi,...

  • Training camp is a crucial part of our season, says Pioli

    Training camp is a crucial part of our season, says Pioli

    Serie A side Fiorentina will be wrapping up their training camp in Malta with a friendly tournament against two Premier League teams Gżira United and Hibernians at the National Stadium, on Wednesday (First match: 5.45pm). Viola coach, Stefano...

  • Billionaire Kirdi sues former club Naxxar Lions, MFA for around €600,000

    Billionaire Kirdi sues former club Naxxar Lions, MFA for around €600,000

    Syrian billionaire Yahya Kirdi has opened legal proceedings against Division One side Naxxar Lions after he fell out with the club’s committee. Reports said that the former club president is sueing the Naxxar Lions committee and the Malta Football...