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  • Watch: Kyrgios disqualified after Italian Open meltdown

    Watch: Kyrgios disqualified after Italian Open meltdown

    Australian Nick Kyrgios was disqualified from the Italian Open on Thursday after storming off court during his second round match against Norwegian Casper Ruud. The controversial figure, who had made headlines by criticising other players...

  • Arsenal say Baku 'unacceptable' as Europa League final host

    Arsenal say Baku 'unacceptable' as Europa League final host

    Arsenal have branded the decision for Azerbaijani capital Baku to host their Europa League final with Chelsea as "unacceptable" as fans struggle with the logistics and cost of attending the game on May 29. The London clubs were given 6,000...

  • Kane included in England squad for Nations League finals

    Kane included in England squad for Nations League finals

    England captain Harry Kane was included by Gareth Southgate in his provisional squad for next month's Nations League finals despite facing a race against time to recover from injury. Kane has not played since injuring ankle ligaments in the...

  • Osaka into third round as Italian Open resumes after washout

    Osaka into third round as Italian Open resumes after washout

    World number one Naomi Osaka eased into the third round of the WTA and ATP Italian Open on Thursday with a straight sets win over Dominika Cibulkova under the sunshine in Rome after the previous day's play was washed out. The 21-year-old Osaka was...

  • Watch: Alonso in major crash during Indy practice

    Watch: Alonso in major crash during Indy practice

      Spanish driver Fernando Alonso crashed heavily during the third practice session for the Indy 500 race, but escaped injury. He lost control of his McLaren car after hitting a wall. It was the second major setback for the double F1 champion after...

  • Lazio see off Atalanta to win seventh Coppa Italia

    Lazio see off Atalanta to win seventh Coppa Italia

    Lazio lifted the Coppa Italia for the seventh time on Wednesday after late goals from Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Joaquin Correa guided them to a 2-0 final win over dogged Atalanta in Rome. Milinkovic-Savic's fine header set Lazio on their way...

  • Ackermann sprints to second win in Giro d'Italia fifth stage

    Ackermann sprints to second win in Giro d'Italia fifth stage

    Terracina, Italy | AFP | Wednesday 5/15/2019 - 18:13 UTC+2 | 229 words German Pascal Ackermann won a sprint finish in the pouring rain for the Giro d'Italia fifth stage on Wednesday, claiming his second victory in this year's race. The...

  • Watch: Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener

    Watch: Curry powers Warriors over Blazers in series opener

    Stephen Curry drained nine three-pointers on the way to 36 points Tuesday to propel the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA Western Conference finals. Curry added seven assists and six...

  • Ex-champion Dumoulin pulls out of Giro d'Italia

    Ex-champion Dumoulin pulls out of Giro d'Italia

    Former Giro d'Italia winner Tom Dumoulin pulled out of this year's race early on in Wednesday's fifth stage because of a knee injury sustained in a mass fall during the previous stage. The Sunweb rider signed in and embarked on the fifth stage,...

  • Watch: Scotland target knockouts at Women's World Cup

    Watch: Scotland target knockouts at Women's World Cup

    Scotland boss Shelley Kerr has urged her side to embrace the challenge in France after announcing the 23 players who will represent the country at their first ever Women's World Cup finals. Kerr's team will take on England, Japan and Argentina...

  • German league rejects Champions League reform proposals

    German league rejects Champions League reform proposals

    The German Football League (DFL) and its member clubs have unanimously rejected proposals to reform the UEFA Champions League. In a statement given after its AGM on Wednesday, the DFL declared that all 36 +German professional clubs were against...

  • Floriana appoint Potenza as coach

    Floriana appoint Potenza as coach

    Floriana have appointed Vincenzo Potenza as their new coach ahead of the 2019/2020 Premier League season, the club announced on Wednesday. Potenza, who will be in charge of his second Maltese club after managing Senglea Athletic in the previous...

  • Australian footballer comes out as gay

    Australian footballer comes out as gay

    Former Newcastle Jets player Andy Brennan has revealed he is gay, becoming what is thought to be the first Australian professional footballer to come out. The 26-year-old forward said that following his announcement -- a rarity in football...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Schembri scores for Apollon

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Schembri scores for Apollon

    CYPRUS Andre Schembri's Apollon Limassol slipped to third in the Cyprus championship after losing 2-1 against AEK Larnaca. The former Malta international entered the fray in the second half and scored the consolation goal for his side two minutes...

  • Atalanta take on Lazio looking to cap dream season with Coppa Italia win

    Atalanta take on Lazio looking to cap dream season with Coppa Italia win

    Atalanta take on Lazio on Wednesday looking to cap an impressive season by lifting the Coppa Italia as they fight on two fronts with the Champions League also within their sights. The team from Bergamo have won the Coppa Italia just once in 1963,...

  • Birkirkara defeat Mġarr to retain women's cup

    Birkirkara defeat Mġarr to retain women's cup

    Birkirkara completed a third straight league-cup double after defeating Mġarr United 2-0 in the final of the MFA Women's Knock-Out at the Mosta Ground, on Tuesday. First-half goals from defensive duo Stephania Farrugia and Ann-Marie Said were...

  • Watch: Roma’s ‘beating heart’ De Rossi moving on after 18 years

    Watch: Roma’s ‘beating heart’ De Rossi moving on after 18 years

    Captain Daniele De Rossi will bring the curtain down on his 18-year career with Roma at the end of the season, the Serie A side announced on Tuesday. The 35-year-old former World Cup winning midfielder will play his final game at home against...

  • Watch: World Cup winner Zambrotta to attend MFA Symposium

    Watch: World Cup winner Zambrotta to attend MFA Symposium

    Italy World Cup winner Gianluca Zambrotta will be the special guest of the Football Symposium which will be organised by the Malta FA between May 23 and 24. The former Juventus and Milan fullback has enjoyed a distinguished playing career which...

  • 'Retirement is an option' - Bayern icon Robben dreaming of fairytale farewell

    'Retirement is an option' - Bayern icon Robben dreaming of fairytale farewell

    Departing Dutch star Arjen Robben has said that he is still undecided about what to do when he leaves Bayern Munich, and admitted that he may still retire from football altogether. The 35-year-old winger is set to leave Munich after 10 years at...

  • Injured Durant to miss Warriors' series opener

    Injured Durant to miss Warriors' series opener

    Golden state star Kevin Durant has been ruled out of Tuesday's first game of the NBA Western Conference finals and coach Steve Kerr said he could miss more of the best-of-seven series against the Portland Trail Blazers. Durant was listed as out...