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  • Basel vs Manchester City - talking points

    Basel vs Manchester City - talking points

    Manchester City travel to Switzerland to face Basel in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday. Here, Press Association Sport looks at some talking points ahead of the game. City strong favourites As one of the form sides in...

  • Chelsea beat West Brom to move back into top four

    Chelsea beat West Brom to move back into top four

    Two goals from Belgian wizard Eden Hazard and another by Victor Moses earned Chelsea a 3-0 home win over struggling West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Monday, easing pressure on coach Antonio Conte following two defeats for the...

  • Hibs take control after early shock

    Hibs take control after early shock

    HIBERNIANS 5 Failla 15; Moreira 41; Degabriele 66; Vella 87; Arlindo 90 SENGLEA ATHLETIC 1 Caseres 8 Hibernians overcame an early setback to ease past Senglea Athletic. The Cottonera clan side exposed the limitations of a side playing with three...

  • Gżira rally to overcome Spartans

    Gżira rally to overcome Spartans

    ĦAMRUN SPARTANS        1 Micallef 57 GŻIRA UNITED                2 Samb 68 pen. Garba 80 Gżira United needed a late goal by substitute Haruna Garba to overcome Ħamrun Spartans by the odd goal in three to maintain their charge of a top three...

  • Five to watch at the Winter Olympics on February 13 - Day 4

    Five to watch at the Winter Olympics on February 13 - Day 4

    SHORT TRACK (1100 GMT+1) Elise Christie gets her chance to claim an elusive first Olympic medal when she resumes her 500m campaign. After a dazzling performance in the preliminary round, Christie is likely to be challenged by home favourite...

  • Valletta stroll over Lija

    Valletta stroll over Lija

    LIJA ATHLETIC 1 Beu 90 VALLETTA 3 Prosa 34, Alba 65, 73 Valletta reduced the gap to leaders Balzan to just one point after a 3-1 win against Lija Athletic.  Victory was expected yesterday against a team almost condemned to a quick return to...

  • Rainbows brush aside rivals Naxxar

    Rainbows brush aside rivals Naxxar

    TARXIEN RAINBOWS    5 Faria 35, 87 Wellington 41, 45 Tounkara 49 pen. NAXXAR LIONS             2 Scicluna 37og. Baker 47og. Tarxien Rainbows boosted their chances of survival when they brushed aside relegation rivals Naxxar Lions 5-2. After a...

  • Vassallo appointed referee in World Cup qualifier

    Vassallo appointed referee in World Cup qualifier

    Local international Basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will travel to Italy this week as he was appointed to officiate a Women's FIBA World Cup qualification match, between Italy and Macedonia, at Palaravizza in Pavia.  The match is valid for...

  • Five things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations

    Five things we learned from this weekend's Six Nations

    England and Ireland inched closer to a NatWest 6 Nations title decider by extending their 100 per cent records at the weekend. Here, Press Association Sport looks at five things we learned from the action in round two. Rugby's video technology is...

  • Watch: Norway's Lundby flies through blizzard to take gold

    Watch: Norway's Lundby flies through blizzard to take gold

    Maren Lundby of Norway outsoared her rivals on a night of snow, wind and biting cold to win the women's Olympic ski jumping competition on Monday. The 23-year-old put in a final jump of 110 metres on the normal hill at the Alpensia Ski Jumping...

  • Watch: Wust powers to 1,500m gold for record 10th medal

    Watch: Wust powers to 1,500m gold for record 10th medal

    Dutch speed skater Ireen Wust secured her place in history by claiming a record 10th Olympic speed skating medal when she surged to gold in the women's 1,500 metres at the Gangneung Oval on Monday. Wust, who is the first Dutch athlete to win five...

  • Watch: Canadian Kingsbury takes moguls gold

    Watch: Canadian Kingsbury takes moguls gold

    Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury demolished the field to win Olympic gold in the men’s moguls at Phoenix Snow Park on Monday. Matt Graham of Australia clinched the silver medal and Japan’s Daichi Hara took bronze. Kingsbury, a silver medallist four years...

  • Watch: Fourcade storms to victory in men's pursuit

    Watch: Fourcade storms to victory in men's pursuit

    Martin Fourcade of France stormed to victory in the men's Olympic 12.5km biathlon pursuit on Monday, surging clear after the third shoot to repeat his success in Sochi four years ago and claim his third Olympic gold medal. Swedish prodigy...

  • Germany's Dahlmeier cruises to pursuit gold

    Germany's Dahlmeier cruises to pursuit gold

    Germany's Laura Dahlmeier held her nerve in the howling wind, putting in an almost flawless shooting performance to win the women's 10km biathlon pursuit in a time of 30.35 minutes on Monday and claim her second gold of the Pyeongchang...

  • Pellicano qualifies for U-16 Madrid Open

    Pellicano qualifies for U-16 Madrid Open

    Helene Pellicano has booked her place in the Mutua Madrid Open U-16 after she won the qualifying tournament which was played at the Sporting Club Tenis in Valencia last weekend. The 15-year-old, who is currently the highest ranked Maltese player...

  • Anderson retains snowboard slopestyle gold in challenging wind

    Anderson retains snowboard slopestyle gold in challenging wind

    Sochi champion Jamie Anderson of the United States battled challenging cross winds that had delayed the start of the final to win her second successive Olympic gold in the women's snowboard slopestyle at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday. The start...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: James, retooled Cavs roll in Boston

    Watch: NBA roundup: James, retooled Cavs roll in Boston

    On the day the Celtics retired Paul Pierce's number, LeBron James stole the spotlight, leading the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers to a 121-99 victory against former teammate Kyrie Irving and host Boston on Sunday. James had 24 points, 10 assists and...

  • Pellegrin forced to wait as giant slalom switched to Thursday

    Pellegrin forced to wait as giant slalom switched to Thursday

    Malta's Elise Pellegrin debut at the Pyeongchang Olympics was forced to wait as a second attempt to get the Alpine skiing underway failed on Monday when the women's giant slalom was postponed because of high winds, adding to the scheduling woes of...

  • Watch: Canada win figure skating team gold

    Watch: Canada win figure skating team gold

    Canada took gold in the team figure skating event on Monday after stellar performances by Gabrielle Daleman and Patrick Chan, who landed two quads early in his free skate on his way to finally earn an Olympic gold. After the women's free skate,...

  • We have embarked on the right path, says Gatt

    We have embarked on the right path, says Gatt

    It has been a remarkable 15 days for the women’s national teams as the senior side bounced back from a narrow defeat to Estonia when they cantered to a 4-1 win over the former Soviet Republic nation. The senior national team’s victory over...