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  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Gambin nets brace as Crawley win

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Gambin nets brace as Crawley win

    CYPRUS In their first commitment of 2019, Apollon Limassol defeated Omonia Nicosia 1-0 in the first leg of the second round of the domestic cup. Andre Schembri entered the fray on minute 72, replacing Fotios Papoulis. ITALY Zach Muscat featured...

  • Birkirkara appoint Riise as sporting director

    Birkirkara appoint Riise as sporting director

    Birkirkara made a high-profile addition to the club’s technical staff as they announced that John Arne Riise would be acting in a newly-created sporting director role. In the last few weeks, speculations has been rife that the former Liverpool...

  • Watch: UAE's Zaccheroni confident ahead of Bahrain game

    Watch: UAE's Zaccheroni confident ahead of Bahrain game

    Describing himself as a "blast from the past", United Arab Emirates coach Alberto Zaccheroni warned Friday that the Asian Cup hosts could just surprise a few people this month.The softly-spoken Italian, who previously led Japan to the continental...

  • Llorente bags treble as Spurs crush Tranmere

    Llorente bags treble as Spurs crush Tranmere

    Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a 7-0 rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere on Friday. There are 74 league places between the sides and Tottenham, third in the...

  • Watch: Harden sinks Warriors, DeRozan tallies first triple-double

    Watch: Harden sinks Warriors, DeRozan tallies first triple-double

    James Harden showed once again that he is at the top of his game, rattling in the winning basket with two seconds left in overtime to lift the Houston Rockets to a 135-134 win over Golden State. The reigning NBA MVP drained the three pointer...

  • Caruana wins Demolition Derby

    Caruana wins Demolition Derby

    The Assoċjazzjoni Sport Muturi u Karozzi organised the annual Christmas programme late last month to raise funds for L-Istrina. The most-awaited event of the day was without doubt the Demolition derby which saw the participation of 25 cars who...

  • Saleh duo relishing Asian Cup stage

    Saleh duo relishing Asian Cup stage

    Malta’s football top tier will have two ambassadors at the upcoming 2019 Asian Cup. Floriana’s Mohammed Saleh and Raed Saleh, of Valletta are in the United Arab Emirates to represent Palestine and Oman in the January 5-February 1 tournament.

  • Updated: Former Malta Marathon champion Cecilia Fenech passes away

    Updated: Former Malta Marathon champion Cecilia Fenech passes away

    Maltese sport lost another inspirational figure on Friday with the news that former long distance runner Cecilia Fenech passed away peacefully. She was 57. Fenech will long be remembered as one of Malta’s top performers in the athletics...

  • Zammit’s job at Birkirkara reaches breaking point

    Zammit’s job at Birkirkara reaches breaking point

    Birkirkara could be set for a major overhaul in the coming weeks as the club’s top hierarchy are looking to revive the team’s fortunes following a topsy-turvy opening part of the season. Despite the club’s major investment in the squad in the...

  • Villarreal's Cazorla spoils Real Madrid Liga return

    Villarreal's Cazorla spoils Real Madrid Liga return

    Former Arsenal star Santi Cazorla scored twice as Villarreal drew 2-2 with Real Madrid in La Liga on Thursday, with the pint-sized midfielder producing a late header for a share of the spoils. This was Madrid''s first game since winning the World...

  • Watch: City snap Liverpool winning streak to reignite title race

    Watch: City snap Liverpool winning streak to reignite title race

    Manchester City inflicted Liverpool’s first Premier League defeat of the season to breathe new life into their title defence with a 2-1 victory at the Etihad on Thursday. City now trail Jurgen Klopp’s men by just four points thanks to Leroy Sane’s...

  • Watch: George ignores boo boys as Thunder sink Lakers

    Watch: George ignores boo boys as Thunder sink Lakers

    Paul George shrugged off a chorus of boos to score 37 points and lead Oklahoma City Thunder to a 107-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on Wednesday. George angered Lakers fans last year after ignoring the franchise in...

  • Watch: Solskjaer wants to stay as United boss

    Watch: Solskjaer wants to stay as United boss

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joined Matt Busby in the Manchester United record books in his team’s 2-0 win at Newcastle on Wednesday and admitted he does not want to leave the club in the summer. The United interim manager, in charge until the end of the...

  • F1 pays tribute to stricken Schumacher on his 50th birthday

    F1 pays tribute to stricken Schumacher on his 50th birthday

    Ferrari issued an emotional message on Thursday to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Schumacher, who has not been seen in public since he suffered head injuries in a skiing accident five years ago. The German, who won a record seven Formula One...

  • Former basketball referee Mangani passes away

    Former basketball referee Mangani passes away

    The Maltese Basketball community woke up in shock on Thursday morning following the news that former referee Emanuel Mangani had passed away peacefully. Mangani has been actively involved in basketball for the past 40 years and last month he was...

  • Solskjaer extends perfect record as United beat Newcastle

    Solskjaer extends perfect record as United beat Newcastle

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer joined Matt Busby in the Manchester United record books on Wednesday as his inspirational decision to bring on Romelu Lukaku as a substitute paid immediate dividends in a 2-0 victory against Newcastle. The victory, secured...

  • Chelsea frustrated as Gunn shines in stalemate

    Chelsea frustrated as Gunn shines in stalemate

    Chelsea wasted a chance to cement their place in the Premier League's top four as a superb display from Southampton goalkeeper Angus Gunn gave his struggling side a 0-0 draw on Wednesday. Maurizio Sarri's team remain in fourth place, but they are...

  • Watch: Leonard's 45 points fuel Raptors over Jazz, Bucks win

    Watch: Leonard's 45 points fuel Raptors over Jazz, Bucks win

    Kawhi Leonard poured in a career-high 45 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 122-116 NBA victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday. With the win the Raptors improved to 28-11, keeping the pressure on the Milwaukee Bucks who boosted their...

  • Monza set to hold Malta training camp

    Monza set to hold Malta training camp

    Serie C club Monza are set to hold a short training camp in Malta during the winter break between January 7 and January 13, the timesofmalta.com has learnt. Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has bought the Serie C outfit last...

  • Watch: Chelsea sign American star Pulisic from Dortmund

    Watch: Chelsea sign American star Pulisic from Dortmund

    American international Christian Pulisic, regarded as one of the hottest properties in European football, signed for Premier League side Chelsea for a reported fee of £58 million ($74m) from Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday. The 20-year-old right...