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  • Saints avoid drop, Rainbows in play-off

    Saints avoid drop, Rainbows in play-off

    TARXIEN 0 ST. ANDREWS 0 St. Andrews retained their Premier League status as they earned the point they needed in a goalless draw with Tarxien Rainbows in a direct clash in the relegation zone. A draw which enabled them to maintain a one-point lead...

  • Mosta defeat Sliema to stay up

    Mosta defeat Sliema to stay up

    SLIEMA WANDERERS 0 MOSTA                     1 Trovade 45  Giovanni Trovade was Mosta’s saviour as his solitary goal beat Sliema Wanderers to secure his side’s top-flight status. Having been in the top flight for the past seven seasons, Mosta have...

  • Naxxar go down despite beating Senglea

    Naxxar go down despite beating Senglea

    NAXXAR LIONS       3 Messias 7, 11 Micallef 33 SENGLEA ATHLETIC        0 Naxxar Lions were condemned to Division One football despite easing past Senglea 3-0 at the Centenary Stadium. The Lions needed to beat Senglea and hope St Andrews overcome...

  • Live commentary: BOV Premier League relegation battle

    Live commentary: BOV Premier League relegation battle

    The BOV Premier League relegation battle reaches its decisive end this evening when Mosta, St Andrews, Tarxien Rainbows and Naxxar Lions will look to avoid from joining Lija Athletic in Division One next season. Stay with us on timesofmalta.com as...

  • Wenger to leave Arsenal at the end of the season

    Wenger to leave Arsenal at the end of the season

    Arsene Wenger’s long reign as Arsenal manager will end next month. The 68-year-old announced on Friday that he will step down at the end of the season. The Frenchman moved to Highbury back in 1996 and delivered some of the best football the early...

  • Four teams battle for their top-flight status

    Four teams battle for their top-flight status

    Four teams will be battling for their Premier League status on Friday when they play their final fixture of the season concurrently in what promises to be an enthralling evening. At present, there are four teams, namely St Andrews, Mosta, Tarxien...

  • Moses strike gives Chelsea win at Burnley

    Moses strike gives Chelsea win at Burnley

    Victor Moses struck a 69th-minute winner for Chelsea to give Antonio Conte's side a 2-1 Premier League victory over Burnley at Turf Moor on Thursday. Chelsea had taken a 20th-minute lead through a Kevin Long own goal and were well in control of...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: James scores 46 as Cavs bounce back

    Watch: NBA roundup: James scores 46 as Cavs bounce back

    LeBron James scored 46 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at one game apiece with a 100-97 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. James hit 17 of 24 shots and 10 of 13...

  • Watch: Schembri nets brace for Apollon

    Watch: Schembri nets brace for Apollon

    Andre Schembri propelled Apollon Limassol towards a 4-0 win against Paphos as he netted a brace in their first leg of the Cyprus Cup, at home. The Malta international opened the score on 35 minutes before doubling the lead just before half-time to...

  • Ronaldo backheel earns Madrid late draw with Bilbao

    Ronaldo backheel earns Madrid late draw with Bilbao

    Cristiano Ronaldo's superb backheel late in the game earned Real Madrid a point in a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium on Wednesday in La Liga. The Portuguese forward flicked Luka Modric's low drive into the back of...

  • PSG stay on course for treble with Cup semi-final win

    PSG stay on course for treble with Cup semi-final win

    Paris St Germain took a big step towards a domestic treble when they reached the French Cup final with a 3-1 win at Caen on Wednesday. Kylian Mbappe's double and a last-gasp goal by Christopher Nkunku set up a final showdown against third division...

  • Napoli hit back twice to beat Udinese and cut Juve's lead

    Napoli hit back twice to beat Udinese and cut Juve's lead

    Napoli twice came from behind to beat Udinese 4-2 in Serie A on Wednesday and cut Juventus' lead to four points after the Turin side were held 1-1 at relegation-threatened Crotone. Fiorentina forward Jordan Veretout scored a hat-trick but was on...

  • United bounce back with 2-0 win at Bournemouth

    United bounce back with 2-0 win at Bournemouth

    Manchester United tightened their grip on second place in the Premier League after goals in each half by defender Chris Smalling and substitute Romelu Lukaku gave them a clinical 2-0 win at Bournemouth on Wednesday. The result left United, who...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans head home up 2-0

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans head home up 2-0

    Jrue Holiday scored 33 points and dished out nine assists as the New Orleans Pelicans downed the host Portland Trail Blazers 111-102 Tuesday night to seize a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series. Anthony Davis had 22...

  • Malta to face South Africa in Fed Cup play-off

    Malta to face South Africa in Fed Cup play-off

    Team Malta will face South Africa in the Fed Cup play-off spot, on Thursday, their first since 2004 when they were defeated by Norway. Malta advanced to the promotion play-off for the European/Africa Group II after emerging winners in their three...

  • Under-strength Barca survive Celta fightback to stay unbeaten

    Under-strength Barca survive Celta fightback to stay unbeaten

    Runaway La Liga leaders Barcelona held on to draw 2-2 at Celta Vigo on Tuesday with a much-changed side as they survived having Sergi Roberto sent off late in the second half to preserve their unbeaten league record this season. Barca lead the...

  • Stellar Bayern crush Leverkusen to reach German Cup final

    Stellar Bayern crush Leverkusen to reach German Cup final

    Bayern Munich reached the German Cup final by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 6-2 away thanks to a Thomas Mueller hat-trick after an early Robert Lewandowski double on Tuesday to stay on track for a treble of titles this season. Bundesliga champions...

  • Caruana Scicluna strikes gold at Mediterranean Championships

    Caruana Scicluna strikes gold at Mediterranean Championships

    Justin Caruana Scicluna handed Malta its first gold medal at the Mediterranean Championships that are currently being held in Turkey. The Maltese bowler dominated the men’s event, topping the overall leaderboard with 1,254 pins. Greece's Roros...

  • Watch: Thompson, Warriors pull away for 2-0 edge on Spurs

    Watch: Thompson, Warriors pull away for 2-0 edge on Spurs

    Klay Thompson scored six consecutive points early in the fourth quarter, two on free throws that resulted from a clear-path foul, helping the Golden State Warriors break away from the San Antonio Spurs en route to a 116-101 victory in Game 2 of...

  • Watch: VAR awards penalty after players leave the pitch at halftime

    Watch: VAR awards penalty after players leave the pitch at halftime

    The players of Mainz 05 and Freiburg were ordered back onto the pitch having gone to the changing room at halftime because the video assistant referee (VAR) awarded a penalty for a handball in an eventful Bundesliga game on Monday. Referee Guido...