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  • Watch: NBA roundup: Cavs, Wizards, Bucks even series

    Watch: NBA roundup: Cavs, Wizards, Bucks even series

    LeBron James scored 32 points and Kyle Korver hit two clutch 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 104-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers, evening their first-round playoff series at two games apiece Sunday...

  • Watch: Thousands of euphoric Napoli fans welcome team home

    Watch: Thousands of euphoric Napoli fans welcome team home

    Thousands of delirious Napoli fans flocked to Naples airport, jamming approach roads, to welcome home their team after their famous 1-0 win at old rivals Juventus on Sunday re-ignited the Serie A title race. Italian media estimated that between...

  • Valletta face Balzan in Trophy semis

    Valletta face Balzan in Trophy semis

    Newly-crowned champions Valletta and Premier League runners up Balzan were put on collision course in the FA Trophy semi-finals when they were drawn against each other in Monday's draw at the MFA Trophies Lounge. The Citizens, who on Saturday...

  • Lo Celso gives PSG opportunist 1-0 win at Bordeaux

    Lo Celso gives PSG opportunist 1-0 win at Bordeaux

    French champions Paris St Germain ground out a smash and grab 1-0 win at Girondins Bordeaux after midfielder Giovani Lo Celso struck against the run of play in their lively Ligue 1 clash on Sunday. Lo Celso drove in a rebound through a forest of...

  • Napoli stun Juventus with late Koulibaly header

    Napoli stun Juventus with late Koulibaly header

    Second-placed Napoli threw the Serie A title race open in dramatic style on Sunday when Kalidou Koulibaly scored with a towering header in the last minute to give them a 1-0 win at leaders Juventus. Napoli cut the gap between themselves and the...

  • Urgah Du Rib steals limelight in Tazza l-Kbira final

    Urgah Du Rib steals limelight in Tazza l-Kbira final

    Driven by Charles Camilleri, French Urgah Du Rib won the 2018 edition of the Tazza l-Kbira competition. The final for this prestigious cup was held Sunday afternoon at the Marsa Racetrack on a long distance of 2640m and was open for class Premier...

  • O'Sullivan comes from behind to beat Maguire

    O'Sullivan comes from behind to beat Maguire

    Ronnie O’Sullivan was staging a fightback on Sunday morning but still had work to do to avoid following Mark Selby out of the Betfred World Championship. The title favourite trailed Stephen Maguire 6-3 from their first session on Saturday, and...

  • City power past Swansea in search of records

    City power past Swansea in search of records

    Champions Manchester City kept their Premier League title party rolling with a thumping 5-0 win over Swansea City on Sunday as Kevin De Bruyne scored one of the goals of the season. Swansea stayed 17th, four points above the relegation zone after...

  • Chelsea beat Saints to set up FA Cup final against Manchester United

    Chelsea beat Saints to set up FA Cup final against Manchester United

    A flash of attacking brilliance from Olivier Giroud and an emphatic header from substitute Alvaro Morata earned Chelsea a 2-0 win over struggling Southampton at Wembley on Sunday and an FA Cup final date with Manchester United next month. Giroud...

  • Wenger's Arsenal swansong starts with win over West Ham

    Wenger's Arsenal swansong starts with win over West Ham

    Arsenal scored three goals in the final eight minutes as manager Arsene Wenger marked his penultimate home Premier League match in charge with a crushing 4-1 win over West Ham United in a London derby at the Emirates on Saturday. Defender Nacho...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans finish off sweep of Blazers

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans finish off sweep of Blazers

    Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday each achieved career playoff scoring highs as the New Orleans Pelicans held off the Portland Trail Blazers 131-123 Saturday at Smoothie King Center. Davis scored 47 points and Holiday 41 as the Pelicans clinched the...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks rout Celtics, close series gap to 2-1

    Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks rout Celtics, close series gap to 2-1

    Khris Middleton had 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 as the host Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 116-92 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series Friday night. Eric Bledsoe...

  • United come from behind to book Cup final spot

    United come from behind to book Cup final spot

    Ander Herrera has Manchester United dreaming of FA Cup glory after Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham again suffered semi-final sorrow. This was a mouth-watering, season-defining clash for both clubs as a manager driven by silverware faced one driven...

  • Watch: Valletta win title on last day of season

    Watch: Valletta win title on last day of season

    Valletta were crowned champions for the 24th time in the history after the Citizens had the better of Gżira United 2-1 while their rivals Balzan were beaten by Hibernians 1-0 at Corradino. Matteo Piciollo put the Citizens ahead after only seven...

  • Minute by minute... how the final round panned out

    Minute by minute... how the final round panned out

    The 2017-18 title race was decided on Saturday afternoon when joint-leaders Valletta and Balzan played their final matches against Gżira United and Hibernians respectively. The race for fourth spot was also decided as Birkirkara, Floriana and Hibs...

  • Balzan and Valletta ready for title-winning effort

    Balzan and Valletta ready for title-winning effort

    The 2017-18 BOV Premier League title could be decided today when joint-leaders Valletta and Balzan face Gżira United and Hibernians in their final fixture of the season this afternoon. With both the championship race and the battle for fourth...

  • Which Maltese premier league teams do the numbers favour?

    Which Maltese premier league teams do the numbers favour?

    In analysing most football leagues, we tend to focus on the big leagues such as the English Premiership and the Spanish La Liga. Smaller leagues are harder to follow, lack in-depth data and sometimes carry the accusation of match fixing. Any...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Embiid returns as Sixers top Heat

    Watch: NBA roundup: Embiid returns as Sixers top Heat

    Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his first career playoff game to lift the Philadelphia 76ers past the host Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday. Dario Saric and Marco Belinelli added 21 points each for the Sixers, who took a 2-1 series lead with Game 4...

  • Malta fall to South Africa in Fed Cup playoff

    Malta fall to South Africa in Fed Cup playoff

    Team Malta lost to South Africa 2-1 in the Group III, Europe/Africa, Zone B, Promotional play-off final after qualifying from their group with maximum wins.  Malta started the encounter on a bright note as Francesca Curmi emerged victorious in...

  • 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...