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  • Napoli stumble in stalemate at Fiorentina

    Napoli stumble in stalemate at Fiorentina

    Napoli could finish the weekend trailing Serie A leaders Juventus by 11 points after Carlo Ancelotti's wasteful side stuttered to a 0-0 draw at Fiorentina on Saturday. Fiorentina goalkeeper Alban Lafont produced a string of saves to deny Piotr...

  • Real Madrid triumph in derby as Courtois defies 'rats' barrage

    Real Madrid triumph in derby as Courtois defies 'rats' barrage

    Thibaut Courtois overcame the jeers - and a barrage of toy rats - while Gareth Bale delivered a timely reminder of his talents as Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 3-1 in a feisty city derby on Saturday.  Real's fifth league win in a row means they...

  • Ten-man Spartans power past Rainbows

    Ten-man Spartans power past Rainbows

    ĦAMRUN SPARTANS 3       Criaco 26 Domoraud 84 Mambouana 90og TARXIEN RAINBOWS 0 Ħamrun survived the second-half dismissal of Kevin Tulimieri to see off Tarxien Rainbows at the Hibs Stadium. The Rainbows went in search of an early goal and Ħamrun...

  • Sliema held by St Andrews

    Sliema held by St Andrews

    SLIEMA WANDERERS 1 Shaw 4 ST ANDREWS 1 Davis 64 Sliema Wanderers and St Andrews shared the spoils in a 1-1 stalemate at the Centenary Stadium, on Saturday.  This was another disappointing result for the Blues as they have now slipped five points...

  • Balzan held by Mosta

    Balzan held by Mosta

    Balzan, under the charge of new coach Jacques Scerri, dropped more precious points as they could not go beyond a goalless draw to Mosta at the Hibs Stadium. The first half produced few scoring opportunities with the best chance coming after only...

  • Senglea make it four out of four in New Year

    Senglea make it four out of four in New Year

    SENGLEA ATHLETIC 2 Sidqy 37 Caseres 58  PIETÀ HOTSPURS 1 Pisani 45 Senglea Athletic’s magical 2019 was prolonged after beating Pietà Hotspurs 2-1 at the Centenary Stadium, on Saturday. Enzo Potenza’s team have now claimed their fourth straight win...

  • Watch: Liverpool back on top as United go fourth

    Watch: Liverpool back on top as United go fourth

    Liverpool returned to winning ways and the top of the Premier League table while Manchester United climbed into fourth place on Saturday as English football paid tribute to the late Emiliano Sala. First-half goals from Sadio Mane and Georginio...

  • Watch: Ronaldo provides added quality to Juve's Champions League push, says Tacconi

    Watch: Ronaldo provides added quality to Juve's Champions League push, says Tacconi

    Stefano Tacconi believes that Juventus must be ranked among the favourites to win this season’s Champions League. The Bianconeri will face Atletico Madrid in the Last 16 of the Champions League later on this month. “With a player like Ronaldo in...

  • Valletta go three points clear at the top of the table

    Valletta go three points clear at the top of the table

    Valletta stuck a psychological blow on pacesetters Hibernians and Gzira ahead of their direct clash on Sunday. It was a hard-fought victory against a stubborn Qormi side, which positioned Valletta at the top of the tables, three points clear of...

  • Watch: Maltese Abroad: Victory for Sciberras at Grifone

    Watch: Maltese Abroad: Victory for Sciberras at Grifone

    CYPRUS Andre Schembri entered the fray on the 65th minute for Apollon Limassol, but was unable to prevent his Cypriot team from losing against Anorthosis in the domestic league. Apollon remain two points behind leaders APOEL on 40 points, but...

  • Watch: Rondo, James star as Lakers stun Celtics

    Watch: Rondo, James star as Lakers stun Celtics

    Rajon Rondo returned to haunt the Boston Celtics with a game-winning buzzer-beater as the Los Angeles Lakers bounced back from a thrashing to score a dramatic 129-128 victory on Thursday. A roller coaster battle at the TD Garden Arena was settled...

  • Young Balzan players set for Belgrade spell

    Young Balzan players set for Belgrade spell

    Balzan FC will be sending young players Neil Frendo and Zak Grech for a loan spell to Serbian side OFK Belgrade, the Times of Malta can reveal. Grech, an 18-year-old defender, and midfielder Frendo, 19, are two promising young players who have...

  • Gasol, Fultz on move but Davis staying as trade deadline expires

    Gasol, Fultz on move but Davis staying as trade deadline expires

    Marc Gasol and Markelle Fultz were reported to be on the move on Thursday as the NBA's trade deadline expired with no deal for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. Memphis Grizzlies star Gasol was reportedly headed for the Toronto Raptors in...

  • Body in Channel wreckage identified as footballer Sala

    Body in Channel wreckage identified as footballer Sala

    A body recovered by British investigators from the submerged wreckage of a plane that went down in the Channel has been identified as that of footballer Emiliano Sala, police said on Thursday. The Argentine striker's body was first spotted by...

  • Watch: Warriors thump Spurs, Harden extends scoring streak

    Watch: Warriors thump Spurs, Harden extends scoring streak

    The Golden State Warriors eased to the top of the Western Conference on Wednesday, outclassing an under-strength San Antonio Spurs to score a comprehensive 141-102 win at the Oracle Arena. San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich rested star players...

  • Watch: Boat carrying body from Sala plane wreckage docks in UK

    Watch: Boat carrying body from Sala plane wreckage docks in UK

    Investigators recovered a body from the wreckage of a plane carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala in the Channel and transported it to Britain on Thursday for identification. Britain's Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) also said that...

  • Ceferin re-elected unopposed as UEFA president

    Ceferin re-elected unopposed as UEFA president

    UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin was on Thursday re-elected for a four-year term as head of European football's governing body by acclamation. The 51-year-old Slovenian lawyer was the only candidate going forward for election at the UEFA Congress...

  • Watch: Malta international rugby player dies, aged 33

    Watch: Malta international rugby player dies, aged 33

    The Malta Rugby Football Union is mourning the death of national team player Kyle Mason. Mason, 33, had been a regular for the national team during the last few years, playing a key role for Malta Rugby to go up the ladder in the International...

  • Coman grabs winner as Bayern outlast Hertha in German Cup

    Coman grabs winner as Bayern outlast Hertha in German Cup

    Kingsley Coman spared teammate Mats Hummels’ blushes with an extra-time winner as Bayern Munich stumbled into the German Cup quarter-finals with a 3-2 win at Hertha Berlin on Wednesday. Hummels’ defensive mistake had gifted Hertha an equaliser in...

  • Messi unable to inspire Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

    Messi unable to inspire Barca winner as Madrid hold on for draw

    Real Madrid gained a measure of redemption at the Camp Nou by holding Barcelona to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday and taking the upper-hand in the semi-final of Copa del Rey. Neither Lionel Messi nor Gareth Bale were named in the starting line-ups for...