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  • Aquilina takes coveted Red Jersey in opener

    Aquilina takes coveted Red Jersey in opener

    The opening stage of the The Cyclist Tour ta’ Malta took off yesterday with an Individual Time Trial on the Mtarfa By Pass. Perfect weather conditions greeted close to 100 cyclists taking part in Elite, Women, Masters and Junior events. The 12...

  • Alonso’s late winner sees Chelsea edge Slavia Prague

    Alonso’s late winner sees Chelsea edge Slavia Prague

    Marcos Alonso’s 86th-minute header gave Chelsea the edge over hard-working Slavia Prague with a 1-0 win in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final in the Czech capital on Thursday. The Spanish left-back capitalised on a fine cross by...

  • Ramsey sparkles as Arsenal sink Napoli

    Ramsey sparkles as Arsenal sink Napoli

    Arsenal took a significant step towards the Europa League semi-finals as Aaron Ramsey inspired a 2-0 win over Napoli in the quarter-final first leg on Thursday. Unai Emery's side seized control of the tie with a dominant first-half performance at...

  • Hotspurs one point away from title crown

    Hotspurs one point away from title crown

    Victoria Hotspurs came from behind to edge past cross-city rivals SK Victoria Wanderers 2-1 to move on the brink of reconfirming themselves as Gozitan champions. The Hotspurs now need just one point from their last two matches to secure their...

  • Tellus appointed Director Of Football for Leeds United Hub

    Tellus appointed Director Of Football for Leeds United Hub

    Former Birkirkara and Valletta defender, Justin Tellus, has been appointed as director of football of a new Leeds United elite player development scholarship. Tellus played the entirety of his career in Malta, mostly in the Maltese Premier League,...

  • Watch: Detroit rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket

    Watch: Detroit rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket

    The Detroit Pistons clinched the final ticket to the NBA playoffs Wednesday, sealing their first postseason berth since 2016 with a 115-89 defeat of the New York Knicks. With Eastern Conference rivals the Charlotte Hornets losing to the Orlando...

  • USA face Trinidad in Gold Cup group

    USA face Trinidad in Gold Cup group

    The United States will face off against World Cup nemesis Trinidad and Tobago after being grouped with the Soca Warriors, Panama and Guyana for the group stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday. The USA suffered a shock 2-1 defeat against...

  • Watch: Holders Hibs look to retain league crown

    Watch: Holders Hibs look to retain league crown

    Hibernians will be looking to retain the championship trophy when they will face first-time finalists Starlites GIG in a best-of-five 2019 Women League Final Series, starting today at the Basketball Complex in Ta’ Qali (start: 8pm). The Paolites...

  • Watch: Ronaldo on another level, says Juve's Allegri

    Watch: Ronaldo on another level, says Juve's Allegri

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri hailed star striker Cristiano Ronaldo as being in a class of his own after he bagged a precious away goal in their 1-1 Champions League quarter-final draw at Ajax on Wednesday. Ronaldo put Juventus in front on...

  • Young Maltese players attend Stoke camp

    Young Maltese players attend Stoke camp

    Five young Maltese players from the International Football Academy Malta were recently in Stoke on Trent for an international experience where they trained with several regional clubs from the area, including Stoke City FC Academy and the Stoke...

  • Watch: Miami exit spoils Wade farewell as Detroit edge closer

    Watch: Miami exit spoils Wade farewell as Detroit edge closer

    Dwyane Wade was given an emotional send-off in his final home game with the Miami Heat on Tuesday but results elsewhere eliminated the Florida team from playoff contention. The 37-year-old three-time NBA champion delivered a 30-point display as...

  • Shaw own goal hands Barca control of Man Utd tie

    Shaw own goal hands Barca control of Man Utd tie

    Manchester United have another monumental task on their hands in the Champions League after Luke Shaw's own goal gave Barcelona a 1-0 quarter-final, first leg lead at Old Trafford on Wednesday. Shaw turned Luis Suarez's header into his own net...

  • Ronaldo strikes to give Juventus edge against impressive Ajax

    Ronaldo strikes to give Juventus edge against impressive Ajax

    Cristiano Ronaldo marked his return from injury with a precious away goal as Juventus drew 1-1 with an excellent Ajax in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam on Wednesday. Ronaldo subdued the 50,000 home fans in the...

  • Watch: Numerous Juve fans arrested in Amsterdam

    Watch: Numerous Juve fans arrested in Amsterdam

    Tens of Juventus supporters have been arrested in possession of dangerous objects ahead of their Champions League quarter-final first leg tie against Ajax in Amsterdam, Dutch police said on Wednesday. Two separate groups were stopped by officials,...

  • Ex-Italy striker Montella returns as Fiorentina coach

    Ex-Italy striker Montella returns as Fiorentina coach

    Vincenzo Montella has returned for a second stint as coach of mid-table Serie A side Fiorentina, the Italian club announced on Wednesday. Montella previously coached the Tuscany outfit from 2012 to 2015, leading them to three consecutive...

  • Bierhoff admits mistakes over Ozil affair

    Bierhoff admits mistakes over Ozil affair

    Germany technical director Oliver Bierhoff has admitted he made mistakes in the scandal surrounding Mesut Ozil's international retirement last summer. "Things panned out badly and I am very sorry about that," said Bierhoff in an interview...

  • Watch: Dallas star Nowitzki confirms NBA retirement

    Watch: Dallas star Nowitzki confirms NBA retirement

    Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki confirmed his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, calling time on a 21-season career that saw him become the greatest European player ever to grace the league. The 40-year-old German had left the door open to...

  • Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers chief

    Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers chief

    Magic Johnson stunned the basketball world on Tuesday, abruptly resigning from his management role with the Los Angeles Lakers and plunging the ailing NBA franchise into fresh turmoil. In a dramatic announcement which came shortly before the...

  • Three things we learned from Spurs vs Man. City

    Three things we learned from Spurs vs Man. City

    Tottenham beat Manchester City 1-0 in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final to seize the initiative in the all-English tie on Tuesday. Son Heung-min scored the winner in the 78th minute against a City side who failed to hit their...

  • Birkirkara's Zammit hit with six-match ban

    Birkirkara's Zammit hit with six-match ban

    Birkirkara will be without defender Kurt Zammit until the end of the season after he was handed a six-match ban by the Malta FA Disciplinary Commissioner. This means that Zammit, who was called up by Malta coach Ray Farrugia for the Faroe Islands...