KANE AIMING TO BREAK AUGUST HOODOO

KANE AIMING TO BREAK AUGUST HOODOO

World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane is already turning his attention to club football as he looks to rectify another unwanted record.

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VETTEL: F1 DOESN'T DEFINE WHO I AM

VETTEL: F1 DOESN'T DEFINE WHO I AM

Although he concedes Formula 1 is important in his life, Sebastian Vettel is adamant it does not “define me as a person.”

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AS WORLD CUP ENDS, RUSSIA'S STADIUMS FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

AS WORLD CUP ENDS, RUSSIA'S STADIUMS FACE UNCERTAIN FUTURE

Russian President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined they are put to good use.

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Russia was the target of almost 25 million cyber-attacks during the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin said, though he did not indicate who may have been behind the attacks.
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Luka Modric has been named the 2018 World Cup Golden Ball winner, while France star Kylian Mbappe was named as the best young player at the tournament.
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Referee Nestor Pitana has been slammed for his decision to award France a first-half penalty against Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined they are put to good use.
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England’s Harry Kane won the World Cup Golden Boot award as top scorer with six goals.
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France's array of superstars came out to shine as Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba and Kylian Mbappe fired them to World Cup glory with an emphatic 4-2 win over Croatia.
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Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic made some history in the World Cup 2018 final against France, but not the kind he will be bragging about any time soon.
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Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric — at different ends of their careers — have dazzled in Russia to help propel France and Croatia to Sunday’s World Cup final.

World Cup Golden Boot winner Harry Kane is already turning his attention to club football as he looks to rectify another unwanted record.
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has announced Jorge Sampaoli will not continue as national team head coach following a chaotic World Cup.
A resurgent Novak Djokovic claimed his 13th grand slam title and fourth Wimbledon crown with victory over Kevin Anderson in a largely one-sided men's singles final at the All England Club.
Gianluigi Buffon conceded a penalty as a forgettable first appearance for Paris Saint-Germain ended in a 4-2 loss to third-tier Chambly on Sunday.
The two Koreas will form joint table tennis teams for the 2018 Korea Open next week, a report said Sunday, the latest sign of thawing ties between the neighbours.
France international Benjamin Pavard is one of the few candidates Tottenham have to replace Toby Alderweireld should the defender leave, reports the Mirror.
Although he concedes Formula 1 is important in his life, Sebastian Vettel is adamant it does not “define me as a person.”
Cristiano Ronaldo has arrived in Turin to finalise his sensational transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus, the Italian giants confirmed.
Another rapid start from Jorge Lorenzo was unable to prevent Marc Marquez from continuing his dominance of the German MotoGP on Sunday.
Manny Pacquiao claimed the WBA (Regular) welterweight title after a seventh-round knockout of Lucas Matthysse on Sunday.
Jose Mourinho is ready to take advantage of AC Milan’s money woes with a £30 million (€34m/$40m) bid on Leonardo Bonucci, reports the Daily and Sunday Express.
Manchester United are on alert as Gareth Bale is set for a meeting with Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui, which could determine Bale’s future with the club, reports the Mirror.

The Malta FA Academy squad (Under-13) left a very positive impression at the Academies World Cup of Football as one of the two Maltese teams topped their category after beating an international selection 3-2 in the final in Barcelona on Saturday.
Double Ironman Fabio Spiteri is upping the game and attempting a Triple Ultra Triathlon – a feat no other Maltese triathlete has succeeded in doing so far.
Four new coaches have joined the youth sector of the Malta Football Association.
The brutal conditions awaited the brave mountain bikers part in the Malta Mountain Bike Cross Country National Championships held in Ħaġar Qim earlier on this month.
Valletta will start the defence of the Premier League title against Sliema Wanderers on Saturday, August 17.
The First Division of the National Bowling League, got underway last week for the start of another 18-week championship campaign.
The 58th edition of the Malta – Syracuse Regatta is scheduled to take place on Saturday 14th July.
Maltese para athletes can look forward to a brighter and more secure future with the establishment of the Malta Paralympic Committee (the “MPC”) and the Malta Paralympic Athletes' Council.
MALTASPORT GETS TO KNOW... BERNARD VASSALLO

MALTASPORT GETS TO KNOW... BERNARD VASSALLO

Bernard Vassallo began his career as a basketball referee in 1993 and three years later made his international debut at the age of 25.

He was kind enough to share some of his insights on being a top referee, besides we had also a chance to know more on his life away from basketball.

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MALTESE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

MALTESE LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP WINNERS

Valletta wrapped up their 24th league championship title thanks to a 2-1 win over Gzira United in their final game of the season.

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