Tour de France
Drama and suspected sabotage marred the 14th stage of the Tour de France where Britian’s Bradley Wiggins retained his leaders yellow jersey.
As the main group reached the top of one of the races most challenging climbs, many riders suffered punctures including the defending champion who twice had to stop.
Wiggins Team Sky slowed down to allow their main rivals to catch up with them, an act of fair play that was acknowledged by all the teams.
Race officials said that drawing pins had been thrown on the road but were not able to say who had done so.
Yamaha’s Jorge Lorenzo romped to victory at the Italian Moto GP in Mugello to extend his lead in the riders championship over Honda’s Casey Stoner.
The Australian finished down the field after running of the track.
Valentino Rossi gave his fans something to cheer about as he finished 5th on his Ducati.
Liverpool have turned down an offer by Newcastle to sign Andy Carroll on a season –long loan.
Carroll was a prolific goal-scorer at St James’s Park but so far has not been able to find the same form at Liverpool.
Anfield sources believe that the club would prefer to sell Carroll rather than let him go out on loan.
Malta international goalkeeper Justin Haber has joined Premier side Mosta.
Haber who played for Greek club Kerkyra last season has signed a two year deal at Mosta.