The Malta Independent 17 October 2018, Wednesday


Former swim champion Magnini's doping decision postponed

Monday, 15 October 2018, 23:51 Last update: about 21 hours ago Associated Press

Two-time swimming world champion Filippo Magnini will have to wait longer to find out his fate in a doping case for which he risks a ban of eight years. Magnini appeared before a court of Italy's...

Futsal: Valletta’s first win back in the domestic league

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:24 Last update: about 1 day ago Stephen Azzopardi

In the Malta FA Futsal League Matchday 2, all teams were involved including Valletta FC Futsal, who returned from their participation in the UEFA Futsal Champions League. Valletta's comeback gave the...

Shooting: Stanley Cardona wins the Lorchard Trap Trophy

Monday, 15 October 2018, 11:19 Last update: about 1 day ago Steve Aquilina

After years away from the Bidnija Shooting Ranges, Stanley Cardona made a good comeback in Trap Shooting when he won the Lorchard Trophy, an event that was organised on two qualification rounds of...

Patrick Baumann, rising star in Olympic circles, dies at 51

Sunday, 14 October 2018, 13:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Patrick Baumann, the secretary general of basketball's world governing body who was seen as a potential IOC president, has died at the Youth Olympics. He was 51. Baumann "unexpectedly succumbed...

Cycling: French rider Pinot wins Tour of Lombardy

Saturday, 13 October 2018, 18:06 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

French rider Thibaut Pinot won the Tour of Lombardy on Saturday for the first single-day classic victory of his career. Pinot, who rides for the Groupama-FDJ team, left behind challenger Vincenzo...

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