The Malta Independent 17 July 2018, Tuesday


Organisers of 2020, 2024 Olympics sign cooperative agreement

Friday, 13 July 2018, 08:24 Last update: about 4 days ago

Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have signed a cooperative agreement with their counterparts from the 2024 Paris Olympics. The two organizing committees signed a Memorandum of Understanding...

Golf: Mickelson says he will try to act better on course

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 19:02 Last update: about 4 days ago

Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the U.S. Open. "But there's not much I can do about it now other than just try to ... act a little...

Playoffs venues, teams to be decided in Super Rugby

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 10:56 Last update: about 4 days ago

The last quarterfinalist will be determined and playoff venues decided in this weekend's final regular-season round of Super Rugby which will highlight again the unfairness of the tournament's...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic torch relay to start in Fukushima

Thursday, 12 July 2018, 10:55 Last update: about 4 days ago

Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics say the torch relay will start in Fukushima, an area hit by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. The route was approved by the organizing...

Italy to bid for 2026 Olympics with Cortina, Milan or Turin

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 14:14 Last update: about 5 days ago

Italy will bid for the 2026 Winter Olympics despite having withdrawn two bids to host the Summer Games in Rome. The Italian Olympic Committee said on Tuesday that Cortina, Milan, and Turin have...

Golf: PGA to May the critical piece in golf's new schedule

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 10:34 Last update: about 5 days ago

The timing for a revamped PGA Tour schedule could not have been more appropriate. This is the 50-year anniversary of the PGA Tour breaking away from the PGA of America, leading to years of...

Billie Jean King among athletes opposing IAAF hormone policy

Wednesday, 11 July 2018, 09:32 Last update: about 5 days ago

Billie Jean King is among more than 60 athletes urging international track and field's governing body to rescind its new standard on natural hormone levels for female runners. The tennis great...

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