The Malta Independent 21 July 2018, Saturday


Tokyo's 1964 Olympics echo through the city's 2020 games

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 11:24 Last update: about 2 hours ago

Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium — the late-architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics — and pictured the city in that era. She was a university...

No major upsets with new format at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 11:17 Last update: about 2 hours ago

The new knockout format didn't claim any major upset victims during the first day of the Rugby World Cup Sevens on Friday. The 24-team men's field has been reduced to quarterfinalists while the...

Neymar insists he will stay at PSG to win titles

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 11:03 Last update: about 2 hours ago

Neymar has rejected rumors he could leave Paris Saint-Germain, saying he wants to win titles at the French club. The striker said on Thursday at an auction organized by his institute that media...

High jumper Ukhov among top Russians facing doping cases

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 10:59 Last update: about 2 hours ago

Some of Russia's best known track and field athletes are facing doping cases, including former Olympic high jump champion Ivan Ukhov. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which oversees anti-doping...

IOC leader happy with shrinking 2026 Winter Olympic contest

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 10:58 Last update: about 2 hours ago

Despite two possible bidders dropping out in recent weeks, IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race. Austrian Olympic officials...

Croatian media: Forward Kalinic refused World Cup medal

Saturday, 21 July 2018, 10:56 Last update: about 2 hours ago

Croatian media say that forward Nikola Kalinic has not accepted the silver medal his team won at the World Cup in Russia because he was sent home early in the competition. Kalinic has reportedly...

Leicester sign Wales goalie Danny Ward from Liverpool

Friday, 20 July 2018, 20:50 Last update: about 15 hours ago

Leicester signed Wales goalkeeper Danny Ward from Liverpool on a four-year contract on Friday. Ward dropped in the pecking order at Anfield following the arrival of Brazil goalie...

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