The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday


Supercoppa: Cristiano Ronaldo helps Juventus squeeze past Milan

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 20:33 Last update: about 1 hour ago Associated Press

Juventus have become the first club to win the Supercoppa eight times, as Cristiano Ronaldo’s header was decisive, but Milan were furious about two refereeing decisions. The Super Cup is...

Asian Cup: Son Heung-min helps South Korea beat China 2-0

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 17:06 Last update: about 3 hours ago Associated Press

Son Heung-min was just the player South Korea needed to really get its Asian Cup campaign going. In his first game since arriving from Tottenham, Son earned a penalty and then assisted on his...

Skiing: Olympic downhill champion Goggia plans return from injury

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 15:46 Last update: about 3 hours ago Associated Press

Olympic downhill champion Sofia Goggia is planning to return from injury this month but remains in doubt for the upcoming world championships. A spokesman for the Italian Winter Sports Federation...

Zubkov among 4 Russian bobsledders banned for Olympic doping

Wednesday, 16 January 2019, 14:59 Last update: about 3 hours ago Associated Press

Five years after the Sochi Olympics, the man who carried the Russian flag at the opening ceremony has been banned for doping at those games. Alexander Zubkov, already stripped of two Olympic gold...

Harry Kane set for 2 months out with ankle injury

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 19:30 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Tottenham striker Harry Kane was ruled out for around two months on Tuesday because of ligament damage in his left ankle, dealing a huge blow to the English team's chances of winning a first piece of...

Colombia close to signing Iran's Carlos Queiroz as coach

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:51 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz is in talks about taking over Colombia's national team after the Asian Cup. Alvaro Gonzalez, who is vice president of the Colombian football federation, told a local...

Leeds facing action for spying on opposition team

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Leeds is facing disciplinary action for sending a member of the club's staff to spy on an opposition team in a training session. The English Football League has launched an investigation into the...

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