The Malta Independent 21 March 2019, Thursday

Sports

Olympic gold medalist Florent Manaudou returns to swimming

Tuesday, 19 March 2019, 10:52 Last update: about 2 hours ago Associated Press

Olympic gold medalist Florent Manaudou is making a comeback to swimming with the aim of competing at the 2020 Games in Tokyo. The Frenchman, who won the 50-meter freestyle title at the 2012...

Liverpool's Shaqiri injured, misses 2 Euro 2020 qualifiers

Monday, 18 March 2019, 23:05 Last update: about 2 hours ago Associated Press

Liverpool winger Xherdan Shaqiri has been ruled out of Switzerland's opening 2020 European Championship qualifiers with an injury. The Swiss soccer federation says Shaqiri has an inflammation...

Rio government takes back control of Maracana stadium

Monday, 18 March 2019, 23:00 Last update: about 2 hours ago Associated Press

Rio de Janeiro's state government will take back control of the crisis-ridden Maracana stadium and break the contract with its private administrators. Gov. Wilson Witzel said Monday that the...

Farrugia selects final squad for Faroe, Spain qualifiers

Monday, 18 March 2019, 21:36 Last update: about 2 days ago MFA Communications Office

Malta coach Ray Farrugia has finalised his 23-man squad for the opening Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Faroe Islands and Spain.   The national team launch their Group F campaign...

Ronaldo charged by UEFA for gesture mocking Simeone

Monday, 18 March 2019, 20:00 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

UEFA has charged Cristiano Ronaldo for a provocative gesture mocking Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone after Juventus eliminated the Spanish club from the Champions League. UEFA says its...

Chelsea makes complaint to UEFA about racist abuse

Monday, 18 March 2019, 19:03 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Chelsea made a complaint to UEFA about racist abuse being aimed at one of its players by Dynamo Kiev fans during a Europa League match, the English club said Monday. The abuse — reportedly...

Teen Zaniolo could make Italy debut after stunning season

Monday, 18 March 2019, 17:07 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Nicolo Zaniolo had not played a match in Italy's top flight less than a year ago but could make his first appearance for Italy this week. Zaniolo, 19, has had a breakthrough season and has...

Shooting: Paul Formosa wins Ben Estates Mini Trap Grand Prix

Monday, 18 March 2019, 11:55 Last update: about 2 days ago Edwin Vella

Paul Formosa was the overall winner of The Ben Estates Mini Trap Grand Prix organised by The Malta Shooting Sport Federation. This event was on 50 clays trap, with the top six shooters to qualify for...

VLTC San Michel Team Tennis Tournament 2019

Monday, 18 March 2019, 11:52 Last update: about 2 days ago

The VLTC San Michel Team Tournament sponsored by San Michel Table Water has reached halfway after a couple of months with wind and rain. Participation in this tournament was outstanding which consisted of six teams with eighteen players in each team....

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