The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday

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Asian Cup: Australia beats Syria 3-2, advances to last 16

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:51 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Australia is through to the knockout rounds at the Asian Cup, although the defending champion hasn't made it look pretty. Australia needed a stoppage-time goal from Tom Rogic to beat Syria 3-2 on...

Skiing: Shiffrin finally conquers elusive Kronplatz giant slalom

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:02 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Mikaela Shiffrin had this race specially marked on her calendar. There are few courses the American skier has not been able to conquer in her record-breaking career. Yet a victory — or even...

Bundesliga CEO warns against Champions League on weekends

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 14:58 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

The head of the organization representing domestic soccer leagues is against Champions League matches in Europe being played on weekends. World Leagues Forum chairman Christian Seifert used his...

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 13:59 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech is planning to retire from soccer at the end of the season, ending the career of one of the best netminders in the Premier League. "This is my 20th season as a...

UEFA charges Chelsea for anti-Semitic chants by fans

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 09:50 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

UEFA has charged Chelsea for anti-Semitic chants by fans at a Europa League game last month. Chelsea described the chants, directed at London rival Tottenham, as "abhorrent" hours after the 2-2...

Takeda corruption probe sullies 2020 Tokyo Olympics and IOC

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 09:40 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Tsunekazu Takeda, the president of the Japanese Olympic Committee and a powerful IOC member, again denied corruption allegations against him, suggesting on Tuesday that any guilt was with others at...

De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 01:45 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Frank de Boer was sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months on the job. He lasted just four Premier League games at Crystal Palace. Now, after two short-lived coaching stints, de...

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