The Malta Independent 16 January 2019, Wednesday


Skiing: Shiffrin scales back ski schedule to avoid more fatigue

Monday, 14 January 2019, 19:44 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Battling fatigue from seven races in 19 days, Mikaela Shiffrin is scaling back her schedule. The overall World Cup ski leader will not compete in two downhills in Cortina d'Ampezzo this week as...

Wagner leaves as manager as last-place EPL team Huddersfield

Monday, 14 January 2019, 19:09 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

David Wagner has left his position as manager of Huddersfield, with the team in last place in the English Premier League and eight points from safety. Huddersfield says the decision was by mutual...

Coppa Italia to be played against backdrop of protests

Monday, 14 January 2019, 19:05 Last update: about 2 days ago

The Italian Super Cup showcasing the Serie A and Italian Cup champions is normally regarded as a friendly. But there's nothing welcoming or sociable about the match on Wednesday. Because it's in...

UEFA allows Shakhtar to play in Kharkiv again

Monday, 14 January 2019, 14:55 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

UEFA says it will allow Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk to return to its usual home stadium in Kharkiv for European games after martial law was lifted. Shakhtar had to relocate its last Champions...

Asian Cup: Son arrives in Dubai to play for South Korea

Monday, 14 January 2019, 12:52 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Son Heung-min has arrived at the Asian Cup after missing South Korea's first two games while playing for Premier League club Tottenham. The attacking midfielder posed for selfies and signed a...

Coppa Italia: Inter, Napoli, Fiorentina into quarterfinals

Sunday, 13 January 2019, 22:56 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Inter Milan eased into the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup, although none of its fans were present at San Siro to see the Nerazzurri crush second-division Benevento 6-2. Inter was forced to play...

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