The Malta Independent 24 September 2017, Sunday


France held by Luxembourg; Belgium qualify for World Cup

Monday, 4 September 2017, 08:01 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

France wasted its chance to move a step closer to World Cup qualification after a 0-0 home draw with Luxembourg that leaves automatic qualification from Group A wide open with two games to...

World Cup Scotland-Malta: Ghedin hoping for a good performance

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 21:04 Last update: about 20 days ago Chris Cassar

A still bitterly disappointed Pietro Ghedin said that he is confident that his players will rise to the occasion and repeat the good performance shown against England until the late collapse. At...

Hamilton wins Italian GP to move ahead of Vettel

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 17:54 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

Lewis Hamilton won the Italian Grand Prix virtually unchallenged from pole position Sunday and moved ahead of Sebastian Vettel to take the lead in the drivers' standings. Hamilton finished nearly...

Hamilton sets pole record with dramatic last lap in the rain

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 07:50 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Full throttle at more than 300 kph (nearly 200 mph), his vision impaired by heavy rain pounding down on his shiny golden helmet, Lewis Hamilton pulled out a clutch performance to enter the F1 record...

Spain beats Italy 3-0 to close in on World Cup spot

Sunday, 3 September 2017, 07:47 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Spain ended Italy's 11-year unbeaten run in qualifiers with a 3-0 win on Saturday and moved closer to securing a World Cup spot. The Italians hadn't lost a qualifier — World Cup or European...

World Cup 2018: Second half goals sink Malta

Friday, 1 September 2017, 22:39 Last update: about 22 days ago

Hallelujah, the ITV commentator said. It was the 52nd minute, and England until then were struggling to make an impression against an organised Malta side in a World Cup 2018 qualifying match in...

Updated: Police charge Wayne Rooney with drunk driving

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:42 Last update: about 22 days ago Associated Press

Wayne Rooney has been charged with drunk driving and was released on bail ahead of a court appearance later this month, Cheshire police said Friday....

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